| Dec 29, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Welcome to Stunned Diego.
Not even the most optimistic of Chargers could have realistically predicted what unfolded Sunday, the final day of the NFL regular season, when left-for-dead San Diego somehow found its way into the playoffs.
A month ago, the...
| Dec 18, 2013
It didn't take long for Andy Reid to have a substantial impact in turning around the Kansas City Chiefs.
Reid, a former Glendale Community College football player who is in his first season as head coach of the Chiefs after holding the same position the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Peyton Manning grabbed another slice of NFL history Sunday, throwing his 51st touchdown pass to claim the league’s single-season record.
The record toss was Denver Broncos quarterback Manning’s fourth touchdown of the day -- a 25-yard strike...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Though he’s still a frontrunner by most accounts for NFL Coach of the Year honors, Andy Reid and his Kansas City Chiefs won’t be able to add American Football Conference West Division champions to their honor roll.
After racing downfield...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Overcrowding, procrastination, people pushing and shoving for that one remaining item on the shelf…
Just the way the NFL had hoped the end of the season would go.
The league that once writhed when teams that had clinched early coasted into the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:22 AM
A look at the various NFL playoff scenarios heading into the final week of the regular season:
Denver — AFC West and first-round bye
New England — AFC East
Cincinnati — AFC North
Indianapolis — AFC...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
OAKLAND -- Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot.
The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they only had two of them all last season.
So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Peyton Manning is to the football field as Andy Reid is to the ________?
OK, I know it's still pretty early here on the West Coast, but let's see if you still have any SAT skills left.
Was your answer "sideline?" Sorry, that's incorrect, but a nice...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Whatever you do, please don't tell Knowshon Moreno to cry you a river. He just might do it.
Because not only is the Denver Broncos running back admittedly an emotional guy, he also produces enormous tears when he cries.
And lots of them.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Mike Tomlin had one foot on the field, but did the Pittsburgh coach cross the line?
The Jacoby Jones kickoff return was the most talked-about play after the Thanksgiving game between the Steelers and Baltimore, the moment Mr. Tomlin became Mr. Magoo....
| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...