| 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...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
Kansas City is 5-1 against the spread its last 6 games against the AFC South. The Chiefs are 5-2 against the spread...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:30 PM
What's the worst that could happen?
The Green Bay Packers found out Sunday in one of the wildest sequences of Week 3.
Protecting a three-point lead and hoping to get another score — and run out the clock with four minutes left — the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In each of the last 10 seasons, at least one team has gone from worst to first in its division. That's an NFL record.
So which team is going to do it this season?
The last-place finishers in 2012 were Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Kansas City,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This is the first time since its inception in 1996 that the Big 12 is not represented in the top ten of the Associated Press poll. It’s also the first time ever that Oklahoma State has started a season ranked ahead of the University of Oklahoma....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Spoiler Alert: If you enjoy the weekly surprises of the NFL season, then click back to OrlandoSentinel.com/sports. Especially look the other way now if you have hopes of great things for the Bucs or, hah-hah, the Jags. Dolphin fans, however, might be in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:32 AM
It's already late summer, and increasingly your day revolves around trolling sports websites for the latest news on training camps, preseason college football power rankings, alma-mater rivalries and so on. Alabama or LSU? Steelers or Ravens? The season...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Monday Night Football schedule 2013: ESPN's coverage of Monday Night Football kicks off with a doubleheader on Monday, Sept. 9, with Philadelphia at Washington and Houston at San Diego. Full ESPN Monday Night Football schedule and highlights below. Monday...