| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:53 PM
The NFL Super Bowl needs a few catchy buzzwords for its marketing plan:
May I suggest "Got Quarterback?"
It's no coincidence that the Final Four teams vying to play in the first Arctic Super Bowl in New York/New Jersey featured two great veterans...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Richard Sherman, songwriter: "It's a Small World, After All."
Richard Sherman, defensive back: "It's a Gall World, All About Me."
As a lifelong fan of both sports and dignified humility, I resent being labeled as...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The Miami Dolphins are the odds-on favorite to earn the sixth seed in the AFC, as all three things that Miami needs to have happen are favored to happen among the 8-7 teams.
Under the simplest of NFL playoff tiebreaker scenarios, the Dolphins (8-7) need...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Seven years. Seven! Years! That's the length of Jay Cutler's new contract with the Bears. Was it a good deal or bad deal for Chicago? Two RedEye contributors duke it out.
Smart Move, Bears
By Matt Lindner
Jay Cutler needs the Bears, but the Bears...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...
| 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 31, 2013
| 10:10 PM
So … we meet again.
Three of this weekend's four NFL wild-card games are rematches from the regular season, with New Orleans at Philadelphia being the only first-time matchup.
The most recent of these meetings came two weeks ago when...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Like the Arctic front sweeping across the country, the winds of change have whipped through the NFL this season and altered the landscape.
Nowhere is that more evident than the first day of the playoffs.
Walking the sidelines Saturday will be...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The Pro Bowl has been on life support for some time now.
In the latest, and perhaps most drastic, attempt to save the NFL's all-star game, this year's edition did away with the traditional AFC vs. NFC format in favor of a battle between two teams chosen...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Domenik Hixon with 23 seconds left Sunday to lift the Carolina Panthers to a 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints and clinch the team's first playoff berth since 2008.
| 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 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...