| Aug 3, 2011
Eagles look dreamy
If they passed out a Lombardi Trophy to the team that added the most talent since veteran player movement began, it would go to the Eagles.
They added the best cornerback on the market in Nnamdi Asomugha,...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Marvin Lewis and Mike Smith talk nearly every week, discussing football and family and continuing a friendship that started more than a decade ago in Baltimore while coaching a championship defense.
Jim Schwartz, who brags about having the lowest phone...
| Aug 14, 2011
Mike Patterson returned to Eagles camp on Saturday, 10 days after collapsing and suffering a seizure during practice in Bethlehem, Pa.
Patterson, 27, didn't practice, but was in uniform doing strength and conditioning drills with trainer Rick...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Why does the media, both print and broadcast, continue to make Joe Paterno the scapegoat of the Penn State scandal? Coach Paterno didn't even have a connection to the funnel of Jerry Sandusky's alleged indiscretions, his charity for at-risk youths known...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Mount St. Joseph football coach Blake Henry thought about calling a draw play for quarterback Luke Casey when the Gaels had a chance to win Thursday night's game against Friendship Collegiate Academy.
Instead, trailing 18-13 with 3 yards to go on...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Lions will surprise
I think the Lions and Rams go to the playoffs in the NFC this season, but I like the Lions as biggest surprise because they play in a tougher division and have been down longer.
Coach Jim Schwartz has...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Trend sets that tone
It is possible teams will follow the Jaguars' lead and start their offseason housecleaning during the season.
It used to be that NFL teams waited until the season ended to do their dirty work. But it...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:01 PM
It's hard to find a quiet moment when you're a head coach in the NFL.
Your time, especially during the season, feels scripted, almost down to the minute. There are meetings and phone calls to conduct, practices and drills to oversee, video to analyze and...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:00 AM
As my fine Baltimore Sun colleague and gameday chat partner Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in a feature for Sunday's newspaper, Ravens coach John Harbaugh is close friends with Steve Spagnuolo. But the Rams coach admitted to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:00 AM
There is no safe haven in the NFL, even for returning division champions. None of the four division champs from 2010 is in first this season, more testimony to NFL parity. Here are six teams that made the playoffs last season but are in trouble this year:...
| May 17, 2011
| 7:15 AM
If Marc Bulger leaves Baltimore as a free agent this offseason to become a starter elsewhere, the Ravens will likely be in the market for another able veteran to back up fourth-year quarterback Joe Flacco. Might that veteran signal-caller be Donovan...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 29-14 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.
Loyal Ravens Family Banished to An Unholy Land (Upstate NY, where we have to put up with Giants, Jets, Bills...