| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Assuming you are in a six- or eight-team league -- and not one of those screwy leagues that ends in Week 17 -- the fantasy football playoffs have arrived. If your team made the playoffs, give yourself a loud slap on the back.
(If your team did not make...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:30 PM
We are into the nitty-gritty of the fantasy playoffs, so let’s get down to business with some injury updates, a few waiver-wire pickups if you’re desperate, and more. If your squad needs help, shoot me a note. And feel free to leave your...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Jarret Johnson is "a little sick of football" right now — at least when it comes to watching on TV.
With the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl and Beef O'Brady's Bowl and the TicketCity Bowl dominating the TV in recent weeks, the Ravens linebacker can't...
| Feb 15, 2012
No room for sentimentality
There is only one way the Steelers should bring back Hines Ward next season — if they believe he can make them a better team.
There is no room for sentimentality or loyalty in the NFL....
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Here’s a look at what other media outlets are saying about the Baltimore Ravens as they head into the NFL scouting combine, which starts on Wednesday in Indianapolis, and free agency, which begins on March 13.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated is...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:20 PM
NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT
The NFL will not dock the Pittsburgh Steelers a 2014 draft pick because of the incident involving coach Mike Tomlin in the Thanksgiving night game against the Ravens in Baltimore, the team announced...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:19 PM
At the "Draft Day" special movie screening at Big Newport Thursday night, the film's stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner did not show.
But that was OK, there were plenty of other stars, and some who did not have a role in the movie. You could call...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:46 AM
The Steelers, trying to shore up two of the thinnest positions on their roster, signed a veteran cornerback Tuesday and will entertain wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey today at their facility.
Heyward-Bey, 27, was Oakland's first-round draft choice in...
| Mar 22, 2014
The Steelers plugged a hole that opened one day earlier when they came to terms on a two-year contract with former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore today.
Moore, who paid them a visit early this week, will replace Jerricho Cotchery, who...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The receivers-thin Steelers lost the race to sign Jerricho Cotchery to a team even more desperate for wideouts.
The Carolina Panthers, down three receivers since free agency began, reached a contract agreement Thursday with Cotchery, who had a career-...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Peyton Manning isn't the guy you want to bring up if you're looking for a little lively debate among the folks who pick the Associated Press' All-Pro football team.
All 50 of them think he's the best quarterback in the NFL this season. And it's hard...