| Jan 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
LANDOVER, Md. -- Each of the four teams that emerged victorious from wild-card weekend — Houston, Green Bay, Baltimore and Seattle — ranked among the top 10 in scoring during the regular season.
But in their first tests of the postseason, it...
| Dec 24, 2012
Indianapolis is in, Pittsburgh is out, and Colts interim Coach Bruce Arians has to be pinching himself.
Arians, fired as Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator after last season, has coached the Colts to a wildly improbable playoff berth one season after...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 PM
The Ravens' regular-season finale Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals is like the final preseason game — it's just one more test before the new season begins.
So, you can yawn through that one like you do during actual preseason games, and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It's an award that any NFL player would be proud of, but none would choose to endure.
Comeback player of the year.
The field is especially crowded this season, with an inordinate number of standout players returning from season-ending injuries, the...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 6:14 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — Happy Birthday, Dan Carpenter.
On the day the Dolphins kicker turned 27, Carpenter nailed a 43-yard field goal at the gun to complete a 24-21 comeback victory over the Seattle Seahawks at Sun Life Stadium.
That's how you end a...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Inside the 10-yard line, the Texans are a power football team, so think base two-back running schemes with Arian Foster designed to test the Bears defensive front Sunday night.
Using the All-22 coaches tape, here is an example of how Foster and the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
I'm relieved the Bears have concluded the junior varsity portion of their schedule and finally have a worthy opponent Sunday night at Soldier Field. The comedy of errors in Nashville was entertaining, but it's time for a 15-round bout between two...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 10:42 PM
With a knowing glance, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler made eye contact with backup Jason Campbell in the locker room at halftime of Sunday night's 13-6 loss to the Texans.
"Jay just looked at me and said, 'Be ready,'" Campbell said.
Do we know if a...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Basketball's ending, baseball's beginning, so what do we talk about on this Easter morning?
Pro football, of course, because I can't think of anything to say about colored eggs.
In 2010, Fox Sports pulled a fast one on everybody else by hiring NFL...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Sunday Night Football on NBC Nov. 11 features one of the season's best games as the 7-1 Houston Texans visit the 7-1 Chicago Bears. It’s irresistible force vs. immovable object at Soldier Field on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 8:20pm ET as the 7-1 Houston...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Following NFL Network's coverage of the NFL Draft, the network debuts this year's countdown of the best players in the NFL with the 11-epsiode series The Top 100: Players of 2012. Beginning Saturday, April 28, at 8pm ET, each episode of The Top 100 will...