| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Aug 22, 2011
Go for the running backs
There might be a temptation to take Eagles quarterback Michael Vick early in your fantasy draft — the Michael Vick experience is a bigger thrill when he's on your team — but the first three...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Pro football reporter Sam Farmer breaks down the games.
Last week: 11-5 Against the spread: 6-9-1
Bears (1-0) at Saints (0-1), noon
TV: WFLD-Ch. 32
Line: Saints by 7 Over/under: 471/2
Bears were very sharp in opener, particularly on...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:15 PM
When Jamaal Charles tore his ACL on Sunday, any hopes the Kansas City Chiefs had of making it back to the NFL playoffs were shredded. The season-ending injury to Charles, a top-five pick in most fantasy leagues, is also a devastating blow to fantasy...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:26 PM
We've reached the quarter pole of the NFL season, and it's probably fair to say we still don't quite know what to make of this Ravens team.
They've pounded two of their rivals (the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets), they've laid an egg against a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Five of the seven players who sat out the Ravens’ 17-point victory over the New York Jets almost two weeks ago returned to practice Wednesday – albeit on a limited basis.
That included two starters in wide receiver Lee Evans (left ankle)...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:11 PM
The Baltimore Ravens, rarely a sympathetic bunch, can at least empathize with their opponent on Sunday.
The Houston Texans are expected to visit M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore without three starters. They also listed 18 players on their first official...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:04 AM
The Texans don't expect Jacoby Jones to be as good as Andre Johnson. That's not the issue.
Even at his best, Jones is nowhere close. Almost no one in the NFL is. From the moment Johnson got hurt, the Texans knew everything they do on offense would be...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
THREE THINGS THAT NEED TO GO RIGHT …
1. RAVENS FOLLOW LEAD OF LEACH. Ravens fullback Vonta Leach is licking his chops to bang heads with his former teammates and open up holes for Ray Rice.
2. LINE TAKES HEAT OFF FLACCO. Even without Mario...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:30 AM
RAVENS RUN OFFENSE VS. TEXANS RUN DEFENSE: Fullback Vonta Leach, who spent four seasons with the Texans, has undoubtedly given his Ravens’ teammates and coaches plenty of advice on how to run the ball against Houston. The Texans’ rush...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The Ravens drafted Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta last season with the hope of developing a dual-pronged attack at tight end.
Some might say that The Houston Texans, Sunday’s opponent, have already achieved that in Owen Daniels and Joel Dreessen.