| Sep 9, 2010
| 5:03 AM
Super Bowl champion: Colts
AFC championship game: Colts
NFC championship game: Packers
AFC division playoffs: Ravens, Colts
NFC division playoffs: Packers, 49ers
AFC wild-card playoffs: Bengals, Texans
NFC wild-card playoffs: Vikings,...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 8:20 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
A two-hour pre-game show, and more than six hours of non-stop coverage. I swear, there were times Thursday night when I thought I woke from a coma and it was Super Bowl Sunday already instead of the first week of NFL Thursday Night...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Let me start this post by saying something that has now become quite clear: U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) Twitter account was not hacked. He sent the image of his penis to a Twitter follower and has now engaged in a convoluted attempt to cover it...
| Aug 10, 2011
GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Jay Gruden has his older brother's voice, and their eyes have the same steely glint. Jay is bigger, has darker hair and more of a twisted smile than a sinister "Chucky" grimace.
"Jon's more edgy, grouchier too. Meaner," said the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:38 AM
He has gone from being a virtual unknown outside the walls of the Naval Academy to a respected, if still hard to pronounce name, in the coaching community. He has won more games in his first four years than any coach in the program's history.
| Oct 12, 2011
On a football field in the middle of a French-speaking city on the other side of the continent, the greatest passer in the history of professional football blew big puffs of air from bloated cheeks.
"To think that a skinny little Mexican kid from La...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:50 PM
In the rough-and-tumble world of the NFL, the difference between playing the left and right tackle positions on the offensive line is usually millions of dollars and a certain amount of prestige.
But for the Ravens' Michael Oher, ceding the left tackle...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a fine season in 2010, passing for 3,622 yards and 25 touchdowns. He led the Ravens to another playoff win, but he literally caved under pressure in the 31-24 loss to the Steelers in the AFC divisional round. Flacco was...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 8:45 PM
Could be career-ender
Los Angeles Times
It's going to be a long road back for Peyton Manning, and although I wouldn't bet against him returning, I wouldn't be shocked if this procedure ultimately caused him to call it a career.
| Mar 28, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice was one of 32 candidates to become the cover boy for "Madden NFL '12," which will be released in August even if the NFL lockout is still in effect. But in a bracket-style vote to determine the oft-unlucky winner, Rice got...