| Dec 14, 2011
The moment when Robert Griffin III stepped to the podium Saturday night to receive the Heisman Trophy, greeted by a contingent of past winners, the Baylor quarterback automatically became eligible for membership in another sort of club.
Not that he wants...
| Sep 18, 2011
Todd Haley is focused on the future but drawing inspiration from the past.
The Chiefs coach, whose 0-1 team visits the Lions on Sunday, is at a pivotal moment in his career. His team needs to make a better showing than it did in a 41-7 loss to the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Week 16 is finally here, and after Monday night’s game, the fantasy football season will be over for most of us, if your season hasn’t been ended already. My teams went 1-for-5 on what I will now call Black Sunday, so the best I can do in my...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The American Football Conference championship and a trip to the Super Bowl are at stake for the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, but a win could also mean big bucks for players seeking endorsements.
Ray Rice, Joe Flacco or even some lesser-known Raven will...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:49 AM
Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Bills is from Harvard, and that makes him unique. He's the only quarterback from that school to become an NFL starter.
But there's a common, everyman side to this son of a rocket scientist, and not just because he proposed to...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:32 PM
On five occasions in the Washington Redskins game Sept. 18, Rex Grossman dropped back and spotted his receiver. The ball's trek was interrupted midflight, though, batted down by defensive linemen and never coming close to the intended target.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:43 AM
1. If you have issues with your offensive line, or your quarterback likes to hang in there against the pass rush, the Ravens defense will eat you alive.
With the Ravens sporting a 3-1 record going into the bye week, there is a lot to be impressed with...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
For Thursday’s newspaper, I began a three-part series called “Tweaking the Ravens” and I started by tweaking the offense. A big chunk of the analysis piece (you can find it here) was about the importance of continuity and stability for...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work, I rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football weekend (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). I was off on Monday, so here are my belated but still timely...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:30 AM
In the meeting rooms that the Ravens defense has huddled this week, a certain amount of attention has been paid to Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson and wide receivers A.J. Green and Jerome Simpson.
But that doesn’t mean that they...