| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:19 PM
In April, the Oakland Raiders wanted Matt Barkley.
Sunday, they just might get him.
There's a good chance the Philadelphia Eagles might give the rookie from USC his first NFL start this weekend when they play at Oakland, a team that was angling to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque.
Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamal Charles was carted off the field during practice Monday, but coach Andy Reid said X-rays taken on Charles' injured foot were negative.
The team is treating the injury as a sprain and the injury is not considered...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Eleven weeks of NFL Sundays are in the books, and this much is undeniable:
The Denver Broncos knocked the NFL's last remaining undefeated team off its perch Sunday night, beating the visiting Kansas City Chiefs, 27-17, to claim a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:17 PM
— Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Antrel Rolle and Justin Tuck. Charles Woodson and Nick Collins. Darren Sharper and Jonathan Vilma. James Harrison and Troy Polamalu.
Five super defensive combinations on the last five Super Bowl winners. Pro Bowl talents...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Nick Foles has been playing out of his mind ever since taking over for the injured Michael Vick as the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback.
Now Foles has the backing of at least one prominent member of the Eagles organization, who says he should...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:23 PM
— Whether the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback of the future is on the roster now needs to be the No. 1 fact-finding mission in the second half of the season for head coach Chip Kelly and the powers that be upstairs.
The first half of the season,...