| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Jeremy Pruitt is putting the finishing touches on his first season as defensive coordinator at Florida State after spending time at Alabama.
The No. 1 Seminoles (13-0, 8-0 ACC) have the third-best defense in the country...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:21 PM
— Let the record show that the New Orleans Saints gashed the Eagles for 185 rushing yards in Saturday night's 26-24 playoff victory.
Let the record also show that none of those yards, except some on the final series, did anything to hurt the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The same day Jeff Ireland was removed this week Tom Gambles name surfaced as the front runner to replace him as the Miami Dolphins General Manager.
The Dolphins have finally sought permission to interview Gamble, who just finished up his first season as...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:08 PM
If I make it to Monday I will have covered all 16 national title games in the Bowl Championship Series era.
Someone, please, blow a kazoo.
It's been one crazy ride between Tennessee playing Florida State at the Fiesta Bowl in 1998 and this week's...
| 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:...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
They are scorching-hot as NFL coaches.
Their chairs, for the moment, are comfortably cool.
This season features an unusually high number of coach-of-the-year candidates, making that one of the more competitive races.
There's no time to campaign...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:10 PM
So … we meet again.
Three of this weekend's four NFL wild-card games are rematches from the regular season, with New Orleans at Philadelphia being the only first-time matchup.
The most recent of these meetings came two weeks ago when...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Like the Arctic front sweeping across the country, the winds of change have whipped through the NFL this season and altered the landscape.
Nowhere is that more evident than the first day of the playoffs.
Walking the sidelines Saturday will be...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:50 PM
— Seven wins in their last eight regular-season games, a 10-6 record and an NFC East crown landed the Philadelphia Eagles back in the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
Those factors also worked to pull up the team's final grades, after a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:14 PM
— When factoring in all the new pieces and position and technique changes going on with the Philadelphia Eagles defense this year, it's really quite unreasonable to expect the group to be solid every week.
There's bound to be setbacks, sometimes...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Having next week off -- there are no "byes" in the NFL except in the playoffs -- is crucial for the Eagles, whose schedule has proved to be a Godsend. Even though they've won their last three games to establish......
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Nobody ever has accused the NFL of failing to make a profit.
But you can't help wonder if the league finally has gone too far and maximized television exposure over competitive integrity. The decision to flex the Bears-Eagles game to NBC's "Sunday Night...