| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Obituaries this week: When it was revealed that Christian Ponder would not play last Saturday against the Packers in the Vikings' first playoff game and that he would be relieved by Joe Webb, there was almost a feeling of, "Hey,......
| Sep 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Just wanted to pass along the following video from my friends at the Kidz1stFund. As you know, the Kidz1stFund is a nonprofit organization founded last year by Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife Candi as they, and the many others involved in...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Percy Harvin's first touch as a Florida Gator was a 3-yard hook-up with quarterback Chris Leak for a forgettable first down on the initial series of a 34-7 win against Southern Miss to open the 2006 season. But Harvin's next five touches – for 11,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
A quick explanation of the Hierarchy/Obituary: In a way, it's kind of like a "Power Ranking," but it focuses strictly on the NFC. Once I feel that a team no longer has a realistic shot at the playoffs, I'll write......
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 11) One more Saints loss or Seahawks win, and I'll finally feel comfortable shutting this team down. The Saints have dropped two straight games now, against the 49ers and Falcons. Before that,......
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A response was demanded.
A big response.
The Bears needed to answer a bad, weak effort in San Francisco with a solid, physical game against visiting Minnesota.
And they provided it in a tough and vicious game that required it.
After the usual...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:45 AM
This week's special Thursday edition of our NFL Google+ hangout -- "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam," starring Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson of "Mark and Brian" radio fame -- will start at 12:30 p.m. today on this blog post and will cover...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The more Bears receivers who go down with injuries and struggle to return, the more embarrassing Lovie Smith looks with his Kellen Davis nonsense.
Truth is, even with a full complement of receivers, Smith looks embarrassing with his Davis nonsense....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:27 AM
After the season, the Bears plan to begin expanding Halas Hall, but they might need to build out the training room now.
In what resembled a last-man-standing battle, they beat the rival Vikings 28-10 on Sunday at Soldier Field, but the badly needed...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch vs. Vikings RB Adrian Peterson: They won’t be trying to tackle one another, just playing keep away with one another. Because the back who has the most success in this matchup of the top two rushers...
| Apr 2, 2013
The Miami Dolphins filled the team's most glaring holes on offense in free agency, adding one of the NFL's most dynamic playmakers in Mike Wallace, and a proven, accomplished seam threat tight end in Dustin Keller.
But there are still areas of concern...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:39 PM
It's no secret. The Seahawks like playing at home.
Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch led the Seattle Seahawks to a 30-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday at CenturyLink Field, carrying the Hawks to a perfect 4-0 record at home so far this...