| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
DAVIE - I've come to the conclusion that some Miami Dolphins fans, local and national pundits need a crash course in basic math, and a tutorial on recent history because they are drastically misinterpreting the AFC's playoff landscape.
Not only do the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deals Sunday.
The Ravens lost top tight end...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Quarterback Geno Smith, a four-year starter at West Virginia, was selected in the second round of the NFL draft Friday by the New York Jets with the 39th overall pick, giving the team some depth at a position that has been a problem since Mark Sanchez's...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez expressed hope recently that he'd soon be ready to play again, but those plans may have to be put on hold because his injured throwing shoulder eventually may require surgery.
ESPN reported late Wednesday night...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 12 South Carolina (2-1) at...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:55 PM
CORTLAND, N.Y. — On a wall in his home, Mark Sanchez has an eye-catching piece of art, a super-sized back page of a New York tabloid from his rookie season in the NFL. It's not a memento from the 2009 draft, when the New York Jets traded up to...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:40 PM
NEW YORK -- If there was any doubt, the NFL is still tackle football.
Five of the first 19 picks in the opening round of the 2013 draft were offensive tackles, including three of the first four selections. Three guards and a center went too on a...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The odyssey of the New York Jets' crowded offensive backfield took another turn Friday when running back Mike Goodson was arrested by New Jersey state police on suspicion of possessing drugs and a weapon.
Goodson was with Garant Evans, a 31-year-old man...