| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:13 PM
TAMPA — This is what the NFL abyss looks like: Dark, deep despair and a plunging freefall into irrelevance.
Meet your Tampa Bay Bucs, who in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month should channel the spirit of Ponce de Leon in search of a game plan...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Rex Ryan, full-time head coach, part-time court jester, was on ESPN Radio the other day saying, "There's a lot of negative talk surrounding our football team, which I think is pretty comical. People don't know our team."
People did know the Jets had...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Let's get this out of the way right at the top of this column:
UCF is going to beat Penn State tonight.
You heard me, UCF is going to go into Happy Valley and turn it into Bummed-Out Basin or Crestfallen...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:31 PM
TAMPA — Memo to Josh Freeman and Greg Schiano: Not that you should be worried or anything, but the angry Pewter mob with the flaming pitchforks want to have a word with you.
It's officially panic time in Tampa, where the Bucs lost their home opener...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
— To illustrate a different way of thinking for Western Michigan football, P.J. Fleck walked across hot coals in a YouTube video.
To build tighter bonds at a program he envisions becoming the Boise State of the Midwest, Fleck and his assistants...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Congratulations NFL fans from Florida! We're on top of the world!
The Miami Dolphins are undefeated and are just 15 games away from tying their brothers from the 1972 season for another run at perfection. Is it too early to break out the bubbly?
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Already, there seems to be dissention in the ranks with the 0-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but if coach Greg Schiano loses a couple more games then there might well be an all-out revolt.
Or so says Scott Reynolds, publisher of PewterReport.com -- a popular...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Jets fans, you have my condolences.
Now that your former blockbuster cornerback Darrelle Revis plans to collect state income tax-free checks from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, your football team is officially in purgatory. It's an experience sports...
| 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,......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:23 AM
One burning question, never posed to first-year Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano but answered by some Philadelphia Eagles in the wake of their stunning victory yesterday, was this: Did the timeout called by Schiano with 2 seconds actually ice......