| May 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Few people know the 32 NFL teams better than the writers who cover those teams on a day-to-day basis. Those beat writers made the selections for this mock draft, and explained the picks in their words, choosing the players as if Thursday night were to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:53 AM
The New England Patriots weren't the only team to video an opponent's hand signals. But the Patriots paid the price for Spygate.
The New Orleans Saints didn't invent the concept of paying cash bonuses for huge hits. But Bountygate set that franchise...
| 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....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
John Elway led Denver to the Super Bowl faster as a front office executive than he did as a quarterback.
On Wednesday, the Broncos extended his contract, which was set to expire after this year, through 2017 and added general manager to his title of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Have the Bears thought about playing Shea McClellin at linebacker? He played it in college and he isn't making an impact at end. Obviously, there is a need there and the Bears could plug someone else in who would be effective at end. Maybe he would make a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:11 PM
A group of students with leather helmets, shoulder pads, cleats and a football took the field one Friday afternoon in October of 1931 behind the leadership of Coach Ralph Reed, and when the dust had cleared they had come up short, 7-0, to Orange High. The...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:56 PM
NFL statement in response to the decision: "Consistent with the panel’s decision, Commissioner Goodell will, as directed, make an expedited determination of the discipline imposed for violating the NFL’s pay-for-performance/bounty rule....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The NFL gave Jonathan Vilma and his attorney a sworn statement from former Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams Monday.
It says Vilma put a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre.
Monday Vilma met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about his suspension...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:29 PM
New York Giants star receiver Victor Cruz signed a five-year contract extension that runs through the 2018 season.
Cruz was a restricted free agent with three years in the NFL. Last month, he signed a one-year, $2.879-million tender with the Giants, but...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:21 PM
In Tom O’Brien’s six seasons as Virginia’s offensive coordinator, 1991-96, the Cavaliers never ranked below 38th nationally in scoring. Their high was 12th, in 1992, their average 26th.
Steve Fairchild’s none-too-easy job:...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:03 PM
When Sonny Lubick landed his first Division I-A head-coaching job, at Colorado State in 1993, then-Western Athletic Conference rival San Diego State was a natural place to search for assistants to run the offense.
First with Dan McGwire at quarterback...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:13 PM
New Orleans Saints interim coach Joe Vitt issued a stern denial regarding former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' claim that Vitt insisted on keeping the team's bounty program in place despite an NFL investigation.
“We knew the scuds were...