| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:34 PM
San Francisco's Antoine Bethea, who grew up in Newport News, made a crucial interception of the Eagles' Nick Foles on Sunday, helping keep the 49ers from dropping to 1-3.
Lorenzo Taliaferro, Justin Durant and Brandon Flowers made key contributions for...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:19 PM
Bayside High alumnus EJ Manuel had relatively pedestrian statistics, but he and the Buffalo Bills stunned the Bears at Chicago's Soldier Field in one of the NFL first week's most notable results.
Here's a look at how players with Virginia connections...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange
AFC West Analysis: Broncos Manning top spot
Quarterback Peyton Manning and a fortified defense are expected to push the Denver Broncos to the best in the AFC West again for 2014, according to a...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Here's a look at how the state players fared in preseason Week 4 and their status:
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:.
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M): Reserve; did long snapping; 2 tackles (both...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:35 PM
With a 124.8 passer rating in Saturday night's preseason victory over the Redskins, Tyrod Taylor tightened his hold on the Baltimore Ravens' top backup quarterback job behind Super Bowl-winning Joe Flacco.
Lorenzo Taliaferro -- a rookie from Bruton...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:38 PM
He has two of the surest hands in NFL history, but only now does Antonio Gates fully grasp what his little sister meant to him.
The All-Pro tight end, beginning his 12th season with the San Diego Chargers, sat at his locker Tuesday and reminisced...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M).
QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High).
OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High).
G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Jonathan Grimes, who has bounced around the NFL since his days as William and Mary's versatile star running back, scored his first NFL touchdown last Sunday against Tennessee, though the Texans lost again to ensure the No. 1 overall draft pick.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:56 PM
On the day after his former Florida State backup Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy, EJ Manuel of Virginia Beach threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score to help the Buffalo Bills win 27-20 at Jacksonville ...
Listed by jersey number (if...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:36 PM
The Seahawks lost at home for the first time in second-year pro quarterback Russell Wilson's career, but don't put too much blame on his fellow Virginian Kam Chancellor, who intercepted a pass and made 11 tackles.
Listed by jersey number (if still...