| Sep 13, 2011
Playoff teams flounder
Los Angeles Times
The biggest surprise was the performance of several 2010 playoff teams.
We knew the Colts were going to struggle without Peyton Manning, and they did. But the Steelers were routed in Baltimore in...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
With trades in consecutive offseasons, the Ravens have given Joe Flacco a formidable receiving tandem in Anquan Boldin and Lee Evans. Boldin has had five 1,000-yard seasons in his eight years in the league and Evans has averaged 15.7 yards per catch in...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Carson Palmer will be a hot commodity on the waiver wire this week after the Cincinnati Bengals traded him to the Oakland Raiders for a pair of high draft picks. I can't imagine that someone in your fantasy league already has Palmer on his or her roster...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:00 AM
There is no safe haven in the NFL, even for returning division champions. None of the four division champs from 2010 is in first this season, more testimony to NFL parity. Here are six teams that made the playoffs last season but are in trouble this year:...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Cyrus Jones Jr. needed only two words to make his college choice clear at Thursday night's Under Armour All-America game at Tropicana Field.
"Roll Tide" the star senior said as he replaced a Gilman visor with an Alabama baseball cap during his college...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). Here's how I rank them entering the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
At this point, it seems pretty likely that the St. Louis Rams, who have former No. 1 pick Sam Bradford at quarterback, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft to a QB-needy team. A bunch of teams will likely show interest, jacking up...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:16 PM
NFL Team Report - Atlanta Falcons - INSIDE SLANT
Thomas Dimitroff is at his 26th NFL Scouting Combine, first attending as a high schooler with his father, Tom Dimitroff, Sr., and then as a scout and administrator with the New England Patriots.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL roundup: Lions owner Ford dies
Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford Sr. died of pneumonia at his home. He was 88.
Ford ran Ford Motor Co. for more than five decades in addition to owning the Lions. He was the last surviving...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The Sports Xchange
Ohio State pro day: Shazier, Hyde battle hamstring injuries
Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier continues to be hampered by a hamstring injury, but clocked an unofficial 4.36-second 40-yard dash at Ohio State's pro day.