| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Houston Texans defensive end turned outside linebacker Mario Williams will be the marquee free agent this offseason not named Peyton Manning. (Interesting side note: The Texans drafted Williams No. 1 overall in part due to Manning’s presence in...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:41 PM
The latest Fuller brother from Virginia Tech to reach the NFL, Kyle, made a huge impact Sunday night in his second regular-season game.
The rookie intercepted two passes in the second half, leading the Chicago Bears' rally from a 17-point deficit to a...
| 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 3, 2014
| 11:45 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange
NFC West Analysis: No easy repeat for Seahawks
Despite their status as defending Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks are expected to have a tough time even to repeat as the best in the NFC...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
(Reuters) - Michael Sam has already made a significant impact on the National Football League, even though his long cherished dream to become the league's first openly gay player may never materialize.
Though the 24-year-old defensive end failed to...
| 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 26, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Michael Sam already made history by becoming the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team.
It remains to be seen whether he will become the first openly gay player to actually play in a regular season game for the St. Louis Rams. He will...
| 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
| 4:50 PM
The optimism of Saturday night turned into a Sunday afternoon nightmare for the Rams. Coach Jeff Fisher confirmed that quarterback Sam Bradford suffered new damage to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, needs additional surgery, and is done...
| 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 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
| 9:50 PM
ST. LOUIS As openers go, things couldn't have gone much better for quarterback Shaun Hill in his St. Louis Rams debut Friday at the Edward Jones Dome.
A perfect passer rating in the NFL is 158.3, and the 34-year-old from Parsons, Kan., was close to...