| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 9) at Lambeau Field: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 22
The 49ers quickly quelled any doubt their success in the 2011 season was a fluke, defeating the Packers on the road. San Francisco took an early 23-7 lead on two touchdown...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The agent for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco expressed confidence Monday that he'll be resuming contract negotiations with team vice president of football administration Pat Moriarty in the near future.
Following a masterful performance in the Super Bowl...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions on the Ravens' loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Francis: Why did they even bother to play the game against the Bengals? It was a travesty from the fans' point of view. If I...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:52 AM
It was nearly five years ago, and the Ravens were giving serious consideration to drafting towering Delaware quarterback Joe Flacco.
Flacco had come highly recommended by Northeast area scout Joe Douglas, a former center at the University of Richmond...
| Feb 6, 2013
Proved he deserves it
Los Angeles Times
Tom Brady. Drew Brees. Aaron Rodgers. Peyton Manning. Pick an elite quarterback. Joe Flacco deserves that kind of money.
He proved it in the playoffs, throwing 11 touchdown passes and no...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Ravens and 49ers
Los Angeles Times
In the NFC, I like the 49ers beating the Falcons. Atlanta couldn't stop Russell Wilson in the second half against the Seahawks, and Colin Kaepernick won't be any easier. Even with Justin Smith playing...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:54 PM
In the end, Matty Ice proved a little hotter than Joe Cool.
In the first battle of first-round quarterbacks from the 2008 draft, Matt Ryan outdueled Joe Flacco last night at the Georgia Dome, leading the Falcons to a wild last-minute, 26-21 win over...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The timing is a little peculiar, but the Denver Broncos said adieu to former starting quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday. He had a good fantasy run under Josh McDaniels, but turnovers did him in with new coach John Fox.
Where will Orton wind up? We will...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is the winner of the 2011 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top fourth- or fifth-year signal-caller in college football.
"Andrew personifies everything that my father stood for. He is not simply an...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Because traditional statistics are no longer good enough for the Worldwide Leader, the folks over at ESPN have invented a new quarterback rating system that they will undoubtedly cram down our throats non-stop for the next six months. Get ready for a...