| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Here's a breakdown of all the things I THINK I know heading into Tuesday's 4 p.m. start to the 2014 NFL season, which kicks off with the start of free agency.
1. All the big name players haven't been released YET. The Steelers, Panthers and Cowboys...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:47 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Chicago Bears are considering veterans as they search for a backup to quarterback Jay Cutler, but coach Marc Trestman feels good about what Jordan Palmer showed late in the preseason last year.
“We give Jordan a lot of...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:39 AM
The second phase of Mark Sanchez's up-and-down NFL career will take place in Philadelphia.
A week after being dumped by the New York Jets in favor of Michael Vick, Sanchez signed a one-year contract Friday with Vick's former team, the Philadelphia...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:54 PM
While those in the NFL with local ties have seen their seasons go by the wayside, much like the rest of the world, the impending Super Bowl is still plenty interesting to area football fans — sports writers, coaches, players and then some.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Never mind that old notion about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In the NFL, backup quarterbacks are suddenly the busiest guys in town.
A rash of injuries around the league has teams scrambling to get their reserve signal-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Washington Redskins free safety Brandon Meriweather's dangerous habit of leading with his helmet will cost him two games, the latest sanction from a league determined to make the game safer by discouraging blows to the head.
The NFL announced Monday...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:19 PM
In April, the Oakland Raiders wanted Matt Barkley.
Sunday, they just might get him.
There's a good chance the Philadelphia Eagles might give the rookie from USC his first NFL start this weekend when they play at Oakland, a team that was angling to...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In one of the least shocking announcements of summer, two-time defending national champion Alabama has opened at No. 1 in USA Today's preseason college football poll.
UCLA, coming off a 9-5 season, is No. 21 and USC, 7-6 last year, is No. 24....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Nick Foles has been playing out of his mind ever since taking over for the injured Michael Vick as the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback.
Now Foles has the backing of at least one prominent member of the Eagles organization, who says he should...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:23 PM
— Whether the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback of the future is on the roster now needs to be the No. 1 fact-finding mission in the second half of the season for head coach Chip Kelly and the powers that be upstairs.
The first half of the season,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Michael Vick has been on his best behavior lately.
More than four years after his 19-month stint in federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring, Vick has stayed on the right side of the law, regaining his NFL career and many lucrative...