| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner.
But three decades after Manning,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Free agent quarterback Michael Vick agreed to a one-year contact with the New York Jets on Friday and the National Football League team released former starter Mark Sanchez.
Vick, 33, had spent five years with the Philadelphia Eagles but hobbled by...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Tajh Boyd has played home football games in Darling Stadium and Clemson's Death Valley. Now, he'll have a chance to play home games just a few miles from Manhattan as a member of the New York Jets.
Boyd, a Phoebus High alumnus and former quarterback at...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The footballs boom off his foot, sailing high and far, the equivalent of 45, even 50 yards beyond a line of scrimmage. And when the kicker eases up a bit to concentrate on location, he rolls punts within three feet of each other.
If Chris Kluwe had...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Can we not pretend that we don't check out our neighbor's new car, then turn around and give our own vehicle the side-eye after being filled with envy?
Admit it, you didn't think about getting hurricane shutters, or redoing the driveway until the family...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| May 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
After watching a dozen quarterbacks get selected ahead of him Saturday, Phoebus High graduate Tajh Boyd was about ready to throw in the towel on his NFL draft chances by late afternoon.
Sitting in his car with his seat back and a hat pulled low over his...
| 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 6, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Devin Hester is done returning kicks in Chicago.
The Bears confirmed Thursday that they are parting ways with the three-time Pro Bowl pick after eight seasons, confirming what he told the NFL Network the previous day. So instead of a return to Chicago,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Michael Vick will be a polarizing figure as long as he remains in the NFL.
The quarterback spent 19 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007 but staged a successful comeback in the league, spending the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....