| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Joe Vitt went directly from the football field at Towson State to his first job in the NFL as the strength coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1979.
A little more than 30 years later, Vitt finds himself in the middle of one of the biggest stories in the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock.
I’m scaling back to four or five...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The NFL’s annual meat market has come and gone, leaving fans of watching grown men running around in spandex on an obstacle course channel-surfing for "American Gladiator" reruns.
Thanks to the non-stop coverage of the combine, we have a ton of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Chances are a running back will be the first player to come off the board in your fantasy league unless one of your fellow owners has a serious crush on Michael Vick or is the father/mother/sibling/spouse of a current NFL player. Running backs no longer...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:00 PM
I enjoyed writing the first four days of my Fantasy Fodder 2011 season preview. Today is not as exciting, though, because all that’s left are the kickers and the defense-special teams combinations. You guys know by now that you shouldn’t...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 12:38 PM
he Ravens will have to find a new backup for Joe Flacco.
Marc Bulger, 34, who was the Ravens' No. 2 quarterback, last year, has decided to retire after 11 NFL seasons and two Pro Bowls. A league source told The Baltimore Sun about Bulger's intentions...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
WAXHAW, N.C. — What exactly are you after?
It's the question headed for Josh McCown's doorstep and one he has been considering deeply the last two months.
There's no avoiding it.
NFL free agency opens March 11. At 3 p.m. that day, McCown's...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:14 AM
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.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:05 AM
NEW YORK It's well established that there's no crying in baseball. But apparently that doesn't apply in the NFL when it comes to Hall of Fame selection day.
So it was when Rams defensive back Aeneas Williams got the call late Saturday afternoon that he...