| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:26 PM
The conference call with San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh just wrapped up after about 25 minutes, and here are a few tidbits from the interview.
*Harbaugh seemed to be taking an indirect shot at the schedule-makers for making the 49ers fly across...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The biggest storyline of free agency, one that will send ripples throughout the rest of the 2012 offseason, is the fate of Peyton Manning, who could be released by the Indianapolis Colts, the franchise that Manning quarterbacked to a Super Bowl title in...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:36 AM
• Keyshawn Johnson picks the Seahawks to pull the upset, but the other three ESPN NFL Sunday Countdown analysts think the Ravens will win.
• It's unanimous across the board — all eight ESPN NFL "experts" believe the Ravens will beat...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 8:30 AM
After beating the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend, the Ravens have touched down in Seattle, where they will play the Seahawks on Sunday afternoon. The Seahawks were a playoff team a season ago (mostly by default, though, because they won the woeful NFC...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in).
Here are my rankings heading into the...
| 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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:33 AM
For nine seasons, Matt Hasselbeck was synonymous with the Seattle Seahawks and the NFC West.
But for at least one year (2001), Hasselbeck was the starting quarterback for the Seahawks when they resided in the AFC West and faced the Denver Broncos, Kansas...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 11:29 AM
RAVENS RUN OFFENSE VS. RAMS RUN DEFENSE: The Rams' rush defense is last in the NFL, having surrendered an average of 177.5 yards. St. Louis could be the ideal opponent for the Ravens to reestablish their running game, which was ineffective last week in...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:47 AM
After getting badly outcoached and outplayed last week in Tennessee, the Ravens return to their comfort zone in St. Louis today. They face a weak NFC West team with a one-dimensional offense and a bad defense.
The Rams are no match for the Ravens. And...