| Dec 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
TAMPA — The man with one of the coziest gigs in professional football gets to his office at 3 a.m. every weekday.
OK, 3:30 a.m. if he is running late.
Jon Gruden is the consummate footballholic.
He pops up on America's TV screen a few times...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:09 PM
— Nick Foles' improvisational skills are approaching Coltrane-quality, blending instinct within a sound structure that's starting to make some interesting music.
The Philadelphia Eagles' rookie quarterback struck back-to-back winning notes to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:42 PM
1. Patriots (3 last week): Step into Bill Belichick's web, Colin Kaepernick.
2. Broncos (2): They need to beat the Ravens to keep their hopes alive for a first round playoff bye.
3. Packers (7): Mike McCarthy believes this team can be better than...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:25 PM
— Every year in the Joe Banner/Howie Roseman era, the Eagles have been aggressive during the season, usually in the bye week, with contract extension offers to those they've determined they'd like to lock up at a discount for half a decade or more....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Depending on the vision of the next Philadelphia Eagles head coach , the team likely has all the pieces to feature the power running attack few fans dared to dream of during Andy Reid's 14 seasons.
Heck, that much became evident...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:12 PM
— We begin this Tale of Two Quarterbacks with the assertion that it is the worst of times, or darn-near worst, for both.
Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles and Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys, whose teams meet this afternoon at Lincoln...
| Nov 14, 2012
1. Texans (3 last week): They proved they are for real by winning against a tough Bears team in bad conditions Sunday.
2. Falcons (1): Did anyone really think they were the '72 Dolphins? They are allowed one mulligan.
3. Bears (2): No disgrace in...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The problem — well, one of several problems — with the Bills and the Dolphins is they are capable of playing some real stinkers. Miami managed one last Sunday, when it was thrashed at home by Tennessee, and Buffalo has done it against the Jets...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Michael Vick describes it as an acquired instinct. Nick Foles calls it a timing mechanism.
Everybody else who's ever played quarterback in the NFL has some way to describe pocket presence, or the sense of what's going on all around them and when to...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Five players to watch at the Senior Bowl...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Five QBs to watch in the 2012 NFL Draft...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Here are the best quarterbacks eligble for the 2012 NFL draft not named Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III:
Season: 408-for-564, 4,727 yards, 37 TDs, 13 INTs; the Cowboys finished the season 12-1.
Weeden has strong skills and...