| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
— The age-old debate about heredity vs. environment doesn't apply to John Harbaugh.
The 49-year-old head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and the most successful member of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid's coaching tree has an overload of both,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:08 PM
Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo expressed confidence in his unit, one day after the Saints fell to 0-2 with a 35-27 loss at Carolina.
The Saints are last in the NFL in total defense, allowing 461 yards per game.
Said Spagnuolo Monday, "I...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:22 PM
What’s your frame of mind this week based on what’s happened the last two weeks?
“Optimistic that we’re going to get this thing back on track very quickly. Obviously (we’re) disappointed by the 0-2 start, but there’s...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Nearly 900 mourners, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, attended the memorial service Tuesday for former Glendale Community College football player Garrett Reid, the son of Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid.
Reid, who was an offensive tackle...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Saints defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis is one of those thrilled with the change from Gregg Williams to the zone blitz scheme of Steve Spagnuolo. Ellis said last year - his worst as a pro - he just kept his mouth shut and played.
In 2011, Sedrick Ellis had...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, who injured his back making a catch in practice at New England last week, will play Friday night in the Superdome against Jacksonville.
Graham said he doesn't regret his outstretched effort to catch the pass. Said Graham,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
So many intriguing possibilities exist for the Philadelphia Eagles' first head coaching change of this millennium.
At the end of this season, barring a miracle run by a young team that doesn't look like it will ever win until being taught how by...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Opening Statement: “(It’s a) tough place to play in Green Bay at Lambeau Field. I almost think if you win that game it should count as two wins. I know you have visited with Aaron (Kromer) already today and he talked a little about that....
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss former NFL star Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison on Monday. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.
Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
NFL coaching changes: Jack Del Rio was the first NFL head coaching casualty of the season, fired Tuesday by the Jacksonville Jaguars. But will he be the last?...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Thanksgiving picks got this weekend off to a great start: 3-0 against the spread; 2-1 outright and 2-1 with the over/under totals. For the season we are now 110-48 outright, 86-69-3 against the spread and 74-81-3 on the over/under totals. Gotta do...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I thought I would be in Philly next Friday night, at Northeast High School to be specific, with colleague Stephen Miller for the PIAA Class 3A semifinal. That's the much-awaited rematch between Central Catholic and Archbishop Wood. As expected, that...