| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:17 AM
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Browns hope they are on the run in 2014
BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns scored only four rushing touchdowns last season and managed just 1,383 yards on the ground, so in the offseason general manager Ray Farmer made a point of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Asked how he'll deal with a challenge from a phalanx of young and talented running backs this year, the 49ers' Frank Gore turned toward his questioner, smiled and said, "I'm from Miami, man."
He could have left it at that.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
OWINGS MILLS - In December, the Baltimore Ravens faced a New England Patriots offense that had three running backs playing significant roles.
Similar to what Baltimore had in 2008 with Ray Rice, Willis McGahee and Le'Ron McClain, the Patriots have...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Virginia Tech’s defense ranks second nationally in yards-per-rush allowed. Boston College’s Andre Williams is fifth among Bowl Subdivision backs in rushing yards per game.
There’s your premier matchup in Saturday’s game between...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:15 AM
In Fantasy Football Trust or Bust, we will focus on who we deem as trustworthy starts and pepper in a few sits for your Points Per Reception (PPR) leagues.
Kendall Wright at Rams
Wright is quietly having a rock-steady, productive PPR season. From...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Back in November 2003, during my first stint covering high schools for the Sun-Sentinel, I wrote a story on a skinny, but skilled, 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior quarterback/safety starring for a small Broward County school.
The player was starting to...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Cleveland Browns Coach Rob Chudzinski said Friday that newly signed running back Willis McGahee will play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
The Browns traded former first-round draft pick Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday in...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Miami Dolphins rookie tight end Dion Sims started his first NFL game during Saturday night's 24-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans, and it likely won’t be his last of 2013.
Considering the season-ending knee injury Dustin Keller suffered in...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:46 AM
As money managers are fond of reminding us, past returns are no guarantee of future returns. Same goes for coaches, football and otherwise.
But if Steve Fairchild’s most recent nine seasons as an offensive coordinator are any indicator, and if...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:35 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, and the Denver Broncos rallied to beat the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 17-9 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.
Manning hit tight end Jacob Tamme late in the first...