| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Despite his 5-foot-8 frame, easygoing nature and ear-to-ear smile, Ray Rice is widely regarded as one of the toughest players in the NFL. And according to one Kansas City Chiefs player, the Ravens running back is also one of the most talkative.
| May 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Dean Pees has been through this before.
He was the linebackers coach for the New England Patriots when he learned that Tedy Bruschi, a Pro Bowl middle linebacker and one of the team's emotional leaders, had a stroke, putting both his 2005 season and...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Nothing has changed regarding the Ravens’ defensive coordinator vacancy and the feeling remains that the team’s linebackers coach, Dean Pees, is the clear front-runner to replace Chuck Pagano who is now the head coach of the Indianapolis...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:21 PM
It didn't take long after the announcement of the new bowl deal between the Southeastern Conference and Big 12 on Friday before people began talking about the death of college football as we know it.
The Big Four, as many are calling it, features the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:17 AM
The last time the Bears used a first-round pick on a defensive player from a small town in the West, they did pretty well.
Brian Urlacher still is roaming the middle of the field for the franchise, 12 years later. No one is suggesting Shea McClellin will...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The first day of court-ordered mediation began Thursday in the Minneapolis
chambers of Judge Arthur J. Boylan with attorneys, the commissioner, four owners
and two players present.
As NFL general counsel Jeff Pash entered the courthouse, he said, "The...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Former All-Pro linebacker Mike Vrabel is retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs and returning to his alma mater as an Ohio State assistant coach.
Vrabel confirmed Monday morning the end of his 14-year career and that he had taken the job as linebackers...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 10:32 AM
NEW YORK -- NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees have filed a class-action antitrust lawsuit against the league.
Brady of the New England Patriots, Indianapolis' Manning, New Orleans' Brees and seven other players have asked the U.S....
| Feb 4, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Jerod Mayo has earned Pro Bowl and Rookie of the Year honors. He's led the NFL in tackles and secured the approval of football's most finicky and poorly dressed coach.
What he hadn't enjoyed before this season was playoff success.
What he's poised to do...
| Apr 19, 2009
Off-season newsmakers: Terrell Owens, cut by Dallas, will commence poisoning his fourth team in six seasons as a member of the Bills. The team traded OT Jason Peters to Philly for an extra first-round draft pick.
Needs: DE and...
| Oct 19, 2008
Jerod Mayo did his best to hide. But Rodney Harrison is a 15-year NFL veteran, and no rookie, no matter how talented and coy, was going to outfox him.
So Harrison discovered Mayo in the cranny of the New England Patriots' locker room as he conducted an...
| Jan 21, 2008
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Throughout the NFL season, quarterback Tom Brady carried his New England teammates when they needed him most.
Sunday, it was the rest of the Patriots who did the lifting.
With a trip to Super Bowl XLII at stake and NFL history...