The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 96-50-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 5-8...
Fresh off their sixth victory in seven games, the three Detroit Lions quarterbacks went for a jog Monday. That's when 10-year veteran Dan Orlovsky made a startling confession:
Carson Palmer didn't need an X-ray or an MRI exam. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback knew as he writhed on the turf that the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee was shot.
The NFL Players Assn. filed a grievance with the NFL on Monday to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald will not be charged with domestic violence stemming from an incident at his home in August.
Former Minnesota Vikings safety Orlando Thomas died Sunday night of complications from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 42.
The last time the Arizona Cardinals were 8-1?