| Nov 24, 2013
The NFL Network aired a terrific documentary this week commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the forward pass.
Georgia Southern obviously didn't watch it.
In a game that would have made Darrell Royal and Woody Hayes proud, Georgia Southern of the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:54 PM
TV: NFL Network, 5:15 PST.
Line: Texans by 3.
Over/under: 431/2 .
Sam Farmer's pick: The Texans are the better team on paper and should win. But their confidence is in the dumpster after losing a club-record 10 games in a row. The Jaguars,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:08 PM
NEW YORK JETS (1-0)
AT NEW ENGLAND (1-0)
TV: NFL Network, 5:15.
Line: Patriots by 12.
Over/under: 43 1/2
Sam Farmer's pick: Patriots have won their last four against the Jets and 17 of last 22. Tom Brady isn't going to let them...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Why even have other programs on television against the NFL?
Thursday's game between the New York Giants and Chicago Bears on the NFL Network, which not even everybody has and which isn't always easy to find (though easier than finding Fox Sports 1,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
NBC's Bob Costas weighed in Sunday that it is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name.
But don't look for the networks that carry the National Football League, including NBC, to follow his lead just yet. Even if NBC wanted to, its contract...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before dreading another argument with my bank.
The Skinny: My bank thinks my account has been compromised. I think I know what happened but finding someone to explain it to is making me feel like Kafka. Most annoying. Today's headlines...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Is the NFL next on Netflix's conquest roster?
Now that the digital service has shaken up the TV world with original series such as "House of Cards," a report Wednesday suggests that it might make a deal with the NFL for broadcast rights for at least...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Brett Favre has a pretty good idea of what Peyton Manning went through Sunday night.
That was likely the thinking when the NFL Network brought the former Packers star quarterback on for an interview Sunday morning in anticipation of Manning's return...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before trying out for quarterback of the Vikings.
The Skinny: I have a confession to make. I kind of want to see "Bad Grandpa." Any takers? Tuesday's roundup includes analysis of Netflix earnings and layoffs at Focus Features. Also,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Talk about a quarterback scramble.
Through the first seven weeks of the NFL season, nine teams have started at least two quarterbacks — Minnesota has started three — and this weekend you'll be able to add Chicago and St. Louis to that list....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...