| Oct 20, 2013
| 11:01 PM
He was the afterthought, the other guy, the quarterback who wasn't Peyton Manning.
But Sunday night, Andrew Luck was the man.
Luck threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Indianapolis to a 39-33 victory over Denver, spoiling Manning'...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals are in for some more "Hard Knocks."
The pro football team is opening up for the second time in four seasons for an all-access look in "Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Cincinnati Bengals." It's the latest incarnation of HBO's...
| Nov 18, 2012
The NFL is a passing league.
How many times have you heard that?
And it's true. Passing games generate the majority of yards for NFL teams. But the spotlight on quarterbacks is not quite as bright this season as it was a year ago, when 10 of them...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The NFL regular season is winding down to its final two weeks, but there is still plenty left to decide. Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss which teams will claim the two wild-card spots in each conference. Join the discussion with a comment of...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Jerome Simpson, a young and athletic receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals, has flipped his way into America's hearts and minds. If you haven't seen the video of the touchdown reception on which Simpson does a forward flip over an Arizona......
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Ben Roethlisberger revealed Wednesday that his sprained ankle took a "setback" during what turned out to be a meaningless game for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. rank the four coaches remaining in the NFL playoffs....
| Oct 15, 2012
The 49ers couldn't lose. The Browns couldn't win. The Vikings were the sleepers. The Jets were the snorers.
In the ever-changing NFL, though, that was . . . so last week.
Everything was turned on its head Sunday — or knocked on its backside, as...