| May 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mark Carrier has lost two former teammates to suicide — Dave Duerson and Junior Seau — over the last 15 months.
A hard-hitting 1990 first-round draft pick of the Bears out of USC, Carrier succeeded Duerson after the veteran was released...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Lots of talk these days about swing states and which way they're leaning.
So it's fitting that the most intriguing NFL stories are those teams and players that are in a dramatic state of swing.
Take the Indianapolis Colts, for instance. At the end of...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:32 PM
— Ravens coach John Harbaugh was trying to pay both team compliments when he said Sunday's game between the Ravens and the Cleveland Browns was just another typical AFC North game.
He was right in one sense: this game is a model for the division in...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:22 AM
LANDOVER, MD - Not even a lack of substance in the result could keep the hype machine from turning round and round.
After all the future look of the NFL-and more importantly two of the worst teams in the league in 2011-weight heavily on the decision...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — So here is Cedric Benson, staying late at Lambeau Field after most of his teammates have left to review more tape.
There he is showing up on an off day to get some extra work.
That was him standing next to Packers quarterback...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Ravens rookie offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele says the coaching staff has told him he would play a very substantial role this season.
In fact, they should start him at left guard in the season opener Monday against the Cincinnati Bengals. The...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
1. Packers: The addition of Cedric Benson could give the Packers a dimension they lacked.
2. Giants: They are a little beat up at cornerback, but their pass rush should be able to compensate while they get healthy.
3. Patriots: Questions about the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Mike Tice probably is more popular than any offensive coordinator in Bears history.
Of course that could change Sunday on the Bears' first possession against the Colts, which also will be Tice's first chance in the job.
Though the Bears don't have a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:48 PM
The Ravens have an offense.
Let's say it one more time. The Ravens have a legitimate offense with real weapons — including an accurate quarterback.
We haven't been able to say that for years, maybe since the mid- to late-1990s when Vinny...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:24 AM
The 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee announced Tuesday the Super Celebration Sites, along with key locations around the city, will be hosting Super Cars during Super Bowl weekend. The Super Cars program will showcase 33 Indy Cars, with 32...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:14 PM
It's early in the season, and usually there are questions about the offense, but my how times have changed.
There are no concerns about Joe Flacco or the pass vs. run ratio. No one is second-guessing Cam Cameron's play calling or challenging the Ravens'...