| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Move over, RG3. Make room for another rookie quarterback sensation . . .
That's Seattle's Russell Wilson, who happens to wear No. 3 and has helped invigorate the Seahawks, just as Robert Griffin III has pumped life into the Washington Redskins....
| May 14, 2013
| 10:14 AM
NEW YORK -- At the ESPN upfronts Tuesday morning it seemed like football is becoming almost as popular as football.
After a brief sales pep talk from an executive, the Disney-owned sports network opened at the Best Buy Theater by reminding media...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:25 PM
What's the sound when perfection goes poof?
Sunday, it was a thud, as New Orleans cornerback Jabari Greer batted away a fourth-down pass by the Atlanta Falcons, who were two yards away from a touchdown that would have kept them undefeated.
From 8-0 to 9...
| Oct 1, 2012
Who says Tom Brady isn't a great scrambler?
The Patriots quarterback was scrambling all over the New England sideline Sunday in Buffalo, frantically searching for his missing helmet before his team's first possession of the third quarter. He couldn't...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 3:54 PM
The NFL is a business.
Easy to say. Hard to swallow.
Nowhere was that more evident this week than in San Francisco, where Alex Smith officially lost his starting quarterback job to Colin Kaepernick, who had filled in for him after Smith suffered a...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 8:20 PM
On a Sunday when the sprinklers accidentally went off at Sun Life Stadium, dousing the Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins, playoff-minded teams all over the NFL were treated to a cold, harsh splash of reality.
The New Orleans Saints, who had clawed...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The idea is undeniably intriguing: Oregon Coach Chip Kelly in the NFL, bringing his up-tempo offense to the highest level.
Sure, it could be a flop of Steve Spurrier-like proportions, a star college coach watching his Saturday system fizzle in such a...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the top quarterbacks in Thursday's NFL draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Ken Murray, Baltimore Sun Nine of the......
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:50 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Among all that's been said or written about Sunday's much-anticipated 49ers-Seahawks interface, I have not yet seen this sentiment:
It should be a hella fun football game.
The usual rivalry stuff will be afoot, including two...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Like an estimated 15 million other viewers, Vernon Davis grabbed his remote and flipped on "Monday Night Football" this week to watch the Seahawks play New Orleans Saints.
The 49ers tight end witnessed Seattle's defense overpowering...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In Fantasy Football Trust or Bust, we will focus on who we deem as trustworthy starts and pepper in a few sits for your Points Per Reception (PPR) leagues.
Eagles' Riley Cooper vs Lions
Now that the off weeks are over, many owners have likely...