| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:00 PM
We know we have finally reached the only true downtime of the NFL offseason -- once a period of months that has now shrunk to a few weeks, if that -- when the play of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has become a topic of discussion nationally. Remember...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
Bulls players faced adversity in the third quarter of Game 2 of their playoff series against Philadelphia --- the first time they faced a hard playoff test coming at them since Derrick...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Before the Ravens opted to trade out of the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, they watched their three AFC North rivals make moves that appear to make them better heading into the 2012 season.
The Cleveland Browns were boldest. Less than an...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:21 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell sent a message to every coach and player in the NFL: safety first. The league commissioner stuck with his punishments for New Orleans' pay-for-pain bounties on Monday, rejecting Saints coach Sean Payton's appeal of a...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and though most teams have solidified their draft boards barring a few tweaks after prospects visit, the “silly season” of draft rumors is really starting to heat up. Need an example? How about the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:04 PM
It's like The Drive and The Fumble all over again, rolled into one. When news broke late Friday that the Washington Redskins had obtained the No. 2 pick in April's NFL Draft, my thoughts turned to my hometown Cleveland Browns and another opportunity lost....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:44 PM
If Kyle Orton can't get a starting job in free agency, do you think the Bears would offer him about $4-5 million a year to be Jay' Cutler's backup? Would you do that even if it meant the Bears would not be able to re-sign a player like Tim Jennings or...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 9:27 PM
The specter of athletic concussion dominates the news this week.
There are multiple lawsuits by retired NFL players moving through the courts alleging the NFL failed in its duty to warn and protect players of the short- and long-term damages that...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Seattle could surprise
Los Angeles Times
Robert Griffin III had an excellent combine, even though he didn't throw, and the Rams are huge beneficiaries of that because their No. 2 pick is all the more valuable.
The most logical scenario is...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
At this point, it seems pretty likely that the St. Louis Rams, who have former No. 1 pick Sam Bradford at quarterback, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft to a QB-needy team. A bunch of teams will likely show interest, jacking up...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
For Thursday’s newspaper, I began a three-part series called “Tweaking the Ravens” and I started by tweaking the offense. A big chunk of the analysis piece (you can find it here) was about the importance of continuity and stability for...