| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine.
"This is one...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:10 AM
1. BATTLE OF 1812: Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady always has the makings of a classic. New England is 9-4 against Manning with Bill Belichick as coach, but Peyton’s Broncos are on fire.
2. LONG VS. LONG: Chicago at St. Louis marks the first...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A first chance has given Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians a second wind.
Arians was an interim coach last season when he led the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, then became the first fill-in to be named NFL coach of the year. Ten months ago, the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
They are the darlings of the NFL — Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, New Orleans, San Francisco — but it isn't always the November darlings that wind up lifting the Lombardi Trophy in February.
Last season, for instance, the eventual-champion...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs deserve a lot of credit for getting off to a 9-0 start after finishing last season with an NFL-worst 2-14 record.
However, they did not invent the U-turn.
Although it isn't a common occurrence, several teams have made dramatic...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Texans Coach Gary Kubiak has been cleared to leave a Houston hospital more than 24 hours after collapsing during halftime of his team's game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, the Houston Chronicle is reporting.
But everything won't be...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Houston Texans Coach Gary Kubiak is "feeling good" Monday morning but remains hospitalized for additional testing to determine exactly why he collapsed at halftime Sunday night, an unnamed source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Dehydration is being...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:05 PM
HOUSTON -- Houston Coach Gary Kubiak was in stable condition late Sunday night after collapsing leaving the field at halftime of the Texans' 27-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Kubiak hunched over and dropped to his knees at the 24-yard line and was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Kansas City hasn't lost. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay haven't won. Everybody else in the NFL has done a little of both.
Heading into the midway point of the regular season, 19 of 32 teams are at .500 or below.
That doesn't necessarily spell curtains for...