| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
First fine of the day? Could be going to Ndamukong Suh, the controversial Detroit defensive tackle, whose low block on an interception return wiped out a Lions' pick-six.
Early in the second quarter against Minnesota, Christian Ponder's pass for...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Denver is unstoppable.
Baltimore is toast.
San Diego chokes. So do Washington and the New York Giants.
Detroit and Kansas City have finally turned the corner.
It's so tempting to look at what happened in Week 1 of the NFL season and extrapolate...
| 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,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford just got a three-year contract extension and a raise in the neighborhood of $4.5 million a year.
Now the fifth-year quarterback needs to show he's worth the investment, meaning returning to the stellar form...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dan Marino's passing record has been broken by Drew Brees, but the former Miami Dolphins great certainly had a nice run at the top -- nearly 27 years. His stay at No. 2 likely will be much shorter -- probably just a week....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In the second quarter at Green Bay, Detroit's Titus Young appeared to make a beautiful touchdown catch in the back corner of the end zone, hanging onto the ball and just getting his feet down before sailing out of bounds.......
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Eli Manning: The last elite quarterback standing in the NFC is Eli Manning. That must be a pretty good feeling for the eight-year veteran -- and not just because his New York Giants are a win away from returning to the Super Bowl....
| Sep 24, 2012
After the first two weeks of the NFL season, we could have surmised:
The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers were very good.
The Oakland Raiders were very bad.
The Arizona Cardinals were very lucky.
But Sunday, oh, how the West was spun....