| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:40 PM
PHOENIX — The NFL's eight new head coaches have yet to conduct a practice, or even solidify their rosters, but already they can be roughly divided into three groups.
The haves, the might-haves and the have-nots.
That's those who have an answer...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
An initial response to Ed Reed's one-game suspension this week was a shrug. It didn't really matter, anyway. His Baltimore Ravens are playing the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
It got sillier as other reactions poured in.
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike...
| Oct 23, 2012
All around the NFL, this figures to be a landmark week for the men who carry clipboards and draw up Xs and O's.
Joe Vitt has returned to the New Orleans Saints as interim coach, his six-game suspension behind him.
Carolina's Ron Rivera is facing...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Nearing the midway point of the NFL season, this much can be said with conviction:
The Atlanta Falcons are a perfect 7-0.
And the rest of the NFL picture is a perfect mess.
More than 80% of the league's teams have at least three victories, and it's...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It's an award that any NFL player would be proud of, but none would choose to endure.
Comeback player of the year.
The field is especially crowded this season, with an inordinate number of standout players returning from season-ending injuries, the...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Jeff Millar, the wordsmith behind the long-running comic strip "Tank McNamara," which evolved into a biting satire of the sports world, died Nov. 30. He was 70.
The Texas native, who also was a longtime film critic and columnist for the Houston...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
ESPN touts its coverage of NFL football at its annual sports upfront held Tuesday in New York City...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers, typically the NFL's premier run-stopping team, are tied for 14th in that category this season.
They're tied for 29th in sacks with five.
Through three games — a win over the New York Jets sandwiched by losses to Denver and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Michael Vick was clearly not pleased by his brother's Twitter rant during Monday's game against the Saints.
Michael told reporters Wednesday that he asked his brother, Marcus, to "shut off the Twitter."
"You'll never see that again. Trust me," Michael...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Just when this week's Super Bowl celebration reaches its bourbon-fueled, Cajun-spiced peak, the football player with the most to celebrate will be leaving.
On the 25th anniversary of the game in which he became the first and only...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Seeing as the NFL is a copycat league, teams naturally want to emulate the blueprint of the franchise that wins it all.
So mark this down: Losing at the end of the regular season can be a good thing.
That's what the champion Baltimore...