| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Getting an edge on Peyton Manning in three easy steps:
1. Draw up a comprehensive list of blitzes and pressure packages.
2. Put those on a card and laminate it.
3. Feed that play sheet into the shredder.
If there are blitzes that work against...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Seattle, Denver, New England and Kansas City remained unblemished.
The rest of the NFL remained unbelievable.
Cleveland beat Cincinnati? The Browns were supposed to be cooked a couple weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Ben Roethlisberger could have been speaking out of frustration.
The Pittsburgh Steelers' rally from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings had fallen just short, leaving the quarterback's team at 0-4 for the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it in front of Justin Tuck.
OK, so that's not exactly how the old saying goes, but anyone involved with the 0-4 New York Giants might want to heed that advice. At least if the person they're planning...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Jets Coach Rex Ryan is considering a color-coded play-calling system for rookie quarterback Geno Smith, who has 11 turnovers in four games this season.
After giving Smith a vote of confidence earlier this week by saying there was no consideration to...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was fined $100,000 by the NFL for his illegal low block on Minnesota center John Sullivan in the Lions' season-opening victory Sunday. Suh hit Sullivan during an interception return by Detroit linebacker DeAndre...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Which Kiffin is having a worse week? Lane: Washington State loss plus secret team meeting. Monte: Viewing Eagles game.
Twitter: @Mike Jelline
Answer: I'm going with Lane. I couldn't imagine going through what Kiffin...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Although the Washington State loss is bitterly disappointing for the USC faithful, in the long run, it may be a positive step in the right direction because it revealed, in unequivocal fashion before a large home crowd, the epic failures of Lane Kiffin....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Mark Sanchez still has his sights set on returning to the field this season — as the New York Jets' starting quarterback.
But not right away.
Sanchez was placed on short-term injured reserve Saturday, meaning he will not be able to play for...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:26 AM
It was a huge pay-per-view weekend, with not only the Mayweather-Canelo fight, but WWE's "Night of Champions" pay-per-view, with Randy Orton defending the WWE championship against Daniel Bryan.
CURTIS AXEL VS. KOFI KINGSTON FOR...