| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:56 PM
DETROIT — Calvin Johnson almost broke an NFL record, and could celebrate the feat because of a comeback capped by his quarterback.
Matthew Stafford's 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Johnson's 329 yards receiving lifted...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 9:59 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers has the Green Bay Packers on a roll, even without three of his best receivers.
With help from a powerful running game, Rodgers picked apart what was left of Minnesota's defense on Sunday night.
Ignoring the injuries around...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:01 PM
As an undrafted rookie, Joseph Fauria had to beat considerable odds to make the Detroit Lions roster. The former UCLA tight end had to take advantage of any opportunities, constantly be improving, and, of course, be ultra-prepared.
Surely, the Lions...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:45 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns, including a 56-yarder to Antonio Gates, and the San Diego Chargers rallied to beat the Dallas Cowboys, 30-21, on Sunday.
The Chargers (2-2) had blown late leads in their two losses...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:58 PM
In a roundabout way, Brandon Jacobs told the San Francisco 49ers how he really felt.
And Monday, in a direct way, the 49ers told Jacobs to take a hike.
The team suspended the disgruntled running back for the final three games of the regular season,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Just another ho-hum NFL Sunday.
Houston beat Jacksonville. Atlanta beat Arizona. Dallas beat Cleveland.
What else would you expect from three home teams favored by a combined 33 points?
Now, please excuse those winning teams as they strap on...
| Oct 1, 2012
Who says Tom Brady isn't a great scrambler?
The Patriots quarterback was scrambling all over the New England sideline Sunday in Buffalo, frantically searching for his missing helmet before his team's first possession of the third quarter. He couldn't...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The Green Bay Packers have released veteran safety Nick Collins because of lingering concerns over a neck injury he suffered seven months ago.
Collins suffered a season-ending neck injury Sept. 18 while trying to make a tackle against Carolina. The...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 9:33 PM
NFL playoff scenarios: Get our your checklist because with two weeks left in the regular season, only four teams -- New England, Pittsburgh, Chicago and Atlanta -- have secured playoff spots....
| Apr 27, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the top quarterbacks in Thursday's NFL draft. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Ken Murray, Baltimore Sun Nine of the......