| 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 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 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 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
OAKLAND -- Nick Foles tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes and threw for 406 yards to revitalize a struggling offense for the Philadelphia Eagles in a 49-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Foles connected three times with Riley...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
A look at five NFL matchups -- and themes -- worth checking out Sunday:
1 ARE THEY REAL? The undefeated Kansas City Chiefs get their biggest test yet when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Peyton Manning is nursing sore ankles, but his throwing arm...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Jonathan Martin spent nearly seven hours going into "great detail" with the NFL counsel investigating his claims of his harassment in the Miami Dolphins' locker room. What came up during their talks in New York, he isn't saying for now.
He did say,...
| 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 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Retired pro football player Marvel Smith and his wife, Kellie, have listed their home in a gated community in Calabasas for sale at $1.825 million.
Built in 1992, the 4,510-square-foot main house and 521-square-foot guesthouse sit on a third-acre lot...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Marques Colston capped a record-setting day with a 20-yard reception to get the Saints into field goal range, and Garrett Hartley kicked a 31-yarder as time expired, lifting New Orleans to a 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on...
| 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...