| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:34 PM
As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know.
We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes Thursday night in Denver's 49-27 throttling of Baltimore in the Kickoff Opener.
His dad, Archie, had three NFL seasons with at least 10 starts when he didn't throw seven all year.
Archie texted Peyton...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez expressed hope recently that he'd soon be ready to play again, but those plans may have to be put on hold because his injured throwing shoulder eventually may require surgery.
ESPN reported late Wednesday night...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Mark Sanchez is still focused on coming back this season for the New York Jets.
Coach Rex Ryan thinks it could happen.
Sanchez, hurt in the team's third preseason game, is rehabilitating his injured right shoulder rather than immediately having...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Super Bowl fans can prepare to pay double for the best seats.
The NFL expects the most expensive tickets for its championship game will be about $2,600 each for 9,000 premium seats for the Feb. 2 game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Tim Tebow has options.
A football team in Russia has offered him $1 million to play in just two games. The Arena Football League team LA Kiss wants to sign him to a three-year contract. An unnamed NFL team reportedly talked about giving him a shot at...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Rob Gronkowski could be back on the field Sunday for the New England Patriots, with a report from ESPN saying the chances of the star tight end's first appearance of the season happening this week are 50-50.
Either way, Aaron Hernandez won't be...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:10 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — So much for momentum.
Green Bay had it, having throttled Minnesota in the first round of the NFL playoffs. But the Packers were turned back by a San Francisco team that was two weeks removed from its worst loss of the season.
| Feb 2, 2013
LA JOLLA — Bob Zeman will do the same as millions Sunday. He will grab the remote, find an easy chair and turn on the Super Bowl.
"I still like the drama of the game," he says.
He won't exactly be a fan. More like an observer. He knows too much...
| 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...