NFL owners have realized that finding the right guy on the sideline is cheaper, more stable and maybe even more impactful than the right guy under center.
Is it possible to be hyped up about the AFC and NFC championship games this weekend? Or must attention be focused on Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and the fake death of his fake girlfriend?
Tim Tebow was two wins from the Super Bowl a year ago. Now, he’s pretty much a player without a team — likely to be released by the Jets after one frustrating season.
OK, so the Giants didn’t make the playoffs this year. We all know what happened with the Jets. Even without your favorite team in the mix, Championship Sunday is teed up to be a great one.
Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and two touchdowns and threw two scoring passes.
Brilliant coaching and innovation have been big keys in the NFL this season. Here’s a look at what five innovative teams have done to become so successful in 2012.
The madness continued in Week 14. The Chargers bombed the Steelers in Pittsburgh, the Falcons get Cam’ed in Carolina, the Pats flexed their muscles against Houston and the 9-4 Ravens fired their offensive coordinator after blowing a game in D.C.
It was a tough week for the Top 10, as the Niners, Giants, Ravens and Bears all lost. The Steelers, Bengals, Seahawks and Redskins are all poised and ready to crack the rankings.
Through 12 weeks, which team is the NFL’s biggest surprise? How about the Andrew Luck-led Colts, who are 7-4? The biggest disappointment? That honor goes to the dysfunctional 3-8 “Dream Team” Eagles.
As Smith was preparing to leave the 49ers practice late Wednesday and go home to his family the night before Thanksgiving, he was summoned to come in and speak to Jim Harbaugh.
Perhaps the only thing missing from this game are the stakes – it’s only the sixth week of the regular season, although it’s very possible the winner will be able to call upon this result to help gain a tiebreaker advantage for the playoffs.
We’re just four games into the season, and already there’s talk of the Jets not giving their all.
I wrote during the week that I was afraid that the San Francisco 49ers would make the Jets look like a high school team. I was right, though I had the wrong root cause.