Kansas City Chiefs' defense smothers Oakland Raiders
Tamba Hali and the Kansas City Chiefs' defense laid a hurt on the Oakland Raiders and got just enough offense from quarterback Alex Smith to stay undefeated.
Eric Steinbach reportedly will work out for Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens once again are taking a look at a veteran offensive lineman late in the offseason. Could a former AFC North foe help bolster their front?
Days are numbered in the NFL for Haynesworth, Shanahan
There's a famous saying, "Everyone always loves you more after you're gone." Well, that's not always the case as Jason Smith points out with a few NFL figures.
Ravens salvage season with comeback win over Cardinals
The Ravens were down three touchdowns to the lowly Cardinals and desperately needed a spark. Joe Flacco delivered, writes Jason La Canfora, and might have saved Baltimore's season in the process.
Raiders didn't pay too steep of price if Palmer pans out
Most analysts believe Oakland gave up too much to pry Carson Palmer from Cincinnati. But Albert Breer explains why the Raiders made the right move and much more in his weekly look around the league.
Harbaugh taking Niners on long, hard road to respectability
Five rookie coaches are off to a 2-1 start. Albert Breer catches up with one to find out how he did it, and also touches on the Falcons, Bears, the 2012 draft and more in his robust notebook.
Blue chips and red chips: Ranking all 32 teams
Ranking teams is tricky business, especially before games are even played. MIchael Lombardi takes a stab at his 1 to 32 pecking order by using his popular blue-chip/red-chip player ratings as a guide.
Ravens could finally have offense to support title aspirations
The Ravens have been a perennial playoff team, but the Steelers remain a roadblock. Some new additions to go with Joe Flacco and Co. could be the difference this season, according to Bucky Brooks.
Intriguing storylines abound with preseason out of the way
Pat Kirwan has come up with six intriguing storylines to monitor now that the preseason is over, including a method teams could employ to effectively attack the Eagles' "Dream Team" defense.
Cowboys 'renovate' roster with focus on changing culture
With a roster overhaul in Dallas, the Super Bowl seems to be more of a delusion than a destination. Are the Cowboys doing the smart thing? Albert Breer examines the philosophy behind the changes.