Houston's Brian Cushing is a leading contender for defensive rookie of the year honors. He's not the only former USC linebacker making a strong impression in Year 1, writes Len Pasquarelli.
There have been so many outstanding head coaching jobs done this season, Bill Belichick might discover it was easier to claim a fourth Super Bowl title than to be cited as the league's best mentor.
With Jake Plummer managing the game and not making mistakes, the Broncos are 6-2 and look like legitimate contenders.
In a "statement game" for Cincy, the Steelers delivered a message that they're the team to beat in the AFC North.
Among the reasons for Philly's continued success are the continuity of the coaching staff and development of the DBs.
ESPN.com has confirmed that Buffalo Bills coordinator Tom Clements, a former Notre Dame quarterback, will meet on Thursday night with Irish officials about the school's head coaching vacancy.
Who will become the latest team to miss the playoffs one year and go to the Super Bowl the next?
Heading into the final month, the Eagles and Chiefs are in top health, while the Vikings and Broncos look sick.
After seven straight wins, the Eagles look like a good bet to make their third straight conference championship.
Browns coach Butch Davis said Friday that incumbent Tim Couch will start the team's first preseason game at Tennessee on Saturday evening.
Randall Godfrey's unpopular release is the latest offseason incident that could test Tennessee's strong leadership.
In order to be more competitive in 2003, NFC West teams will have to make drastic improvements on defense.
Even though there are areas to address on both offense and defense, the Bucs should be Super Bowl contenders next year.
The Falcons blocked the plans of the Cincinnati Bengals to hire assistant coach Emmitt Thomas.
Drew Bledsoe's arrival has things looking up in Buffalo and expectations soaring.
The Bengals signed Pernell Davis, one of the few unfettered prospects from NFL Europe, to a two-year contract.