After another loss, Rams appear out of sync and headed the wrong direction

1:36 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballLOS ANGELES -- Jared Goff asserted himself as an MVP candidate, and the Los Angeles Rams made a prime-time statement that they were Super Bowl favorites. That was a month ago, in a thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. On Sunday, the Rams continued a downward trend in an uninspiring 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagl.. Read More

Tomlin backs Boswell after FG helps seal victory

10:30 PM ETJeremy FowlerESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for CBSSports.com University of Florida graduatePITTSBURGH -- Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has his kicker's back, and it seems that will continue for the rest of the season. After practicing to keep his job late last week because of struggles all year, Chris Boswell helped seal Sunday's 17-10 victory over the New England Patriots with a 48-yarder in the final minutes. He had missed a 3.. Read More

Clunker is proof Giants’ offense might not be fixed after all

6:39 PM ETJordan RaananESPN Staff Writer CloseEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Pump the brakes on that illogical playoff talk. Hold off on the idea that the New York Giants offense is fixed. At least that is obvious after watching them stumble their way through Sunday's 17-0 loss in the steady rain to the Tennessee Titans. It was the second time the Giants were shut out in the span of less than a year. They were also blanked last December in Arizona. It was the seventh time Manning was shut out as .. Read More

Bears LT pops question to girlfriend after win

7:36 PM ETJeff DickersonESPN Staff Writer CloseDickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN's NFL Nation. He is the co-host of "Dickerson & Hood" on the ESPN Radio national network, and is heard in Chicago on ESPN 1000.CHICAGO -- Bears left tackle Charles Leno was in a celebratory mood Sunday afternoon. Minutes after the Bears clinched their first NFC North title since 2010 with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers, Leno got on one knee at midfield and proposed to his girlfriend, Jenni.. Read More

Colts are a team nobody wants to face in playoffs after blanking Cowboys

6:10 PM ETMike WellsESPN Staff Writer Close Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer PressINDIANAPOLIS – Need further proof the Indianapolis Colts are a team nobody would want to face if they make the playoffs? Beat a Houston team on a nine-game winning streak? Check. Beat a Dallas team on a five-game winning streak the following week? Did that, too. And what made ending the winning streaks of the Texans and C.. Read More