Smith confident he has Buccaneers on the rebound

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Lovie Smith spent a year away from the NFL preparing for the challenge he faces in trying to transform the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers into winners.

Falcons look to bounce back from dismal season

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

This is new territory for the Atlanta Falcons.

After a scandalous 2013, Dolphins looking forward

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Joe Philbin was not overly pleased following a recent preseason game, the coach of the Miami Dolphins somewhat befuddled with how his first-string offense moved the ball well but failed to find the end zone.

Gronk's health key to success of Patriots, Brady

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Tom Brady and his receiving corps are more comfortable in their second season together.

Bills' hopes hinge on familiar question: QB

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Ralph Wilson often lamented the one obstacle standing in the way of the Bills' success during their current 14-season playoff drought was a failure to identify a franchise quarterback.

Jets will fly as far as Geno Smith takes them

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Geno Smith has noticed his teammates responding differently to him these days.

RG3's transformation vital to Redskins turnaround

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The mission for Robert Griffin III is to become a passer who can run, instead of a runner who can throw.

Chip Kelly has Eagles fans thinking Super Bowl

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Chip Kelly took the Philadelphia Eagles from worst to first in the division in one year, raising expectations to championship-or-bust levels in a city starved for a Super Bowl victory.

Healthy Romo key with Dallas defense in disarray

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Even if Tony Romo's surgically repaired back holds up, the Dallas Cowboys could have a difficult time matching the 8-8 finish they've had for three years running.

Giants looking to end 2-year playoff drought

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

After missing the playoffs the past two seasons, Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants aren't one of the morning-line favorites to get back to the postseason.