NFL Superbowl live blog – New England Patriots against New York Giants

February 4, 2012

Click here to join our Superbowl liveblog where we will bring you all the latest from one of the biggest sporting events on the planet.

NFL Liveblog

January 20, 2012

We are liveblogging the NFL Conference championships on Sunday – come back at game time for in-game chat and info with Reuters reporters and fans.

Tebow time makes way for Manning mania even outside U.S.

January 16, 2012

The Tim Tebow fairytale is over but NFL provided more drama with Super Bowl champions and previously imperious Green Bay being unceremoniously dumped out at home by New York Giants.

Lineman Week 11 NFL picks

November 19, 2011

The Wichita Lineman had a bit of a rough outing last week but we have to remember it is always hard to step in mid-season and be at the top of your game.

The Lineman: Week Nine NFL Picks

November 4, 2011

Week Eight was full of surprises, not many of them pleasant. The St. Louis Rams taking down the New Orleans Saints was the big shocker while the New York Giants and Baltimore Ravens managed to escape with wins but were unimpressive failing to cover.

The Lineman: Week Five NFL picks

October 7, 2011

OK, it is not exactly the big week I was looking for but 3-3 at least has the Lineman heading back in the right direction. But catch a look at the Pick of the Week 3-1 (soon to be 4-1).

The Lineman’s NFL picks — classics on the cards

January 14, 2011

NFL/The Lineman is only sure of one thing this weekend and that is that football fans are in for a real treat with all four games shaping up as potential classics.

Pats’ Belichick played the right odds, Harvard economist says

November 17, 2009

belichik1Bill Belichick has been crucified metaphorically by many pundits and fans for his gamble late in a National Football League game against the unbeaten Indianapolis Colts, but one top economist says the coach many previously called a genius made the right decision Sunday even if it backfired on him.

What was Bill Belichick thinking?

November 17, 2009

coltsBonehead move or brilliant gamble? Gutsy call or clueless mistake?

With the New England Patriots leading the surging Indianapolis Colts 34-28 with just over two minutes to play and staring at a fourth and two gamble on their own 28 yard line, was Bill Belichick’s decision to go for the first down rather than punt the ball away the right one?

Week Seven NFL Picks

October 23, 2009

breesThe Lineman had been in a bit of slump the last three weeks. After a very solid start to the season he has picked just six winners the last three weeks.We were hit hard by upsets last week (give me a break Raiders and Bills both picking up wins). But we are still ..500 on the season and Pick of the Week is back at .500.