Jim Trotter

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Dec. 19, 2011

The Power of the Possible

Tim Tebow has led the Broncos from 1—4 to the division lead with the craziest, most unlikely eight-week run in NFL history. It's taken clutch playmaking, a newly stout defense and, most of all, unwavering belief

Sept. 26, 2011


A gritty fourth-quarter performance should take the heat off Matt Ryan. For now.

March 15, 2010


No cap? No problem. The kickoff to 2010 free agency has been as wild as ever. Here's the scorecard

May 14, 2012


WHY? Junior Seau was a beloved figure in San Diego and one of the greatest linebackers the NFL has seen. His suicide at age 43 has left ...

Nov. 19, 2012

Flip Service

To give or to receive—how can 32 coaches be so divided on what to do after the coin toss?

Feb. 07, 2011


These five matchups will help shape the course of Super Bowl XLV QB Aaron Rodgersvs.S Troy Polamalu A bum knee prevented Polamalu ...

Feb. 21, 2011


As a federal prosecutor, DeMaurice Smith gained a reputation for never backing down from a challenge. Now the head of the NFL Players ...

May 07, 2012

Trotter's Takeaways

Draft grades? Meaningless right now. But there are insights to be gleaned

Dec. 15, 2008

Indycision '08

Even after the Colts' sixth straight victory, it's a toss-up as to whether they'll be a serious threat in January

Oct. 31, 2011


Another late rally showed that Tim Tebow might make it as an NFL starter after all .

Oct. 10, 2011


For one day, the relentlessly pass-happy NFL was dominated by backs.

Feb. 11, 2008

The Incredibles

A trio of unheralded pass-catchers, led by David Tyree, keyed the Giants' victory

Dec. 03, 2012

Kap'n Crunch

Jim Kelly with wheels? Tim Tebow with touch? All the Niners know is that with Colin Kaepernick at the helm, its offense sails

Dec. 20, 2010

Man Crush

Offenses love it when opponents choose man-on-man coverage over zone in goal-to-go situations

Dec. 13, 2010

Players Only?

The Pro Football Hall needs a change

Sept. 03, 2012

American Badass

He spits teeth, yanks down quarterbacks one-handed and, at 32, has emerged as a dominant football force through intense workouts, painstaking study and sheer will. San Francisco's Justin Smith is everything a defender should be

Sept. 22, 2008

Titanic Turmoil

If it's just the boos that are bothering Vince Young, does he really have the temperament to lead an NFL team?

Nov. 19, 2012

Seymour's Castle

Raiders tough guy Richard Seymour trades the raucous Silver and Black for board games and a skillet in his downtime