Jim Trotter

Jim Trotter

All Jim Trotter Stories

May 18, 2009


Rushing champ Adrian Peterson wants to add weight for the '09 season. Is that too much of a good thing?

Nov. 23, 2009


Feeling good and finally content with a reduced role in the offense, LaDainian Tomlinson is rediscovering the joy of running as San Diego makes its move in the AFC West

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 ...

May 04, 2009

Decisive Moves

Last weekend's bold dealing and drafting set up some teams for immediate improvement (though some unhappy vets were left stewing)

July 25, 2011

Game On

After four months of labor talks, the NFL is almost back in business—with several significant changes

Sept. 20, 2010

Going Digital

A gesture of solidarity by NFL players has fans all riled up—finally

April 14, 2008

Character Counts ...

But the NFL's conduct policy still has loopholes

Dec. 13, 2010

Players Only?

The Pro Football Hall needs a change

May 06, 2013

Trotter's Takes

Five quick-hit conclusions from the NFL's annual meat market

June 16, 2008

Pirate Booty

Will Al Davis's $300 million outlay pay off with a team turnaround—or is it just more Raider recklessness?

Nov. 11, 2013


Senior NFL writer Jim Trotter repicks the 2013 playoffs.

Nov. 30, 2009

Fear Factor

Chicago expected Jake Cutler to excel in the clutch, but the brash QB is struggling—and perhaps losing his confidence

April 09, 2012

Cold Front

The handling of the bounty scandal exposes the continuing frosty relationship between the NFL and the union

March 16, 2009

Buffalo Soldier

Canceled by the Cowboys, the T.O. show moves north—reality TV cameras and all

May 31, 2010

Last Chance?

With Kurt Warner gone, Matt Leinart has one more opportunity—maybe—to prove to Arizona that he's a starter

Jan. 16, 2012


At home in the dome, with Drew Brees at the controls, the Saints' record-setting offense works like a well-oiled machine. But will the engine stall ...

Jan. 18, 2010

Cards Gone Wild

After an epic playoff throwdown, Kurt Warner and crew look ahead to the Saints. But can Arizona stop the pass? The final play, Karlos Dansby's ...