| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:31 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Chuck Pagano coached Tom Zbikowski for four years in Baltimore, so when he had a chance to run his own team in Indianapolis, one of his first moves was to bring Zbikowski with him.
"He is invaluable because he played in the scheme,"...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
1. Packers: The addition of Cedric Benson could give the Packers a dimension they lacked.
2. Giants: They are a little beat up at cornerback, but their pass rush should be able to compensate while they get healthy.
3. Patriots: Questions about the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:04 PM
The temptation is to define the man, or at least his body of work, by 140 character messages.
Yes, the Colts' owner is an active and wildly popular tweeter with more than 180,000 followers.
But the owner of the Colts is Jim Irsay, not @JimIrsay.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Mike Tice probably is more popular than any offensive coordinator in Bears history.
Of course that could change Sunday on the Bears' first possession against the Colts, which also will be Tice's first chance in the job.
Though the Bears don't have a...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:57 PM
In an offseason full of babble, hardly a word has been spoken about a player who has a decent chance of starting at cornerback for the Bears.
What's more, the player grew up about 20 minutes from Soldier Field. He starred at Hubbard High School, Joliet...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Sixth in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Receivers.
Many teams would love to find a big tight end who can run, catch and block like Rob Gronkowski, but they won't find one in this draft. The talent is limited, though the draft does...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Ninth in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Safeties.
This is not a bad crop of defensive tackles. There are several players who should have productive careers at every level of the draft, including in the first round. As many as six...