| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Johnny Manziel is about as big a star as you can find in college football — in status, that is, not in actual height.
After becoming the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy, the Texas A&M quarterback hasn't let up this season, completing...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Preston Parker had a pair of touchdown catches in his bid to fill one of New Orleans' open receiver spots, and the Saints defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 17-13 in the preseason opener for both teams Friday.
New Chiefs coach Andy Reid saw all he...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Miami Dolphins did their best to make Drew Brees earn every yard, but Brees was never one to shy away from delayed gratification.
Brees completed 30 of 39 passes for 413 yards and four touchdowns, including scoring strikes of 27...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:48 PM
There is nothing wrong with the Bears offensive line. Check that. There is nothing wrong with the offensive line that cloning wouldn't fix.
Absurd as it sounds after a single exhibition snapshot, Bears rookie offensive lineman Kyle Long needs to be on...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If you play fantasy football, you're probably tearing your hair out trying to decide whom to draft. That's where we come in. We asked Dan Richman and Jay St. Pierre, two of RedEye's most formidable fantasy minds, to give us their perfect drafts. And at...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 10, 2013
Starting this week, I will be engaging Chicago's #1 White Sox fan SOXMAN in a war of words as we go up against each other in our fantasy football league. Yes, Chicago's King of Geeks (thanks for the moniker Laurence Holmes!) is also a die-hard Cubs fan,...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
With the play clock on the NFL exhibition season winding toward zero, the Buffalo Bills picked up the phone over the weekend and added quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster, reviving his once-promising football career.
Leinart and the Bills have...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:28 PM
NAPA, Calif. — Terrelle Pryor, the last draft pick made by Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, can now make a remarkable admission for an NFL quarterback.
Until this year, he didn't really know how to throw a football.
That may be a little extreme....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs returned to practice on Sunday without right tackle Eric Fisher, the No. 1 overall pick who hurt his right shoulder in their preseason opener.
Fisher also hurt his left thumb in Friday night's game in New Orleans, briefly...