| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:20 PM
IRVING, Texas Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett spent a good part of his Monday news conference talking about the defense.
He gave injury updates. He gave individual evaluations. He tried to focus on the improvements, not the setbacks, the defense...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:23 PM
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Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick said Tuesday that he will be suspended the first four games of the 2014 season for a failed drug test. Owner Jerry Jones broke the news to...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
OXNARD, Calif. At long last the Cowboys appear to have found their way off the 8-8 train. It may not be what you were hoping for. The team is now staring over the ledge.
The fact that a four-game suspension of cornerback Orlando Scandrick for PED use...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
SAN DIEGO Former Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells once opined, "Football players play football in football season."
That statement must be amended.
They do unless it's the preseason opener and you play for the Cowboys under coach Jason Garrett.
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The question would be unthinkable in years past, particularly in light of the rich history of this NFL team. Still, it's appropriate now:
Is there a D in Dallas?
There certainly wasn't last season, when the Cowboys surrendered a franchise-high 6,645...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
If Jon Bostic starts this season, the Bears are in trouble.
I don’t think Bostic is ready to be a starting middle linebacker for a Super Bowl contender, and apparently, neither do the Bears, or they wouldn’t have re-signed D.J. Williams and...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Bears made big offseason investments in rebuilding their defensive line that should pay off after training camp.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears' defensive line overhaul centered on guaranteeing a total of $30.5 million to free agents...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Jackie Shipp became Arizona State's defensive line coach last season, and he helped Will Sutton, the Bears' new third-round defensive tackle, repeat as Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year.
Shipp was the Miami Dolphins' first-round pick in 1984. He...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
General manager Phil Emery can only hope the calculated gamble he took last fall...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:29 PM
The Bears have done a lot of work to build the roster since the end of the regular season and in free agency. What about an extension for wide receiver Brandon Marshall who is entering the final year of his contract? Is that in the cards for Phil Emery?...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The NFC features some of the NFL's best defenses, which includes the Seattle Seahawks, the reigning Super Bowl champions.
This conference also features a couple of teams - Philadelphia, Chicago, Carolina, Arizona - that appear to be on the rise, and a...