| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Plenty of NFL tight ends would be happy to switch places with San Francisco's Vernon Davis this season. The 49ers are 6-2 with a two-game lead in the NFC West and look to be in position to make another run deep into the playoffs or beyond.
But this isn't...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Maybe Dolphins owner Steve Ross should tell everybody in his organization they are being "closely evaluated."
That certainly seemed to work for 89-year-old Titans owner Bud Adams, who saw his team produce a 65-point turnaround one week after his tirade....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:35 AM
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| Sep 15, 2012
| 2:44 PM
We have nine days to debate if the Bears offense can be as bad as Thursday night's debacle in Green Bay would lead one to believe.
I'm going with yes, it can.
For the record, I've not been pushing Lake Forest propaganda. Of the nine-man Tribune...
| Jan 14, 2013
— J.J. Watt may have spit on the Patriots' midfield logo before this AFC divisional playoff game, but it is Wes Welker who continues, game after game, year after year, to spit in the face of football convention.
Running back Shane Vereen may have...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The Patriots and Tom Brady can show multiple alignments with their two tight end personnel against the Texans in their playoff game Sunday. Think of spread looks with both Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez removed from the core of the formation to create...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 PM
The Ravens' regular-season finale Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals is like the final preseason game — it's just one more test before the new season begins.
So, you can yawn through that one like you do during actual preseason games, and...
| Dec 11, 2012
We probably should have guessed the Houston Texans were in trouble when Andre Johnson called the game the biggest in the history of his franchise. We definitely should have guessed the Texans were in trouble when they decided to wear matching letter...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:28 PM
In pursuit of the NFL's toughest running back to tackle, Brian Urlacher reached for Adrian Peterson and hung on for dear life as any self-respecting linebacker would after his left hand latched onto the back of Peterson's shoulder pads.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:10 PM
In the April draft, the Bears chose Shea McClellin in the first round and passed over Illinois' Whitney Mercilus.
On Sunday, during his first visit to Soldier Field, Mercilus would like to offer them a not-so-subtle reminder of that — perhaps by...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 10:42 PM
With a knowing glance, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler made eye contact with backup Jason Campbell in the locker room at halftime of Sunday night's 13-6 loss to the Texans.
"Jay just looked at me and said, 'Be ready,'" Campbell said.
Do we know if a...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:25 PM
To score points against the Texans' top-tier defense, Jay Cutler and the Bears will have to take some shots when they get into the strike zone (20- to 35-yard line). Look for deep inside breaking routes that target the secondary with Brandon Marshall as...