| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Jared Allen has recorded double-digit sacks in each of the last seven seasons. That’s a right defensive end the way it oughta be.
The way Julius Peppers used to be.
The way the Bears need one to be.
Even before introducing new defensive end...
| Mar 12, 2014
On the day in 2008 that Lamarr Houston publicly apologized for getting arrested as a University of Texas junior for driving drunk hours after a Longhorns victory, he ignored his lawyer's advice and followed his conscience to the podium.
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The question isn’t who will replace Julius Peppers.
No, the question is who couldn’t.
You there, reading this piece on your laptop, get in there at right defensive end for the next snap. You couldn’t lose outside contain much worse...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
DAVIE - If the Miami Dolphins are going to improve the roster via a trade General Manager Jeff Ireland has less than 24 hours to get something done.
The NFL trade deadline is on Tuesday at 4 p.m. so if the Dolphins plan to make moves to improve the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Michael Egnew places his arms in a grappling position and squats to anchor down, bracing his body for impact.
The Miami Dolphins tight end is preparing for a collision with Pro Bowl pass rusher Cameron Wake, attempting to establish positioning during...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Because preseason NFL football barely resembles the real thing most of the time, it can be tough to determine how much stock to put into what you're seeing. That goes double for the Bears' warm-up Thursday against San Diego at Soldier Field, which...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:33 PM
It bears repeating on the first Monday of September that one Friday night in August hardly suggests an NFL team will play on a super Sunday in February.
The Bears generally looked good in preseason, but not that good — and Mike Ditka can't stop by...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' starting front four is going to be a force this season and hopefully for years to come, but after the starters the roster doesn't look so great. I'm wondering, what percentage of snaps the starters are expected to play and how important it is...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:27 PM
As Phil Emery prepares for his second Bears draft, he would be wise to study his predecessor Jerry Angelo. The Bears will pick in the first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth rounds of the 2013 draft. RedEye takes a look at Angelo's best and worst from...
| Apr 26, 2013
They have been called "big uglies," "hogs" and even "big hog mollies."
But never before have they been called the most coveted players in the draft.
The Bears' selection of Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long was part of a trend — a big trend....