| May 21, 2014
| 11:32 AM
By my count, over three Phil Emery drafts, and projecting starters for 2014, he has drafted eight offensive players for three starters, which is probably OK, but 11 defensive players for one starter (Jon Bostic or Shea McClellin) and that is a disaster. I...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:36 AM
The Miami Dolphins have taken an all-in approach with Ryan Tannehill as the team's franchise quarterback, and that approach is indeed justified.
The franchise invested the eighth pick in the 2012 NFL draft on the inexperienced Texas A&M starter.
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the South divisions:
In a division with Cam Newton and Drew Brees, there's even more of a premium in...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:47 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Chicago Bears are considering veterans as they search for a backup to quarterback Jay Cutler, but coach Marc Trestman feels good about what Jordan Palmer showed late in the preseason last year.
“We give Jordan a lot of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:18 PM
In the beginning: Jared Allen will turn 32 on April 3. He was born in Dallas, raised near San Jose, Calif., and went to college at Idaho State, where he was an All-Big Sky defensive lineman and long snapper.
Surprise, surprise: He was a fourth-round...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Dante Rosario is back with the Chicago Bears, but it took two contracts in a little more than a week to get it done.
Rosario was re-signed Thursday to a one-year contract in a move the club has yet to announce. He was surprisingly released March 10,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter
This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Is Phil Emery going to surprise us all and go offense in the first round? -- @fronczak68 from Twitter
You need to learn to never say never in the NFL but I don’t know how the Bears will accomplish remaining work needed for the defense by going...
| 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?...
| 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....
| 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...