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  • 10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills

    10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears made too many mistakes in losing the season opener to the Buffalo Bills 23-20 in overtime Sunday at Soldier Field . 1. The storyline has been promoted practically all year, since Jan. 3 anyway, the day the Chicago...
  • For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later

    For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later
    More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches. And can you blame them? Consider the success last year's new coaches had, with Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, Kansas City's Andy Reid and San Diego's Mike McCoy...
  • Falcons edge Saints in overtime; 49ers beat sloppy Cowboys

    Falcons edge Saints in overtime; 49ers beat sloppy Cowboys
    ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints. In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...
  • Bucs need Tedford back calling plays for the offense

    The Sports Xchange Bucs need Tedford back calling plays for the offense TAMPA -- Jeff Tedford came back to work full-time Monday after missing two weeks because of a surgical procedure on a coronary artery. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope their...
  • Same old bumbling Bucs under "Lovie Ball"

    Same old bumbling Bucs under "Lovie Ball"
    TAMPA — New coach, new quarterback, new uniforms, new enthusiasm. Same 'ol Bucs. Tampa Bay's players left the field with the usual hands-on-their-hips frustration, a tell-tale sign of another disappointing NFL Sunday afternoon. The score was...
  • Panthers-Buccaneers: What we learned

    The Sports Xchange Panthers-Buccaneers: What we learned TAMPA, Fla. -- No Cam Newton? No problem. With their starting quarterback sidelined for the first time in his young career by a rib injury, the Carolina Panthers knew heading into Sunday's...
  • Preview: Panthers at Buccaneers

    (Updated: UPDATES with Newton listed as questionable in LEDE) Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will be hard-pressed to defend their NFC South title - and they get an early test from a division rival when they visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on...
  • Sports Buzz: Bucs will be best NFL team in Florida

    Sports Buzz: Bucs will be best NFL team in Florida
    The NFL season is under way, and Florida's NFL teams -- the Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars -- kick off Sunday. None of these teams had a particularily good 2013, and all have high hopes for this season. But which team will...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 1

    The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Farmer’s record last year was 159-96-1 (.624). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
  • Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    1. Seahawks: It has been a decade since the Patriots were the last franchise to repeat in 2003 and 2004. Seattle is primed to give it a real shot and will have Percy Harvin the entire season. 2. Broncos: The offense should remain atop the league and...
  • Don't expect Bears defense to be fixed overnight

    Don't expect Bears defense to be fixed overnight
    Maybe the greatest fallacy surrounding the Bears in 2014 is the idea that the offseason rebuild of the defensive line will have the same effect that rebuilding the offensive line did last season. It's great to see professional defensive linemen, no...
  • The hole in Trestman's thinking

    The hole in Trestman's thinking
    Everybody looked dumb. Marc Trestman and Lance Briggs talked about the linebacker’s ditching the first team practice with the 53-man roster for his restaurant opening in California, and everybody looked dumb. This wasn’t as bad as the...