| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:56 PM
The Seahawks outscored the Falcons 21-6 in the second half Sunday behind aggressive defense and a dynamic no-huddle offense. But it wasn’t enough – the Falcons’ 24-7 halftime lead proved too much for the Seahawks to overcome.
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:09 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison expected the Pittsburgh Steelers defense to be tested by the high-powered Atlanta Falcons.
The All-Pro linebacker also expected to get off the field.
Turns out, he was half right.
Though the Steelers rode the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:22 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Bears wonks’ ongoing public stupidity or Bears players’ ongoing public money-grubbing?
Congratulations to everyone at Halas Hall. They’ve shown great teamwork in making the operation up...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Matt Ryan's touchdown pass to Roddy White late in the second quarter proved to be the difference as Atlanta downed Detroit, 23-16, at Ford Field.
Ryan went just 20-of-34 for 218 yards and two interceptions, and added a rushing touchdown for the Falcons...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 10:46 AM
Once upon a time when even adversity signaled a chance at glory.
A deficit on the board for the home team at Lucas Oil Stadium seemed to only seemed to spark hope of a epic comeback that would simply be another chapter in a dynasty decade for the...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Lovie Smith almost never calls out a player. That’s a big reason his players love him. He always has their back.
So, when the Bears coach called out starting defensive tackle Henry Melton in advance of Monday night’s game in Philadelphia,...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 4:59 PM
The Bears didn't just announce to doubters they're to be taken seriously in the NFC this season. They screamed it.
A 30-12 dismantling of the Falcons in the season opener Sunday at Soldier Field was as much an affirmation as it was a victory. They took...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 1:59 PM
The Bears defense took one look at the new and improved Falcons’ offense, and then destroyed it.
The Bears sized up quarterback Matt Ryan and his new rookie receiver and his established star on the other side, and blew them up.
Blew up all the...
| Sep 19, 2011
ATLANTA — With quarterback Michael Vick knocked out of the game for good near the end of the third quarter, Sunday night's nationally televised epic clash turned into the ultimate test for the Eagles defense, running game and third-team...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:28 PM
COSTA MESA — Oscar Reyes found the perfect Father's Day gift for his older brother and it did not cost him a cent. He is certain Ray, who is serving in the Navy, will find a lot of value in the item.
Reyes can thank Costa Mesa High football coach...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:22 AM
In each of the last two football seasons and three of the last five, an ACC team has lost to a Championship Subdivision (the old Division I-AA) opponent.
Two of the offending coaches — Duke’s Ted Roof (to Richmond in 2006) and Virginia’...