| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
If you're one of those fans who watched Monday's Bears-Packers game simply to pass the time before the release of "Call of Duty: Ghosts" on Tuesday, well, that's understandable.
However, you might not have realized Marc Trestman's team strikes a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them.
Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them.
In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers might be forced to shuffle their renovated offensive line after starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga reportedly suffered a season-ending knee injury during a weekend scrimmage.
Only three months ago, Coach Mike McCarthy moved Bulaga...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 10) Ever since RB DeMarco Murray went down with an injury 7 games ago, the Cowboys have not been able to run the ball. Here is what they have gotten from their......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
HAMPTON — Mike Tomlin's annual homecoming produced the expected result: mobilizing the local chapter of Steelers Nation and providing a celebrity boost for a favorite cause.
Tomlin, the Peninsula native and Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The Green Bay Packers made a commitment to the future of their running game in April when they drafted two running backs -- former UCLA standout Johnathan Franklin and ex-Alabama star Eddie Lacy. However, only one of them is making big headlines out of...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:08 AM
The NFL referees union formally ratified Saturday a contract with the league that had been agreed upon earlier this week.
The approval marks an official end to the lockout, said spokesman Greg Aiello of the National Football League.
Even before the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Sputtering frustration over replacement officials in the National Football League burst into full-open revolt after a controversial end-zone call that decided the fate -- wrongly, it turns out -- of Monday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:02 PM
A season in which the Bears benefitted from playing against third-string quarterbacks couldn't be saved by their own No. 3.
But Caleb Hanie's gutsy performance in relief of an injured Jay Cutler and an ineffective Todd Collins was a reason why the...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:22 AM
It turned out to be a very good Super Bowl. A little too sloppy to make it a great one, in my opinion, but still very good. Give credit to the Steelers for fighting back to make it interesting. But there were lots of mistakes. The Steelers had three...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The Weather Channel came in at No. 6 with its 8:30 p.m. coverage of Hurricane Irene. That special programming drew 53,000 viewers. The Weather Channel placed three programs in the Top 20 for the night....