| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Well, this is going to take some getting used to.
Jared Allen, longtime Minnesota Viking, is now ours. Take that, Julius Peppers. We basically traded a banged up rusty Buick for a shinier, less rusty Cadillac.
Those are terrible analogies, given...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Jim Caldwell has been hired as the head coach of the Detroit Lions, according to multiple reports.
He replaces Jim Schwartz, who was fired after the Lions lost five of their last six games to fall from first place in the NFC North all the way out of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:12 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The Bears' retaining defensive coordinator Mel Tucker or the Lions’ embarrassment trying to hire a head coach?
The chokefest that marked the way these NFC North rivals closed the regular season...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The more I watched the Seahawks defense in the Super Bowl, the more embarrassed I was for the Bears defense.
The less hope I hold for the Bears defense next season, as well. And maybe the season after that.
Sorry, but nobody in Chicago could watch the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Bears right guard Kyle Long bowed his head and rested it in one hand as he sat at his locker still wearing his jersey and pads. A few feet away, left guard Matt Slauson sat at his stall with a pinch of tobacco in his lower lip.
In hushed tones, he...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spent Monday night at Lambeau Field stuck on the sideline, a torn groin rendering him inactive — for at least one game.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers disappeared after one series, his left...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:39 PM
CLEVELAND — Brandon Marshall hasn't even played two full seasons for the Bears, yet he knows how it works in Chicago.
The organization's decision this week to reinstall Jay Cutler as the starting quarterback despite backup Josh McCown's recent...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Hope you're ready for a wild and wacky NFL Sunday.
With the playoffs starting next week, 10 teams are still in contention for the four postseason berths still up for grabs.
Nothing's more exciting than a win-or-go-home scenario during the final week...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Jay Cutler was hurt. It was obvious. He was hobbling. Limping. His magically healed torn groin had to be some kind of issue.
Same goes for his hand, which was slammed on a blitz. And his ankle, which was rolled in the second quarter. Just say his entire...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...