| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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NFL roundup: Cowboys LT Smith signs eight-year extension
The Dallas Cowboys signed left tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension worth close to $98 million. The total value of the deal is close to $110 million.
The deal averages...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:06 AM
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Cowboys DE Lawrence to miss two months Rookie Demarcus Lawrence, the Dallas Cowboys' hand-picked replacement for DeMarcus Ware, could miss half of the regular season with a broken foot.
Lawrence was injured Tuesday in a training...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Brian Urlacher to the Dallas Cowboys?
Those are six words that just sound far-fetched. And they ultimately may be.
After all, it’s been more than a year since Urlacher walked away from the NFL, unable to reach agreement on a new deal with the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:07 AM
I am still not sure what we saw in the game Sunday. When Minnesota touched the punt back into the field and Eric Weems knocked it into the end zone (and out of the end zone), would it have been a Minnesota touchdown if the Vikings had could recovered...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense."
For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:57 PM
What will teams do now to exploit the loss of Brian Urlacher? Physically not a huge threat but ability to change formations a key loss. -- @Tquille, from Twitter
I've heard a lot of talk this season about how Urlacher can't move anymore. Understand...
| Feb 5, 2013
For the first time since the 1985 season, the Bears landed two defensive linemen in the Pro Bowl as Julius Peppers and Henry Melton were selected as all-stars.
Peppers led the defense with 111/2 sacks, his most since joining the club in 2010, and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Ninth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp
Never mind his secret to punching the ball out. Teammates seeking advice from Charles Tillman instead should inquire about keys to maintaining a high level of play deep into a career as he'...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Life in the real world ain't the same as childhood. More intensity, more responsibility. Same goes for life in the NFL. RedEye sat down with a slew of Bears and asked them for their "Welcome To the NFL" moment—when they knew, "I'm not in college...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Did Jimmy Johnson tweet anything else today?
Hey, don’t laugh. There’s more information about the Bears coaching search coming off a houseboat in Miami than from the offices in Lake Forest.
But until we see white smoke coming out of...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:24 PM
First-round pick: No. 3
For several weeks, the widespread belief has been the Vikings will use the third pick on USC left tackle Matt Kalil, and that's still likely to happen. As the draft nears, though, there's speculation the team...