| Oct 4, 2013
In February 2007, Marc Trestman was an unemployed football coach teaching for an on-line sports training company when he arrived at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis for a corporate speaking engagement.
Trestman did more profound listening than...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Saints coach Sean Payton will have a game plan designed to target and expose the Bears' Cover-2 defense inside the red zone. Based on personnel and alignment, look for Payton to use his matchup players to give quarterback Drew Brees scoring opportunities....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Late Monday night, as rivers of happy Saints fans left the Superdome, a group shrieked and whistled their way down a hallway near the Dolphins' locker room.
"Shhh, quiet,'' one fan said, pointing to Dolphins officials standing...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:07 PM
NEW ORLEANS – It doesn't mean watch out, Denver, if the Dolphins win Monday to start 4-0 for the first time since 1995. It doesn't mean they're a mortal lock to host a playoff game or you move them into the Super Bowl discussion.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
For four seasons on the Baylor coaching staff, Dino Babers watched quarterback Robert Griffin III develop into a passer worthy of winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy.
For the last two years, the Eastern Illinois coach benefited from Jimmy Garoppolo...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Monday Night Football schedule 2013: ESPN's coverage of Monday Night Football kicks off with a doubleheader on Monday, Sept. 9, with Philadelphia at Washington and Houston at San Diego. Full ESPN Monday Night Football schedule and highlights below. Monday...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:31 PM
In spring 2007, Jermon Bushrod was the 19th offensive lineman chosen in the NFL draft.
Among those chosen ahead of him were offensive tackle Tony Ugoh, guard Arron Sears, tackle James Marten, guard Andy Alleman and center Leroy Harris.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Going to be standing on by best Sunday soapbox a couple times, so slap me if I start preaching too much . . .
Soapbox No. 1: Personal responsibility.
As usually happens this time of year, we have had a couple of negative stories involving members of...
| Aug 30, 2013
Because I was the only one of the Tribune's nine-man panel who correctly predicted the Bears would miss the playoffs last year, it's my privilege to hit leadoff with this year's NFL crystal ball.
It's easy to make a case for all four teams in the NFC...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If you play fantasy football, you're probably tearing your hair out trying to decide whom to draft. That's where we come in. We asked Dan Richman and Jay St. Pierre, two of RedEye's most formidable fantasy minds, to give us their perfect drafts. And at...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Preston Parker had a pair of touchdown catches in his bid to fill one of New Orleans' open receiver spots, and the Saints defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 17-13 in the preseason opener for both teams Friday.
New Chiefs coach Andy Reid saw all he...