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  • Bills best Bears in OT

    Bills best Bears in OT
    On Sunday morning, like so many others in Chicago, I headed to Solider Field excited for the home opener football game between the Bears and Buffalo Bills. Several hours later, like so many others, I left Soldier Field still trying to make sense of what I...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections have fared in regular-season Week 1 (complete through Monday's games)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections have fared in regular-season Week 1 (complete through Monday's games)
    Bayside High alumnus EJ Manuel had relatively pedestrian statistics, but he and the Buffalo Bills stunned the Bears at Chicago's Soldier Field in one of the NFL first week's most notable results. Here's a look at how players with Virginia connections...
  • Illinois seeks rare 3-0 start at Washington

     Illinois seeks rare 3-0 start at Washington
    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach Tim Beckman started his Monday news conference with a new mantra. "We're fighting for five," he said. The Illini, Beckman pointed out, can become only the fifth team in the program's last 25 seasons to start the season...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills

    10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears made too many mistakes in losing the season opener to the Buffalo Bills 23-20 in overtime Sunday at Soldier Field . 1. The storyline has been promoted practically all year, since Jan. 3 anyway, the day the Chicago...
  • NFL Week 1: A change of seasons, and a season of change?

    NFL Week 1: A change of seasons, and a season of change?
    It's too early to know if a changing of the guard is afoot in the NFL, but Sunday's openers suggested a shake-up. • Atlanta beat New Orleans in overtime, 37-34, with the Falcons making an early bid to be this season's worst-to-first team. For 11...
  • Falcons edge Saints in overtime; 49ers beat sloppy Cowboys

    Falcons edge Saints in overtime; 49ers beat sloppy Cowboys
    ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints. In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...
  • For openers, Manuel keeps Orton on bench

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Adding Report Card Vs. Bears For openers, Manuel keeps Orton on bench ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- When the Bills signed Kyle Orton on Aug. 31 to be their backup quarterback after cutting four backups in the previous week, a red...
  • Bears cautious, keep Jeffery out after he suffered hamstring injury

    Bears cautious, keep Jeffery out after he suffered hamstring injury
    Alshon Jeffery's final play Sunday came with 6 minutes, 53 seconds left in the third quarter, a 7-yard Matt Forte reception after which the Bears Pro Bowl receiver hobbled to the sideline. Officially, Jeffery's setback was announced as a hamstring...
  • New year, same bad decisions by Cutler

    New year, same bad decisions by Cutler
    Defiance as familiar as the forced interception Jay Cutler threw in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Bills surfaced minutes after the Bears quarterback stepped into the postgame interview room at Soldier Field. "You guys are...
  • Turnovers, injuries spoil launch of Bears' explosive offense

    Turnovers, injuries spoil launch of Bears' explosive offense
    Soldier Field's parking lots filled early Sunday with Bears fans eager for the release of Trestman Offense 2.0. They gathered amid the wafting smells of burning charcoal and sizzling sausages to celebrate the return of the most prolific offense in team...
  • NFL game roundup: Manning, Broncos hold off Colts

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds Colts-Broncos as lede; final update; will stand NFL game roundup: Manning, Broncos hold off Colts DENVER -- Quarterback Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns to tight end Julius Thomas, and the Denver...
  • Bears safety Conte can't escape playing under microscope

    Bears safety Conte can't escape playing under microscope
    The play was there for Chris Conte, his eyes tracking it the entire way. Deep in coverage in the third quarter Sunday, the Bears safety saw Bills quarterback EJ Manuel rolling left and searching for a target. And when Manuel fired toward receiver Marquise...