| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Ravens left guard Kelechi Osemele was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after testing his bruised, hyperextended right knee during warmups.
Osemele looked immobile while trying to do basic drills in the end zone. He was...
| Nov 24, 2014
Balanced attack that produced 462 yards and 26 first downs was kept from being perfect by two more interceptions and some red-zone failures that this team cannot afford against better competition these next three weeks.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:13 AM
DETROIT – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell to 5-7 with a 34-17 loss to the Detroit Lions on Thursday at Ford Field.
1. With about four minutes remaining in the game, Lions vice president of communications Bill Keenist, leaned over and...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: Thanksgiving, of course.
The Bears will spend their Thanksgiving in Detroit, engaged...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:24 PM
With a short turnaround between Sunday's 21-13 victory over the Buccaneers and Thursday's NFC North game against the Lions at Ford Field, Bears coach Marc Trestman and his staff have had to modify their typical game-week preparation routine. Players had...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The Ravens had the play and the look they wanted on fourth down in the first quarter at the Cincinnati Bengals' 1-yard line Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
Quarterback Joe Flacco executed a play-action fake to his left to rookie running back Lorenzo...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Bears defensive end Willie Young isn’t hiding his giddiness this week. He admits he’s eager to get back to Detroit for Thursday’s game against the Lions, looking forward to connecting with old teammates and hoping to leave Ford Field...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Chicago Bears have not consistently established their vertical passing game this season, as opponents have prioritized taking that away and testing quarterback Jay Cutler’s willingness to check down.
Stretching the defense figures to be a...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Maine South was not particularly excited about facing Niles West for the second time in four weeks, but the Class 8A playoff draw had its advantages.
The Hawks often face little resistance from their first-round opponents, but they couldn't afford to...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Haunting the Ravens’ training room and weight room for the past month became a weary, repetitive routine for left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe as he recovered from a right knee injury
Now, Monroe’s recovery from arthroscopic surgery is...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Maine South is not the highest-scoring team in the Central Suburban South, a distinction that belongs to Niles West.
But Niles West, New Trier, Glenbrook South and anybody who pays any attention to high school football in the area knows who the CSL's...