| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:40 PM
— Face down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child.
Frustrated by a season-ending failure? Far from it. The quarterback was celebrating after giving the Dallas Cowboys the lead in a comeback victory....
| Dec 15, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly might have a decision to make in the wake of Sunday night's 38-27 loss to the Cowboys at the Linc.
Nick Foles, who started the season as the No. 1 quarterback, broke his left collarbone in the Nov. 2 win over the Texans,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback.
When he became general manager of...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The Bears’ three consecutive losses on national television have rekindled the narrative about how quarterback Jay Cutler’s body language equates to leadership, with various analysts and talking heads piling on at the end of a ruined season....
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:21 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — The feeling of deja vu was inescapable for anyone who followed this mess of a Bears season.
Cornerback Tim Jennings trailed in pursuit as the ball settled into Adam Thielen's arms. Another blown coverage. Another touchdown. Another...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The Bears’ Stephen Paea finished second in Pro Bowl fan voting among all NFL defensive tackles, the league announced Wednesday.
Fan voting counts for one-third of the Pro Bowl selection process; coaches’ voting counts for one third, and...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:01 PM
Slowing running back DeMarco Murray is a huge key to stopping the Cowboys.
The Lions caught a big break in that regard last week when the NFL reduced the one-game suspension of All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a hefty fine.
Suh was punished...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
He did the Lambeau Limp.
Rodgers, carted off in the first half with a calf injury,...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Last week: 11-5 (11-5 against the spread).
Season: 145-78-1 (120-103-1 against the spread).
Eagles (9-5) at Redskins (3-11)
3:30 p.m. Saturday, NFL
Eagles by 7.5 (O/U 50)
The Eagles should bounce back, but their playoff hopes are flickering. The...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Ryan Mundy was on his proper landmark when the ball took flight. Positioning, communication and execution have been problems for the Bears' defense this season, but not on the last meaningful play of their 21-13 victory over the Vikings on Sunday at...