| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:48 AM
No surprise that Phil Emery would run interference for Shea McClellin.
Just as it’s no surprise that every opponent runs directly at Emery’s first draft pick.
Connect the dots, Phil.
But no. the Bears general manager has his own dots,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987.
Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:14 AM
"Change isn’t always bad," Jay Cutler was saying Monday shortly after the Chicago Bears whacked Lovie Smith.
Wait, Cutler said that? Cutler said change isn’t always bad? The guy who seemed annoyed that he has had a different offensive...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Ravens' blockbuster $120.6 million contract with quarterback Joe Flacco is an arrangement banking on his future potential and not just how he engineered a Super Bowl victory.
Because Flacco is entering the prime of his career at 28 years old, the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Here is what other news outlets are saying about Joe Flacco's six-year, $120.6 million deal with the Ravens.
--Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com says Flacco earned his money by playing his best when it really mattered.
"Did the Ravens overpay him? Certainly....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Can the Bears defense stop San Fran if they play each other in the playoffs? -- @JohnMcLallen, from Twitter
I would be surprised if the Bears defense does not perform significantly better against the 49ers if the teams meet again. There were a number...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:26 AM
The Ravens will be a solid underdog going into Sunday’s game against the only other team in the AFC with a winning record, and there’s no way to argue with the oddsmakers after the way the defense gave up big yardage on the ground the past two...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens will take on the Houston Texans in Houston. Stephanie Stradley blogs about the Texans for The Houston Chronicle, and she was...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Quarterback Geno Smith, a four-year starter at West Virginia, was selected in the second round of the NFL draft Friday by the New York Jets with the 39th overall pick, giving the team some depth at a position that has been a problem since Mark Sanchez's...