| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
When the wheels start to come off the team bus in an NFL season, the good teams make corrections, fix the problem and continue to buy into the coach despite signs of adversity.
He is the most important guy in the building, the boss who manages the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
It's a situation the Ravens don't have to address now, but it will add to an interesting offseason.
With each snap, rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is showing what most of us have seen since the first day of training camp. He has the potential to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
There is no coach besides Joe Philbin who could walk away from the train wreck the last three years have been, who could be given the resources he is about to be given again, and return without question for a fourth season.
That's what Dolphins owner...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The fix is in — and it's working.
Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
| 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 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year.
That's an incredible amount of money.
But not nearly...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Remember back a couple of months, just before the start of the NFL season, that much of the talk was about rookies Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney and Michael Sam?
Now, Manziel's holding a clipboard in Cleveland; Clowney has had injury problems and...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Here is a fun game to play for the whole family. Put both hands inside the collar of your shirt as if grabbing imaginary shoulder pads. Now stretch your neck to the left and right.
Welcome to the Bears answer to Tebowing, the mock prayer pose in honor...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The Bears and Matt Forte once again can attack the Packers defensive front seven with the trap schemes in Marc Trestman's playbook to produce numbers in the run game.
As shown here, the Bears align in a Pro Split Exchange formation with Regular/21...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....