| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:49 AM
NFL.com reports: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers voiced support for Jay Cutler in the wake of Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer's apology for being the source of anonymous criticism of his quarterback, saying he would have "a major problem if...
| 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 25, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread).
Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread).
Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6)
Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5)
The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Slowing running back DeMarco Murray is a huge key to stopping the Dallas Cowboys.
The Detroit Lions caught a big break in that regard this week when the NFL reduced the one-game suspension of All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a hefty fine.
| 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...