| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Last week: 6-8 (2-12 against the spread)
Season: 102-58-1 (83-78 against the spread)
Buccaneers (2-8) at Bears (4-6)
Noon Sunday, FOX-32
Bears by 6 (O/U 46.5)
Watching tape of Mike Evans has to give the Bears chills. But the Buccaneers don't...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 10-3 (1): Little concerning Falcons put up 37 on them but you had feeling no matter how many Falcons scored, Aaron Rodgers would score more.
2. Patriots 10-3 (2): Bill Belichick's team tosses aside Justin Bieber...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Last week: 12-4 (9-7 against the spread)
Season: 134-73-1 (109-98-1 against the spread)
at Falcons (5-8)
Steelers by 2 (O/U 54.5)
It's clear the Falcons have talent. They displayed that in Green Bay. But their...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The Seattle Seahawks aren't buying into it.
Yes, they've heard that the injured calf is going to be an issue for Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Yes, they've heard he won't be as mobile. But the Seahawks are preparing to face arguably the NFL's...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:14 AM
After hearing John Elway explain his side of the divorce from John Fox on Tuesday in Denver, it's apparent the Broncos vice president isn't interested in AFC West titles.
Fox led the Broncos to four consecutive division crowns but it's Super Bowl or...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status.
With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:49 PM
GREEN BAY — Referee Gene Steratore sparked the NFL's latest rules controversy when he clicked on his microphone to explain the call that helped decide Sunday's playoff thriller between the Packers and Cowboys. And during the postseason, in...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-5 (.615); season 96-50-1 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Jared Allen’s weekly news conference at Halas Hall ended with a proclamation Wednesday.
Or was it a promise? Or a dare?
Regardless, when stepping down from the dais in the Chicago Bears’ media room, Allen turned to a horde of gathered...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Chicago Bears’ season disintegrated in spectacular fashion Sunday night in a 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Stunningly, the Bears managed to sink lower than their 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 8. They appeared totally lost...