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  • Sam Farmer's Week 12 NFL picks

    Sam Farmer's Week 12 NFL picks
    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...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 11 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 11 picks
    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...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 11 NFL picks

    Sam Farmer's Week 11 NFL picks
    Last week: 8-5 (5-8 against the spread) Season: 96-50-1 (81-66 against the spread) Vikings (4-5) at Bears (3-6) Noon Sunday, CBS-2 Bears by 3 (O/U 46) While the Vikings are rested, the Bears are reeling. They have yet to win at home and have...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Vikings

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Vikings
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ season ended Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium, the eighth loss in the last 10 games and likely the end of the Marc Trestman era. 1. Has Marc Trestman been using the wrong...
  • NFL roundup: Peterson misses league hearing

    NFL roundup: Peterson misses league hearing
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did not appear at a scheduled disciplinary hearing with the NFL on Friday after agreeing to attend last week, according to ESPN. The NFL claimed that Peterson refused to give the league an alternative...
  • Giants trying to fix their defense, which ranks last in the NFL

    Cullen Jenkins said the approach is the same, whether you are the best team in the league or the worst. Funny he should mention that because the Giants are, in fact, the worst team in the league — when it comes to defense. "You try to master your...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 12 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 12 picks
    Sam Farmer, The Times’ NFL writer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U=over/under). Last week’s record 11-4 (.735); season 113-62-1 (.646). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
  • NFL's second half brings new questions

    NFL's second half brings new questions
    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...
  • 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis faces surgery, is out for season

    49ers linebacker Patrick Willis faces surgery, is out for season
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained muscle in his left big toe. Willis was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday for the injury suffered in the third...
  • Week 8: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

     Week 8: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parentheses. 1. Broncos 5-1 (1): Overlooked in hoopla surrounding Peyton Manning record was fact they crushed 49ers in every phase. 2. Eagles 5-1 (4): Chip Kelly with extra week to prepare for trip to face talented Cardinals should make for...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Do you see Jordan Lynch returning kicks if he sticks with the team? -- @Mitlane from Twitter No. I don’t think Lynch has the speed or quickness to excel as a returner. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds at the scouting combine. One of the...