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  • Big decisions coming quickly for Bears' new general manager

    Big decisions coming quickly for Bears' new general manager
    The clock is ticking. And the Bears know it. When the plume of smoke finally lifted from Black Monday last week, five head coaching positions and two general manager jobs had opened. The Bears joined the Jets as the only teams with both vacancies. And...
  • What are the most important positions in a 3-4 defense?

    What are the most important positions in a 3-4 defense?
    If the Bears are indeed transitioning to a 3-4 defense under the new coaching staff, how would you rank the need for positions to be filled? What are the most important positions? -- Larson Boy, New York Good question and one that is a little...
  • Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

     Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parentheses. 1. Patriots 7-2 (1): Tom Brady says key to his success at this point in his career is an early bed time. 2. Cardinals 8-1 (2): Drew Stanton 2-1 as a starter already this season so no reason to believe this heads south with...
  • Kansas City's Eric Berry has mass on chest, feared to have lymphoma

    Kansas City's Eric Berry has mass on chest, feared to have lymphoma
    It started when Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry experienced some chest discomfort during Thursday's game at Oakland. Now it has evolved into something far more ominous. Berry, who underwent a weekend of tests at the University of Kansas Medical...
  • NFL notes: 49ers GM says Michigan contacted team about Jim Harbaugh

    NFL notes: 49ers GM says Michigan contacted team about Jim Harbaugh
    Michigan has contacted the San Francisco 49ers regarding Coach Jim Harbaugh's status, the NFL team's general manager acknowledged. "As long as it's handled correctly, [it's OK], and I think the University of Michigan, in reaching out, did handle it...
  • 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...