| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:46 PM
When you talk about an insulated group like the Bears, sometimes the devil you know is better than the one you don't.
Not that general manager candidate Chris Ballard is the devil; quite the opposite. It's just not what he has done in his career, it's...
| 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
| 4:23 PM
Ever since my sports listening and viewing became filled with commercials for FanDuel and DraftKings, I've had a sneaking suspicion that these "daily" fantasy football leagues would become the day trading of the new millennium.
Then I read this...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A rookie should be seen and not heard.
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has got the first part of that covered. He has been seen out on the town, seen courtside at Cavaliers games, and, until now, seen each Sunday on the sideline....
| Nov 10, 2014
— A huge component of the Philadelphia Eagles' sustained success for so long under coach Chip Kelly's predecessor, Andy Reid, was the consistent quality of play delivered by their backup quarterbacks.
The same dynamic is unfolding under Kelly as...
| Nov 10, 2014
— The monster now has three heads, something we haven't seen in these parts since the early days of the Andy Reid era, when Duce Staley, Brian Westbrook and Correll Buckhalter shared the Philadelphia Eagles rushing load in 2003.
And just in time,...
| Nov 10, 2014
This was supposed to be the year the Carolina Panthers took a big step forward. Well, the step they've taken has been a big one, but it's in the wrong direction.
The Panthers finished 12-4 last season, the second best record in the NFC, and finished...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:38 PM
— A year after the Dream Team, Vinny Curry was more than happy to join his dream team, even if it was about to fall apart.
The Philadelphia Eagles already were in Stage Four of a fatal meltdown under former coach Andy Reid and his assistants du...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:21 PM
PHILADELPHIA — More important to Jeremy Maclin than crossing the statistical threshold into the NFL's elite is playing at a level in which his team can beat the worst team in the league.
Because the last time out, that didn't happen, and Maclin...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 8:28 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Trouble in Paradise?
Possibly, according to a report by phillymag.com's Tim McManus, whose source suggests the relationship between Eagles coach Chip Kelly and general manager Howie Roseman has cooled, but that Kelly and vice president...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Doctors have found a mass in the chest of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, and have raised the possibility that it could be cancer.
Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said the “leading consideration” for what Berry has is lymphoma,...