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  • Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 1

    The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Farmer’s record last year was 159-96-1 (.624). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record...
  • Gerry Dulac's Week 1 NFL forecast

    Last season record: 168-99 (.629) All times Eastern THURSDAY Green Bay Packers (8-7-1) at Seattle Seahawks (13-3), 8:30 p.m. The Skinny: Blame Seattle's Legion of Boom defense for all those penalty flags in the preseason. The Seahawks' big,...
  • Packers' Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr recovering from stroke

    Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke. Starr's family said Wednesday in a statement released by the Green Bay Packers that the 80-year-old Starr had the stroke last week. Starr "is very functional and making progress...
  • Is Lance Briggs on right track or laugh track with Bears?

    Is Lance Briggs on right track or laugh track with Bears?
    Lance Briggs keeps laughing at the suggestion he needs to behave differently as a 33-year-old linebacker than he used to, but nobody outside Halas Hall finds it as funny. By the end of the season, the joke could be on the Bears unless Briggs and the...
  • Carr returns to Houston -- for a game not memories

    The Sports Xchange Carr returns to Houston -- for a game not memories ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr can understand that his start Sunday for the Oakland Raiders against the Houston Texans has value as a story, but he has too much else to prepare for...
  • NFL roundup: Goodell takes heat

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Goodell takes heat NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under nationwide criticism for his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee, said he doesn't believe his job...
  • Running back Ray Rice's future in the NFL is uncertain

    Running back Ray Rice's future in the NFL is uncertain
    A future in the NFL is very much in doubt for running back Ray Rice after the Ravens terminated his $35 million contract Monday hours after a video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancee in February at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino. NFL commissioner...
  • Week 2: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

     Week 2: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parenthesis. 1. Seahawks 1-0 (1): If you needed a statement on their resolve to repeat as champions, it was delivered at the Packers' expense. 2. Broncos 1-0 (2): DeMarcus Ware looked healthy and energized and that wasn't always the...
  • Catching up with former Bear Donnell Woolford

    Catching up with former Bear Donnell Woolford
    A first-round draft pick of the Bears in 1989, cornerback Donnell Woolford enjoyed a 10-year NFL career that culminated with two seasons with the Steelers and Panthers. Woolford, now 48, owned the Bears record for interceptions by a cornerback with 36...
  • Candlestick burns: Bears usually leave San Francisco embarrassed

    Candlestick burns: Bears usually leave San Francisco embarrassed
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the dreaded jaunt to the San Francisco Bay area. The Bears’ first road trip of the...
  • Thomas, Ryan among players of the week

    The Sports Xchange Thomas, Ryan among players of the week Tight end Julius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, defensive end Cameron Wake of the Miami Dolphins and kicker Dan Carpenter of the Buffalo Bills were named the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special...