| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Redskins cheap-shot artist Brandon Meriweather had his two-game suspension reduced to one game after an appeal.
What, Meriweather was dirty on only one of those personal fouls against the Bears?
There’s your NFL player safety garbage in all...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
As he walked out of the front door of his $1.3 million McMansion on Wednesday morning, handcuffed under his white T-shirt, it struck me that Aaron Hernandez looked like he had alligator arms.
For an NFL receiver, there can be no harsher assessment....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:06 PM
— A season that began with such promise for the Washington Redskins has unraveled in rapid fashion. The team's record dropped to 0-2 here Sunday, and they looked stunningly overmatched in the process, surrendering the game's first 31 points as the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:26 AM
This year Gabe Carimi obviously looked nothing like the guy the Bears drafted out of Wisconsin in the 2011 draft. I have recently heard a lot of criticism aimed at Carimi. However, I think what some people don't realize is that Carimi has basically only...
| Mar 15, 2012
When the Patriots were an ascending team about a decade ago, Bill Belichick nary would mess with a character risk.
Every player he acquired was Boy Scout clean and Belichick, who had been burned with some shady players when he was coach of the Browns,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:26 AM
WWE Superstar and Chicago-area native CM Punk added another tattoo to his collection Tuesday at Family Tattoo in Roscoe Village. "I did a tattoo of a dead fish on the back of his (left) shoulder," said tattoo artist Matt Wes. "It was a friendship tattoo...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't.
But what matters now is the Bears'...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
A week after being Tebowed, the Bears managed to get T-Jacked with their fragile season hanging in the balance.
Minus quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte, the Bears admitted their defense needed to step up and carry them. Brian Urlacher...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 8:45 PM
If the NFL really wanted to back up all its big talk about parity, it would’ve made Josh McCown quarterback the Packers.
Sorry, but I wasn’t impressed, no matter what the final yardage was. McCown threw two interceptions when it mattered, and...