| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Throughout this season, RedEye is picking the football brain of former Bears fullback Jason McKie. This week we asked him to reminisce about former teammate Lance Briggs, who because of an injury might not play for the Bears after this season. Here's what...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:28 PM
MIAMI — Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum is returning to the AFC East, this time with the Miami Dolphins, who have shaken up their power structure yet again.
Tannenbaum is taking over the Dolphins' football operations, the team...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
How amazing that Adam Vinatieri, 42, remains such an elite placekicker after all these years. It was way back in 1996 that Bill Parcells gave him a job with the Patriots that had been held by Matt Bahr. Later that season, Vinatieri was kicking in the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Oh, the possibilities.
After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations.
This weekend's conference title games are...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status.
With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback.
When he became general manager of...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:34 PM
It was with a nod to the franchise's past and year of inception that George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in 2011 shortly after taking the reins of the Bears as chairman of the board.
He's still trying to point the...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:19 PM
• The Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl ring with a 43-8 pounding of the Denver Broncos, a game pitting a smothering defense against Peyton Manning's high-octane Broncos offense. "Watching the film coming into the week, we'd...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:31 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — It's been a recruiting model that has won conference titles and national championships.
If there's a chance to cultivate and win with the talent at home, then do it. But if there's an opportunity for improvement, then go outside...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:43 PM
Understandably nervous Philadelphia Eagles fans had their minds and eyes tuned to the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night and came away with no real reason to feel relieved.
First, the offensive system devised by Chip Kelly...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:00 AM
As the sixth-seeded Ravens (11-6) square off with the top-seeded New England Patriots (12-4) in an AFC divisional-round playoff game Saturday at Gillette Stadium, here's a checklist of things to keep an eye on:
1. Joe Flacco, Tom Brady