| 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Chicago Bears (3-6) are adrift after their second straight non-competitive loss. The 55-14 drubbing by the Packers established a new low for the franchise in general manager Phil Emery’s tenure.
There were no coaching staff changes in the...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season.
It was different last season, when the Spurs...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Football in cold weather? Oh, I've been there in Buffalo and Green Bay.
"How cold was it, uncle Jerry?"
•It was so cold, reporters were becoming pickpockets just to keep their hands warm.
•It was so cold, chickens were volunteering at KFC....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Isn't it time to trade/cut Jay Cutler loose? The guy will always be maddeningly inconsistent and capable of the most boneheaded plays you can see in the NFL. It is time to rebuild. (Nine) years (in the NFL) is enough. Cutler is not suddenly going to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As the frustration of a disappointing season mounts, so too does the Bears' injury toll.
In the second half of Sunday's 51-23 loss to the Patriots, left guard Matt Slauson hurt his chest, suffering what multiple league...