| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:24 AM
It appears Brian Hoyer's stay with the Cleveland Browns is over.
Hoyer is expected to sign a three-year deal with the Houston Texans after the NFL free agency period begins Tuesday, according to multiple reports.
Hoyer served as the Browns' starting...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:22 PM
Part of a position-by-position preview of where the Bears stand entering free agency on Tuesday.
Signed for 2015: Jay Cutler, David Fales.
Expiring contract: Jimmy Clausen.
Top-shelf free agents: Mark Sanchez, Michael Vick, Ryan...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Thank goodness for NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock providing context for the confused and reason for the unreasonable.
Thank goodness for Mayock offering serious, sober-as-a-line-judge football insight on the Bears quarterback situation, which too...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:38 AM
Should the Bears make a run at Josh McCown? -- @LcdoTim
This is a popular topic right now with McCown on the street after having been released by the Buccaneers following one season. He made a free-agent visit to Buffalo already and Pro Football Talk...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:36 AM
Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam told reporters Wednesday that a disastrous first NFL season for Johnny Manziel doesn't mean that all hope is lost for the young quarterback.
"I think it's way too early to give up on Johnny,'' Haslam said. "I do. I...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Fear of the free-agent quarterback is what's terrorizing every NFL team that possesses a half decent warm-blooded mammal behind center.
That's why some smart executives — and a few dumb ones — have given average to decent quarterbacks like...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The Seattle Seahawks had just pulled off a huge comeback in the NFC championship game last Sunday to beat the Green Bay Packers and secure a second consecutive trip to the Super Bowl. Fans at CenturyLink Field roared their approval. A gleeful city was...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The San Francisco 49ers, locked in a tight race for a playoff spot, made a short trip Sunday to the one-win Oakland Raiders.
One team looked defeated, completely devoid of passion and ready for the NFL season to be over.
The other team was the...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Maybe the biggest revelation in a bombshell day Friday at Halas Hall was the admission by Jay Cutler that with extreme scrutiny on the future of coach Marc Trestman and his coaching staff, he cannot be certain about his own status.
"That's a fair...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Michigan has contacted the San Francisco 49ers regarding Coach Jim Harbaugh's status, the NFL team's general manager acknowledged.
"As long as it's handled correctly, [it's OK], and I think the University of Michigan, in reaching out, did handle it...