| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Calvin Johnson once again can go to work on the Bears secondary if Mel Tucker's defense fails to identify the pre-snap alignment of the Lions wide receiver and the route concept designed to beat the top of the Cover-3 defense.
As shown here, the Lions...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The NFL is great at providing false hope and security within the fan base of each of its teams.
That's what has happened here in Baltimore. Because of the way they finished in 2013, the Ravens didn't have to face the first-place teams in the AFC West...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers earned a first-round postseason bye.
And they will need it.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated a calf injury and missed two series but returned to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20 Sunday in the...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ season ended Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium, the eighth loss in the last 10 games and likely the end of the Marc Trestman era.
1. Has Marc Trestman been using the wrong...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
1. WWBD. What Will Bill Do?
It’s the bi-annual question of the Dolphins season. It’s part of the fun of the Dolphins-Patriots game. This is often a coaches’ game when you sift through the recent chapters, and Bill Belichick is the best...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:57 PM
DeMarco Murray broke his hand. Aaron Rodgers broke your heart. And the worst part is, the carnage probably isn't over.
I'm talking about something I like to call the "Playoffcalypse," fantasy football's annual playoff acolypse," where up is down and...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The Bears can continue to use five-man zone pressure on third-down situations against the Cowboys, but they need to win one-on-one matchups on the edge and take away the intermediate throwing lanes to limit quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
DETROIT - Quarterback Matthew Stafford passed for 311 yards and three touchdowns while running back Joique Bell had a rushing and receiving touchdown to lead the Detroit Lions to a 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Ford Field.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:42 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Drew Stanton era kicked off Sunday, and the result was the same thing the surging Arizona Cardinals were getting out of starting quarterback Carson Palmer.
In his first start since Palmer tore a knee ligament and was lost for the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:53 PM
If you're league's trade deadline is coming up, or your league simply doesn't have one, it's time to think about last-ditch moves you may need to make to prepare for the playoffs.
I see two sides to this strategy, and the one you choose depends on...