| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Diane Long will sit in an Edward Jones Dome luxury box Sunday, binoculars lifted to her eyes, her focus trained on the line of scrimmage. She won't be following the football much when the St. Louis Rams play host to the Chicago Bears. For four quarters,...
| Dec 2, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Old habits die hard, at least when it comes to the Philadelphia press corps.
The first question asked of Eagles coach Chip Kelly on Sunday after his team beat Arizona 24-21 at Lincoln Financial Field wondered why the offense wasn't...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:36 AM
When you get to this stage of the fantasy football season, knowing statistics is of the utmost importance. That said, now is the time when you need to focus on matchups based on stats. So here are few tips to follow the rest of the way.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A few weeks ago there was laughter around the NFL because the primetime game Thanksgiving Day featured two losing teams: the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. But now, there is a renewed excitement.
Both teams have losing records at 5-6, but the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Thanksgiving 2013 football preview: The Pilgrims would be proud to see this Thanksgiving Day lineup of NFL games on Thursday, Nov. 28, which begins on FOX with the Green Bay Packers at the Detroit Lions in an NFC North rivalry game. The Packers —...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Is a taunt worth a touchdown?
The NFL might think so.
Dean Blandino, the league's head of officiating, said on the NFL Network this week that he believes the competition committee will weigh the merits of changing the taunting rules so that an...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:13 AM
Pro Football Hall of Fame right tackle Mike McCormack, who coached the Baltimore Colts in 1980 and 1981, died Friday at age 83, the Carolina Panthers confirmed.
McCormack was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984 after helping the Cleveland Browns...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Heading into Sunday's matchup with Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Mel Tucker's defense should expect to be tested once again on the inside seams in their Cover-2 shell.
Using the All-22 coaches tape from the Bears Week 10 loss to the Lions, here's a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
In the end, the Bears' scrappy effort wasn’t enough.
"It was really a day of missed opportunities," coach Marc Trestman said.
Settling for a field goal. Costly penalties. They were just part of the equation in Sunday’s 21-19 loss to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:18 PM
When the Lions move get inside the red zone, Mel Tucker's defense has to lean on its core Cover-2 techniques to limit the production of Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush based off alignment and scheme.
Here the Lions have their Posse (or 11) personnel...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:37 PM
I've been playing fantasy football for longer than many RedEye readers have been alive, and there's been one constant in all that time: You build a great fantasy team with running backs.
Not anymore. If you want to have a great fantasy team these days,...