| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars are full of optimism as they start a new NFL season. After all, they're currently tied for first place with every other team in the league and, at the very least, they know that there's only one way for this struggling franchise...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:35 PM
— What began as a disaster for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday turned into a romp with the help of a calm, collected approach, an extremely fast pace and an opponent who wasn't ready to win.
Playing their season opener in front of 69,596 fans in...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
I've become convinced Miami Dolphins fans have battered wife syndrome when it comes to quarterback talk.
Anytime anyone objectively discusses a Dolphins quarterback since Dan Marino South Florida fans become ultra sensitive. Their panties get in a bunch...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Next week is the final exam for the Miami Dolphins players.
The Dolphins will hold its three-day minicamp Tuesday through Thursday, giving the players and coaches a final run of the offense and defense they've installed this offseason.
It is the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Former UCF star Blake Bortles is now officially an NFL quarterback.
Bortles signed his rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars early Wednesday morning.
The four-year deal is worth a reported fully-guaranteed $20.6 million, including a $13.3...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Chicago Bears defense this week practiced defending bootlegs in preparation for Friday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. It should be time well spent for the Bears’ inexperienced linebackers because recognition is such a...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:38 AM
First he was surprised, then a little miffed, then just totally over it.
Kelvin Hayden didn’t know how to react last Thursday night when the flag came whistling by. The penalty against the Bears cornerback was for illegal contact.
Of course it...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Bears-Jaguars, 7 p.m. Thursday night at Soldier Field: Sure, it’s only the second exhibition game and has minimal meaning in the big picture of the 2014 season. But there is still plenty to watch.
And while we’ve already given you four...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The Bears won't return to Soldier Field until Sept. 7, when the stakes are elevated and a season opener against the Bills awaits. That leaves plenty of time for needed adjustments and polish before the results matter.
But if Thursday's exhibition...
| Aug 15, 2014
Jacksonville quarterbacks Chad Henne and rookie Blake Bortles from UCF had good nights Thursday in a 20-19 last-minute loss at Chicago, offering encouragement that the Jaguars' offensive ineptitude of recent seasons finally could be laid to rest....