| Sep 8, 2014
Defiance as familiar as the forced interception Jay Cutler threw in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Bills surfaced minutes after the Bears quarterback stepped into the postgame interview room at Soldier Field.
"You guys are...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The latest incarnation of the New York Jets running back by committee racked up 212 yards Sunday afternoon, and the Jets limited the Oakland Raiders to 25 rushing yards in a 19-14 win at...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The latest incarnation of the New York Jets running back by committee racked up 212 yards Sunday afternoon, and the Jets limited the Oakland Raiders to 25 rushing yards in a 19-14 win at MetLife Stadium.
The Jets, trying to...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:13 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles have really got to hand it to the guys in stripes.
No, seriously. Coach Chip Kelly wants his players to hand the football to an official as soon as a play ends so the ball can be spotted immediately for the next snap. Spinning or...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The dirt path, narrow and steep, snakes about 500 yards up a severe hillside in Danville, Calif., and beckons Maurice Jones-Drew each week. He and his trainer consider it their Saturday morning exclamation point, the grueling capstone for their week of...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Michael Huff can relate to the immediate expectations with which rookie safety Matt Elam is dealing. He was once a first-round draft pick who had to help replace a perennial Pro Bowl defensive back who had left town. So Huff has taken it upon himself to...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Smart man, Tom Thayer.
As the Bears radio analyst, he’s football Steve Stone with the way he diagnoses plays before the snap and breaks them down later. He’s also football Ron Santo, grunting his dismay at his former team’s failure,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A day after signing with Denver, cornerback Quentin Jammer was on the practice field Thursday for the Broncos, getting used to playing for a team that was a division rival for so long.
“You look at this team and what they did last year and what...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ravens officials made it clear at this week’s NFL meetings that their primary focus over the next month is not what remains on the free-agent market.
With 12 selections in next month’s draft, the organization is busy evaluating college...