| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Detroit Lions haven't won a division title since 1993 and haven't won in Green Bay since 1991. The Lions will hope to conquer both droughts Sunday when they visit the Packers in a winner-takes-all game for the NFC North title and a first-round bye....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The Sports Xchange
Time off allows Rodgers chance to heal
GREEN BAY -- The big grin that accompanied the answer sure looked to be telling.
After announcing the players would be off until Friday during the team's bye week for the start of the playoffs,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:53 AM
After spending three games sidelined in November because of an ankle injury, Reggie Bush is back to full steam for the Detroit Lions.
Bush rushed for 54 yards and a touchdown in seven carries and caught six passes for 44 yards in a 20-14 victory over...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The Chicago Bears reached the midway point of their season at 3-5 with their patience hanging by a thread and their playoff hopes in need of resuscitation. With four losses in the past five games, including a 51-23 blowout loss in New England in Week 8,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The Bears and Matt Forte once again can attack the Packers defensive front seven with the trap schemes in Marc Trestman's playbook to produce numbers in the run game.
As shown here, the Bears align in a Pro Split Exchange formation with Regular/21...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:12 PM
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Not an inside linebacker, Clay Matthews can settle for being a versatile matchup problem, if Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy's plan works.
"We'll see what it means moving forward," Matthews said of his Sunday night...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:04 PM
GREEN BAY — If the Bears had hoped to use their time off in Week 9 to sharpen their offensive attack, the first half Sunday night at Lambeau Field instead spoke to a team that had somehow found a way to get sloppier during its time off. Much...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
There isn't a turning point in a 55-14 loss. The thorough beating begins early and remains intense throughout.
But there were a handful of plays that helped the Bears into an enormous hole Sunday night in their embarrassing loss to the Packers at...
| Nov 12, 2014
— Wide receiver Jordan Matthews and running back Darren Sproles directing anger inward for missing throws. DeMeco Ryans wheeling himself around the postgame locker room, doing one-on-one interviews with his teammates. Connor Barwin praising the...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:24 PM
For the Green Bay Packers, it starts with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. For the Packers' opponents, it usually ends that way, too.
You can debate whether Rodgers is better than Peyton Manning or Tom Brady or Drew Brees, but there's no question that Rodgers...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:18 PM
After a standout performance Nov. 10, it was back to reality for former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez.
Sanchez, making his second start for the Philadelphia Eagles, passed for two touchdowns but had two passes intercepted Sunday in a 53-20 defeat by...