| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:08 AM
The Chicago Bears’ pulse strengthened a bit Sunday when they ended their three-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Vikings, their first win at Soldier Field this season. At 4-6, they must win two games in a span of five days —...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
When the Ravens' season ended last year, practice squad running back Jonas Gray opted to sign a reserve-future deal with the New England Patriots.
That decision, along with a series of injuries to the Patriots' backfield, provided the back story to...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had lost five straight games and were just 1-8. However, the host Washington Redskins had no answer for Mike Evans.
The Buccaneers' rookie receiver caught seven passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns as Tampa Bay cruised to a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:53 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Linebacker Anthony Barr forced a fumble and returned it 27 yards for a game-winning touchdown in overtime as the Minnesota Vikings beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-13 on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater led...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:28 PM
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Bucs have perfected the Walk of Shame:
Heads bowed, disgruntled and dejected as they progressively make their way from the field to the tunnel to the locker room.
How many ways can you screw things up?
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
When diminutive running back Bobby Rainey was cut by the Ravens a year ago, they were reserving a spot for him on the practice squad.
The Cleveland Browns had other ideas, though, and claimed Rainey off waivers before ultimately cutting him two months...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Every Wednesday, I’ll serve up five stats you should know heading into that week’s Ravens game. This week’s stats, pertaining to Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, focus on what the Ravens do well and what the Buccaneers...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange
PITTSBURGH — Mike Glennon's 5-yard touchdown pass to Vincent Jackson with seven seconds left rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers past the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 on Sunday for their first win of the season....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Tribune fantasy football writer Phillip Thompson answers questions about whom to start in the Green Bay-Seattle game and what's in store for Toby Gerhart, Greg Olsen and Doug Martin.
Q. I have Aaron Rodgers and the Seattle defense, who are playing...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Nothing trumps the seriousness of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's child abuse case, especially not fantasy football. So as someone who drafted Peterson in the second round of one of my league's drafts, I didn't bat an eye when the Vikings...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started.
Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...