| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The undefeated New Orleans Saints marched into Soldier Field on Sunday—and they sprinted out with a 26-18 victory over the Bears.
The Bears went from winning three in a row at the start of the season to losing back-to-back games, first against...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman rested his hands on his hips and stared straight ahead as the referee announced another penalty against his team in the fourth quarter. The Bears' mistakes took on many forms Sunday, and when enough accumulated to secure a 26-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:40 AM
After the Bears failed to pressure Drew Brees into an interception in a conference loss at home, defensive end Julius Peppers was asked how to fix the pass rush or change things or make it all better.
Pepper said he didn’t have a lot of time to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers' arm strength, accuracy and improvisational skills have vaulted him to a different level as far as the Ravens' defense is concerned.
Heading into Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium, the Ravens regard...
| Oct 16, 2013
In the funny mirror world of the NFL where almost acquisitions and near additions make team-building as much a matter of chance or fortune as science or calculation, the Bears conceivably could be facing Jay Cutler or Peyton Manning instead of Robert...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The Miami Dolphins did their best to make Drew Brees earn every yard, but Brees was never one to shy away from delayed gratification.
Brees completed 30 of 39 passes for 413 yards and four touchdowns, including scoring strikes of 27...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Denver is unstoppable.
Baltimore is toast.
San Diego chokes. So do Washington and the New York Giants.
Detroit and Kansas City have finally turned the corner.
It's so tempting to look at what happened in Week 1 of the NFL season and extrapolate...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Despite a frustrating loss in Buffalo during which quarterback Joe Flacco was intercepted a career-high five times, the running game was historically unproductive and the defense was gouged by the Bills' running backs in a 23-20 loss, the Ravens' standing...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Saints 38, Dolphins 17
Strategy: The Dolphins, in their variation of the West Coast offense, rely on short drops...