| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:01 PM
With only one chance to make a first impression, Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace announced to the football world Wednesday in Indianapolis that they had yet to make up their minds about Jay Cutler's future.
A deliberate Pace indeed....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Fear of the free-agent quarterback is what's terrorizing every NFL team that possesses a half decent warm-blooded mammal behind center.
That's why some smart executives — and a few dumb ones — have given average to decent quarterbacks like...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:58 AM
CBS analyst Phil Simms said any criticism of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is unfair.
"Can we just get off this, 'Is Ryan Tannehill the guy down there?' " Simms said Friday on The Sid Rosenberg Show on 640-AM Sports (WMEN). "Can we stop it?...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:20 AM
For the next four weeks before the start of free agency, and again during the lead-up to the NFL draft, there will be a lot of focus on how the Ravens address the cornerback position.
It is a fair question, given the tenuous contract status of Lardarius...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The Ravens stayed at the same hotel and wore the same uniform combination they did when they last played a meaningful game here some 21 months ago.
Maybe the superstitions helped, but it was two of the many players not in the organization when the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco turned down the opportunity to play in the Pro Bowl because his wife, Dana, is due to give birth to the couple’s third child this month.
Flacco was invited to participate in the game after several other players either...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The San Diego Chargers fight to the finish, even when they're already done.
Since Philip Rivers took over as starting quarterback in 2006, the Chargers are 8-0 in regular-season finales. They ultimately lose in the playoffs, but have a pristine record...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback.
When he became general manager of...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:48 PM
If the McCaskey family has a referendum on Phil Emery, quarterback Jay Cutler surely will be a topic of debate.
Given the money involved, it's difficult to imagine ownership was thrilled with Marc Trestman's decision to bench Cutler last week and it's...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
He did the Lambeau Limp.
Rodgers, carted off in the first half with a calf injury,...