| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:28 PM
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers had the Bears at hello.
By halftime, Green Bay publicists were researching the record books. Rodgers tied an NFL record with six touchdown passes by the intermission as the Packers led 42-0 en route to a 55-14 shellacking...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Aaron Rodgers' dissection of the Bears in Week 4 included 30 dropbacks, most of which ended poorly for the defense. They constituted a how-not-to manual for defending against the Packers’ star quarterback.
After Rodgers repeatedly exploited the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Last week: 6-8 (2-12 against the spread)
Season: 102-58-1 (83-78 against the spread)
Buccaneers (2-8) at Bears (4-6)
Noon Sunday, FOX-32
Bears by 6 (O/U 46.5)
Watching tape of Mike Evans has to give the Bears chills. But the Buccaneers don't...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Strange days indeed.
After starting the season 0-10, the Oakland Raiders finally got a win . . . by beating the scorching-hot Kansas City Chiefs, who had won seven of their previous eight games.
The first-place Atlanta Falcons at 4-6 will play host...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Armchair quarterbacks have fired Mel Tucker, but if you are expecting the defensive coordinator to turn up a beaten man, well, he is far from it.
Recent numbers are flabbergasting. The Bears have surrendered 106 points in losses to the Packers and...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Ravens middle linebacker Daryl Smith has built a thorough scouting report on Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, one of the top young offensive players in the NFL.
The last time the Ravens faced Bell during his rookie season last November,...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:25 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Green Bay Packers' offense bounced back just enough to help them clinch a playoff spot as they beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3 on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
The Packers rebounded from a 21-13 loss at Buffalo last week but did...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers earned a first-round postseason bye.
And they will need it.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated a calf injury and missed two series but returned to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20 Sunday in the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Sportsmanship is for football players. Psychological warfare is for fantasy football players.
Don't get me wrong, you want to win your league's championship without resorting to underhanded tactics like, I don't know, asking to borrow your rival's...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:41 PM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - A dominant defense made life difficult on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, as the Buffalo Bills forced three turnovers, kicked four field goals and added a punt return touchdown to stay alive in the AFC wild-card race with a 21-13...