| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:42 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Though saying a bye comes at the right time is a well-circulated phrase among all NFL teams, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was paying more than just lip service Monday by agreeing with the saw.
"We're 5-3, and we have time...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Feeling good about the Bears this season has been no easy task.
For every one-handed grab Brandon Marshall makes, Jay Cutler turns the ball over. For every dominating performance Willie Young or Kyle Fuller has, someone else struggles mightily. Hence...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:25 AM
It’s possible Marc Trestman actually believes his assistant coaches are excellent and his locker room is in a good place a day after the Packers torched his team.
But could there be another scenario?
I never met a conspiracy I didn’t...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:17 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers are tied for first place in the NFC North. The Carolina Panthers are in first place in the NFC South. As midseason nears, however, the two teams going in different directions.
The Packers (5-2), winners of four...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Others fawn over Peyton Manning or Tom Brady. They're all-time greats, but give me Drew Brees.
For as long as a can I remember Brees wearing black and gold, I have drafted, tried to draft, bribed or threatened bodily harm to get the Saints quarterback...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL, measuring by merchandise sales, according to figures released Tuesday.
Wilson, in his third year with the Seattle Seahawks, reclaimed the top jersey-sales spot held...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Miami Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin (transcribed by Michelle Stone)
(Opening Statement) – “I thought Green Bay deserved the win. They had more plays in the fourth quarter. I thought it was a good, hard-fought football game, but they...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:02 PM
It doesn't sound as impressive as 113 consecutive games played, but 112 out of 113 doesn't raise questions about Randy Starks' durability.
A back issue kept Starks in South Florida while his teammates played the Raiders in London two weeks ago. Sunday's...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Here's something to ponder: If the Dolphins can't slow Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his offense, which has averaged 40 points per game in its last two outings, could they still beat the Packers on Sunday?
Put another way, could the Dolphins...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The numbers say Green Bay can't run the ball. The Packers are 26th in the NFL in rushing yards per game at 89.6.
The numbers also say Green Bay can't stop the run. The Packers are 32nd, last in the NFL, in rushing yards allowed at 163 per game....