| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Henry Melton is the one who got away from the Bears, a draft pick who panned out to become a high-level player they couldn't get under contract long term.
The defensive tackle returns Thursday night as the leader of the Cowboys pass rush. Although he...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The Chicago Bears will finally put an end to their miserable season Sunday, playing one last game against the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis. The winner secures third place in the NFC North. So there’s that. But in the grand scheme of things, that...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:33 PM
The pass rush is coming. That much the Bears know.
As preparation for Sunday's game against the Vikings continues at Halas Hall, there has been an acknowledgment within the offense that a solid plan must be established to account for a defense that...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears ended their three-game losing streak Sunday with a 21-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field.
1. It sure looked like a here-they-go-again moment. The Bears were trailing 3-0 and had moved the ball a...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a positive recent history at Soldier Field, where they have won only once since 2001. But this weekend might present them a golden opportunity to reverse that trend.
The Vikings own a two-game winning streak and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Marc Trestman acknowledged the Bears' clock management in the final minutes of the second quarter should have been handled better Sunday.
The Bears failed to maximize their timeouts, so an opportunity to, at the minimum, push to get into field-goal...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Rich Gannon wrote the foreword for Marc Trestman's book, and it was Gannon who previewed — at least nationally — a question that had been making the rounds locally:
Huge contract or not, should Jay Cutler remain the Bears' quarterback?...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:17 PM
NEW YORK — J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Houston's Watt was listed on all 50 ballots by a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover the league, with 45 of the votes...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:29 AM
Rob Gronkowski and J.J. Watt are unanimous selections for the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
Houston's Watt did it in an unusual manner. He was listed on all 50 ballots by a nationwide panel of media members who regularly...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Using a powerful bull rush, a crisp spin move and his speed off the edge, Ravens outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil is tied for second in the NFL with seven sacks.
Dumervil is tied with the Buffalo Bills’ Marcell Dareus, the Minnesota Vikings&...