| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:20 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis. The regular season was just one play old when Aaron Rodgers recorded his first victim of 2014.
Michael Bennett, a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, couldn't control himself during one of Rodgers' staccato utterances at the line of...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:49 PM
NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT
One fewer loss.
Technically, that's all that separated the 5-10-1 Vikings team that got Leslie Frazier fired in 2013 and the 7-9 team that has gotten Mike Zimmer a universal pat on the back a year...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Sanchez gets his chance for Philadelphia
Former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez made the most of his debut for the Philadelphia Eagles.
After starter Nick Foles was sidelined in the first quarter with a shoulder injury, Sanchez stepped in and led the...
| 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 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 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?...
| 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...