| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The Bears could feel marginally better about their bleak situation if the guy with the title of offensive coordinator was actually the one calling the plays.
That would provide Marc Trestman with a fall guy.
But Aaron Kromer, spared for the time...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:15 PM
It was an instant classic that took a meandering eternity to unfold.
After being thoroughly outplayed for roughly 57 minutes, the Seattle Seahawks went on a forehead-slapping scoring spree Sunday to secure their second trip to the Super Bowl in two...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:51 AM
Something has to give.
The Packers were 8-0 at home this season, averaging a league-best 39.8 points in those games.
The Cowboys were 8-0 on the road, averaging 34.4 points away from home, also tops in the NFL.
Sunday's divisional matchup marks...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:18 AM
The Bears' search for a head coach entered its third week Monday with general manager Ryan Pace recalibrating to take control of the process. And while the NFL's coaching carousel kept spinning, an accomplished candidate with connections to the Bears...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears are in disarray at the end of coach Marc Trestman's second season and general manager Phil Emery's third. At 5-10, they must beat the Vikings on the road Sunday to avoid their worst record since 2004 — but their problems are deeper than...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:24 PM
— Peyton Manning down. Tom Brady to go.
That's the task the Indianapolis Colts are facing after advancing to the AFC championship game for the first time since 2009. They got the best of one future Hall of Fame quarterback Sunday with their 24-...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Richard Sherman should have brought a book.
The All-Pro Seattle cornerback was thoroughly avoided when his Seahawks beat the visiting Green Bay Packers, 36-16, in this season's Kickoff Opener. Sherman was the dreadlocked elephant in the room — the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:29 PM
The Baltimore Ravens hired Marc Trestman as their offensive coordinator, keeping with their tendency to hire a former head coach for the position.
Trestman was fired by the Chicago Bears last month after going 5-11 in his second season. He interviewed...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:02 AM
UPDATED: The NFL's ratings power remained strong Sunday.
The NFC Championship Game on Fox averaged 49.8 million viewers, making it the most-watched program since last year's Super Bowl.
The Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers, 28-22, in...