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  • Matt Elam didn't do much to earn his first unnecessary roughness penalty

    Matt Elam didn't do much to earn his first unnecessary roughness penalty
    Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam entered the NFL with a hard-hitting reputation. However, the first-round draft pick didn't do much to earn his first penalty for unnecessary roughness in Thursday night's 34-27 preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers....
  • How to score the perfect fantasy draft

    How to score the perfect fantasy draft
    If you play fantasy football, you're probably tearing your hair out trying to decide whom to draft. That's where we come in. We asked Dan Richman and Jay St. Pierre, two of RedEye's most formidable fantasy minds, to give us their perfect drafts. And at...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
  • Bears offense not clicking yet in exhibition opener

    Bears offense not clicking yet in exhibition opener
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If Marc Trestman was hoping to find some rhythm on offense and something to build on for the Bears' final few days of training camp, he'll have to continue his search when the team gets back to Bourbonnais. The offense has been...
  • Charting Connor Barwin's 11.5 sacks in 2011

     
    In 2011, new Eagles OLB Connor Barwin had 11.5 sacks for the Texans. In 2012, he had 3. The dip in production can be explained any number of different ways. For example, did the Texans ask him to play differently?......
  • Enemy film breakdown: The Falcons struggle with stopping the run

     
    The Atlanta Falcons are 6-0, and in most of their games, they were able to mount early leads. Typically, when teams face a deficit, they're forced to turn to the passing game to speed up their efforts to catch up......
  • Enemy film breakdown: The Panthers' "read option" rushing attack

     
    Earlier this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane noted a fascinating statistic about the Eagles' rush defense: However, despite the above fact, during the Eagles' 6 game losing streak, they have not been good against the run. Here is what......
  • Big things expected from Bennett

    Big things expected from Bennett
    Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp . The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
  • Will NFL be kinder and gentler this year?

    Will NFL be kinder and gentler this year?
    Not sure what to take away from Thursday night’s game between the Ravens and Carolina Panthers. The Ravens made too many mistakes, but they looked better on offense and pretty stout on defense. Even though the Panthers scored a ton of points &...
  • The Prospector: Gators looking good for 2013

    The Prospector: Gators looking good for 2013
    As we roll into the official-visit stage of the college football recruiting season, it’s time to gauge what the state schools have accomplished building the class of 2013. Florida second-year head coach Will Muschamp and his staff have pulled off a...
  • Marshall has been on a difficult path

    Standing at the front of the Halas Hall auditorium for more than a half-hour Friday, Brandon Marshall mentioned the Super Bowl once. "It's a very special moment for me," he said. "I couldn't ask for a better situation." Repeatedly, the Bears' new wide...