| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:08 AM
It’s hard to know which is worse: J’Marcus Webb playing left tackle during the Bears’ exhibition opener against Buffalo on Saturday night or J’Marcus Webb talking about it later.
Webb lined up at the most...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The news that Peyton Manning will miss Week 1 with a neck injury -- and that his status going forward is unclear -- is good news for the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Steelers and the other contenders in the AFC. It's bad news for fantasy football owners...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The Bears’ offense had one -- count it, one -- drive. It came on their second possession.
After that, pffft.
Fifty-one minutes of pffft.
Last season kind of pffft.
I thought the Bears had learned something this year. I thought they had it...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
How badly do you think Jay Cutler is missing Greg Olsen? -- Brian Ausmus, from Twitter
Given that Earl Bennett has been injured and Roy Williams has been ineffective, I think Olsen could have had an impact on the last two games. Olsen could have provided...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:10 PM
When it counted most, Saints quarterback Drew Brees came up with his best stuff.
Brees completed 8 of 9 passes for 80 yards on a winning drive, including a 6 yard flip in the right flat for a touchdown to Pierre Thomas with :50 remaining as the Saints...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles haven’t been the team we expected (I’m no longer using the ‘D’ word when talking about the Eagles, and you’re welcome). They are 3-5 at the midway point of the season, and their margin for error to...
| May 22, 2011
| 5:25 PM
When the Chicago Police Department’s football team was down by 20 points at halftime today to the Fire Department’s squad, Acting Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told the police team about a game in the 1990s where his New York City...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Virginia Tech never has been a haven for five-star football prospects. Indeed, Frank Beamer’s renowned program is rooted in sage evaluation and effective talent development.
In short, the typical Hokies recruit gets bigger, stronger, faster and...
| Sep 21, 2009
This was a game about taking blows and still answering bells. About accepting what you are given instead of trying to impose your will. About waiting, waiting, waiting for just the right opening.
And then pouncing.
The Bears never led the Steelers until...