| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:42 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the Pro Bowl Sunday.
Even in a game dominated by offense, J.J. Watt was the star.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:09 AM
MOBILE, Ala. — From afar, Chargers coach Mike McCoy realizes the potency the Bears offense has, presumably just a few sparks away from exploding into one of the league's best attacks. From a much more intimate perspective, McCoy also knows the...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 7:23 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — It took one half for Chris Matthews to go from NFL unknown to a name casual football fans know. That is what the Super Bowl stage can do.
The wide receiver caught his first pass of the season in the second quarter of Super Bowl...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Tenured head coach John Fox has interest in becoming the successor to Marc Trestman and the Bears organization reciprocates that interest, the Tribune’s Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer reported Monday.
Fox parted with the Broncos after they were...
| Jan 17, 2015
Having posted convincing victories over the Bengals and Broncos, the Colts unquestionably belong in the AFC championship game.
In a sense, though, the Colts are party crashers.
Andrew Luck is the only remaining quarterback without a Super Bowl ring, and...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:03 PM
Every good relationship between a coach and general manager has some give and take. And one of the first things Ryan Pace offered up to John Fox was the lone first-class seat that was remaining for their last-minute travel plans Friday afternoon.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:23 PM
The optimism pervading Halas Hall these days can be traced to Ernie Accorsi, the consultant who directed the Bears' general manager search and oversaw new GM Ryan Pace's path to coach John Fox.
During the 19-day process, Accorsi guided the transition...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Eight nights before he coached in his sixth Super Bowl, Bill Belichick was a punchline. Embroiled in an NFL investigation into allegations that his team used underinflated footballs in an AFC Championship Game victory, Belichick has become fodder for...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Another Super Bowl lies before us like an ample British dinner. Dark. Greasy. Grandiloquent. We could easily mock this insanely popular feast. But, like you and Tom Brady, I always see the football as half-full, not half-empty.
I'd love to see Sunday'...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:45 PM
PHOENIX — The longer Deflategate dragged on the less it figured to be about the pressure inside a football and the more it figured to be about the pressure on the NFL to prove its own integrity.
And, so it is has come to pass ... or run for that...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:08 AM
HOUSTON - El mariscal de campo de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra, Tom Brady, que el próximo 1 de febrero disputará su sexto Super Bowl, negó públicamente que hubiese roto "nunca" las reglas del juego y mucho menos haberle quitado aire a los balones...