| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:55 PM
In the pre-draft process in which no stone is left unturned, one 1985 Bears linebacker helped another lock on to the best 4-3 middle linebacker the league has seen since Brian Urlacher in his prime.
The 2011 season was barely in the rearview mirror of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Just imagine, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks — both with a week off — relaxing on their couches Sunday and watching the NFC West-rival San Francisco 49ers circling the drain.
Well, not so fast.
The 49ers, in peril of their...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Looks like Kyle Orton knew what he was doing all along.
Apparently his mysterious off-season with the Dallas Cowboys was just a complex ploy to pry away the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback position from EJ Manuel.
Bills Coach Doug Marrone announced...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The 0-2 New York Giants will try to put a screeching halt to their winless streak this today when they host the 2-0 Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium.
It's not going to be easy for the Giants, who have yet to fully click on either side of the ball,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
So, what's new around the NFL?
It has been a heavy week and a half for NFL fans, laden with serious subjects and guilt about following a sport so plagued with social problems. So Week 3 is a welcome relief, and some matchups should pay off emotionally...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Last week in parenthesis.
1. Seahawks 1-0 (1): If you needed a statement on their resolve to repeat as champions, it was delivered at the Packers' expense.
2. Broncos 1-0 (2): DeMarcus Ware looked healthy and energized and that wasn't always the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new NFL season is dawning and the heirarchy of power in the AFC South is looking pretty familiar. The Colts are still the team to beat, but the Texans are poised to make an improvement over last year's dismal campaign.
The predicted order of finish:...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:13 PM
New England Patriots
2013: 12-4, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: TE Rob Gronkowski is (almost) back — he's still favoring his recovering right knee and is said to be 50-50 for the opener against the Dolphins....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:16 AM
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have agreed on a new six-year, $100-million contract, the Associated Press reports, with $51.8-million guaranteed and a $10-million signing bonus.
Watt has had 74 tackles for loss, 36 1/2 sacks and 27 pass...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In predicted order of finish by division:
2013 | 13-3, 1st in West
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: Offense-minded Denver beefed up on the other side of the ball, adding end DeMarcus Ware, cornerback Aqib Talib, and...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Should Cowboy fans be concerned that Tiger Woods had to withdraw from the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational?
How does that have any impact on the upcoming football season?
It doesn't. But the golfer's struggles to return to form are why...