| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Packers 19, Ravens 17
STRATEGY: A gambling approach backfired offensively in the red zone. Blockers didn't create enough holes and Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce failed to break tackles as a once-formidable running game was silenced again. Unable to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A year ago, Lardarius Webb was an emerging lockdown cornerback considered dangerous enough that quarterbacks looked for other options before throwing in his direction.
Now, the Ravens veteran cornerback is adjusting to a different reality where offenses...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley was fined $15,750 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness, a punishment stemming from his crushing block on Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs.
Finley delivered a high shoulder shot to Suggs' facemask in...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:03 AM
It got lost a bit within the Ravens' 19-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers, but cornerback Jimmy Smith is displaying encouraging signs of progress in his third NFL season.
Running stride for stride with Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, Smith turned his...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Sunday was brutal when it came to NFL injuries, and the star players weren’t spared.
St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford and Houston linebacker Brian Cushing suffered season-ending knee injuries; Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley was carted off...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:09 PM
GREEN BAY — It wasn't too long ago, back when the Bears were trying to make a go of it with Rex Grossman, that a high-ranking team official said just wait, the balance of power in the NFC North would shift once Brett Favre retired.
Well, the future...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears were looking for something to hang their hats on Sunday, the Packers locker room was full of players saying the 89-yard punt return for a touchdown by Johnny Knox was the greatest play they've ever witnessed.
Too bad a holding penalty...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Sixth in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Receivers.
Many teams would love to find a big tight end who can run, catch and block like Rob Gronkowski, but they won't find one in this draft. The talent is limited, though the draft does...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:30 PM
We are into the nitty-gritty of the fantasy playoffs, so let’s get down to business with some injury updates, a few waiver-wire pickups if you’re desperate, and more. If your squad needs help, shoot me a note. And feel free to leave your...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:24 PM
I would like to know your thoughts on the Bears' first round pick (No. 19) in this year's draft. As I see it there will be plenty of quality No. 1 receivers in free agency, large and small. Wouldn't it be wiser for them to opt for a DE the likes of Nick...