| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:20 PM
The weight of unmet expectations and inconsistent performance finally fell on Jay Cutler Wednesday.
The Bears, in the death throes of their wrecked season, benched him and planned to start Jimmy Clausen against the Lions on Sunday. It’s a...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The Indianapolis Colts might have liked an earlier start time for Sunday's wild-card game against Cincinnati.
Earlier, as in October.
That's when the Colts were rolling, amassing at least 400 yards in eight of their first nine games. Indianapolis...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:01 PM
The Colts might have liked an earlier start time for Sunday's wild-card game against the Bengals.
As in October.
That's when the Colts were rolling, amassing at least 400 yards in eight of their first nine games. They have cooled over the past two...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A rookie should be seen and not heard.
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has got the first part of that covered. He has been seen out on the town, seen courtside at Cavaliers games, and, until now, seen each Sunday on the sideline....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 2:48 PM
When Adam Vinatieri booted the game-winning field goal that secured the Patriots their first Super Bowl title in 2002, a high school kid in Needham, Mass., was celebrating.
Steven Hauschka, a 16-year-old soccer and lacrosse player, was a huge Patriots...
| Jan 29, 2015
Seth Greenberg is beach-chair comfortable in studio. The bright lights, barking producers and general mayhem of live television don't faze him. ESPN hired him to talk about basketball, and few do it more insightfully and naturally.
But Thursday night,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:22 AM
The Bears landed the best coach available.
Now John Fox has to be better than he ever has been.
Twice Fox has turned around franchises in worse disarray than these 5-11 Bears, if you can believe that. True fact.
He fixed the 1-15 Panthers and had...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Move over "Deflate-Gate," the Bucs-scuff scandal might be even more shocking.
It's probably been a while since anyone has heard much from former NFL quarterback Brad Johnson, but it makes sense that he would choose now to share how he paid to have...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Long before Deflate-gate, Bill Belichick replaced New York Jets coach Bill Parcells as the Pro Bowl coach. This was after the 1998 season. The Jets were AFC runner-ups and health reasons made Parcells cede to Belichick, his defensive coordinator.
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:58 PM
If Marc Trestman had listened to Howard Schnellenberger, he might not have started on the path that has led him into 11 NFL cities and two college campuses, and that took him to Canada to realize a lifelong goal.
He might not have been hired by football...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:39 AM
What are the chances of landing a Bill Cowher or Jon Gruden for the Bears head coach? -- @grimreality90 from Twitter
Gruden has effectively taken himself out of play with a new contract from ESPN to broadcast the Monday night games and Cowher looks...