| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:07 PM
AT MIAMI (5-4)
TV: NFL Network, 5:15 PST.
Line: Dolphins by 51/2 .
Sam Farmer's pick: Home team typically gets the edge Thursday nights, but I like the Bills based on how much better they were the last...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:02 PM
April 2, 2009: The Bears acquire Jay Cutler in a trade with the Broncos, sending quarterback Kyle Orton, two first-round draft picks and a third-rounder for him.
Nov. 12, 2009: In a bumpy first season in Chicago, Cutler's worst game is a five-...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:59 PM
You know what Jimmy Clausen proved against the Lions on Sunday?
That Phil Emery and Marc Trestman have to be fired, that’s what.
Emery paid Jay Cutler $126.7 million to be a franchise quarterback. Trestman benched him in favor of Clausen, trying...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Some fantasy football leagues enter the playoffs in Week 14, while many play their final week of regular season ball. So it's a critical week if you're playing your first postseason game or a potential playoff berth hangs on this weekend's results....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The NFL Network’s report that the Bears expect to fire Mel Tucker at the end of the season wasn’t the news. Who was the source on that story? Capt. Obvious?
No, the news was there is "serious buyer’s remorse’’ at Halas Hall...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
In football it is essential to know the down and the distance of every situation.
That way everyone is clear about the challenge, and understands the journey, and adversity they potentially face.
The same approach should apply to the NFL teams...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The old-school theory about teaching someone to swim often involves throwing them into the deep end of the pool. We'll soon find out if that approach works for NFL cornerbacks, too.
That's what will likely happen on Sunday to second-year cornerback...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Oh, bless you, Lovie Smith, your legacy is our fantasy football harvest. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Bears -- the former, Smith's current team, and the latter his previous team -- meet on Sunday in what has been dubbed the Lovie Bowl.
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:53 PM
DENVER — One thing you can count on after a loss like this is Cameron Wake to be the final player in the Dolphins locker room, dressing slowly, mulling over a lost afternoon, delivering his thoughts like an epitaph.
"Just not good enough,'' he...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Five Dolphins thoughts in the wake of the Denver loss:
1. Consistency was the challenge for Ryan Tannehill. And he’s reached it. He's ranked 11th in the league with a 93.4 rating. He has 20 touchdowns against eight interceptions. He went over a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Kyle Orton passed for 230 yards and two touchdowns and Manny Lawson recovered a blocked punt in the end zone as the Buffalo Bills defeated the New York Jets 38-3 Monday night at Ford Field in Detroit.
In a game that originally was scheduled for Sunday in...