| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:44 AM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Turns out the Buffalo Bills aren't "stuck" with coach Doug Marrone, after all.
Two weeks after informing reporters "you're stuck with me, fortunately or unfortunately," Marrone made the surprise decision to step down...
| 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 28, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs beat visiting San Diego, 19-7, on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.
The Chiefs needed Cleveland to beat Baltimore and...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Finally, a McCaskey who knows enough to be embarrassed.
Finally, a McCaskey who might care more about winning than counting pennies.
Finally, a McCaskey who might have a backbone and brains.
Finally, the Bears are starting to look like a big-boy NFL...
| 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...