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  • Giving thanks for the Internet getting us closer to sports we love

    Because this is being written on the day after Thanksgiving, I'm eating turkey sandwiches and leftover dressing on the side. By the time you read this, we will have moved on to turkey soup or the under-appreciated T.O.T. (turkey on toast). Also it's close...
  • NFL Week 13: Philip Rivers helps Left Coast get it right in Baltimore

    On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
  • Bears teammates laud impact of Lance Briggs, whose season is over

    Bears teammates laud impact of Lance Briggs, whose season is over
    Defensive end Willie Young has been a member of the Bears for only 12 games, but that's long enough for Lance Briggs to have made an impact on him. After practice Sunday, Young recalled how Briggs reacted to the third play of the Bears' 21-13 win over...
  • What are the chances of Jim Harbaugh replacing Marc Trestman?

    What are the chances of Jim Harbaugh replacing Marc Trestman?
    What are the chances of Marc Trestman getting fired and Jim Harbaugh replacing him? Phil Emery does not strike me as the type to make that move but ... -- @MLubba I don’t expect we will hear from general manager Phil Emery, chairman George...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 14 NFL picks

    Last week: 9-7 (6-9-1 against the spread). Season: 122-69-1 (100-91-1 against the spread). Steelers (7-5) at Bengals (8-3-1) Noon Sunday Bengals by 3 (over/under 47) Ben Roethlisberger has owned Ohio, and the Steelers play teams in their division...
  • Bears recap: Not any better than Tinkerbell

    Bears recap: Not any better than Tinkerbell
    As the Bears entered the final quarter of their season Thursday (sorry to go all Lovie Smith on you there), generating excitement for Bears-Dallas proved tough at first. The playoffs are pretty much out the window for the Bears. There isn’t a...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 14 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-7 (.563); season 122-69-1 (.639). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Believe it or not, Saints a bigger disappointment than Bears this season

    Believe it or not, Saints a bigger disappointment than Bears this season
    Mired in a season headed the wrong direction down a one-way street, it's difficult to imagine a team in a more disappointing position than the Bears. The Raiders, Redskins, Jets, Bucs and a handful of other teams have worse records, but none of them...
  • Any chance Rex Ryan could be the Bears defensive coordinator?

    Any chance Rex Ryan could be the Bears defensive coordinator?
    When Rex Ryan is fired, any chance he becomes the new Bears defensive coordinator? Taking after dad. -- @spot_bears I suppose there is a possibility Ryan could land with the Bears in that capacity after this season. There is little question he is on his...
  • Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end

    Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
  • Time for Bears' George McCaskey to stop the stupid

    Time for Bears' George McCaskey to stop the stupid
    It’s showtime, George McCaskey. It’s your spotlight. It’s your decision. It's your franchise. This is not Marc Trestman’s deal on Mel Tucker. This is not Phil Emery’s deal on Trestman. This is not Ted Phillips’ deal...