| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:46 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.
The Jets hired the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:52 PM
NEW YORK — Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.
The Jets hired the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29 after...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:30 AM
1. Last week, I wrote a column that began with a story about H. Wayne Huizenga wanting to replace Dave Wannstedt after the 2003 season.
The problem was he couldn't find a good candidate to replace him. So Wannstedt returned and the problems didn't go...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:27 PM
Nobody left Halas Hall on Friday vowing to remember this day in Bears history.
Nobody walked out saying, "Wow." But nobody exited going, "Uh-oh,'' either.
Nobody left knowing exactly what to think after the Bears introduced new general manager Ryan...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:38 PM
If there's one thing I've learned about the NFL in my eight seasons covering professional football it is that who you know is far more important than what you know.
Connections and endorsements determine who rises up the ranks more than a person's...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:39 AM
If Rod Marinelli had Marc Trestman ranked as the third option for head coach in 2013, what swayed Phil Emery to select Marc Trestman? Was Jay Cutler an influence? -- @HalasBearReport from Twitter
I’m amused that there is an idea out there that...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Now all the Bears need is a coach.
OK, so clearly the organization needs a lot more than that. However, they crossed a major item off their checklist Thursday when they hired Ryan Pace as their new general manager.
Pace has been with the New Orleans...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:21 PM
TAMPA, FLA. – Joe Flacco faked the handoff, rolled to his left and stared downfield. Without a Tampa Bay Buccaneer defender in sight, he waited and waited, and then waited some more.
Finally unleashing a high-arcing pass, Flacco watched Steve...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...