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  • Ravens score 38 points in first half, roll to easy, 48-17 win over Tampa Bay

    Ravens score 38 points in first half, roll to easy, 48-17 win over Tampa Bay
    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...
  • 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...
  • Bears-Vikings recap: Who's in a 'good place'?

    Bears-Vikings recap: Who's in a 'good place'?
    Bears fans woke up Sunday with reasons to be grumpy. Before the game against Minnesota, the team was in last place, players were getting hurt in droves and answers were lacking. Throughout the turmoil, coach Marc Trestman’s tone never wavered&...
  • Sounds of Marc Trestman: Maybe he has a cold, or maybe he knows he's gone

    Sounds of Marc Trestman: Maybe he has a cold, or maybe he knows he's gone
    Marc Trestman used to sound like a guy who could find something positive from a red light because it should turn green soon enough, and he would describe it as a “process’’ and he would embrace that idea. These days, Trestman sounds...
  • Eight Hall of Fame rookie candidates among 26 semifinalists

    Eight Hall of Fame rookie candidates among 26 semifinalists
    Eight first-time nominees were among 26 semifinalists announced Tuesday as candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015. The list will be pared to 15 modern-era candidates on Jan. 8 and the enshrinees will be selected on Jan. 31 in...
  • No one in Chicago longing for return of coach Lovie Smith

    It's a pity Sunday's Bears-Buccaneers showdown can't be resolved like a Brandon Marshall Twitter war. A ring, some gloves, $25,000 in prize money to the winner and 100 hours of community service to the loser. Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman mano-a-mano in...
  • Faceoff: Lovie Smith vs. Marc Trestman

    Bears fans would have liked nothing better than to see high stakes for Sunday's matchup with Lovie Smith and Tampa Bay. Instead, both teams are out of the playoff hunt realistically if not mathematically. Well, there are always bragging rights. For...
  • Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard

    Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard
    As the crowd thinned at Halas Hall after Lovie Smith's introductory news conference as Bears head coach, Smith smiled as I asked him about Big Sandy, Texas, and for his cellphone number. Not only did Smith happily oblige that day, Jan. 15, 2004, but...
  • Hey, Tampa, we'll trade Cutler for McCown

    Hey, Tampa, we'll trade Cutler for McCown
    Here comes a nice win for the Bears. Lovie Smith and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers come to town. Offensively challenged, as usual. In fact, and this is mean, his offensive coordinator this year, Jeff Tedford, is on an indefinite leave of absence while...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 12: What Lovie Bowl lacks in quality, it could make up in quantity

    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. Alas, the...
  • Look for Jay Cutler to take some shots downfield against Bucs' Cover-2

    Look for Jay Cutler to take some shots downfield against Bucs' Cover-2
    Jay Cutler and the Bears can take some shots down the field to target the top of the Buccaneers Cover-2 defense by creating vertical opportunities out of a 3-by-1 formation on the "Seattle" concept. As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11 personnel...