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  • Aquinas WR Peete poised to produce, fulfill potential

    Aquinas WR Peete poised to produce, fulfill potential
    When Devante Peete’s mother was pregnant with him, his father would rub her stomach and proclaim their baby would one day become a football phenom. “And ever since I came out, I’ve been playing football and my dad’s been...
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas produces the most NFL players

    Saint Thomas Aquinas produces the most NFL players
    Saint Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale produced more players on opening-day NFL rosters than any other high school in America, USA Football announced Thursday. Saint Thomas easily topped the list with 10 players (Geno Atkins and Giovani Bernard,...
  • Aquinas, Pahokee and Glades Central lead high schools with most current NFL players

    If you want to play in the NFL someday, Miami and Fort Lauderdale are good places to grow up, and St. Thomas Aquinas, Pahokee and Glades Central are solid spots for you to play your high school ball. According to USA Football, St. Thomas leads all...
  • At some point, you have to tackle

    At some point, you have to tackle
    Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football. Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers. Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
  • Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss

    Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss
    DETROIT — Theo Spight wears a Lions hard hat, a jersey numbered "00" and after every touchdown scored by the home team at Ford Field, he grabs a microphone behind the end zone, and thrusts his deep voice into "Gridiron Heroes," the Lions' fight...
  • Pick an area, and the Bears stunk

    Pick an area, and the Bears stunk
    OK, so it wasn’t going to be easy for the Bears this season, but yeesh, did it have to be this awful? The Bears lost both lines of scrimmage, lost the ball, lost control of things the second quarter, and that’s how you lose an ugly...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss

    Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. 1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
  • Bears have that run-down feeling again

    Bears have that run-down feeling again
    ST. LOUIS — Any running back can gash the Bears these days. All-Pro or second-stringer, established veteran or off-the-street free agent, bruiser or speedster. Credentials are irrelevant. This once-proud defense stops the run like a colander stops...
  • Bears' defense saves dumbest for last

    Bears' defense saves dumbest for last
    Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers. The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another. And that was...
  • Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory

    Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory
    Brandon Marshall really wanted to see the football more. It came his way plenty Thursday night. Brandon Marshall desperately needed a Bears victory. He helped provide it. With a pair of glowing green cleats and two crowd-pleasing touchdown...
  • Bears' show a hit on road too

    Bears' show a hit on road too
    PITTSBURGH — Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker vaguely explained his position Wednesday when he was asked whether he would call more blitzes to jump-start a sputtering pass rush. "We'll blitz when we need to, and when we want to," he said....