| May 18, 2015
| 6:56 AM
One of the top reasons the Ravens selected rookie running back Buck Allen in the fourth round of the NFL draft was his ability to catch passes out of the backfield.
The former USC standout displayed that skill during the Ravens' recent rookie minicamp,...
| May 13, 2015
| 7:54 AM
I have no expectations for the Bears this year. Is that good? -- @sportsfanatico1
To each his own. There were such high expectations placed on the Bears the last few seasons and really in just about every year since the Super Bowl XLI appearance. It&...
| May 11, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Former Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman, who last month sold his six-bedroom, 5,200-square-foot house in Winnetka for $3.35 million, has paid $625,000 for a three-bedroom, 2,000-square-foot brick town house in Glencoe.
Trestman, 59, is the...
| May 9, 2015
| 4:06 AM
Absorbing the nuances of his first NFL playbook hasn't been difficult for Ravens undrafted rookie running back Terrence Magee.
Magee has a lot of previous knowledge about offensive coordinator Marc Trestman's schemes, which were mirrored by LSU...
| May 2, 2015
| 4:59 PM
The Ravens have been wanting to bolster their backfield for months.
They believe they accomplished that goal Saturday when they drafted Southern California running back Javorius "Buck" Allen in the fourth round.
Allen will work in tandem with...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:25 AM
The arrival of offensive coordinator Marc Trestman brings a professorial quality to the Ravens' offense.
Bespectacled with a rich vocabulary, Trestman is well-versed in the stock market, took and passed the bar exam and earned a nickname, "The...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:25 PM
The Ravens' offensive backfield is expected to become slightly more crowded following the NFL draft.
Although the Ravens signed running back Justin Forsett to a three-year, $9 million contract in March to be their starter, they're likely to reinforce...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:40 AM
Where does Joe Philbin rank on the “Aggressive Index?” Where does most everything about the Dolphins rank after 8-8, 8-8 and 7-9 seasons?
How about average?
Philbin was 15th in Football Outsider’s index, which is a comparative...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:09 PM
It was the day the Bears introduced free-agent pass rusher Pernell McPhee.
But it was all about Jay Cutler.
"Jay is our quarterback," said Ryan Pace, the way Lovie Smith said, the way Marc Trestman said, the way Jerry Angelo said, the way Phil Emery...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The free agent running back market has been pretty static but that’s apparently about to change.
According to reports, DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher for the Dallas Cowboys this past season, will be in Philadelphia today for a free...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:42 PM
On the morning Ryan Pace was introduced as Bears general manager, he cut right to the chase in expressing his vision for the brand of player he prefers building around.
"We are not just collecting athletes," Pace asserted. "We are acquiring football...