| Oct 2, 2013
Rookie Matt McGloin is the Oakland Raiders' new backup quarterback, having been promoted above fifth-year veteran Matt Flynn. Getty Images In describing his decision to elevate McGloin, Raiders coach Dennis Allen turned to the word Penn State fans used...
| Aug 12, 2013
Nearly 40 former Penn State players (including transfer Justin Brown) began the season in NFL training camps, and several have made news during the first few weeks. Here's a rundown of how some guys are progressing. Rookie fullback Michael Zordich......
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:59 AM
PHOENIX — The discovery of Russell Wilson, a third-round pick of the Seahawks in 2012 who shed the label of "game manager" about as quickly as his feet move running the zone read with Marshawn Lynch, set an example for what roughly half of the NFL...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers earned a first-round postseason bye.
And they will need it.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated a calf injury and missed two series but returned to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20 Sunday in the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Feeling good about the Bears this season has been no easy task.
For every one-handed grab Brandon Marshall makes, Jay Cutler turns the ball over. For every dominating performance Willie Young or Kyle Fuller has, someone else struggles mightily. Hence...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:24 PM
GREEN BAY — Get before your Ditka shrine and pray to the football powers that the Bears quit Sunday night at Lambeau Field.
The alternative is pondering the possibility they are miserably outclassed in talent when compared to the Packers, who...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:28 PM
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers had the Bears at hello.
By halftime, Green Bay publicists were researching the record books. Rodgers tied an NFL record with six touchdown passes by the intermission as the Packers led 42-0 en route to a 55-14 shellacking...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Why can't the Bears eat the money and bench Jay Cutler? The Seahawks did it to Matt Flynn a few years ago and look at them now. -- @sausagebus from Twitter
You’re talking about very different animals in terms of the contract for these two players....
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:00 PM
— At least there's a lot more clarity for the Philadelphia Eagles now than there was heading into their Sunday matchup against the Green Bay Packers, the playoff pecking order in the NFC becoming more apparent by the second.
For example, they know...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Week 5 in the NFL is here, and while most fans in the city are gearing up for Sunday's Bears-Carolina matchup, I'm worried about the only fall sport I'm good at nowadays: fantasy football. We're a quarter of the way into the fantasy season and while it'...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 PM
We want to feel confidence. We want to believe the Bears are better than the Packers, finally, and should take care of business in the most important game of the season's first quarter. We want to, but we don't.
The Packers come to Soldier Field at 1-2,...