| Dec 26, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Carolina Panthers went more than two months between wins this season and the Atlanta Falcons were close behind, with a 52-day stretch between victories.
Their combined 12-17-1 record aside, either the Panthers or Falcons are headed to the playoffs,...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended for his team's playoff game in Dallas on Sunday, the NFL announced Monday.
Suh stepped on the lower leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers as Rodgers lay on the ground during...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
There is a cautionary tale from H. Wayne Huizenga's time as Dolphins owner. Huizenga did many things right. Few worked out that way. After four middling seasons of Dave Wannstedt as coach, Huizenga knew change was needed.
He put up the telescope. He...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Remarkably, there still are Jay Cutler defenders out there.
Or maybe they are Cutler enablers and apologists, but whatever, there are people who seem to want me to believe that it’s never the fault of a 31-year-old quarterback who hasn’t...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:25 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Facing third down and 2 with a chance to close out the game, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a big decision to make. McCarthy gave Rodgers the option to throw or hand off to running back Eddie Lacy,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:42 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Though saying a bye comes at the right time is a well-circulated phrase among all NFL teams, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was paying more than just lip service Monday by agreeing with the saw.
"We're 5-3, and we have time...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Green Bay Packers have signed coach Mike McCarthy to a contract extension, general manager Ted Thompson announced Monday.
In his ninth season with the Packers, McCarthy has led them to four division titles and a Super Bowl championship, and his 93...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
After the Bears spent their off week conducting research projects and casting votes of confidence, the Tribune has learned what it all means.
That isn't to say that Bears Chairman George McCaskey and President Ted Phillips didn't liven up the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Does anyone remember that Packers coach Mike McCarthy was 8-8, 13-3 and 6-10 in his first three seasons in Green Bay? Are we not completely jumping the gun on voicing our severe displeasure in this Bears team? I know the expectations were sky high;...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Maryland football coach Randy Edsall preaches the same thing to his wide receivers on a regular basis.
"We try to tell the guys that if you're the third, fourth, fifth wide receiver in the NFL, you better be able to play special teams," Edsall said....