| 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....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has plenty of reasons to look forward to Sunday night’s division rivalry game against the Packers.
For starters, he’ll have a chance to go right at the NFL’s worst run defense, with Green Bay...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:35 AM
For a brief moment Wednesday Lance Briggs lost himself in reminiscence, mentally scrolling through 11 years of memories at Lambeau Field and tracking the good vibes all the way back to Week 14 of 2003.
Briggs was just an emerging Bears rookie then,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:12 PM
GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Not an inside linebacker, Clay Matthews can settle for being a versatile matchup problem, if Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy's plan works.
"We'll see what it means moving forward," Matthews said of his Sunday night...
| 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 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It's not easy writing an article about Connor Barwin, because every time you ask him a question about himself, he ends up talking about somebody else.
Ask him about his dominating, 3 ½-sack game last week against the Carolina Panthers and the Eagles...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
| 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,...
| 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...