| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Robert Griffin III was the toast of D.C. just two years ago, leading the Washington Redskins to an unlikely playoff berth and earning himself NFL rookie-of-the-year honors in the process.
But a lot has changed since then. At 3-8, the Redskins aren't...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
ASHBURN, Va. - In the shot heard around the NFL, Washington rookie coach Jay Gruden benched quarterback Robert Griffin III on Tuesday, a move that became official Wednesday.
Griffin, who has been unable to recapture the record-setting form of his rookie...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Thanksgiving brought a reminder that Calvin Johnson, despite recent struggles and criticism, is just fine. He had 11 receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions overcame an early deficit and crushed the Bears, 34-17. That's two in a row on...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A few weeks ago I was asked what I thought would be a bigger number this season for the Lakers: games won or games played by Steve Nash. I said I thought it was too close to call. In light of Nash missing the entire season and playing zero games in 2014-...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Apparently, Jay Cutler really doesn't listen to the radio or read the newspaper — or else he would have known without asking.
"What bad habits are we referring to?" Cutler answered Thursday at Halas Hall when asked the chances of improving them....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:46 PM
For old times' sake, if Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice approaches Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to shake hands before Sunday's game at the Georgia Dome, Cutler might just turn and walk away.
That was Cutler's chilly reaction two years ago at...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Seahawks 2-1 (2): Let a 14-point lead slip away but hung on in overtime to win at home for the 19th time in 20 games, including the posteason.
2. Broncos 2-1 (1): Biggest takeaway from loss was defense is much improved,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The vacation was a long time coming, a much-needed respite after a difficult couple of months. But not long after Gary and Rhonda Kubiak arrived at their destination, they were interrupted by the buzz of Gary's phone.
Gary listened to the voice on the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Sitting at his desk as a bond broker in South Florida one day in February 1995, Marc Trestman heard his phone ring.
His assistant said it was 49ers coach George Seifert, whose team had just won Super Bowl XXIX days earlier. Trestman thought it was a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Through the Bears' aggressive start to free agency and their consistent activity in the later stages, the Tribune’s Chicago Bears coverage team is keeping you up to speed with all the latest transactions and news while also summarizing what...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
We are officially a month away from the 2014 NFL draft, which is the lifeblood of every NFL team.
The draft is critical because it restocks each roster with young, CHEAP talent. The problem the Dolphins have had the past decade is that most of the...