| Oct 16, 2013
In the funny mirror world of the NFL where almost acquisitions and near additions make team-building as much a matter of chance or fortune as science or calculation, the Bears conceivably could be facing Jay Cutler or Peyton Manning instead of Robert...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 11:01 PM
He was the afterthought, the other guy, the quarterback who wasn't Peyton Manning.
But Sunday night, Andrew Luck was the man.
Luck threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Indianapolis to a 39-33 victory over Denver, spoiling Manning'...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Great concern abounds for the health and welfare of beloved NFL gladiators, whose quality of life may be compromised because of repeated concussions and other long-term injuries.
But what about the masses of young amateur football players across the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Bears and Redskins have played many "statement" games over the years.
Whether it was George Halas' 1940 Bears extracting revenge over outspoken Redskins owner George Preston Marshall with a 73-0 shellacking in the NFL championship game or the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Of the 13 quarterbacks selected in the 2003 NFL draft, only three remain active — No. 1 pick Carson Palmer, Packers backup Seneca Wallace and the guy Chicago loved and loathed with equal passion, depending on the week.
The guy once booed during...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:29 PM
In seven seasons working in the Chicago Bears’ front office, Morocco Brown met some of football’s toughest, most devout fans, legions willing to brave Arctic conditions in good times and in bad.
Now he’s encountering Washington...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Arian Foster’s numbers speak for themselves.
From 2010 to 2012, the Houston Texans running back rushed for 4,264 yards. He took 41 hand-offs to the house. He was All-Pro three times. Went to three Pro Bowls, too.
Foster is a talented back, no...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:26 AM
According to ESPN, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has rushed for more yards himself, than all of the Pittsburgh Steelers or New York Giants.
It could happen—
It’s not inconceivable that jobs at USC, Nebraska and Texas could all be open at...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:06 PM
— A season that began with such promise for the Washington Redskins has unraveled in rapid fashion. The team's record dropped to 0-2 here Sunday, and they looked stunningly overmatched in the process, surrendering the game's first 31 points as the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Ogden to be honored as 'Hometown Hall of Famer'
Former Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden will be recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Allstate Insurance Company in Washington next Friday , as part of "Hometown Hall of Famers," a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Jim Mora came to UCLA known as a hothead prone to bouts of spontaneous verbal combustion.
An out-of-town colleague put it to me this way: "You know he's crazy, right?"
Mora lived up to the reputation by screaming at assistant coaches and midlevel...