| 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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:26 PM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — It wasn't until after the Falcons signed Devin Hester that the club turned to offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter with an assignment.
The front office and coach Mike Smith consulted with line coach Mike Tice because of his...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Many old teammates will be eager to catch up to Devin Hester on Sunday in Atlanta, especially if the Bears are foolish enough to kick or punt to him.
Given the dreadful performances on special teams this year — among many miserable statistics...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Tribune's Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions.
Seriously, how does Mel Tucker still have a job? -- @klaramee2 from Twitter
I get the angst over the performance of the defense in the loss to the Packers but this was a complete loss across the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Yeah, I figured the Bears' season was over when they choked the opener against the Bills in overtime at home.
Ultimately, it still might be over because of that horrible loss to a bad team. As convenient as it is to point to that embarrassment against...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Former Ravens tight ends coach Wade Harman has joined the Atlanta Falcons' coaching staff, Harman confirmed to The Baltimore Sun.
Harman is the Falcons' new assistant offensive line coach after being replaced by former Houston Texans assistant Brian...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Sunday’s season opener was supposed to signal a new era for the Bears.
A new head coach with a big offensive portfolio. A new offense built to maximize the myriad talents the Bears have amassed. Some new, important players, young and experienced....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:02 AM
There cannot be a player on offense who is more excited about the new Chicago Bears coaching staff than Matt Forte.
Forte always has considered himself a dual threat out of the backfield and new coach Marc Trestman has a proven track record for making...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was fined $100,000 by the NFL for his sideline interference last week where he nearly collided with Ravens kickoff returner Jacoby Jones, a punishment that met with approval inside the Ravens locker room.