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  • Ryan Pace's EIU-to-NFL path is a familiar one

     Ryan Pace's EIU-to-NFL path is a familiar one
    With the likes of Tony Romo, Sean Payton, Mike Shanahan and several other prominent NFL players and coaches spawned by Eastern Illinois, new Bears general manager Ryan Pace is not exactly blazing a new trail. Yet it is somewhat remarkable that such an...
  • Mac Engel: Tony Romo and Jason Garrett 'share a moment'

    ARLINGTON, Texas With his wife and one of their two young sons watching from near the back row, a small number of fans stood behind glass and gleefully cheered when Tony Romo leaned on the podium to address the media. He looked at the fans, smiled, and...
  • Warner, Seau and Pace are among Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists

    First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of nominees was reduced Thursday to 15 from the modern era, one senior and two contributors. A finalist must receive at...
  • Former Redskin Fred Smoot acquitted of misdemeanor domestic assault in Virginia

    Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been acquitted of misdemeanor domestic assault following a bench trial in Virginia. Smoot testified in his own defense Monday in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. He denied hitting his...
  • Mike Tannenbaum praises Joe Philbin, uncertain about Mike Wallace's future

    Mike Tannenbaum praises Joe Philbin, uncertain about Mike Wallace's future
    Mike Tannenbaum compared his new role as the Miami Dolphins' executive vice president of football operations to being a point guard on a basketball team. He was hired by owner Steve Ross as his point man, where his role is to set everyone on the team up...
  • First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner, Orlando Pace are Hall of Fame finalists

    First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of nominees was reduced Thursday to 15 from the modern era, one senior and two contributors. A finalist must receive at...
  • Greg Cote's NFL divisional playoff picks

    Oh the indignity! It isn't easy going 0-4 against the spread to open the playoffs. It really isn't. Even if you tried, the odds would be against you. Yet that was my record vs. the betting line on wild-card weekend and, in the trendy parlance of coach-...
  • Dolphins DE Dion Jordan was key to game-winning blocked punt vs. Vikings

    Dolphins DE Dion Jordan was key to game-winning blocked punt vs. Vikings
    Dolphins rookie defensive end Terrence Fede deserves a lot of credit for his game-winning blocked punt against Minnesota. But as it turns out, second-year defensive end Dion Jordan was the catalyst for the play. In fact, if it wasn't for Jordan's...
  • Bears right guard Kyle Long named to Pro Bowl

    Bears right guard Kyle Long named to Pro Bowl
    Bears right guard Kyle Long was the team’s only player named to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday. He’s the first Bear to be nominated in each of his first two NFL seasons since return specialist Devin Hester (2006-07). He’s the 10th player in...
  • NFL: how players with Virginia connections fared in Week 16 (through all games)

    Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia. The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
  • Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub

    Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub
    Bears second-year right guard Kyle Long met his second straight Pro Bowl nomination with his characteristic enthusiasm Wednesday.   “Obviously, it’s a big honor,” Long said, while flanked by running back Matt Forte at a news conference....