| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Chicago Bears have not consistently established their vertical passing game this season, as opponents have prioritized taking that away and testing quarterback Jay Cutler’s willingness to check down.
Stretching the defense figures to be a...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:19 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — After a defense led by Darrelle Revis had quieted Megatron and smudged Golden, Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner talked about a turnover bag his unit keeps.
We hadn't known about that bag.
After Jonas Gray sat all afternoon...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Former professional wrestler Ric Flair has a legendary catch phrase that fits Mike Pouncey's persona, and his goals as an NFL player.
Before Flair's high-profile matches he'd tell his opponent: "To be the man, you've got to beat the man!"
Flair was on...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan, who sustained a left ankle injury in Sunday’s 20-16 loss at Detroit, wasn’t at the portion of Tuesday’s walk-through practice media is allowed to watch.
Left guard Daryn Colledge, who missed...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:17 PM
1. Detroit held up in the final minutes of a slugfest. The Dolphins didn't in a loss that hurts. That's really the way to boil an old-fashioned day of tough defenses and big names playing big that came with everything but a standing 10-count.
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:08 PM
In the end, there was no magic or mystery to the Dolphins' 20-16 loss at Ford Field on Sunday.
And safety Reshad Jones, who was beaten by running back Theo Riddick on the game-winning touchdown reception with 29 seconds left, knew that better than...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:32 AM
1. Will the Dolphins' line get to Matt Stafford? Detroit has given up the fifth-most sacks in the league this year (24), and that pressure is part of the reason why Stafford has an unimpressive 86.5 rating. The return of receiver Calvin Johnson will help....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The marquee matchup in Sunday's Dolphins-Detroit Lions game might not be one of the glamorous ones — cornerback Brent Grimes vs. wide receiver Calvin Johnson, for example.
The marquee matchup might be the one in the trenches — Dolphins right...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:48 AM
1. Is this 37-0 win who the Dolphins are? What you should expect? The kind of performance they can have, not so much on the scoreboard (come on, this was their widest margin of victory since 1996), but in the level of play?
The Dolphins players think...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:20 PM
DETROIT -- Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley suffered a MCL and PCL injury in his right knee and will reportedly miss 4-to-5 weeks.
Detroit head coach Jim Caldwell told a Detroit radio station that doctors looked at Fairley and that he will be...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Detroit Lions have become the kings of the fourth-quarter comeback on both sides of the Atlantic.
Matt Prater hit a 48-yard field goal on the game's last play and the Detroit Lions erased a 21-point halftime deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 22-...