| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:32 AM
The Chicago Bears picked themselves up Wednesday and began practicing for Sunday’s road game against the Carolina Panthers.
Despite last Sunday's second-half meltdown against the Green Bay Packers, the Bears are tied for second place in the NFC...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:59 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Thursday night massacres continue.
The Green Bay Packers blew out the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 at Lambeau Field. After the first four Thursday night games were decided by an average of 28.25 points, this game between NFC North foes...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:24 AM
1. So much in the NFL, like life, is timing. For AFC East teams, that translates into when you meet the meat of the out-of-division schedule. Take the Jets. Their last three games have been against NFC North teams Green Bay, Detroit and Chicago. Now...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The Chicago Bears reached the midway point of their season at 3-5 with their patience hanging by a thread and their playoff hopes in need of resuscitation. With four losses in the past five games, including a 51-23 blowout loss in New England in Week 8,...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:59 PM
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions failed to dazzle anyone in their regular-season home finale on Sunday. They still did enough to move into a first-place tie in the NFC North.
Matt Prater kicked three field goals, including a go-ahead...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
In a stunning act of either ignorance or defiance — perhaps both — Bears coach Marc Trestman benched quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen.
More than just a change on the depth chart, the quarterback switch figures to...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status.
With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The San Diego Chargers announced this week that they will not be terminating their stadium lease in 2015, meaning for now they will not be packing the moving vans for Los Angeles.
The St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders probably will make similar...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:42 AM
As most concerned citizens know by now, the Eagles' best chance of making the playoffs remains winning the NFC East and earning the No. 3 seed. Their odds of making it as one of the two NFC wild card entries are almost zero.
On the other hand, there is a...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:44 PM
As most concerned citizens know by now, the Philadelphia Eagles' best chance of making the playoffs remains winning the NFC East and earning the No. 3 seed. Their odds of making it as one of the two NFC wild-card entries are almost zero.
On the other...