| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:26 AM
1. Baltimore beat New Orleans on Monday night. Of course it did. It’s 4-0 against the NFC South, the division Baltimore’s AFC North teams was matched up this year. AFC North teams – Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Pittsburgh –...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Take a breath, Jared. Take a breath.
Bears defensive end Jared Allen was excited about winning two games in a row. I get it. He’s not used to that.
But I don’t think Allen gets exactly what came down and how Sunday when he said the Bears...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford had a notion that the Detroit Lions' offense would make a dramatic turnaround.
The Lions had not scored a touchdown in their previous two games, but Stafford, the team's quarterback, liked their body language prior to their...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:47 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 368 and two touchdowns Sunday to outduel Tom Brady as the Packers beat the Patriots 26-21 to snap New England's seven-game winning streak in a matchup of division leaders.
Rodgers finished 24-for-38 and connected...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Give Tom Coughlin a break.
He's just 68. The kid made a mistake.
What happened to Coughlin last week was just as much the fault of the NFL as it was his error. Yes, Colts QB Andrew Luck hurriedly threw what proved to be a touchdown pass. And, yes,...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 2:58 PM
DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson wishes that the Detroit Lions would win games in an easier fashion. He's still not complaining about their habit of pulling out victories at the last moment.
The new version of the Cardiac Kids did it again Sunday, as Matthew...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Chris Conte, a Nashville news anchor, knows just how angry many Chicago Bears fans are about the team's performance this season. Conte shares the same name as the Bears' free safety, and the anchor's Twitter feed has inadvertently become a popular...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Amid high expectations for the Bears at the start the season, the team has not done much to match them. Entering Sunday, the Bears were 3-5 and in last place in the NFC North. However, of those three wins, none have come at Soldier Field, where Bears fans...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Both teams are 3-5. Who do you think will finish the year with a better record, the AP-less Vikings or the Bears? -- @stephenclapp1 from Twitter
Interesting question. The Vikings have been playing better defense of late for first-year coach Mike...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The Chicago Bears are getting a reminder this week about the pitfalls of being an NFL underachiever.
Sunday's demoralizing 51-23 loss in New England sent the Bears staggering into their bye week at 3-5, tied for last in the NFC North with the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Green Bay Packers have signed coach Mike McCarthy to a contract extension, general manager Ted Thompson announced Monday.
In his ninth season with the Packers, McCarthy has led them to four division titles and a Super Bowl championship, and his 93...