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  • Lions' Offense Comes Alive Against Bears

    Lions' Offense Comes Alive Against Bears
    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...
  • To get back in running, Bears need to run

    To get back in running, Bears need to run
    Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win. Given the Bears' tenuous position — 3-4 and two games behind the Packers and Lions in the NFC North — that makes their game against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass.,...
  • Bears' blowout loss to Patriots low point in Trestman Era

    Bears' blowout loss to Patriots low point in Trestman Era
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In a microcosm of the cruel joke this Bears season has become, defensive end Lamarr Houston suffered a potentially serious knee injury Sunday at Gillette Stadium celebrating a sack late in a game his team trailed by 25 points....
  • Bears' Marshall keeps his cool after Patriots' rout

    Bears' Marshall keeps his cool after Patriots' rout
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Brandon Marshall said the word "unacceptable" 17 times last week to describe the Bears' loss to the Dolphins. Is there any limit, then, to its use when trying to encompass Sunday's 51-23 demolition by the Patriots? "That's...
  • Packers confident QB Aaron Rodgers won't miss time

    Packers confident QB Aaron Rodgers won't miss time
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Though saying a bye comes at the right time is a well-circulated phrase among all NFL teams, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was paying more than just lip service Monday by agreeing with the saw. "We're 5-3, and we have time...
  • Will Vikings finish with better record than Bears?

    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...
  • Michael Irvin admits 'Cutler for MVP' hype was misguided

    Michael Irvin admits 'Cutler for MVP' hype was misguided
    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...
  • Packers sign Mike McCarthy to contract extension

    Packers sign Mike McCarthy to contract extension
    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...
  • Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12

    Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12
    Kickoff: 1 p.m., Ford Field, Detroit TV: Chs. 4, 12. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish). Coaches: Joe Philbin (20-20, in third season with Dolphins); Jim Caldwell (34-26, in fourth season, first with Lions) Series:...
  • It's all on the line for Marc Trestman

     It's all on the line for Marc Trestman
    Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....
  • Toss a penalty flag on the NFL, not poor Tom Coughlin

    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,...