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  • 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,...
  • Lions rally past Dolphins, improve to 7-2

    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...
  • Win or lose, the Bears make a profit

    Win or lose, the Bears make a profit
    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...
  • Bears fans paying steep ticket prices

    Bears fans paying steep ticket prices
    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...
  • Former Ravens WR Gerrard Sheppard claimed by Green Bay Packers

    Former Ravens WR Gerrard Sheppard claimed by Green Bay Packers
    Former Towson wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard was claimed off waivers today by the Green Bay Packers, one day after being cut by the Ravens, according to a source. Sheppard, a McDonogh graduate who spent last season on the Ravens' practice squad, was...
  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • 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...