| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears are in disarray at the end of coach Marc Trestman's second season and general manager Phil Emery's third. At 5-10, they must beat the Vikings on the road Sunday to avoid their worst record since 2004 — but their problems are deeper than...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:53 PM
John Fox hoisted the Lamar Hunt trophy over his head a year ago Sunday in Denver, as orange, blue and white confetti fluttered in the mile-high air. His team had just surged to an AFC championship and a Super Bowl berth. The crowd roared.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:06 AM
The Lions have had a wealth of talent on defense for a number of seasons, but it didn't come together until 2014.
Teryl Austin joined new coach Jim Caldwell's staff as a first-time NFL defensive coordinator and his immediate success has put him on the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:44 PM
The Bears went down a path they never had ventured before to get a man who has brought back an organization from an even worse position than they are in now.
John Fox has been hired as the 15th coach in franchise history and becomes the first with the...
| 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,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The Seattle Seahawks aren't buying into it.
Yes, they've heard that the injured calf is going to be an issue for Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Yes, they've heard he won't be as mobile. But the Seahawks are preparing to face arguably the NFL's...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:14 AM
After hearing John Elway explain his side of the divorce from John Fox on Tuesday in Denver, it's apparent the Broncos vice president isn't interested in AFC West titles.
Fox led the Broncos to four consecutive division crowns but it's Super Bowl or...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:08 AM
Ryan Pace hit the ground asking questions as general manager, trying to get a sense for how Todd Bowles would fit as the next coach of the Bears.
Thirty minutes into his position as head man of all football operations at Halas Hall, Pace walked into the...