| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:16 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Thanks in part to another short turnaround, the third for the Philadelphia Eagles in the last six weeks, the players really haven't had much time to contemplate the number of playoff scenarios that remain for themselves and everyone...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Detroit Lions wrapped up an NFL playoff berth without playing a down on Saturday thanks to the Washington Redskins' upset victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
The win by the Redskins put the Lions (10-4) in the playoffs for the first time since 2011...