| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Now that’s an offseason.
It took a while, but Phil Emery finally got the pass rusher the Bears needed.
None of this Willie Young stuff. If he could get only three sacks while playing on a Lions line with the best tandem of defensive tackles in...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Well, this is going to take some getting used to.
Jared Allen, longtime Minnesota Viking, is now ours. Take that, Julius Peppers. We basically traded a banged up rusty Buick for a shinier, less rusty Cadillac.
Those are terrible analogies, given...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The more I watched the Seahawks defense in the Super Bowl, the more embarrassed I was for the Bears defense.
The less hope I hold for the Bears defense next season, as well. And maybe the season after that.
Sorry, but nobody in Chicago could watch the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The Ravens have reached a deal with Wisconsin assistant coach Thomas Hammock to become their new running backs coach, according to sources.
The Ravens beat out two other NFL teams, an AFC North team and an NFC North team, for Hammock, according to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The arrival of new running backs coach Thomas Hammock should provide some energy to the Ravens' backfield based on his background at Wisconsin.
The Badgers manufactured one of the strongest rushing offenses in college football, setting a single-season...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:47 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens prepare to play against the New York Jets on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
* ProFootballTalk's Michael David Smith talks about Ravens running back Ray Rice's success against the Chicago...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Now that’s the way to tank a season.
Beep, beep, make way for the Bulls’ “We’re Not Going to Tank’’ bandwagon as it screams down the lottery express lanes.
The Bulls traded the regularly injured Luol Deng, one of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Green Bay Packers.
* The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer thinks the Ravens will win, 27-24, over the Packers.
The Super Bowl champions have been schizophrenic, going up and down...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
So much for silver platters.
A couple of first-place NFL teams saw prime opportunities go poof Sunday, as they failed to make the most of their comeback chances.
The Chicago Bears, who were in a three-way tie for first in the NFC North, scored on a...