| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:12 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The Bears' retaining defensive coordinator Mel Tucker or the Lions’ embarrassment trying to hire a head coach?
The chokefest that marked the way these NFC North rivals closed the regular season...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Introduced on Wednesday as the Detroit Lions' new head coach, former Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell has no intentions of supervising a rebuilding project.
Taking over a talented roster that includes quarterback Matthew Stafford, wide receiver...
| 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 11, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Bears right guard Kyle Long bowed his head and rested it in one hand as he sat at his locker still wearing his jersey and pads. A few feet away, left guard Matt Slauson sat at his stall with a pinch of tobacco in his lower lip.
In hushed tones, he...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Jay Cutler was hurt. It was obvious. He was hobbling. Limping. His magically healed torn groin had to be some kind of issue.
Same goes for his hand, which was slammed on a blitz. And his ankle, which was rolled in the second quarter. Just say his entire...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spent Monday night at Lambeau Field stuck on the sideline, a torn groin rendering him inactive — for at least one game.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers disappeared after one series, his left...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:39 PM
CLEVELAND — Brandon Marshall hasn't even played two full seasons for the Bears, yet he knows how it works in Chicago.
The organization's decision this week to reinstall Jay Cutler as the starting quarterback despite backup Josh McCown's recent...