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  • Week 10: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Last week in parentheses. 1. Patriots 7-2 (2): Manhandling of Broncos could have implications in January and help gain home-field advantage in playoffs. 2. Cardinals 7-1 (3): They own the best record in the NFC in November for the first time since...
  • Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end

    Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
  • Why Saints' 5-8 record isn't quite same as Bears'

    Consider it the Disappointment Bowl on Monday night at Soldier Field: Bears vs. Saints in a battle of 5-8 teams that have been their own worst enemies this season. For those still interested in surveying the wreckage, it’s interesting to note...
  • Huddle up: Bears and Saints have same poor record, but different goals

    Huddle up: Bears and Saints have same poor record, but different goals
    What does a 5-8 record mean in today's NFL? For the Bears, it means major frustration at the tail end of a disappointing season. For the Saints, it means a share of the NFC South lead and a realistic chance to host a playoff game on the first weekend of...
  • NFL teams facing too many snap decisions as QBs keep getting hurt

    NFL teams facing too many snap decisions as QBs keep getting hurt
    These quarterback audibles aren't about deception. They're about desperation. With the clock winding down on the NFL regular season, several teams are being forced to make a change at the most pivotal position. It's a case of next man up . . . and...
  • NFL Week 16: Schedule plan means fantastic finishes in division races

    NFL Week 16: Schedule plan means fantastic finishes in division races
    The fix is in — and it's working. Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
  • With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?

    With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: The end. The Bears will play their 2014 season finale Sunday afternoon against the...
  • Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman

     Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman
    The Bears' purge Monday did not include most of Marc Trestman's coaching staff. Only offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer was fired along with Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Each assistant under contract for 2015 — including defensive...
  • Panthers defense destroys Cardinals in NFC wild-card playoff victory

    Panthers defense destroys Cardinals in NFC wild-card playoff victory
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If you believe in the idea that defense travels, you can't discount the .500 Panthers in the postseason. Ron Rivera's swarming Panthers defense set an NFL playoff record in a 27-16 wild-card round victory Saturday at Bank of...
  • Cardinals, third-stringer Ryan Lindley capable of upset over Panthers

    Cardinals, third-stringer Ryan Lindley capable of upset over Panthers
    These teams have been headed in opposite directions lately, with Carolina winning four in a row and Arizona losing four of six. Because of injuries, the Cardinals are down to third-string quarterback Ryan Lindley, who threw the first two touchdown...