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  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks
    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-4 (.733); season 70-35-1 (.667). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • To get back in running, Bears need to run

    To get back in running, Bears need to run
    Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win. Given the Bears' tenuous position — 3-4 and two games behind the Packers and Lions in the NFC North — that makes their game against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass.,...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 8 NFL picks

    Last week: 11-4 (8-7 against the spread). Season: 70-35-1 (62-44 against the spread). Lions (5-2) vs. Falcons (2-5) 8:30 a.m. Sunday, FOX-32 Lions by 4 (O/U 46.5) The Falcons offensive line is ravaged, and they just can't put points on the board....
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 8: Will Shane Vereen run wild on Bears?

    As an NFL fan, I don't particularly trust Bill "Spygate" Belichick. As a fantasy football owner, I really don't trust Belichick. The only statistic the New England Patriots coach cares about is the number of W's he has, and that's what he's paid for,...
  • Preview: Raiders at Browns

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Raiders at Browns The Cleveland Browns look to avoid losing to a winless team for a second straight week when they host the hapless Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Vying for its third consecutive victory, Cleveland fell flat in...
  • Preview: Eagles at Cardinals

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Eagles at Cardinals There are only four one-loss teams remaining in the NFL and two of them square off Sunday afternoon when the Arizona Cardinals host the Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia is suddenly looking up at Dallas...
  • Catching Up With ... Former Colts middle linebacker Ed Simonini

    Catching Up With ... Former Colts middle linebacker Ed Simonini
    Nearly 40 years later, the taunts still haunt Ed Simonini, the Colts' 6-foot middle linebacker. "Guys would tease me, saying, 'Why don't you get up on your high heels?' Or: 'Can't you grow another inch?' " Simonini's response? "I'd roll with the...
  • Greg Cote's Week 8 NFL picks

    A very solid season for us so far picked up more steam last week, including another bull's-eye on our Upset of the Week call ("Aawwk!") with Jaguars over Browns. That makes us 5-2 straight up and 6-1 against the spread on Bird calls entering NFL Week 8....
  • Raiders' Woodley might be done for season

    ALAMEDA, Calif. Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley suffered a biceps injury against the Arizona Cardinals, and his status for the rest of the season is in question. Coach Tony Sparano revealed the nature of the injury Wednesday afternoon. A short...
  • Raiders rookies are showing their class

    The Sports Xchange Raiders rookies are showing their class ALAMEDA, Ca. -- Most of the attention to the Raiders draft class of 2014 has gone to quarterback Derek Carr and strong sideline linebacker Khalil Mack. Yet at least three other players are...
  • Seahawks insist there is no Harvin Hangover

    The Sports Xchange Seahawks insist there is no Harvin Hangover RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows the best way to show that his team is past the chaos of last week is to beat the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. As the team prepares...