| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:24 PM
For the Green Bay Packers, it starts with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. For the Packers' opponents, it usually ends that way, too.
You can debate whether Rodgers is better than Peyton Manning or Tom Brady or Drew Brees, but there's no question that Rodgers...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:00 PM
— At least there's a lot more clarity for the Philadelphia Eagles now than there was heading into their Sunday matchup against the Green Bay Packers, the playoff pecking order in the NFC becoming more apparent by the second.
For example, they know...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
NEW ORLEANS -- Drew Brees threw three second-half touchdown passes, and Mark Ingram rushed for a career-high 172 yards, including a 21-yard touchdown sweep, to power the New Orleans Saints to a 44-23 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night at...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:26 AM
It's been a good year for Dolphins Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes.
He's tied for second in the NFL with four interceptions. His nine passes defended are tied for 10th. His 36 tackles are second on the team. He was named AFC Defensive Player of the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:49 PM
A most considerate man, Marc Trestman surely meant no harm when he insulted the intelligence of every Bears fan and observer Monday at Halas Hall.
But come on, Coach, nobody in town is that football stupid.
"I think this team and this locker room is...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The Bears did not fire the general manager after the Packers debacle that followed the Patriots debacle.
The Bears did not fire the head coach or any assistants, either, after becoming the first NFL team since 1923 to give up 50-plus points in...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:17 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers are tied for first place in the NFC North. The Carolina Panthers are in first place in the NFC South. As midseason nears, however, the two teams going in different directions.
The Packers (5-2), winners of four...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The Dolphins have short cornerbacks.
Brent Grimes, the Pro Bowl selection who plays the left side, is 5-foot-10. So is veteran Cortland Finnegan, who plays on the right side.
The Chicago Bears have tall wide receivers. Brandon Marshall is 6-foot-4....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Dolphins coach Joe Philbin admitted he was "antsy" and "queasy" about throwing the ball late in Sunday's 27-24 loss to Green Bay. So he called a running play on third-and-nine with 3:01 remaining.
And that wasn't all. Overall, Philbin, whose coaching...