| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Funny thing from Cedric Benson.
You remember him, right? Former Bears No. 1 draft pick, taken fourth overall in 2005. You’ll see him Thursday night. He’s the Packers’ new starting running back, and get this:
He told the Green Bay...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike McCarthy never put a whole lot of stock in a perfect season, except as a means of gaining home-field advantage and setting the Green Bay Packers (13-1) up for another Super Bowl run.
Well, they still have a chance to earn home-...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:33 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs put running back Jackie Battle on injured reserve and signed running back Shaun Draughn to the active roster before their season finale against Denver.
Battle was in a walking boot and did not practice this week after sustaining...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Jerry Angelo famously said he wanted a few solutions, and Tuesday, the Bears finally opted for one of the smartest: firing Angelo.
Yes, the man who spent a second-round pick on legendary Dan Bazuin is out.
Maybe Angelo ultimately gets to color it as a...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
With his 10-yard run late in the second quarter of the Ravens’ 24-16 eventual win against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday evening, running back Ricky Williams became the 26th player in NFL history to amass 10,000 rushing yards in a career.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:45 AM
What I learned about the Bearsfrom the Giants-Niners NFC Championship Game:
The Niners reminded me of the Bears who went to Super Bowl 41 and lost to Indianapolis.
The 2006 Bears had a quarterback who could kill you as quickly as he could win a game for...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens had 13 players not participating in any part of practice Saturday and another two (tight end Ed Dickson and linebacker Darry Blackstock) who didn’t finish the workout because of injuries. The potentially season-ending Achilles tear to...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Here is a question that the Ravens will have to answer in the coming weeks: Will they be comfortable going into the season without an experienced backup behind Ray Rice?
Currently, the three top guys behind Rice on the running back depth chart –...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:17 PM
How do you think this year's defensive unit compares with the '85 Bears? -- Mike Litwin, Chicago
Let's not get carried away here. This is a good defense. It can't touch the '85 Bears though, which many regard as the greatest defense in modern NFL...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:57 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — There is nothing imposing about Jonathan Dwyer. No flash. No ankle-breaking open field moves.
That isn't the way the third-year Pittsburgh Steelers running back operates. He is more direct than dazzling. Get the ball. Pick a...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — So here is Cedric Benson, staying late at Lambeau Field after most of his teammates have left to review more tape.
There he is showing up on an off day to get some extra work.
That was him standing next to Packers quarterback...