| Aug 16, 2013
By now, nobody has found reason to doubt that Bears players have bought into new coach Marc Trestman, a point Jay Cutler oddly raised on the first day of training camp.
The more pertinent question, after the Bears beat the Chargers 33-28 on Thursday...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Dion Jordan does not consider himself a patient man. Take traffic. He hates it. The waiting. The annoyance. But he's already come to understand in his opening weeks it's as much a part of South Florida as the sun.
"I don't like it,'' he said, "but...
| Jul 22, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The ACC's reigning player of the year hails from the Peninsula District, sings Eric Church's "Springsteen" and believes his team can win the national championship.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd held court at the conference's...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Sorry, but this should’ve been easier.
The Bears should’ve handled the Chargers with a lot less worry.
The Bears shouldn’t have allowed it to become a game into the fourth quarter.
Maybe that’s a reflection of how strong I think...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It’s not a question of whether Jay Cutler’s thumb is broken. It’s a question of how badly the Bears’ season is broken.
Maybe it’s me, but I don’t see Caleb Hanie winning games the way Cutler did Sunday against San...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:46 PM
Whether you know it, you really want to like Tim Tebow.
You know you want to like him; you might just not know it yet.
Even Steelers fan are going to like him — once the shock of Sunday’s defeat that knocked Pittsburgh out of the playoffs....
| Oct 16, 2012
SAN DIEGO — That huge gush heard just shortly before 9 Monday night was the massive deflation of the San Diego Chargers' NFL season. Air left the Chargers' balloon like a jet stream.
Whoosh. Bye-bye, Chargers. The team owned and operated by the...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The NFL would be so much more interesting if it were narrow-minded.
By that I mean the league should narrow the uprights.
With kickers steadily improving — they're on pace for their most accurate season — the league should consider...
| Oct 23, 2012
Obviously, the good people in Los Angeles are very different from you people in San Diego.
Or, as Bill Johnston, the director of public relations for the Chargers, put it in a recent blog to folks in San Diego: "What's with you people?''
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Though nobody requested one, coach Lovie Smith said he wasn't about to offer an apology after his Bears rallied to stave off the Panthers for their fifth straight victory.
I'm wondering if the coach is listening to his team's critics more than he ever...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Forget, for a moment, that Jay Cutler might not exactly be Alexander the Great in the leadership department.
Let's focus on the fact he had another performance meltdown last week in one of the biggest games he will play this season. No one, it seems,...