| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Somebody asked new Bears tight end Martellus Bennett if he had eaten at Ditka's restaurant yet.
"I'm not a big steak person (and) I don't eat pork,'' Bennett said. "I'm not a Muslim but I don't eat pork.''
Another questioner at...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:33 PM
As a rule, the Bears' defensive scheme may be the most predictable in the NFL. But coordinator Rod Marinelli and the boys stepped out of character a bit Monday.
They blitzed on nearly 23 percent of Tony Romo's dropbacks, mostly in the first half. It was...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:06 PM
At one point or another, the Bears decided they preferred Rex Grossman, Chad Hutchinson, Brian Griese, Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell over Kyle Orton.
Since drafting Orton in the fourth round in 2005, the Bears have had a history of trying to get a...
| Nov 18, 2012
The NFL is a passing league.
How many times have you heard that?
And it's true. Passing games generate the majority of yards for NFL teams. But the spotlight on quarterbacks is not quite as bright this season as it was a year ago, when 10 of them...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Through the first half of the NFL season, there have been 14 punts blocked.
That might not sound like a lot, but consider there were nine in the entire 2011 season, meaning the league is on track for more than three times as many.
Sure, it could be a...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Here they are, our 2013 NFL Midseason Fraud Awards given to the teams that promised much and delivered little. And don't point out that many teams have only played seven games because we all know if it smells like crap, looks like crap and lies there like...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 PM
As the final seconds wound down in Sunday's game against Dallas, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford frantically urged his teammates to the line of scrimmage. He gestured wildly, giving everyone the impression he planned to spike the football to stop the...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:33 PM
If I were President (or even better, NFL Commissioner) this is what would happen:
The Tampa Bay Bucs and the Jacksonville Jags would go winless, giving the state of Florida a record that would never be broken.
But both would be offered a chance at...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:51 PM
The Denver Broncos can actually make a defensive play every so often.
And Tony Romo is still Tony Romo.
Those two truths kept the Broncos undefeated Sunday, as Denver held on to win at Dallas, 51-48, thanks in large part to a crucial error down the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The Bears can continue to feed the ball to wide receiver Brandon Marshall on Sunday against the Redskins by targeting Cover-1 based off alignment and scheme.
Using the All-22 coaches film from Week 6, let's breakdown how Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:00 PM
For four seasons on the Baylor coaching staff, Dino Babers watched quarterback Robert Griffin III develop into a passer worthy of winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy.
For the last two years, the Eastern Illinois coach benefited from Jimmy Garoppolo...