There’s no way to get around it: Tonight’s game is the most meaningless of the preseason.
Sixteen guys competing for seven spots.
It’s gut check time for J’Marcus Webb, who has struggled throughout the preseason at right tackle after losing his job at left tackle after last season.
Trestman will look to utilize a position of strength more this season.
Armando Allen signed his exclusive rights tender with the Bears Thursday, meaning the third-year running back out of Notre Dame will be in the mix for the backup running back job again.
Backup running back Armando Allen will be returning to the Bears backfield for 2013, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.
The Bears will be without backup running back Armando Allen Sunday against the Lions, but defensive tackle Henry Melton will play.
As they prepare for their season opener Sunday, the Bears have made some changes to the roster.
Running back Armando Allen and tight end Kyle Rudolph, injured during their final season with Notre Dame, got the chance Thursday to show pro scouts they’re healthy.
It is just over a year since Brian Kelly has been named the new head coach at Notre Dame and his winning reputation caught the attention of his team. After a frustrating season, he brings the Irish to the Sun Bowl with a 7-5 record.
Utah’s record might be intimidating for the struggling Irish, but Notre Dame’s chances of getting in a bowl aren’t shattered yet. If they can win two of the next three games, Notre Dame could make a bowl.
Brian Kelly’s announcement as Notre Dame’s head coach sparked a great deal of optimism among the Fighting Irish faithful. However, the season that has unfolded has been any thing but expected.
Dayne Crist injured his knee during the first quarter in Saturday’s game and was taken out of the game. He has undergone a season-ending surgery, this is the second straight year he has injured one of his knees to cut his season short.
Notre Dame had remained ahead against Tulsa throughout most of the game. A field goal in the fourth quarter set Notre Dame behind, but it wasn’t over yet. The Irish was on their final drive for the win when an interception in the end zone with 36 seconds left put a stop to their drive.
Even though Notre Dame is favored in the third match-up between the Irish and the Broncos in history, Kelly and his team aren’t walking on the field expecting an easy win. The team is familiar […]
BOSTON (AP) Brian Kelly came back home to earn his first road victory as coach at Notre Dame. Dayne Crist threw for two first-quarter touchdowns and ran for another on Saturday night to help the […]
By NANCY ARMOUR, AP National Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) It would be easy for a running back to get lost in Brian Kelly’s explosive spread offense. The scheme made a star out of quarterback […]