Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..
As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…
The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.
The “f—ing fans” sure sound different when the scoreboard changes, don’t they, Jay?
The Blackhawks have won three straight and are 5-0-1 in their last six games.
This one was a must-must, a necessary condition for continuing one’s emotional investment in a severely flawed Bears team, even if one may know better.
We talk to Paul Bessire of PredictionMachine.com and get his locks of the week. Saints over Jags Redskins and Titans as upset winners Cowboys over Lions Georgia Tech over NC State
Lance Briggs made it clear just a few weeks ago he wanted to be traded if the Chicago Bears wouldn’t restructure his contract. He hasn’t stopped making big statements since then. He’s just delivering them on the field.
The Florida Panthers and general manager Dale Tallon acquired Tomas Kopecky’s rights from the Chicago Blackhawks during the NHL Entry Draft on June 27. On Wednesday, the Panthers signed him to a four-year contract.
After winning a Heisman Trophy and a National Championship, Auburn’s Cam Newton can add No. 1 overall pick to his resume.
The Chicago Blackhawks and the Florida Panthers battled into the second period in a scoreless game before Brent Seabrook lit the lamp on a power play. The goal would prove to the biggest difference maker in the game.
Earlier this month, the Chicago Blackhawks lost to the Florida Panthers, and that was with their leading scorer Patrick Sharp. Now the Blackhawks will try avenge that loss without their injured forward.
Despite two goals in the second period and an onslaught of shots in the third, the Chicago Blackhawks were unable to come back from a three goal deficit.
Former Blackhawks general manager Dale Tallon helped build the team that won the Stanley Cup last season. He had a big hand in drafting or signing the team’s core players that are still around, but that’s where it ends.
Forced to part ways from the Bears coaching staff after the 2006 Super Bowl appearance, Ron Rivera learned a big lesson.
According to multiple reports, former Bears’ linebacker and defensive coordinator Ron Rivera will be named the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.
Ron Rivera was the defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears when they went to the Super Bowl in the 2006 season. And according to a report, is close to becoming the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.
It seems everyday brings a new outlook for the 2011 NFL season. Yesterday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he was hopeful a new deal could be reached. Today, comes a less optimistic outlook.
The Minnesota Vikings finally did something right this season. By beating the Philadelphia Eagles, the Vikings gave the Bears a guaranteed first round bye in the NFC Playoffs.
This Bears’ season has come as a surprise to most, and there’s potential for it to get even more better before playoffs start.