Patriots

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 16: Nick Folk #2 of the New York Jets attempts a a field goal during the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Five Things: Jets-Patriots Thursday Night Roundup

The Patriots improved to 5-2.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 5 Vegas Perspective

Joe Ostrowski has the breakdown on money from sharps, his survivor picks and more.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL ‘Blob’ Bigger Than Ever

There are few dominant teams or terrible teams nowadays in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Tom Brady. (Getty Images)

View: Tom Brady’s Average Joe Resume Is Awesome

Looks like Brady would’ve managed a golf course if football didn’t work out.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 2

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show are partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Bears fans. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Study: Bears Have One Of NFL’s Most Devoted Fan Bases

Find out where the Bears rank in Emory Sports’ fan equity and social media equity rankings.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Adrian Wilson, right, with the Cardinals in 2011. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign S Wilson, TE Mastrud

A five-time Pro Bowler, Adrian Wilson missed all of last season with an Achilles injury.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

After Draft, Bears Have 6th-Best Odds To Win Super Bowl

Vegas likes what the Bears have done since mid-March.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For Bears

Even an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Malcolm Smith. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Nasty Seahawks Win By Knockout

Seattle’s relentless, physical defense left Denver helpless.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2014

Eli Manning. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Lawsuit alleges Eli, Giants Sold Fake Memorabilia

A lawsuit alleges Eli Manning and the Giants ran a bogus memorabilia operation.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: The New England Patriots run on the field prior to the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patriots 2013 Season Ends Badly, But The Journey Was Quite Good

It’s debatable whether the 2013 New England Patriots season was a success or a failure, but it certainly wasn’t boring.

01/21/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Tony Carter #32 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To Broncos

The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.

01/21/2014

Richard Sherman forces the game-clinching interception in the NFC Championship Game. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Seahawks, 49ers Save Hyped Up Sunday

The wait ended up being worth it, after all.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2014

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Brady vs. Manning – The Other Stars Of The Series

Who are the other stars in the Brady-Manning rivalry?

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is pressured by defensive end Rob Ninkovich #50 of the New England Patriots during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Defense Needs Big Game Against Broncos In AFC Championship Game

Both Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.

01/14/2014

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 11: LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots runs a 73 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Patriots Run Past Colts To Reach 3rd Consecutive AFC Championship Game

Thanks to big games by running back LaGarrette Blount and linebacker Jamie Collins, the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship Game once again.

01/12/2014

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts with teammate Julian Edelman #11 after a play against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Top Colts 43-22

The Patriots (13-4) will face the winner of the game Sunday between the Broncos and Chargers.

01/11/2014

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Keidel: Divisional Round Picks – San Diego Chargers Super Bowl-Bound?

My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week – losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else – let’s try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.

01/10/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 8: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots leads the team during a game with the Cleveland Browns at Gillette Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Colts Have Three Big Keys To Taking Down The Patriots On The Road

The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.

01/08/2014

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