The month of December pumped new life into several teams including the Bears, setting up important games in the final two weeks of the regular season.
With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
As the season heads down the home stretch, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos appear to be on a collision course to play in the Super Bowl Feb. 2 at (snow-covered) MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The Bears’ win over the Cowboys on Monday night has apparently caught the attention of the NFL.
LeSean McCoy rushed for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 in blizzard conditions Sunday.
With four games remaining, 29 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.
Heading into Week 12, 23 teams are either in or within one game of a playoff bid. A marquee matchup between two old foes is rekindled on Sunday night.
Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.
Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.
When deciding between two players week in and week out, you should take many things into account, but the decisive factor should most always be match-up.
And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.
Here’s my take on how Week 7 plays out.
Former NFL player Irving Fryar and his mother were indicted by a New Jersey grand jury Wednesday on charges they conspired to steal more than $690,000 through a mortgage scam.
Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 6 will play out.
After four weeks, five unbeaten teams remain. Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 5 plays out.
After a wild Week 3, seven undefeated teams remain.
The league-wide air raid continues. There have been 23 individual 300-yard performances through two weeks, tying an NFL record.
Flying pig skins filled the air in the opening weekend of NFL action. A record-setting 63 touchdown passes were thrown in Week 1. Here’s my take on how Week 2 will play out.