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..
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 quarterback from Santa Claus, Indiana just got another Christmas morning.
It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.
Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games, and Patrick Robinson returned an interception 99 yards for a score to lead the New Orleans Saints to a much-needed win, 28-13 over Michael Vick and the reeling Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.
Gregg Williams and others may have broken the rules as they tried to get the most out of their defensive players, but they were not making NFL football something inherently worse than it was, is, or will be.
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
Mike Martz’s refusal to run the ball much Sunday was the insult added to the Bears’ injuries. Glad to hear head coach Lovie Smith say Monday the team must have more pass and run balance […]
Aaron Rodgers came out on top in a memorable opening-night duel with Drew Brees and the Green Bay Packers came up with a goal-line stand on the final play of the game to beat the New Orleans Saints 42-34 on Thursday night.
New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush will be spending the week about three hours south of Chicago.
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin planned on watching the 2006-07 NFC Championship between his Saints and the Chicago Bears from a suite at Solder Field.
Reggie Bush insists he was only joking when he stirred up fans with posts on his Twitter account about enjoying free time during the NFL lockout.
Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL owners he represents must be loving the Jay Cutler saga.
The Seattle Seahawks upset the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the playoffs. While that win might have shocked the NFL, one touchdown may have shocked Seattle, literally.
There was only one team that the Bears knew, going into the weekend’s games, that they couldn’t face in the second round, that was the Packers. But if there was also one team they were hoping to play, that was probably the Seahawks.
After scoring 78 points in their 2 preceding games the Bears offense went into hibernation up here in Green Bay. The old bug a boos returned as the offense line failed to protect Jay Cutler witness 6 sacks.
The Bears will be in the playoffs, this much we know. But, their exact seeding is still up in the air, and could see significant change over the course of the NFL’s final week.
Tom Brady and his golden arm (and his golden locks … and his golden pair of UGGs) are coming to town. The Bears are in first place at 9-3. And, at 10-2, the New England Patriots can say the same.
Last Sunday, after the Bears upended Philly, I was eating crow. Seven days later, after watching them struggle to beat the better-but-still-bad Lions, I was about ready to cough it back up.
The Detroit Lions have two wins this season. One of their many losses came against the Bears in week one. Despite that and a much more improved Bears team, Lion’s receiver Nate Burleson has guaranteed a win.