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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.


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NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL Preseason

This weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.


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Top 10 Most Anticipated NFL Matchups

There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.


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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.


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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…


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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

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..


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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

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.


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Bernstein: No Excuses For Cutler

The quarterback from Santa Claus, Indiana just got another Christmas morning.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

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Bernstein: Belcher Tragedy Has No Bigger Meaning

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.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints is pushed out of bounds by Mychal Kendricks #95 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Saints Beat Slumping Eagles 28-13

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.


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Bernstein: We Can’t Be Too Mad About NFL Bounties

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.

670 The Score–03/03/2012


Prediction Machine’s Locks Of The Week

We talk to Paul Bessire of and get his locks of the week. Saints over Jags  Redskins and Titans as upset winners Cowboys over Lions Georgia Tech over NC State

670 The Score–09/30/2011

Balance Missing from Sunday’s Loss to the Saints

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 […]

670 The Score–09/19/2011

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Rodgers Throws 3 TDs, Packers Outlast Saints 42-34

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.


Reggie Bush

Reggie Bush Heads To Danville, Ill. For Reality Show

New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush will be spending the week about three hours south of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

George S. Halas trophy

New Orleans Mayor Had Invalid Tickets To 2007 NFC Championship

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Reggie Bush

Saints RB Bush Raises Stir With Lockout Tweets

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Jay Cutler

Bernstein: Twitter Dividing NFL Players At A Bad Time

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL owners he represents must be loving the Jay Cutler saga.

670 The Score–01/25/2011

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Did Seahawks’ TD Cause Small Earthquake?

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.


Devin Hester

Aikman: Bears Should Feel Good Hosting Seahawks

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.

670 The Score–01/10/2011