Holmes: Breaking Down The NFC NorthThe Bears stack up well with everyone in the division, writes Laurence Holmes.
Joniak: Keys To Bears-BillsIf Buffalo is forced to the air, a Chicago win will be in the works.
Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For BearsEven an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.
Black Monday: 5 NFL Coaches Fired Already It didn't take long.
Lions Fire Head Coach Jim Schwartz And just like that, the Lions have fired head coach Jim Schwartz.
Stafford Takes Heavy Blame For Lions' Fall There's plenty of blame to go around for the Detroit Lions' fall from the NFC North driver's seat to a Week 17 game with no playoff implications.
Schwartz Regrets Yelling Back At Fans Jim Schwartz's emotions have gotten the best of him at least a few times publicly as coach of the Detroit Lions.
Durkin: Know Your Opponent - Detroit LionsIt’s hard to understand why the Lions haven’t made finding a second receiver a bigger priority.
Video: Jim Schwartz Throws Headset After Win If you need a(nother) reason to dislike Lions head coach Jim Schwartz, you've got one.
Texans Top Lions 34-31 In OT After Coach's MistakeJim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn't need to and the Houston Texans made him regret it.
Silverman: Undisciplined Lions Follow The Lead Of SchwartzLovie Smith is never going to offer much when it comes to offering insight on his team’s play.
Baffoe: Dirty Lions Will Be Their Own Detriment And DemiseSomething stinks in Detroit, and for once it’s not just Kid Rock.
Hanley: Bears, NBA, Penn State And More In honor of the baseball general managers meeting Monday in Milwaukee, time to spray to all fields while waiting to see if Carlos squared (Quentin and Zambrano) are sent packing.
Hanley: Drama Rises In Presidents Cup MatchupCircle Nov. 17-20 on your must-see-TV calendar. That is when the Presidents Cup is to be played at Royal Melbourne. Thanks to Greg Norman going boxing weigh-in with his Tiger taunts, that golf tourney just got a whole lot more interesting.
Lions Lose Former Illini RB Leshoure For SeasonLions coach Jim Schwartz says running back Mikel Leshoure has a torn Achilles tendon and is out for the year.