NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL SeasonThe 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.
NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL SeasonWelcome back to another update of the weeks' events. Here's a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC...
NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFLContract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here's a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..
NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFLAs Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC...
NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days AwayThe 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.
CBS Local Predictions: Divisional Playoffs
Bernstein: Bears' Defense Too SlowWhile Lovie Smith's team wasn’t eliminated by the Seahawks Sunday, it was beaten and exposed. This one looked bad.
TTYM: A 'Bear' Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry
That Thing You Missed: October 12 - October 19
Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement RefsWant to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.
Bernstein: Bears End The False HopeThey did it front of the stunned, silent home fans, displaying the truth of their thin, banged-up roster and making clear what has probably been the story since Jay Cutler got hurt: they never had a shot.
NFL Makes Progress In Concussion Treatment
Bears Announce Phair As Defensive Line Coach The Chicago Bears will have a new defensive line coach when next season begins. On Thursday, the team announced the signing of Mike Phair to that position.
Urlacher: 'A Disappointing Way To End Our Season'In hindsight, it was a better season than anyone could have expected. But that won't help ease the pain any Chicago Bears' fans or players are feeling today.
Bernstein: Anthem Issue A Little CrazyIt’s a good thing that most Blackhawks fans also love the Bears.