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Just for funsies, an attempt to rank the writers who cover the Beloved. If they were Bears, which Bear would they be? After this spectacular piece of sports journalism following the Bears' loss to the Patriots - no, it's fine to go check it, we'll still...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Spongie | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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After two wins on the road, the Miami Dolphins return to Sun Life Stadium this weekend to take on the San Diego Chargers. Lets check out the opposition’s depth chart. For the first time this season, Miami seemed to gain some rhythm in the game against...
From: The Phinsider | By: Alex Parish | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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After a sloppy first half that featured multiple turnovers by both teams, the New Orleans Saints kicked the offense into gear and cruised to a 28-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers for their first road win of the season. Mark Ingram rushed for 100...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Curtis Crabtree | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Check out what the 'experts' are saying about the Patriots after Week 8, Wow, what a difference a week - and an offensive shellacking of the Bears - makes.  The Patriots have been bumped up an average of 5 points in the rankings, with many of the experts...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Marima | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Denver Broncos have arguably their biggest game of the year coming up on Sunday. In Week 9, the Broncos travel to Foxboro, Massachusetts, where they’ll take on the New England Patriots. For the third week in a row, the Broncos take on a team that...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Cecil Lammey | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Two teams with losing records duke it out to see who gets to be top of the NFC South. There's all to play for tonight as the top two teams in the NFC South clash to see which gets to be in sole possession of first place.  In the first of their two intradivisional...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Spongie | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Many probably felt that the Detroit Lions would fall apart without Calvin Johnson in the lineup. That clearly hasn't happened. With Megatron set to return after the bye week, the Green Bay Packers and the rest of the NFC North might be competing for...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Brian Mazique | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Chicago Bears discussed potential replacements Monday at left guard for Matt Slauson, who suffered a season-ending torn right pectoral muscle in the team’s loss to Green Bay, which means the club’s starting offensive line could be reshuffled...
From: ESPN | By: Michael C. Wright | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Eight games provide a large enough sample size for even optimists to paint somewhat of a bleak picture of the Chicago Bears going into the bye week. Still, Bears coach Marc Trestman draws on experience in expressing a belief the 3-5 Bears will “find...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Chicago Bears discussed potential replacements Monday at left guard for Matt Slauson, who suffered a season-ending torn right pectoral muscle in the team’s loss to Green Bay, which means the club’s starting offensive line could be reshuffled...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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DLT gives you another frightfully bad set of NFL picks. Hello my ghouls and goblins and welcome to this Halloween edition of DLT's DEADlocks. I am your host...your ghost host. Last week, the Masked Manatee ended up with a 9-6 week and 0-1 on his upset...
From: Buc 'em | By: JCDeLaTorre | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays hit the reset button on the 2013 draft.
From: Grantland | By: Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Bears have a bye this week, so they won’t have to face the possibility of incurring more wrath from their fans for losing a fifth game in their last six tries. The last time the Bears played at home, they heard plenty of boos from their fans while...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Josh Alper | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace did what he has done so many times before: He ran fast downfield, streaking through the Jacksonville Jaguars defense, trying to create some separation using his world-class speed to help his team make a big play....
From: Bleacher Report | By: Erik Frenz | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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With six teams off this week on bye there are many tough lineup decisions, take a look at our expert's opinion. Welcome to our ninth installment of Start ‘em, Sit ‘em. I try and not call out obvious decisions or top 6 players at QB, top 15 at RB...
From: Turf Show Times | By: Mike Dietrich | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Every week I'll take a detailed look at each play where the Chicago Bears allow a sack. What started out as a way to keep track of Mike Martz' outdated blocking schemes, turned into a Windy City Gridiron staple. This is also the only ongoing WCG series...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Lester A. Wiltfong Jr. | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Can the Cowboys pull together if Romo is a no go?
From: The Starting Five | By: Ronald Glover | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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At the midway point of the 2014 season, the Buffalo Bills are 5-3 and in the thick of the AFC playoff picture. Let's recap Buffalo's first eight games of the season in style. For the most part, the Buffalo Bills' 5-3 start to the 2014 season has been...
From: Buffalo Rumblings | By: Brian Galliford | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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We're at the midway point of the 2014 NFL season, and the balance of power throughout the league is becoming clearer. Although, questions regarding which teams are contenders and which are pretenders are still prevalent as we head into Week 9. The best...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Sean ODonnell | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The defensive end has been coming on strong, and capped a great month with his first monthly award Starting DE Everson Griffen, who was the only player to record at least one sack in each of his team's games this month, was named the NFC Defensive Player...
From: Daily Norseman | By: Ted Glover | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Patriots quarterback might not have won the weekly award, but he certainly claimed the whole month. The Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month, tying Peyton Manning for the most monthly awards in history,...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Richard Hill | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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October was a pretty good month for the Vikings’ front office.  Twenty-five years after the failed Herschel Walker trade, the Vikings have seen first-round picks Anthony Barr and Teddy Bridgewater begin to blossom.  Likewise, Seattle’s decision...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Mike Florio | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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As we get set for Sunday’s monster matchup between our New England Patriots and another Peyton Manning-led Super Bowl contender—these days it’s the Denver Broncos—the Brady vs Manning comparisons have once again hit us in the face. Every pundit...
From: She's Game Sports | By: paulsweeney | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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How are my predictions faring midway through the 2014 season? I made predictions on how every NFL teams' season would go during the preseason. I didn't use any advanced metrics. I even claimed that your guesses were as good as mine during the end of...
From: Baltimore Beatdown | By: Chuck Mills | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Daily News and Links for 10/30/14 TEAM TALK Patriots-Broncos Wednesday Injury Report. Erik Scalavino shares some news, notes and locker room chatter from Wednesday at Gillette. Matt Chatham believes that Rob Gronkowski's reemergence changes the whole...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Marima | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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FOXBORO, Mass. — Akeem Ayers was placed in a nearly impossible situation on Sunday, but the...
From: NESN | By: Doug Kyed | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It’s understandable if Chicago fans caught a case of Gronk envy Sunday when watching Rob Gronkowski put on a pass-catching clinic during New England’s 51-23 stomping of the Bears. It’s probably unavoidable since Chicago’s roster features a player...
From: ESPN Chicago | By: Michael C. Wright | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The harrowing story of the former Steelers punter Adam Podlesh, who was robbed of a chance to make the team's 2014 roster due to a placental abruption suffered by his wife during delivery of their son, Carter. Adam Podlesh will go down in Steelers transactions...
From: Behind the Steel Curtain | By: Neal Coolong | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Chicago Bears are getting a reminder this week about the pitfalls of being an NFL underachiever....
From: Chicago Tribune | By: Dan Wiederer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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With six teams on bye, Week 9 could end up being one of the toughest weeks of the fantasy football season. The Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers are all off, which means no Aaron Rodgers,...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Rob Goldberg | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The following are the skill-position players listed on the Week Nine injury report. Key fantasy starters are bolded. Bye: Falcons, Bills, Bears, Lions, Packers, Titans. DID NOT PRACTICE Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (hip). Broncos RB Montee Ball (groin)....
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Mike Wilkening | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Lets see where the Denver Broncos rank in the power rankings after two impressive victories in a four day span. Our weekly look around the web for how the Broncos rank in NFL Power Rankings. ESPN: 1 (Last week: 1) This should be fun. Peyton's Broncos,...
From: Mile High Report | By: Scotty Payne | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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From: ESPN Chicago | By: External | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Miami Dolphins victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars was one of the most baffling of the season. But was the victory over the inferior Jaguars discouraging or encouraging? The Miami Dolphins beat the one-win Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville last...
From: The Phinsider | By: Danny Williams | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Broncos are focusing on ball security this week, which is a good thing considering how important the turnover differential has been for New England. I counted at least 10 blue and green covered balls today. Wow! Every offensive guy you can think...
From: Mile High Report | By: Bronco Mike | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Cowboys were disastrous against the blitz on Monday night, but the question is why? One of the more perplexing aspects of the Cowboys game against Washington on Monday night was why the offense was so terrible against the blitz. It's not like teams...
From: Blogging the Boys | By: Dave Halprin | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are regaining their health as they prepare for...
From: NESN | By: Doug Kyed | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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At first I was going to write a hate piece… until I came to the understanding that willfully watching baseball is a sickness. I’m here to help people, because I love you. Once upon a time in America's past, baseball was known as our "national pastime"....
From: Daily Norseman | By: KJSegall | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Gary M. Pomerantz is as valid a source on the topic of the Steel Curtain Dynasty as anyone. He will be on hand for Joe Greene's number retirement celebration this weekend, and took some time to give BTSC his list of which numbers (if any) will be retired...
From: Behind the Steel Curtain | By: SB Nation NFL News | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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CHICAGO—Saying that the organization feels compelled to light a fire under its struggling quarterback, Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery told reporters Wednesday that he is hoping to motivate Jay Cutler by offering him even more guaranteed mo......
From: The Onion | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski endured nine months of arduous rehab to strengthen his surgically repaired......
From: NESN | By: Doug Kyed | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Thanks to the emergence of a few potential stars, an infusion of talent and the acumen of the man in charge, the Minnesota Vikings' defensive revival under head coach Mike Zimmer appears to be way ahead of schedule. Through eight games, the Vikings are...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Zach Kruse | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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We take a second look at the Packers 44-23 road loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday and hand out positional performance grades. No other sports league does overreaction quite like the NFL. At 1-2, the Packers were in trouble and looked dead in the...
From: Acme Packing Company | By: Josh VanDyke | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Tom Brady’s social media game is strong. The New England quarterback continues to post vintage gems to Facebook for the sake of our enjoyment/mockery. If it’s goofy, weird or embarrassing, he’s slinging it out onto the Interwebs.  Brady posted...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Dan Carson | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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After a flawed but overall strong showing at Cincinnati, the Ravens defense cracks the top 5 in advanced metrics. The Ravens defense finally pushed its way into the top 5 in DVOA rankings through week 8. While our lasting memory of the defense's performance...
From: Baltimore Beatdown | By: Greg Garcia | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The 2014 season for the Chicago Bears is slowly slipping away. So why not have a little NFL Draft discussion while the Bears have their bye week? If the 2014 NFL season ended today the Chicago Bears would be drafting 10th overall. They obviously have...
From: Windy City Gridiron | By: Lester A. Wiltfong Jr. | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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After more than a week of waiting, the Patriots are finally expected to announce the signing of free agent defensive tackle Alan Branch today. Over a week after news broke that the New England Patriots would be signing defensive lineman Alan Branch,...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Greg Knopping | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Chicago Bears' season has not been going as well as they had expected, starting the year 0-3 at home and currently losers of four of their last five games. Dissension in the locker room has been reported, and now, the jobs of general manager Phil...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Team Stream Now | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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It seems like every time we are ready to declare a team one of the best in the NFL, the squad loses a game it shouldn't have lost. The Dallas Cowboys had moved up the list to become one of the most impressive teams all season, but a home loss to the...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Rob Goldberg | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Patriots head coach believes that Casillas can be a big part of the Patriots defensive plans. Bill Belichick gave his highest praise to new acquisition Jonathan Casillas on his morning conference call. He considers Casillas a "four down player."...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Richard Hill | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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