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Who's Next?

National Football Post | Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports

By Greg Gabriel, National Football Post In the NFL, one thing is certain, there will be turnover at the Head Coaching position at the end of the se...

Brian Urlacher on Retirement, Bears Fallout, Jay Cutler and His Tattoo Snafu

Graham Bensinger | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Urlacher played his entire NFL career for the Chicago Bears until negotiations for a new contract failed at the end of the 2012 season. This prompted him to announce his retirement in May of 2013.

Philadelphia Eagles Hire Chip Kelly, but the Next Move Could Be More Important

Eric Marmon | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports
Eric Marmon

They interviewed practically everyone who could even spell the word football, but in the end Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, General Manager Howie Roseman, and President Don Smolenski came up with the man at the top of their list all along.

Trestman Eager To Get Started With Bears, Work With Cutler

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.18.2013 | Chicago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Marc Trestman had it all mapped out, right up to the Chicago Bears' championship parade. It was there on the calendar. In his fi...

Bears Find New Coach

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears hired Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman on Wednesday to replace the fired Lovie Smith. He has two basic tasks ...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is undergoing surgery today for a torn knee ligament.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The NFL has it right. 12 teams make the playoffs. But for those other 20 teams it feels as if the sky is falling. For some reason in the other sports, the consequences for not making the playoffs don't seem quite as harsh.

Bears Fire Smith

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears reached the Super Bowl under coach Lovie Smith and consistently boasted a formidable defense. However, th...

Black Monday: NFL Firing Frenzy Begins

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

-- Quite a day for NFL sacks. Seven coaches and five general managers were fired Monday in a flurry of pink slips that were delivered the day afte...

What Next?

Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

By Matt Bowen, National Football Post Looking back on the final Sunday of the 2012 regular season, here are five things that stood out from my pers...

Jay Cutler Continues to Get a Free Pass in Chicago

Michael Tomaso | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports
Michael Tomaso

The Bears offense under Jay Cutler has been ranked near the bottom of the NFL since he arrived in 2009. His continuing free pass in a city that chews up quarterbacks is mystifying.

Jay Cutler Matures While Leading First-Place Bears

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Jay Cutler is different. He is brash, arrogant and highly confrontational. He is also immensely talented and the leader of a first-place, 5-1 Chicago Bears team that has won four games in a row.

WATCH: Lovie Smith Endorses Obama

Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith is hoping for an off-the-field victory with a video he posted this week. Smith made an appearance on the Obama...

What 4 NFL Teams Are Looking for in a New General Manager

Danny Groner | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

Now that the NFL's regular season has come to an end, some of this year's also-rans are already searching for new identities, new beginnings, and new management.

Urlacher Returns To Bears Thursday Following Mother's Sudden Death

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to the team Thursday after rushing to Texas earlier this week following the sudden death of his mothe...

Lovie Smith Gets Two-Year Extension: Mistake Or Masterstroke?

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Out of patience after three straight playoff misses, many Chicago fans were calling for coach Lovie Smith to be fired a year ago. The...

Bears Coach's Mother Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GLADEWATER, Texas — The mother of Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has died in a Texas hospital at the age of 77. Mae Smith had long suffered fr...

"Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick": The Coach and the President Heed an African Proverb

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelly Kleiman

The volume of reproach and disappointment and disapproval and correction directed at Coach Lovie Smith and the President says nothing about their leadership ability.

Jay Cutler and the Heart of the Matter

Amy Turek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Amy Turek

There are several issues surrounding Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler right now. But the main one is this: Does a quarterback have a responsibility extending beyond his performance on the field?

NFL Week 16 - New Year's Resolutions

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

New Year's resolutions for each NFL team! Philadelphia - hit DeSean Jackson with a tranquilizer dart on his way to the end zone to prevent excessive ...

NFL Week 13 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @dmcfadden20 When I first heard that embarrassing cables were being released, I thought our coach had bee...

My Advice To The Bears: Blitz, Blitz And Blitz Some More

Andy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Shaw

After a frustrating half-season of erratic performances, here are my recommendations to Lovie Smith and the rest of the coaching staff in the wake of Sunday's Pyrrhic 22-19 victory.

Lovie Smith Outlines Bears' 2010 Strategy, Says Hester Will Be Featured

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The plan is not for wide receiver Devin Hester to have a reduced or specialized role in the offense. Regardless of what new offensive coordinator Mike...

Reeling Bears Spurn Bob Costas, NBC Sunday Night Football Interviews

Chicago Sun-Times | Brad Biggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a sign of how difficult things have become in the Bears' world, the beleaguered team stunned a network giant Wednesday by rejecting NBC's request f...

Cedric Benson Believes Bears Tried To Blackball Him In The NFL

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Cedric Benson believes the Chicago Bears did all they could to prevent him from signing with another team. Released in June...