Kerryon Johnson looking forward to 2nd season with Lions

Football 05/02/19, 17:50

Kerryon Johnson's rookie season was one of few bright spots for the Detroit Lions in 2018.And even that ended sooner than the young running back would have liked.Johnson was limited to 10 games last season, and after the Lions were eliminated from playoff contention in mid-December, he went on injured ...

Raider stake Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell 4th overall

Sports 04/25/19, 20:01

The Oakland Raiders used the fourth pick in the draft on Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell in hopes of finding the edge rusher to replace Khalil Mack.Coach Jon Gruden and first-year general manager Mike Mayock passed up pass rushers rated higher by most analysts like Kentucky's Josh Allen and Houston's ...

Pace sees few glaring draft needs for Bears after big jump

Football 04/23/19, 16:30

General manager Ryan Pace understands the idea that the Chicago Bears need to draft a running back.He's just not necessarily buying it.Pace doesn't see too many big holes on the roster with the draft starting Thursday after Chicago made a worst-to-first jump last season. The Bears don't pick until the ...

Raiders have 3 1st-rounders in GM Mike Mayock’s 1st draft

Sports 04/18/19, 12:50

Mike Mayock won't exactly get to ease into his new role as Oakland Raiders general manager after spending years as a draft analyst.Mayock knows he will be highly scrutinized with three first-round picks thanks to coach Jon Gruden's much-criticized trades that sent franchise building blocks Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper ...

What happened to Raiders’ and Jets’ rebuilding plans?

Sports 03/13/19, 12:25

For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big "never mind" this week.For fans of the Giants and Steelers, well, maybe that rebuilding tag should be placed on them.During the frenzied two days of "legal tampering" before ...

Bears hire Pagano as defensive coordinator to replace Fangio

Football 01/11/19, 21:48

The Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense to the NFC North championship in a breakout season. They hope to keep it going with a new coordinator.The Bears hired former Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano to replace Vic Fangio on Friday, hoping he can help them build on what they accomplished ...

NFC North champion Bears look to keep rolling in playoffs

Football 12/31/18, 18:12

The Chicago Bears are rolling into their first playoff appearance in eight years, with nine wins in 10 games and their sights set on a bigger prize after capturing the NFC North."This is where it gets real," coach Matt Nagy said Monday.From four straight last-place finishes to hosting a wild-card ...

49ers get to see what they missed when they face Mack, Bears

Football 12/20/18, 14:28

Back before the season started and Khalil Mack was on the trading block from Oakland, the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers were two of the teams in hottest pursuit of the star pass rusher.The Bears won that competition and are headed to the playoffs for the first time in ...

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

Football 12/16/18, 17:38

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.The Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the division, and ...

Bears clinch NFC North with 24-17 victory over Packers

Sports 12/16/18, 16:50

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.The Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the NFC North, ...

Chicago’s Matt Nagy picked by writers top coach in 2018

Football 12/14/18, 11:00

Matt Nagy is making an impressive first impression as an NFL head coach.Nagy has helped develop second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky into a solid NFL starter, convinced Vic Fangio to stay on as defensive coordinator, and has the Chicago Bears in position to earn their first playoff berth since 2010 in ...

Rams’ consistent O- line vows to rebound from Chicago woes

Football 12/12/18, 21:09

For nearly two full seasons, the Los Angeles Rams' offensive line has been the epitome of consistent excellence and the bedrock of a wildly prolific offense.When the line failed to reach its own lofty standards last weekend, the Rams (11-2) were reminded just how much they rely on those five ...

Protecting Rodgers at a premium when Packers face Bears

Football 12/12/18, 18:45

Packers right tackle Jason Spriggs saw no need to keep going on and on about Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.There's plenty of film to watch. The rest of that Chicago defense is pretty good, too.Now Green Bay must face the NFC's top-ranked unit on the road on Sunday, a week after ...

Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

Sports 12/10/18, 16:01

The Oakland Raiders fired general manager Reggie McKenzie on Monday, less than two years after he was named the NFL's executive of the year.McKenzie was let go from the position he had held for almost seven seasons a day after Oakland beat Pittsburgh 24-21 for its third win of the ...

Bears Khalil Mack has got the Giants’ attention

Football 11/28/18, 16:21

Want to get the New York Giants' attention this week? Just mention Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.It's instant respect for one of the leading contenders for NFL Defensive Player of the Year.Mack has been a force in his first year with the Bears (8-3). Despite missing two games, he leads ...

Singletary talks playing, coaching from high school to NFL

Sports 11/20/18, 15:02

Hall of Fame linebacker and former NFL coach Mike Singletary is back on the sidelines at a private school in Texas while at the same time preparing to coach the Memphis entry in the new Alliance of American Football league. Singletary talks to PodcastOne Sports Now about how it is ...

For Bears, handling success is unfamiliar territory

Football 11/19/18, 18:47

With a tighter grip on the NFC North, the Chicago Bears are in unfamiliar territory and facing a different kind of challenge as the season heads toward its final stretch.Learning to handle success."We have to make sure that we just continue to keep those blinders on, keep the earmuffs on, ...

Bears beat Vikings 25-20, tighten grip on NFC North

Football 11/18/18, 23:46

Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.Mack and Jackson led a dominant effort by the defense. And Chicago ...

XTECH shouldering its way into locker rooms on all levels

Sports 11/09/18, 04:52

At 43, Baylor coach Matt Rhule is far removed from a playing career. That doesn't mean he won't run the gauntlet with his guys to prove a point.When Rhule was helping turn around the program at Temple, he already had many of his players outfitted with XTECH shoulder pads, a ...

Chiefs’ Dee Ford lining himself up for big payday next year

Football 10/31/18, 13:34

Dee Ford insists he isn't motivated by money, and considering he's making nearly $9 million this season, the Chiefs linebacker is probably telling the truth when he claims he has everything he needs.Well, he'd better start building a list wants.After four years spent scratching at his potential, only to have ...

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