Small school success stories provide motivation at combine

Football 03/02/19, 17:51

Defensive lineman Darryl Johnson sees hope for small-school players all around the NFL.One of his former teammates at North Carolina A&T, running back Tarik Cohen, plays for the Chicago Bears. Another ex-college teammate, offensive lineman Brandon Parker, landed with the Oakland Raiders. Cornerback Tony McRae, a third A&T alum, is ...

Parkey hits upright again, Bears lose to Eagles in wild card

Football 01/06/19, 22:56

Cody Parkey sat by his locker with a glazed look, struggling to explain how he did it again.The Chicago Bears' embattled kicker somehow managed to nail yet another upright and hit the crossbar while missing a 43-yard field goal in the closing seconds of a 16-15 wild-card loss to the ...

Pedal-down Bears keep Vikings out of playoffs with 24-10 win

Football 12/30/18, 19:48

The NFC North champion Chicago Bears refused to let up, riding Jordan Howard for 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns and that relentless defense for a 24-10 victory over Minnesota on Sunday that kept the rival Vikings out of the playoffs.With the 24-0 win by Philadelphia at Washington, the Vikings ...

Bears halfback Tarik Cohen has career day in loss to Giants

Football 12/02/18, 19:48

In the week leading up to their game against the Bears, the New York Giants insisted the toughest thing about playing against Chicago halfback Tarik Cohen was finding him.The 5-foot-6, lightning quick Cohen must have been invisible to the Giants on Sunday.Cohen caught 12 passes for 156 yards, ran eight ...

Rosas’ overtime FG the winner as Giants stun Bears 30-27

Football 12/02/18, 16:48

Aldrick Rosas kicked a 44-yard field goal in overtime and the New York Giants beat NFC North-leading Chicago 30-27 Sunday, snapping the Bears' five-game winning streak.The Giants (4-8) blew a 10-point lead in the final 1:13 of regulation. They didn't nail down the win until Janoris Jenkins knocked away a ...

Steelers RB Conner on recent fumbles: “It’s correctable”

Football 11/28/18, 17:52

Ben Roethlisberger cut off the question mid-sentence. The quicker to dismiss it, the better.No, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback stressed, there are no issues about running back James Conner's ability to hold onto the ball even after Conner's fumble late in the third quarter on Sunday in Denver swung momentum to ...

Update: Teams start TD run early; 6 scored on 1st drive

Sports 11/11/18, 14:31

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):1:25 p.m.Six teams reached the end zone on the opening possession of their games Sunday to get Week 10 off to a high-scoring start.Kansas City, which lost the coin toss for the first time all season, went 75 yards in ...

Chicago Bears rout turnover-prone Buffalo Bills 41-9

Football 11/04/18, 17:24

Jordan Howard scored two touchdowns and the Chicago Bears' defense had two others in a 41-9 win over the Bills in what proved to be another comedy of errors for Buffalo and its anemic offense Sunday.Eddie Jackson scored on a 65-yard fumble return and Leonard Floyd returned a tipped pass ...

Trubisky throws 2 TDs as Bears beat Jets 24-10

Football 10/28/18, 16:19

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, and the short-handed Chicago Bears beat the New York Jets 24-10 on Sunday.The Bears (4-3) got the win they needed after dropping two in a row to fall out of the NFC North lead, even though star pass rusher Khalil Mack (right ankle) and ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Raiders, Rams offer attractive daily stacks

Football 10/26/18, 16:34

Guaranteed prize pool tournaments on FanDuel and DraftKings have become a strategic focus for daily fantasy players at the same time the NFL becomes more of a passing league.With scoring up, a strategy of stacking — pairing a QB with his pass-catchers — has shown to be the best way ...

Nagy insists Howard still has big role in Bears’ offense

Football 10/08/18, 17:46

Coach Matt Nagy insisted Jordan Howard remains a big part of Chicago's offense and the star running back was adamant he wasn't frustrated despite a limited role in the most recent victory."This is not going to be an offense where it's just one person and it goes through one person," ...

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