Breaking up is hard to do. After a 10-6 season that will leave the Chicago Bears watching the NFL Playoffs from their couches, the team cut their ties with head coach Lovie Smith after 9 seasons. Many players have already voiced their displeasure with GM Phil Emery’s decision to fire Smith. Devin Hester is even threatening retirement now that Lovie will no longer be calling … [Read more...] about Meet the Candidates for the Chicago Bears Head Coach Position
The Bears have taken full advantage of facing the weakest strength of schedule in team history over the first 5 games of the season. They’ve rode their dominating defense to a 4-1 record and now stand alone at the top of the NFC North after the Minnesota Vikings fell to the Washington Redskins this past weekend. In my first 2 installments of “Quarter Previews” (1, 2), I … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 3rd Quarter
As the NFL season gets closer every day, so does your fantasy draft. The Sports Bank fantasy football previews conclude with the quarterback position. … [Read more...] about 2012 Fantasy Football Preview: QB
It's been a very mild winter in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As well as the rest of the United States. But the tundra is not freezing over as much, and the Packers have been pretty quiet in free agency this NFL offseason. This year more than ever, they've reinforced the reputation as a team that likes to build through the draft. It's what GM Ted Thompson likes to do. He's a value … [Read more...] about Green Bay Packers mild winter: quiet in free agency, stadium renovation
It didn't take long for the former Green Bay Packers' back-up QB to find a new home. Matt Flynn has accepted a three-year deal worth up to $26 million, including $10 million guaranteed to join the Seattle Seahawks. Flynn isn't the first back-up in Green Bay to leave for Seattle as did Matt Hasselbeck in … [Read more...] about Former Packers QB Matt Flynn strikes a deal with the Seattle Seahawks
The Peyton Manning sweepstakes has greatly overshadowed all the other NFL free agents who have been trading places lately. The Green Bay Packers have seven players who could jump ship, here's the skinny. … [Read more...] about Green Bay Packers 7 free agents: quick synopsis
On Friday, the Miami Dolphins ended their search for a Head Coach by naming the former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator, Joe Philbin, to the position. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what Philbin's first course of action should be in Miami. The Dolphins' most glaring need is at quarterback. … [Read more...] about With Joe Philbin in Miami, Could the Packers Matt Flynn End Up In South Beach?
Through most of the 2011 NFL season, the Green Bay Packers' QB Aaron Rodgers was the run-away favorite for the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. It wasn't until the New Orleans Saints' QB Drew Brees' started shattering long-time passing records and a Packers loss to the Chiefs that it became a close race. In … [Read more...] about NFL MVP Award Should Be Split Between Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees