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John Fox, Jim Caldwell fired; Bruce Arians retires

/ Jan 2, 2018

John Fox, Jim Caldwell fired; Bruce Arians retires

The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions rang in the New Year by firing their head coaches, while Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians ended a stellar career when he announced his retirement on Monday after five years at the helm. However, on what traditionally has become ...

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

/ Mar 21, 2017

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers' football career. He played ...

Cutler leads Bears to win

/ Nov 1, 2016

Cutler leads Bears to win

Jay Cutler's halftime speech — yup, that Jay Cutler — helped the Chicago Bears turn a strong start into one surprising victory. Cutler threw for 252 yards and a touchdown after missing five games with a thumb injury, rookie Jordan Howard ran for a career-high ...

/ Jul 19, 2016

Bears' Tillman decides to retire after 13-season career

Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons. The 35-year-old Tillman, known for his "peanut punch" after forcing 44 career fumbles, spent his first 12 seasons with the Bears and went to two Pro Bowls. He started 12 games last ...

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

/ Jun 28, 2016

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, died Tuesday. He was 82. His death was confirmed by the Buffalo Bills, who are coached by son Rex Ryan. James Solano, ...

/ Jan 10, 2016

Dolphins hire Gase as head coach

Adam Gase's introductory news conference as Miami Dolphins coach wrapped up an hour before the NFL playoffs began Saturday, and the goal going forward was clear. The Dolphins want more postseason games in January, and fewer coaching searches. Gase was hired Saturday as Miami's ninth coach ...

Miller's grab sends Bears past Chargers

/ Nov 10, 2015

Miller's grab sends Bears past Chargers

Zach Miller leaped, snagged Jay Cutler's pass with his right hand and tumbled into the end zone. A big-time play in another close finish for the Chicago Bears, who beat the staggering San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Monday night. "Jay made a great throw and I ...

Players look to impress in last game

/ Sep 3, 2015

Players look to impress in last game

Tyler Varga came to Indianapolis to pursue a dream. Almost four months later, he's on the verge of landing his first real job. The rookie who played at one of America's oldest and most overlooked football schools, Yale, is trying to win a spot at one ...

/ Jan 17, 2015

Bears look to Fox to lead turnaround

John Fox has a reputation for turning around teams. The Bears are counting on him to do just that. Fox was hired as Chicago's coach four days after he and the Denver Broncos parted ways. Fox has a 119-89 regular-season record in 13 years with the ...

Saints run over lowly Bears

/ Dec 16, 2014

Saints run over lowly Bears

Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago. Nothing like playing the Bears to break a slump. Even better, the Saints jumped into first place. Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns, ...

Eagles soar past Cowboys

/ Nov 28, 2014

Eagles soar past Cowboys

LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the Dallas Cowboys. While Philadelphia didn't walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on Thursday, ...