Can the Philadelphia Phillies bounce back against the Miami Marlins?

Ah, home, sweet home. After a dismal West Coast road trip that saw the Phillies go 1-5 against the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants, they now return home to South Philadelphia hoping to bounce back. As the calendar turned to the month of September, Phyllis’ terrifying performance seemed all too familiar. The team that … Read more

Chicago Bears closer to full health on offense

Gradually the bears became healthy again. At least they are on the field and training. That doesn’t mean all of them will be ready for Sunday’s opener against the San Francisco 49ers, but at least almost all of them have a chance to play. For the first time since early August, wide receiver Byron Pringle … Read more

The lessons learned from the Roquan Smith contract standoff

Roquan Smith’s return to practice ended another of the problematic situations general manager Ryan Poles faced in his first year. The entire holding process showed how little leverage the player has in such situations, while also highlighting what happens when neophytes fight. Until Smith went public with a letter blasting the Bears, he was as … Read more

Tennessee Titans: First impressions of Tampa Bay Buccaneers win

NASHVILLE – Coaches and players always say they can’t accurately evaluate individual performances in a game until they review film. In other words, first impressions don’t always last. We’ll leave the film research up to them. Here’s an immediate assessment of some Tennessee Titans players who made a good impression and some who made a … Read more

Teven Jenkins and Larry Borom enjoy #1 status

Roquan Smith’s return to Saturday’s practice almost completely overshadowed several Bears developments stemming from their last game. For one, there was safety Jaquan Brisker’s hand injury that kept him out of practice last week and could be an issue as the rookie tries to return in time for the regular season opener. The upside for … Read more

Live Updates: Houston Texans win 24-20 over Rams

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans are 23 days away from the start of the 2022 campaign. But on Friday night, the Texans will have their second dress rehearsal during a preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium. After missing the preseason game against the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, rookie Derek Stingley … Read more

Inappropriate talk about the Chicago Bears trading Roquan Smith

Colin Cowherd often has a unique and informed perspective on the NFL and sometimes even the Bears. During a ridiculous diatribe on his show Wednesday about how the Bears should trade Roquan Smith, Cowherd went out of the shining light of the know and into the darkness of the uninformed and stupid out of town. … Read more

The Philadelphia Phillies look to regain momentum against the Cincinnati Reds

The Philadelphia Phillies began their series against the New York Mets with great promise, but ended up falling short in the final two contests of the three-game sweep. They will look to turn things around once again against the Cincinnati Reds this week as the two clubs face off in a relatively uneven series. The … Read more

What to expect in Week 2 of the Chicago Bears preseason

It’s a good test for the Bears’ younger players this week as they have to make a quick turnaround from Saturday’s game and travel to Seattle on Wednesday for a Thursday night preseason game. That means just two days of training and maybe a walk if they’re lucky before heading west. The first game spotlighted … Read more

Justin Fields is still getting questionable hits without flags

Only 18 plays for Justin Fields, so it’s a small cross section. Still, he and the coaches came away encouraged by his progress on offense after Saturday’s 19-14 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the preseason opener. However, there is one thing he doesn’t seem to have improved on. First, what he did looked … Read more