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A Lifelong Fan Relishes the New Look Chicago Bears

For the past few weeks I have been tossing and turning pondering an oh-so-tantalizing question: are the Bears actually good…and interesting? Is this real? As a diehard Bears fan for past 30 years, I have been fooled time and time again.  I was barel...

This Week in NFL Do-Goodery: Thanksgiving Edition

The sweet smell of Thanksgiving is in the air. For most of society that means family, food and plenty of football. For many NFL players it also means a heightened sense of positively impacting the community. In this mega-edition of our regular feature we ...

Le’Veon Bell’s Season Officially Over

Le'Veon Bell will not play for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, or probably ever again. While Bell is in Pittsburgh, he has chosen theft the deadline to sign and play this season come and go. The holdout will cost him his prorated $14.54 million-dollar ...

Jason Garrett and the Case For Midseason Firings

Jason Garrett is by all accounts a brilliant, philanthropic, interesting human being. But as an NFL head coach, he stinks. In Garrett’s eight seasons (yes, eight seasons) as Jerry Jones’s puppet, he’s lost three Week 17 play-in games in a row, been ...

Dez Bryant signing with the New Orleans Saints

After working out with the Saints, Dez Bryant will sign a one-year deal with the team according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's a good time for Bryant to join the Saints who are 7-1, atop their division, and just took down the previously undefeated ...