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Lance Briggs placed on Chicago Bears' injured reserve
The Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on season-ending injured reserve on Friday. Is this the end of the line for the seven-time Pro Bowl selection?
Thanksgiving preview: Three huge NFC games
Football fans will really have a Thanksgiving feast this year. The three NFC tilts all have major playoff implications, with the Seahawks-49ers being among the biggest games of the year.
Injuries: Briggs, Fuller might be game-time decisions
Bears coach Marc Trestman told reporters Tuesday that both Lance Briggs (groin) and Kyle Fuller (knee) might be game-time decisions for Thanksgiving's game vs. the Lions. What injuries are we tracking?
Andre Smith suffers arm injury; season in jeopardy
Andre Smith left Sunday's Bengals game against the Titans with an arm injury and didn't return. Ian Rapoport reported Smith suffered a partially or fully torn triceps and has a biceps issue.
Bears capitalize on Bucs' turnovers to best Lovie Smith
The Chicago Bears scored 21 straight points in the second half, capitalizing on two Josh McCown turnovers to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 21-13, in Lovie Smith's return to Soldier Field.
Week 10 viewer's guide
Week 10 has commenced, and with the 49ers-Saints clash leading a slate of games with possible playoff implications, Kevin Patra breaks down each matchup in this week's viewer's guide.
Lance Briggs: This is probably my last year with Bears
Lance Briggs has helped define the Bears' defense since being drafted by the team in 2003. The seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker said Wednesday he isn't certain he'll return next year -- in Chicago or elsewhere.
Week 9 viewer's guide
Week 9 is already upon us, with Sunday's AFC clash between the Ravens and Steelers looming large. Kevin Patra gives you the skinny on what to look out for in this week's viewer's guide.
Thirty-nine things you need to know from Week 8
On a day filled with gaudy passing numbers, a pair of the game's best QBs -- Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady -- had one of their best games ever. Find out what else you need to know.
Week 8 Cheat Sheet
Can Drew Brees and the Saints pick apart the Packers' secondary led by rookie Ha Ha Clinton-Dix? Around The NFL's Kevin Patra provides everything you need for all the games on Sunday and Monday.
Week 8 viewer's guide
The slate for Week 8 is inundated with tantalizing matchups, including the AFC North bout starring the Ravens and Bengals. Kevin Patra breaks down the schedule in this week's viewer's guide.
Injury roundup: Kelvin Benjamin in, A.J. Green out
Kelvin Benjamin was a surprise addition to the injury report this week when he missed practices for the Carolina Panthers because of a concussion. It won't cost him to miss a game, though.
Injury roundup: Benjamin misses Panthers practice
Kelvin Benjamin missed his second day of practice after suffering a concussion and could be in jeopardy of missing this week's game against the Packers. What other injuries are we monitoring?
Charles Tillman tore triceps; Bears place him on IR
Two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Tilllman tore his triceps for the second time in two years Sunday night. The Bears placed him on IR. Will he ever suit up for Chicago again?
Luke Kuechly tops 2014 list of NFL's best LBs
Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers tops Around The League's preseason linebacker rankings. Find out where the rest of the pack ranks.
Aaron Rodgers, Lance Briggs among NFC North franchise faces
Who carries the torch for each team? Who's next in line? Bucky Brooks kicks off a division-by-division series with the NFC North, where Adrian Peterson simply is the Minnesota Vikings.
California '07 among best NFL draft classes in Pac-12 history
The DeSean Jackson-led California class of 2007 and Alex Smith-led Utah class of 2005 made CFB 24/7's list of the best Pac-12 draft classes of all time.
Roster Reset: NFC North
Free agency did not change the NFC North dynamic dramatically. The Green Bay Packers still reign supreme after re-signing key players like Sam Shields and B.J. Raji as well as adding Julius Peppers.
Roster Reset: NFC South
Lovie Smith and Co. have revamped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' roster, signing 17 new players. But will it be enough to take control of the NFC South?
DeSean Jackson reportedly tells mates he's staying
DeSean Jackson confirmed he's spoken with Eagles coach Chip Kelly in a tweet posted Monday night. Philadelphia's enigmatic wide receiver says "the picture speaks for itself."
Aditi Kinkhabwala: Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gives rave reviews on Carolina Panthers linebackers
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala reports on how Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin compares Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly and LB Thomas Davis to Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher and LB Lance Briggs.