Bears replace QB Mitch Trubisky with Nick Foles

Nick Foles warms up before the Giants game. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Mitch Trubisky was 13-for-22 for 128 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He has a passer rating of 71.8. ATLANTA — After Mitch Trubisky’s third-quarter interception Sunday, Matt Nagy had enough. The Bears coach switched to veteran Nick Foles after Trubisky […]

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NFL issues fines for penalties during Bears’ games vs. Lions, Giants

The Bears visited the Lions in their opener, then hosted the Giants in Week 2. | Getty Fines are normally enforced by the end of the following week, but the NFL was backed up on disciplinary issues from the opening weekend. There were a handful of altercations in the Bears’ opener against the Lions and […]

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How the coronavirus helped Matt Nagy ‘appreciate the preseason’

Matt Nagy coaches the Bears against the Giants on Sunday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The coronavirus lockdown has made us all wistful for things we once considered drudgery: riding shoulder-to-shoulder on the ‘L,’ waiting in line for airport security and, in the case of Matt Nagy, playing preseason games. The coronavirus lockdown has […]

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Bears QB Mitch Trubisky eyes lights, cameras, play-action

Mitch Trubisky throws Sunday against the Giants. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Through two games, the Bears have proof-of-concept that play-action works. Trubisky now needs to make them dangerous when they run it. It’s not natural for quarterbacks — particularly those, like Mitch Trubisky, who grew up in the shotgun — to turn their […]

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Source: Bears sign DT Daniel McCullers after injury to DT John Jenkins

Jenkins played 40% of the snaps in the Bears’ win over the Giants. | Getty The Bears plucked the veteran McCullers from the Steelers’ practice squad and signed him Thursday morning. The Bears signed seven-year veteran defensive tackle Daniel McCullers from the Steelers’ practice squad Thursday, a source said, and will have him available Sunday […]

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Allen Robinson: ‘We know where we stand’ on contract talks

Giants cornerback James Bradberry intercepts a pass intended for Allen Robinson on Sunday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. The Bears receiver was curt Wednesday when asked whether negotiations had progressed, one week […]

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1st-and-10: With fingers crossed, Bears surviving NFL’s war of attrition

Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) is out for the 2020 season after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee against the Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Bears came out unscathed after a torturous day of injuries Sunday — Saquon Barkley was one of seven players who suffered […]

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Stephen A. tries to get Giants fans Max & Molly to face reality: “It’s OVER!’ | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears take on New York Giants fans Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim-Rose in a debate about the future of the franchise following news of star RB Saquon Barkley being sidelined with injury for the rest of the season. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe […]

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Giants’ Saquon Barkley out for the season with a torn ACL

Giants running back Saquon Barkley is carted to the locker room after being injured during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Bears. The Giants said Monday he will miss the rest of the season. | Nam Y. Huh/AP The Giants said an MRI on Monday confirmed Barkley tore the anterior cruciate ligament in […]

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Bears’ Danny Trevathan sees playing time plummet

Danny Trevathan celebrates the Bears’ win in Detroit. | Rey Del Rio/Getty Images Sunday against the Giants, Trevathan played less than half the Bears’ snaps – 48 percent. The Bears drastically reduced inside linebacker Danny Trevathan’s playing time Sunday, one week after he appeared a step slow and almost gave up the game-winning touchdown. Trevathan […]

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Saquon Barkley has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season | SportsCenter

Chris Mortensen and Mike Tannenbaum join SportsCenter to discuss New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley’s season-ending ACL injury and the number of injuries sustained by the San Francisco 49ers’ defense in Week 2 of the NFL season. #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ […]

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NFL injury report: Barkley likely to miss rest of season; McCaffrey out several weeks

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley likely will miss the rest of the season with a major injury to his right knee. The Giants (0-2) said an MRI on Monday confirmed Barkley tore the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee on Sunday in a loss to the Chicago Bears. The 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie […]

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Giants’ Saquon Barkley likely out for the season with a torn ACL

Giants running back Saquon Barkley is carted to the locker room after being injured during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Bears. The Giants said Monday he will likely miss the rest of the season. | Nam Y. Huh/AP The Giants said an MRI on Monday confirmed Barkley tore the anterior cruciate ligament […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 119: Breaking down Bears’ win over Giants

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) signals against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. | Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo The Sun-Times’ Bears reporters break down a 17-13 win over New York. Patrick Finley, Jason Lieser and Mark Potash break down the Bears’ […]

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Bears defense holds on at end — again

Bears outside linebacker Robert Quinn hangs onto Giants quarterback Daniel Jones before he flips the ball for a completion Sunday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Bears’ defense has ended the past two games with a feeling of relief — not dominance. They’ve hung on to win, but the degree of difficulty remains concerning. […]

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Temporary insanity: For a moment there, I bought into the Bears and Mitch Trubisky

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky is sacked by the Giants’ Lorenzo Carter on Sunday at Soldier Field. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images They barely beat the Giants after leading 17-0 at halftime You sit there, you watch the Bears and, against your better judgment, you get sucked in. Look at all the different players who […]

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Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to a Tennessee state lawmaker’s reelection campaign after she used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance records and the candidate’s posts. The corporate support for a QAnon-promoting politician is another example of how the […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 118:  Previewing Bears-Giants

Which Mitch Trubisky will show up against the Giants? | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Our Bears experts look ahead to Week 2. Patrick Finley, Jason Lieser and Mark Potash break down Allen Robinson’s contract standoff, predict how Mitch Trubisky will play Sunday and pick their winners for the Bears-Giants game. New episodes of “Halas Intrigue” will […]

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Stephen A. can’t resist roasting the Cowboys at Marcus Spears’ expense | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith quickly turns a Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants discussion into criticism of the Dallas Cowboys. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN on […]

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How did the Steelers’ defense shut down Saquon Barkley? | Get Up

The Get Up crew discusses Saquon Barkley’s struggles and Daniel Jones’ performance in the New York Giants’ loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch […]

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NFL MNF recap | Fantasy Focus Live

Matthew Berry, Field Yates and Daniel Dopp recap the MNF match-ups between the Giants and Steelers and the Broncos and Titans, Stephania Bell provides updates on injuries, and the team breaks down which RB, WR, and TE you should pick up on the waiver wire. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn […]

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Saquon Barkley on the 2020 NFL season for the New York Giants | NFL on ESPN

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley joins Maria Taylor via Zoom to discuss the optimism head coach Joe Judge has brought to the team and his take on the future of an offense lead by Daniel Jones before facing the Steelers in Monday Night Football. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: […]

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Rio Tinto execs step down after blast destroyed ancient Australian caves

Rio Tinto said its CEO and two other top executives would step down over the mining giant’s destruction a pair of ancient caves in Australia. Chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques will leave by March 31 of next year in response to the May blast at Juukan Gorge, a historic site that humans had occupied for 46,000 […]

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Joe Judge explains his unorthodox ‘popping pads’ tactic for Daniel Jones, addresses critics | KJZ

New York Giants head coach Joe Judge joins Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams and Zubin Mehenti to discuss Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard leaving open the possibility of a boycott during the 2020 NFL season, the criticism and skepticism about him after an unsuccessful history of many former Bill Belichick coaches, dealing with the pandemic, the […]

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Saquon Barkley ranks ahead of Ezekiel Elliott on ESPN’s Top 100 Players list | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark discuss if New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley deserves to be ranked ahead of Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott on ESPN’s Top 100 Players list. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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