It took them long enough, but Bears finally made right call at QB

It took the Bears three-plus years to acknowledge Mitch Trubisky is not a starting-caliber quarterback. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times If Trubisky had been taken as the second pick in the fifth or sixth round of the 2017 draft instead of the second pick in the entire 2017 draft, he might never have hit the field […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 122: Nick Foles takes the wheel

Quarterback Nick Foles leaves the field after leading the Bears to a comeback victory over the Falcons. | Danny Karnik/AP The new man under center leads the Bears to victory. It’s Foles time for the Bears after he replaced Mitch Trubisky and rallied the team to a 30-26 win in Atlanta. Patrick Finley and Jason […]

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Akiem Hicks, Khalil Mack lead defensive turnaround

Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks (96) and Khalil Mack (52) combine to sack Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in the Bears’ 30-26 victory Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. | Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP Photos Maybe it was a coincidence that once Nick Foles entered, the Bears’ defense turned from a culpable disappointment into an intimidating force […]

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Josh Allen outdoes Bills great Jim Kelly as Buffalo starts 3-0 with win over Rams

The greatest quarterback in Buffalo Bills history came out of the western New York woods Sunday, cutting his hunting trip short so he wouldn’t miss a single Josh Allen drop-back. “This is the first time I’ve ever really, really been excited about a quarterback on our team,” Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said Sunday […]

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Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement officials confirmed on Sunday. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Montana told deputies that his grandchild was sleeping in a playpen on Saturday when an unknown woman entered […]

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With no fans, Bears feeling at home on the road

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw three touchdowns passes in the fourth quarter to lead the Bears to a 27-23 victory over the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit on Sept. 13. | Leon Halip/Getty The Bears travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, but without the fear of a deafening […]

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Notre Dame football season on hold

Quarterback Ian Book had three first-half touchdown runs last Saturday against South Florida as Notre Dame won its 20th ­consecutive home game. | Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP The Irish won’t play until Oct. 10 after players were put in isolation, quarantine because of the coronavirus. There was some eye rolling on social media when Notre Dame […]

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NFL picks for Week 3: Ravens beat Chiefs; Bills topple Rams

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. (Michael Ainsworth / Associated Press) Sunday, 1:25 p.m. TV: Channel 11. DirecTV: 717. Line: Seahawks by 5. O/U: 56. Seattle’s run defense has been swarming, and needs to be against Dallas. Its pass defense is vulnerable, though, and Dak Prescott can roll up the yards. This comes down to red-hot […]

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Kristin Cavallari Calls Divorce the “Hardest Decision” She’s Ever Made | E! News

The "Very Cavallari" star explains what led to her separation from her husband, former NFL quarterback, Jay Cutler. Get the scoop! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1191045/kristin-cavallari-calls-jay-cutler-divorce-the-hardest-decision-shes-ever-made #KristinCavallari #ENews #CelebrityNews #JayCutler Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports […]

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Chargers’ team doctor accidentally punctured QB Tyrod Taylor’s lung

A team doctor accidentally punctured the lung of Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor. | Bryan Woolston/AP Los Angeles coach Anthony Lynn said he didn’t find out until less than five minutes before Sunday’s kickoff that Taylor would be unable to play. COSTA MESA, Calif. — Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday’s game because […]

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Notre Dame-Wake Forest game postponed after players test positive for COVID-19

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) in action during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Navy, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo The school announced that seven players tested positive for the coronavirus after 94 were tested Monday. Notre Dame’s game at Wake Forest on […]

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Instead of a giant leap, Mitch Trubisky still takes a small step

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky completed 18-of-28 passes for 190 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for a 78.0 passer rating — and rushed four times for 16 yards — in a 17-13 victory over the Giants on Sunday at Soldier Field. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Bears hot-and-cold quarterback was inconsistent in the 17-13 victory over […]

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Chargers lose in OT to Chiefs, but gain confidence with top pick Justin Herbert at QB

Cheers erupted about 900 miles north of Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon when quarterback Justin Herbert made a surprise start for the Chargers. At Track Town Pizza in Eugene, Ore., one of Herbert’s college haunts, socially-distanced diners followed his every snap against the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. They watched the 6-foot-6 first-round […]

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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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Tyler Higbee outshines Eagles’ dynamic tight end duo in Rams’ 37-19 win

Near the start of the fourth quarter, Rams quarterback Jared Goff rolled right after a play fake, set his feet and launched the ball. Tight end Tyler Higbee ran a route across the formation and then sprinted upfield, creating at least five yards of separation between him and the nearest Eagles defender. Higbee easily caught […]

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Mitch Trubisky remains uneven and unbeaten

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky throws a short pass to running back David Montgomery that turned into a 28-yard touchdown for a 7-0 lead in the first quarter Sunday at Soldier Field. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Bears quarterback was inconsistent again in a 17-13 win over the Giants — two touchdowns in the […]

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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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Justin Herbert starts for Chargers vs. Chiefs; Tyrod Taylor listed with chest injury

Rookie Justin Herbert was a surprise starter at quarterback for the Chargers on Sunday against Kansas City. He started in place of Tyrod Taylor, who was late coming out of the locker room. The Chargers then announced that Taylor was questionable for the game because of a chest issue. Herbert, the No. 6 overall pick […]

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Bears close to unleashing Robert Quinn-Khalil Mack pass-rushing attack

Robert Quinn (58, chasing down Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky last season at Soldier Field) had 11 1⁄2 sacks in 14 games for the Cowboys last season. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Quinn, who missed last week’s opener against the Lions because of an ankle injury, is on target to make his Bears debut Sunday against the […]

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Will Bears’ Mitch Trubisky turn a corner, or hit the wall?

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky rallied in Week 1. | Ezra Shaw/Getty Images For a quarterback who struggles to be consistent from quarter-to-quarter, one week certainly seems to have no affect on the next. That’s what makes Sunday’s game against the Giants so intriguing. If John DeFilippo knew the secret formula that solved inconsistency in football players, […]

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NFL Week 2 picks: Seahawks beat Patriots; Raiders top Saints

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor calls a play against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 13. (Emilee Chinn / Associated Press) Sunday, 1:25 p.m. TV: Channel 2. DirecTV: 717. Line: Chiefs by 81/2. O/U: 471/2. Not a much bigger layup than opening against the Bengals and a rookie QB, so it’s alarming the Chargers struggled. […]

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Bears’ defense eager to make amends

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) eludes Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan in the Bears’ 27-23 victory Sunday. Stafford had five carries for 23 yards as the Lions rushed for 138 yards and passed for 288 against the Bears’ defense. | Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images The Bears allowed 426 yards against the Lions — the second-most […]

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Moving Mitch Trubisky under center part of Bears’ new identity

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky takes a snap Sunday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images Mitch Trubisky has always been a shotgun quarterback. He might not be any more. Mitch Trubisky has always been a shotgun quarterback. He wasn’t under center often at North Carolina or Mentor (Ohio) High School or, really when he played middle-school football. He […]

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Was season-opening performance a wild Mitch or a strike?

Watching Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky can be a maddening experience. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images With Trubisky, as with most quarterbacks, it’s always a crapshoot. What is it that drives us crazy about Mitch Trubisky? Silly question. We all know what it is. The bad, bad, OK, tease, then . . . good! It’s tough to live that […]

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