Keidel: Victor Cruz's Inspiring Career Seems Destined For A Sad EndingTo say the Bears are a few players from a Super Bowl is being gracious.
Keidel: 2017 NFL Draft First-Round Winners And LosersThe Cleveland Browns, perennial draft and regular-season losers, picked Myles Garrett, putting them among the 2017 NFL Draft winners.
Silverman: Count Buccaneers, Browns, Colts Among Free Agency WinnersThe 2017 season has begun in earnest, and the free agency signing season means that teams are able to take major steps toward improving themselves.
NFL Free Agency Roundup: Osweiler Trade A Stunner; Cutler's Release No SurpriseEveryone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL's year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone's projections.
Bears Release Jay Cutler; Jets Reportedly InterestedIn New York, Cutler would be reunited with quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates, just hired last month. Bates worked with Cutler while coaching on the staffs of the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears.
Report: 49ers Agree To 2-Year Deal With Brian Hoyer, Whom Jets Had Eye OnThe options for the quarterback-hungry Jets are dwindling fast.
Silverman: Look For These 5 Teams To Be Aggressive In Free AgencyFree agency can be a very effective tool for building a team, and smart clubs can use it as more than a Band-Aid approach to improvement.
Giants Team Grades: G-Men Overcome Bears In Critical 22-16 VictoryThe New York Giants (7-3) came into this contest looking to avoid a Chicago Bears (2-8) trap. But, the Windy City crew were stubborn house guests, especially in the first half. Big Blue stayed the course and finally put Chicago away on a late Landon Collins interception, for a 22-16 victory.
Giants Overcome 10-Point Deficit, Beat Bears 22-16The New York Giants overcame a 10-point deficit on Sunday to top the Chicago Bears 22-16 at MetLife Stadium.
Silverman: While Giants Have Climbed Out Of Their Rut, Bears Sink LowerThe New York Giants are searching for a running game that they may never find, and while the defense is improved, it is still a work in progress.
LISTEN: McAdoo Says Cutler Could Be More Dangerous Without Jeffery In LineupWhen the Bears play the Giants on Sunday, Chicago will be without star wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who is starting a four-game suspension after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Opponent Profile: Giants Cannot Get Caught In Bears' TrapEven as the Dallas Cowboys begin to stretch their division lead, New York remains in prime position for a Wild Card berth.