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Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions at the line of scrimmage during a game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jastremski: NFL Winners, Losers And Locks Of The Week

The best reality TV show better known as the National Football League once again delivered its fair share of thrills, chills, surprises and disappointments.

11/11/2014

Giants coach Tom Coughlin yells at defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images); Bears QB Jay Cutler is sacked by the Packers (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Have Issues, But At Least They’re Not The Bears

Both teams are suffering through hard times right now, but at least the Giants are playing the game with effort and a desire to win. The Bears play as if pride doesn’t exist.

11/10/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks with the Chicago Bears defense, including Jeremiah Ratliff, in the first half at Lambeau Field on November 9, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Week 10 Roundup: West Is Best, Bears Brutalized By Rodgers’ 6 TDs

Considered the NFL’s best division heading into the season, the NFC West is not disappointing. The top three contenders from the sector, Arizona, Seattle and San Fran, all were winners Sunday.

11/10/2014

NFL Week 7: Rams stun Seahawks (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Peyton Manning throws historic TD pass.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

NFL Week 7 Roundup: Rams Stun The Champs, Peyton Makes History

The Seahawks dominated statistically, outgaining the Rams 463-272. But for St. Louis, special teams trickery was the difference.

10/20/2014

Jerry Angelo watches the Bears practice in 2009. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-GM: NFL Teams Ignored ‘Hundreds’ Of Domestic Violence Incidents

“I made a mistake,” former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo told USA Today. “I was human. I was part of it. I’m not proud of it.”

10/10/2014

Geno Smith is pressured by defensive tackle Will Sutton of the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets Are On A Madness-Inducing Path

Worse than anything, they’ll prove themselves strong enough to stay with good teams, but just bad enough to fall short. So near, and yet so far. And that’s the worst way to lose.

09/24/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan looks on against the Chicago Bears on September 22, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Patience? Sorry Jets, But I’m All Tapped Out

I don’t want to read more about how this was meant to be a rebuilding year, a developmental season for Geno Smith, yada, yada, yada. Been there. Too many times to count.

09/23/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 22:  Quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by defensive end Sheldon Richardson #91 of the New York Jets during a game at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cutler, Bears Hold On To Beat Jets 27-19

Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory.

09/23/2014

Jets CB Antonio Allen (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images), Bears WR Brandon Marshall (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ryan, Jets Secondary Ready To Take On Bears’ ‘Two Monsters’

Press-man coverage, zone coverage, whatever. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery cause opponents fits, and they’ll be looking to do more of the same against the Jets.

09/22/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Silverman: In Battle Of Incomplete Coaches, Rex Has Edge Over Bears’ Trestman

When the Jets and Bears get together Monday night at MetLife Stadium, these two imperfect teams should provide an excellent measuring stick for each other.

09/19/2014

Bears wide receiver Santonio Holmes stretches prior to the  game against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field on Sept. 7, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Santonio The Bear Not In The Mood To Reminisce About His Time With Jets

On one hand he appears to be a more contrite Santonio Holmes. But on the other, he seems as ornery as ever.

09/19/2014

Jay Cutler (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets Secondary’s Next Test Comes Against Big Arm Of Bears QB Cutler

Rex Ryan’s unit needs to show improvement after Aaron Rodgers passed for 346 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday’s demoralizing loss.

09/19/2014

Geno Smith throws against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on September 14, 2014. The Packers defeated the Jets 31-24. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jets’ Geno, Peeved By Packers Loss, Adjusts Sights On Chicago

Smith prides himself on being able to put mistakes and losses behind him quickly, pushing forward to the next challenge. This time, though, was different.

09/18/2014

(Credit, Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Will The New York Jets Bounce Back Against A Resilient Chicago Bears Team?

The New York Jets return home to the Monday night stage after a disappointing loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Jets will be facing a banged up Chicago Bears team that somehow found a way to shock the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.

09/16/2014

Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jets Must Find Success In 3-Week Journey Into NFC North

These three non-conference games should serve as a barometer for what can be expected throughout the rest of the season.

09/10/2014

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