GREEN BAY — A year ago, a first-time, offensive-minded head coach in the NFC North — one whose first name is also Matt, oddly enough — made it a priority to keep his team’s veteran defensive.. Harrison Daily - Published
The NFC North champion Chicago Bears have hired former Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano as their defensive coordinator to replace Vic Fangio FOX Sports - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times •USATODAY.com
On bended knee in the middle of Chicago's Soldier Field, Charles Leno Jr. was so nervous asking his girlfriend to marry him, he fumbled her name. It didn't matter, since she happily accepted. Leno says..
CHICAGO (AP) — Bears tight end Trey Burton is inactive for Chicago’s playoff game against Philadelphia after he was a late add to the team’s injury report. The NFC North champion Bears announced.. Seattle Times - Published
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell nearly a year ago to reach another level. So far at least, they have gone in the wrong direction. The Lions plummeted to 6-10 and last.. Seattle Times - Published
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are rolling into their first playoff appearance in eight years, with nine wins in 10 games and their sights set on a bigger prize after capturing the NFC.. New Zealand Herald - Published