Yesterday the Bears released Tre McBride, a wide receiver whose 92-yard performance in Week 8 against New Orleans is the best single-game receiving performance for any player on the team this year. McBride also played on 78 percent of the team’s offensive snaps in Sunday’s loss to the Eagles.
Bears coach John Fox admits he has no idea what he’ll do when Jay Cutler is healthy, since Brian Hoyer has played well. But he knows he really doesn’t want to hear any second-guessing from the media watching the game from a climate-controlled press box.
Matt Forte and Pernell McPhee didn’t travel to St. Louis for the Bears’ game against the Rams this weekend. Chicago told their opponents about the injuries, but they did not comply with NFL rules on properly notifying the media, and because of that, the NFL is “looking into” the matter, according to PFT.
Less than a week after mutually agreeing to part ways the Denver Broncos, John Fox has landed another head-coaching gig with the Chicago Bears. So sayeth Fox Sports' Jay Glazer:
Try to care about the Pro Bowl for a second. Or, rather: try to care about some NFL execs' lives being made more stressful because of the Pro Bowl. (See? Much easier when you think of it that way.)
The Denver Broncos dropped out of the playoffs after one game, and today, the team and John Fox mutually agreed to part ways with the team. It's the nice way of getting fired!
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox will have heart surgery on Tuesday and miss roughly four to six weeks to recovery, as first reported by Jay Glazer.
The Broncos are saying all the right things ahead of their historic mismatch with Jacksonville. After Wednesday's practice, John Fox said "We don't look at point spreads...This team has beaten us four out of the last five times. There's no one here taking anyone lightly." KUSA's lower third cut through the coachspeak.
NFL coaches will often refer to "playing the percentages." But if there's one thing I've learned by studying strategic decisions, it's that coaches don't have a firm grasp of those percentages. And when anyone is uncertain of the odds, he'll fall back on the sure thing. That was the case with Broncos coach John Fox, …
It came down to Arizona, Tennessee and Denver. Those three teams, sans Miami, that everyone expected to be on Peyton Manning's radar were the three finalists in Manning's search for a new team. Manning wanted a chance to win, but more than that, he wanted to go where he would have friends. Ken Whisenhunt, the old…
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