Marc Trestman

A new world order: Bears 'brainstorming' cutting-edge offense for Mitch Trubisky

On Oct. 2, 2010, Vic Fangio learned something about Mark Helfrich and what his offensive philosophies could accomplish. And it was lesson learned …

Chicago Bears

SCRUFFY'S THIS 'N THAT

Welcome to Friday! Here are the usual weekly thoughts running through my muddled mind, and as always they come in no particular order.<br>- First off, …

Canadian Football League

FORMER ARGO COACH ONE WIN AWAY

When interviewing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Scott Milanovich was asked why he'd want to give up the Toronto Argonauts' head-coaching job to …

Ricky Ray

Former Seahawks coordinator Darrell Bevell could be in play for Bears

The Bears are known to be talking to former Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing and Texans quarterbacks coach Pat O’Hara as options for Matt Nagy’s new coaching staff and another name has emerged.<p>Sources have said that former Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell could wind up in the …

Chicago Bears

By Hiring Matt Nagy, the Bears Finally Broke Tradition

The Chicago Bears introduced a new coach on Tuesday. And at this time, nobody knows if he will be successful or not. But at least he’s not what the …

NFL

Vic Fangio re-signing confirms different kind of 'aggressive' in Bears organization being built under GM Ryan Pace

Pulling the camera back for a wide-angle shot:<p>As with so many of the actions being taken by the Bears in less than two weeks of offseason, the …

Chicago Bears

Matt Nagy Thinking Outside The Box With Mark Helfrich Hire

The decision to hire a young head coach worked wonders for the Los Angeles Rams this season. Time will tell if it will do the same for the <b>Chicago</b> …

Matt Nagy

It's Been a Crazy CFL Off-season... But Wait There's More

By Greg McCulloch (@GregOnSports)<p>This CFL off-season has been one big move after another. Key signings, trades, releases, coaching changes, new …

Canadian Football League

The Morning Skate, Jan. 11: Boeser vs. Barzie – is there anything else to watch?

Oh God, I just realized the Canucks’ road trip hasn’t even reached hump day. There are still four more games: Columbus, Minnesota, Edmonton, …

Lou Williams

Jon Gruden’s back with the Raiders, and he might be better than ever

Jon Gruden is back after a decade off the field. He might end up better than ever.<p>Jon Gruden — like your favorite trend from years ago that has resurfaced — is back. And much like your favorite trend from years ago, he’s similar, but he’s not exactly the same.<p>Gruden spent four years in Oakland …

Fantasy Football

SCRUFFY'S THIS N' THAT

Welcome to Friday! Here are the usual weekly thoughts running through my muddled mind, and as always they come in no particular order.<br>--So Pats fans, …

Ice Hockey

Argos’ Marc Trestman a candidate for Seahawks OC job: report

Toronto Argonauts head coach Marc Trestman is a candidate for the offensive coordinator position according to multiple online reports.<p>The Seahawks …

Canadian Football League

Revisiting Jaguars 30, Steelers 9 Before the Rematch

With all due respect to the anybody-could-win NFC and the Patriot Machine, the most intriguing matchup this weekend is Jaguars-Steelers. Jacksonville …

NFL

Unpopular Opinions: Matt Nagy's the perfect hire for the Bears

Adam Rank explains why Bill Belichick's legacy is easily more impressive than Nick Saban's. Plus, why the Bears made the right move hiring Matt Nagy …

Matt Nagy

Bears tout history, but glory days are mostly a thing of the past

During his introductory news conference this week, new Bears coach Matt Nagy was asked if he knew much about the team’s vaunted history.<p>Nagy mentioned the 1985 Bears’ rout of the Patriots as one of his first Super Bowl memories but seemed relieved when the reporter didn’t take up his invitation to …

Chicago Bears

Bears GM Ryan Pace finds a match in Matt Nagy — all they have to do now is win

After a cursory background check, Ryan Pace saw a lot of himself in Matt Nagy.<p>“What caught my eye — what I liked about him — is how we came up in the …

Chicago Bears

Baffoe: Come In, Matt Nagy

<b>Bears coach Matt Nagy.</b><i>(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)</i><p><b>By Tim Baffoe–</b><p><b>(670 The Score)</b> If you are a dreamer, come in.<p>If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a …

Matt Nagy

No head coaching experience for Matt Nagy is nothing new for Bears

Even by assistant coach standards, Matt Nagy comes to the Bears with little experience.<p>He’ll fit right in.<p>The Bears have now hired 16 head coaches in …

Chicago Bears

Alabama vs. Georgia: 10 things to think about while watching the CFB title game

<b>The facts:</b> Monday, 7 p.m., ESPN; 1000-AM.<p><b>The records:</b> Alabama 12-1, 7-1 SEC; Georgia 13-1, 8-1 SEC.<p><b>The line:</b> Crimson Tide by 3½.<p>Ten things to think …

Sports

Tyrell Sutton remains committed to Alouettes: 'This is my team'

Tyrell Sutton, according to a source, could have been traded last October from an Alouettes team that was about to miss the playoffs for a third …

Canadian Football League

Argos sign QB James Franklin to two-year extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed quarterback James Franklin to a two-year contract extension Friday.<p>The 26-year-old American was acquired last …

Canadian Football League

Toronto Argonauts sign quarterback James Franklin to two-year extension

TORONTO — Like the Toronto Argonauts, James Franklin is waiting on Ricky Ray.<p>Franklin signed a two-year contract extension with the Toronto Argonauts …

Toronto Argonauts

New Argos QB James Franklin willing to be patient if Ricky Ray returns

New Toronto Argonauts quarterback James Franklin is willing to be patient if he has to be.<p>Veteran Ricky Ray has yet to make a decision on his future …

Canadian Football League

Marty Mornhinweg returning as Ravens offensive coordinator

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Marty Mornhinweg is returning as the Baltimore Ravens' offensive coordinator despite the offense ranking among the worst in the …

John Harbaugh

Casey, like Raptors, at top of his game

That’s quite the coaching academy they’re building down at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment.<p>Down this hall with the McGill office motif we have …

NBA

Two other coaches turned down Alouettes offensive coordinator job

Two former CFL offensive coordinators turned down the Alouettes for the same role, according to Herb Zurkowsky of the Montreal Gazette.<p>I’m told both …

Canadian Football League

O'Leary: Toronto may be picture-perfect fit for Franklin

Was this what James Franklin had pictured?<p>The 26-year-old has spent almost the entirety of his past three seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos labeled …

Canadian Football League

Ravens To Keep OC Marty Mornhinweg

Ravens coach <b>Jim Harbaugh</b> says that offensive coordinator <b>Marty Mornhinweg</b> will return in 2018. “<i>We’re not making changes</i>,” Harbaugh told reporters …

NFL

Breaking down pros and cons of Detroit Lions, NFL coaching vacancies

CLOSE<p>Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez and columnist Shawn Windsor discuss their takeaways from the Lions' 2017 season, GM …

Detroit

Steinberg: One New Year's resolution for every team

With the start of a brand new year, there is hope for all nine CFL teams. The 2018 season is just months away and we’ve got New Year’s resolutions …

Canadian Football League