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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 file photo,Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Not knowing where Rivers might be headed if anywhere in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Analysis: Offseason Fix: Where are the free QBs headed?

Feb. 12, 2020 2:37 AM EST

Now that we know Philip Rivers won't be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit. Just a little bit. Indeed, not knowing where Rivers might be headed, if anywhere, in 2020 doesn't simplify things at all. Nearly every one of the NFL's...

Bears hire Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

Jan. 16, 2020 10:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy made several changes to his staff Thursday, hiring Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator and John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coach. Dave Ragone (pass game coordinator), Brian Ginn (assistant special teams), Chris Jackson (assistant wide receivers) and...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing an NFL wild-card playoff football game to the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Next up for Tom Brady after early playoff exit? Who knows?

Jan. 6, 2020 2:51 AM EST

Teammates and opponents, coaches and NFL executives, even most fans recognize that Tom Brady has nothing left to prove. There might be one dissenting voice: Brady himself. Maybe that's why in the midst of the disappointment — and some discontent — with how the Patriots' season ended and how he...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace speak during an NFL football press conference at Halas Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Lake Forest, Ill. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Pace says Bears remain committed to Trubisky as starting QB

Dec. 31, 2019 6:01 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears remain committed to Mitchell Trubisky as their starting quarterback despite his struggles this season, general manager Ryan Pace said on Tuesday. Pace stopped short of saying the Bears will exercise their fifth-year option on him and did not rule out bringing in...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray passes against the Los Angeles Rams during first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Analysis: Young QBs get plenty of opportunities in NFL

Dec. 31, 2019 4:13 PM EST

From Super Bowl contenders to teams in full rebuilding mode, from injury-riddled ones to those trying to become champions. Teams at almost every stage of the building process in the NFL have been willing to turn over their play-calling to inexperienced quarterbacks. A record 287 games were started by quarterbacks...

Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Bears facing big issues after disappointing season

Dec. 30, 2019 5:34 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears threw themselves a big 100th anniversary party last spring with a weekend event that drew all-time greats such as Dick Butkus, Mike Ditka and even the ailing Gale Sayers as well as thousands of fans. They helped kick off the NFL's century season with a prime-time...

Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro (15) celebrates after kicking a 22-yard field goal near the end of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Bears won 21-19. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Bears edge Vikings 21-19 on Piñeiro FG with 10 seconds left

Dec. 29, 2019 5:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Already sunk by midseason, the Chicago Bears were happy to wrap up a frustrating year with a late-game push for the win. As far as feeling good for the Minnesota Vikings, body was the easy pick over mind. Eddy Piñeiro's fourth field goal of the game came from 22 yards with 10...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a pass in front of Green Bay Packers linebacker Rashan Gary (52) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Vikings use meaningless Bears game to regroup for playoffs

Dec. 26, 2019 7:47 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After coming home on Christmas night from practice and meetings with the Minnesota Vikings, Kirk Cousins plopped down in his recliner. Turning to his wife, Julie, he expressed his appreciation of her effort to make the day special for them and their two young boys despite his work...

On Football: Offbeat Awards for the 2019 season

Dec. 26, 2019 6:38 PM EST

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Miami. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider. BEST GAME: Week 10, the best Monday night game in years saw Seattle beat San Francisco 27-24 in overtime in a key NFC West matchup. This one...

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears have plenty to fix as disappointing season winds down

Dec. 23, 2019 6:00 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Coach Matt Nagy understands the perception that the Chicago Bears are an undisciplined team. He just doesn't agree. “I don't think that anybody is wrong saying that,” Nagy said Monday, a day after a 26-3 prime-time loss to Patrick Mahomes and the AFC West champion...