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Gronkowski sees increased output in passing game; is it a sign of things to come?

The guy who came to Tampa Bay to be a blocking tight end is suddenly catching plenty of passes. Rob Gronkowski, after being targeted four times in two games and catching two passes, caught six passes on seven targets for 48 yards against the Broncos. The one target that didn’t result in a completed pass [more]

Bears announce Nick Foles is starting QB

It’s official: Mitchell Trubisky has been benched for Nick Foles. Bears coach Matt Nagy announced today that Foles will start this week against the Colts. “We got up this morning and went through the tape and at the end of it we decided we’re going to go with Nick Foles as the starter,” Nagy said. [more]

Matt Ryan’s eight straight incompletions gave Bears plenty of time for comeback

When the Falcons had a late 26-10 lead on Sunday, it appeared that the Bears simply wouldn’t have enough time to catch up. Then the Falcons did the Bears a favor, and kept stopping the clock. Those clock stoppages came from eight consecutive incomplete passes thrown by Matt Ryan over a span of five series [more]

If Bears go with Nick Foles, a Super Bowl LII reunion looms

The Bears have yet to announce whether Mitch Trubisky or Nick Foles will play quarterback in Week Four, against the Colts. Four days later, the Bears face the Buccaneers. And that sets up a compelling storyline, if Foles gets the nod: Nick Foles vs. Tom Brady, more than two years after they met in the [more]

Mitchell Trubisky: I gave Matt Nagy the opportunity to bench me

Bears head coach Matt Nagy surprised some people when he opted to go with Mitchell Trubisky as the team’s starting quarterback to open the season, but Trubisky rewarded that faith with wins in the first two weeks of the regular season. That faith reached its breaking point in Week Three. After Trubisky threw an interception [more]

Bears coaches to huddle on quarterback decision tonight

Bears coach Matt Nagy made a quarterback change on Sunday based on a gut feeling. His next move will be more deliberate. Nagy spoke to PFT by phone after Sunday’s come-from-way-behind win over the Falcons, and he addressed among other things the decision to remove starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky for backup Nick Foles. “Sometime, you [more]

Dan Quinn: It falls on me in all spaces

The 2020 Falcons have done something no team has ever done before. According to ESPN Stats and Info, they are the first team to lose two games that they led by at least 15 points in the fourth quarter. They accomplished that feat by allowing 20 points in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 30-26 loss [more]

Bears believe Tarik Cohen tore his ACL

The Bears pulled off their second big comeback win of the season on Sunday, but any future attempts may have to come without the help of running back Tarik Cohen. Cohen left Sunday’s game with a knee injury. There were multiple reports that the team fears he tore his ACL during the 30-26 victory and [more]

Nick Foles leads Bears back, Falcons blow another one

The Falcons found a new way to lose a game. And the Bears found a new quarterback. Quarterback Nick Foles came on in relief of Mitchell Trubisky, and led the Bears to a 30-26 comeback win over Atlanta. The Falcons (0-3), led 26-10 in the fourth quarter, a week after blowing a 15-point lead in [more]

Apparent Nick Foles touchdown overturned on review

It looked like Nick Foles was going to make a dramatic appearance off the bench. But the result was the same as Mitch Trubisky. A play which was originally ruled a touchdown for Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson was overturned, after officials deemed Falcons cornerback Darqueze Dennard came down with an interception. It was a [more]

Nick Foles in for Mitch Trubisky

Two weeks ago, Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky led the team back from a 17-point deficit in Detroit. He won’t get the chance to lead the team back from a 16-point lead in Atlanta. Nick Foles has entered the game with the Bears behind 26-10 in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Falcons. According [more]

Falcons making big plays, up 23-10 on Bears

The Falcons are still capable of making big plays, even without Julio Jones in the lineup. Atlanta just went up 23-10 on the Bears in the third quarter, with a strong offensive effort in the absence of their top wide receiver. Todd Gurley just popped a 10-yard touchdown run to open the scoring in the [more]

Falcons air it out early against the Bears

No Julio Jones, no problem. Even with their star wide receiver watching from the sidelines, the Falcons Offense looked sharp to start the game, taking a quick 6-0 lead on the Bears. After the Bears missed a field goal on their first possession, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan aired out a 63-yard bomb to Calvin Ridley [more]

Report: A.J. Terrell had two positive tests, one negative test

When it comes to COVID-19 testing, results can vary. Vary they did for Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Terrell’s placement on the COVID-19/reserve list came after Terrell had three tests. Two came back positive, and one ended up negative. It was enough to result in the league and the [more]

Julio Jones out for Falcons

The Falcons and Bears are set to play on Sunday after COVID-19 testing and contact tracing in the wake of Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, but Atlanta’s star receiver will be missing from the action. Julio Jones was one of the players listed on the Falcons’ inactive list 90 minutes [more]

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