Change in the Return Game

Lake Forest - The kickoff return game has struggled to find a solution since Jerry Azumah went down with a herniated disk. By default Daryl Jones won the job out of training camp, but after two disappointing weeks has been released.
September 21, 2004

Player Spotlight: Shurron Pierson

LAKE FOREST - In acquiring Shurron Pierson from the Raiders, the Bears made their third trade in less than two weeks to sure up the defensive line.
August 31, 2004

Grading the Draft: Oakland Raiders

After a devastating loss in the Super Bowl the Raiders entered the draft with a boatload of picks thanks in part to the coach who beat them in the big game. The franchise has needs at several areas and more than anything else, must start to replace aging veterans.
July 21, 2003

Draft winners...and losers

In what could have been one of the craziest and most unpredictable drafts ever, the seven rounds of the 2003 draft are finally over. Building upon yesterday's look at the first day, here's a quick synopsis of the winners and losers from this year's selection meeting.
April 27, 2003

Prediction: The next Carnell Lake?

Buddy Ryan once said of giving out pre-draft information, "if you're not lying, you're not trying." So as a writer covering and predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers' draft, you get your clues before "trying" season begins.
April 24, 2003

Linebackers: Look past the numbers here

Cecil Sapp is one of those inside power runners who rarely loses yardage on any carry, so it came as a surprise to him and his Colorado State teammates when he was tackled for a loss behind the line not once, not twice, but three times in the Liberty Bowl by the same player, LaMarcus McDonald.
April 20, 2003