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The Independent’s NFL quarterback rankings

The Independent’s NFL quarterback rankings

November 15, 2019

The first half of the 2019 NFL season is in the books, with a number of quarterbacks distinguishing ...

“Trailblazing” Toni Harris: the first woman to receive a four-year football scholarship

“Trailblazing” Toni Harris: the first woman to receive a four-year football scholarship

October 30, 2019

Remember when you were a kid and your role models told you that you can accomplish anything you put you...

Trubisky and Nagy are officially on the hot seat. What about Pace?

Trubisky and Nagy are officially on the hot seat. What about Pace?

October 29, 2019

Update: In their Week 8 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, the Bears surpassed 300 yards of offense for...

The Madden Curse is real

The Madden Curse is real

October 22, 2019

When reigning MVP and Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes went down in the second quarter...

Penalties for the sake of penalties

Penalties for the sake of penalties

October 22, 2019

The National Football League is no stranger to officiating issues, though it seems to have recently evolv...

Three Quarterbacks on the hot seat

Three Quarterbacks on the hot seat

October 8, 2019

Mitchell Trubisky When the Chicago Bears traded the third overall pick, a third round pick (no. 67) ...

Does Defense Win Championships?

Does Defense Win Championships?

October 8, 2019

We’ve all heard the old adage “defense wins championships.” Usually, the phrase comes from a traditi...

Andrew Luck Shocks The Football World: What Comes Next

Matthew Rago, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Former No. 1 overall draft pick and four-time Pro Bowler Andrew Luck staggered the football community when he abruptly announced his retirement last week at the prime age of 29. Luck, enduring a harrowing string of injuries that included a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, a lacerated kidney, torn cartilage in two ribs and ...

Cut Loose

Cut Loose

March 14, 2017

Eight years ago, the Chicago Bears made an uncharacteristic trade sending Kyle Orton, a pair of first rou...

An open letter to Jameis Winston: our girls shouldn’t be silent

An open letter to Jameis Winston: our girls shouldn’t be silent

March 14, 2017

A few weeks ago, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ quarterback Jameis Winston made an appearance at an elementary ...

Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4

Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 4

September 28, 2016

NFL Week four Marquee Matchups   Thursday Night’s Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphi...

The Drafty City

The Drafty City

October 21, 2014

  The NFL recently announced that Chicago would be the site for the 2015 NFL draft. This is the first time that the draft will be ou...

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