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White Sox Talk Podcast: Instant South Sider Daniel Palka

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

White Sox Talk Podcast: Instant South Sider Daniel Palka originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Daniel Palka spoke with Chuck Garfien about a whole bunch of topics. Losing weight this offseason and how he's done it (3:15), the Chicago Bears losing in the playoffs (5:48), why he walks around with a baseball bat wherever he goes (11:05), his connection with White Sox fans and the South Side of Chicago (16:10), his humorous Twitter feed (20:25), his Uber driver asking if he can use his bathroom (28:00), going to his first SoxFest this year (33:12), his conversation this offseason with hitting coach Todd Steverson (40:18), why he loves Roberto Clemente (44:05) and much more.

Wentz is the quarterback ‘going forward’, says Eagles coach Pederson

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Doug Pederson has confirmed the Philadelphia Eagles remain committed to Carson Wentz as their starting quarterback. Speaking in a news conference on Tuesday, the head coach insisted the Eagles will stick with Wentz as the starter, despite him missing the past two postseasons due to injuries, including their Super Bowl triumph last season. After leading the Eagles to glory last year, he helped them into the playoffs this year and beat the Chicago Bears in the Wild Card round before being knocked out of the playoffs by the New Orleans Saints in agonising fashion this past weekend.

Bears outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley follows Vic Fangio to Broncos

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Bears outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley follows Vic Fangio to Broncos originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com One of the Bears defensive assistant coaches is officially following Vic Fangio to his new team. The Denver Broncos announced outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley will take the same position under his old defensive coordinator. The Chicago Tribune had reported Staley was not expected to remain in Chicago, and the team evidently allowed him to make a lateral move to continue on with Fangio.

Why the Bears believe their offense will be much better in 2019

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

When the Bears first congregated at Halas Hall last April 3, nobody really knew what to expect from Nagy's offense - literally. Nagy brought a scheme and language foreign to everyone but backup quarterback Chase Daniel and, to a lesser extent, tight end Trey Burton. "We were just trying to figure out the formations and where to get lined up and who was going to be where," wide receiver Allen Robinson said.

4 Bears make Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL team for 2018

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Bears make Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL team for 2018 originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The NFL season honors are starting to roll in for 2018, and the Bears are well represented. They already had five players voted as Pro Bowl starters, and four of those same Bears were recognized by the Pro Football Writers of America on their All-NFL team. Khalil Mack, Kyle Fuller, Eddie Jackson and Tarik Cohen marked the most players from any franchise to make this year's team.

NFL notebook: Vikings bring Kubiak on as adviser

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak in an advisory role, the team confirmed Monday night. The Vikings also added Kubiak's son, Klint, as quarterbacks coach and Brian Pariani as tight ends coach. The team reportedly is retaining recently promoted Kevin Stefanski as offensive coordinator.

Raiders now know where their stockpile of draft picks fall — what will they do with them?

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Raiders' first-round draft position With the Cowboys having been eliminated a week after the Bears, the Raiders now know exactly what the fruits of those trade will yield in 2019. In addition to securing the No. pick in April's draft of their own, they'll have the No.

Bears coach Matt Nagy said he has spoken to ‘really good kid’ Kareem Hunt, praises him

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Bears coach Matt Nagy had praise for free agent running back Kareem Hunt, who he coached in Kansas City in 2017. Cynically, it was surprising no NFL team claimed Kareem Hunt off waivers. No matter that Hunt was seen on camera shoving and kicking a woman last year, then was cut by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Matt Nagy, Ryan Pace indicate Cody Parkey to be kicked off Bears for 2019

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The Bears' leaders didn't sound happy with Parkey.

2019 NFL Draft: Raiders’ first-round picks finally set after Eagles’ loss

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

NFL Draft: Raiders' first-round picks finally set after Eagles' loss originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Raiders' NFL draft order finally is set. It took far longer than they had hoped, especially with 2019 draft slots acquired for Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper. Fingers were crossed that the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys would stink and sacrifice high picks for such star power.