Recent content from Mark Craig
On the NFL: Monday night's Rams-Chiefs game shows the league heading in a new warp-speed direction.
For now, the current version of the Monsters of the Midway are showing it has the edge on defense over the Vikings. The Bears showed it over and over Sunday night.
There were or complaints after last week's Bears game at Soldier Field against the Lions. That's a rarity for mid- to late-season games on a field players routinely rate among the five worst in the league.
Undrafted out of Oklahoma State, Dan Bailey had a remarkably accurate kicking career with Dallas but was let go and is now in a career reboot with the Vikings.
Chicago has a league-leading 16 turnovers this season, and the Bears also are tops in the NFL with 89 points scored off turnovers.
Inside the NFL: Entering a key game between the Vikings and the Bears, it's clear the North is a weak division.
The Titans jumped from 19th to sixth after beating the Patriots.
Even though it hasn't happened often, some familiar names — former Vikings quarterbacks Donovan McNabb, Warren Moon, Randall Cunningham — have all shared the experience.
The Patriots remain at the top.
Cook's career-long run began to unfold well before Vikings center Pat Elflein snapped the ball late in the first half.