>>With Marshall, Cutler Back Together, Bears Aim High
Jay Cutler wasn't quite sure what the results will be this time around. The last time he and Brandon Marshall were together, they were impressive.
Now the quarterback and Pro Bowl receiver are reunited in Chicago after forming an explosive tandem in Denver, and the Bears are eyeing a big run, starting with the season opener against Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
A major reason for that involves Cutler and Marshall. How much better can they be this time?
Cutler isn't sure. He credited former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan and assistant Jeremy Bates for being "very good about putting us in situations for us to be successful."
The Bears believe they're in a good spot, particularly after acquiring Marshall from Miami.
>>Cowboys Edge Defending Champion Giants In Season-Opener
(East Rutherford, NJ) -- Tony Romo completed 22-of-29 passes for 307 yards with three touchdowns and an interception to lead the Cowboys in a 24-17 season-opening win over the defending Super Bowl champion Giants. Kevin Ogletree had eight catches for 114 yards with two TD's for Dallas, which lost both meeting against the G-Men last season. Miles Austin hauled in a 34-yard score via the air and DeMarco Murray had 131 yards on 20 carries in the win over their division rivals at MetLife Stadium. Eli Manning finished 21-of-32 for 213 yards with a nine-yard touchdown toss to former Cowboy tight end Martellus Bennett in the fourth quarter for New York. Ahmad Bradshaw added 78 yards and a score on the ground for the Giants, who become the first team since the Denver Broncos in 1999 to lose their first game of the season after hoisting the Lombardi Trophy the previous year.
>>Rams Thin At Defensive Tackle
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams are thin at defensive tackle heading into Sunday's game at Detroit. The first injury report of the season includes first-round pick Michael Brockers, Darell Scott and Matthew Conrath. Conrath's status is uncertain, but Brockers and Scott are out.
>>Rams' Secondary Set To Face "Megatron"
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Rams' defensive unit is sure to be tested against the Lions. The young secondary includes five rookies as the Rams try to contain Lions' star wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The Rams' DB's are now led by veteran free agent pickup Cortland Finnegan.