Chicago Bears


IRVING, Texas -- Dallas receiver Dez Bryant went on a profanity-filled rant at a reporter in the locker room Thursday, and was further agitated when another reporter tweeted about the exchange.


ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins have downgraded wide receiver DeSean Jackson to out against the New York Jets on Sunday because of a left hamstring injury.


SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco's opener Monday night will mark 603 days since All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman saw meaningful game action for the 49ers.


CHICAGO -- Lance Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears reach the Super Bowl, plans to retire.