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  1. Mike Ditka, former NFL coach and ESPN analyst, says changing Reds...

    Former Chicago Bears coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka said it would it would be "ridiculous" to change the Washington Redskins nickname in an interview with RedskinsHistorian.com's Mike Richman.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Cowboys want to see more of 'Flounder'

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- It's usually Rod Marinelli who assigns a unique nickname to each Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman. However, head coach Jason Garrett beat Marinelli to the punch with Zach Minter, the fresh-off-the-street defensive tackle who surpr...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. President Obama on Washington Redskins -- 'Legitimate concerns'

    President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  4. Jay Cutler's last-minute TD to Martellus Bennett lifts Bears over...

    Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  5. Are the Cowboys still 'America's Team'?

    Darren Rovell

    For the past 33 years, the nickname of America's Team has, for the most part, stuck, though the Dallas Cowboys don't seem to be embracing it as much as former general manager Tex Schramm did in the early years. They sell a Nike America's Team shirt i...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  6. Dallas Cowboys second to Green Bay Packers in 'America's Team' po...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Cowboys came in second to the Packers in an 'America's Team' poll landslide.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  7. Lions-Bears II: Heavy wind in the forecast

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- It appears the Windy City is going to reflect its nickname Sunday, just in time for Sunday's matchup between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Sunday, meaning that winds are...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  8. BBAO: Schwartz picks D-line nickname

    ESPN.com staff

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Chicago Bears Defensive end Israel Idonije is confident the Bears will be ready to roll once the lockout ends. Idonije: "When the lights turn back on, we'll be ready." The Bears and "Hard Knocks"? Dan Pompei sa...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  9. Harris upset with NFL's new emphasis

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears starting safety Chris Harris goes by the nickname "Hitman." But for how much longer? Harris was one of several Bears players to speak out Wednesday about the NFL fining and suspending players for dangerous a...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  10. TMQ logo's nickname unveiled

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Every week, you get a double dose of Tuesday Morning Quarterback: On Wednesdays, you'll read the best TMQ reader responses of the week.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2007
  11. Ironhead was a nickname, Craig was the man

    Len Pasquarelli

    His nickname became his first name, but to ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli, the late Mr. Heyward was Craig, not Ironhead.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2006
  12. Backup plans come through

    Len Pasquarelli

    As crazy as the 2005 season has been, there remain some truisms. One of them -- which was on display Sunday -- is that it pays to have a solid backup RB.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2005
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    A few years ago, I had an idea for a weekly column to run on ESPN.com based on my nickname at The Magazine. I'd pick each NFL game, and call the column Wick's Picks. The column idea was universally rejected. But years later, here I am with a cheesy m...

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  14. Young safeties making their mark

    Jeff Fedotin

    A new class of young safeties has made the position more versatile than ever.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2003
  15. Rookie vies for top spot with Bennett sidelined

    Len Pasquarelli

    Rookie Onterrio Smith refers to himself as "SOD." But with Michael Bennett out, the Vikings hope to call him "starter."

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2003
  16. Peep Show

    Darrell Trimble

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2003