Bears hope Holmes will play in Friday exhibition

The Bears hope new receiver Santonio Holmes will be ready to see at least some game action Friday night in Seattle. But as of Tuesday coach Marc Trestman steered away from a definitive proclamation of Holmes' availability.

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Seahawks' Smith makes spectacular return

RENTON, Wash. -- In his first full practice after offseason ankle surgery, linebacker Malcolm Smith made the play of the day.

Smith hauled in a one-handed interception of a pass from quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, then returned it for a touchdown ...

NFL alerts teams of practice squad expansion

The NFL passed along a memo to teams Tuesday with rubber-stamped approval for expanding practice squads from eight to 10 players this season, a move that will go into effect immediately and will essentially open up 64 new job opportunities around ...