| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Tottenham, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at Aston Villa, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at Swansea City, 11:30 a.m. (NBC)
College Football--South Carolina...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It's sad when it ends like this.
I am talking about the Bears season, but I'm also speaking of the great Bears defense.
So many years. So many wins. So many pick-sixes, forced fumbles, great players.
It had to end sometime and it has ended …...
| Oct 22, 2013
As far as Mondays at Halas Hall go, surely the Bears have experienced ones that sucked the life out of a football city more than the day after their 45-41 loss to the Redskins did.
But none immediately come to mind.
Rare is the occasion when an NFL...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
You might think the Bears don’t have much of a team after what you saw in Washington.
They lost to a bad team and lost their captains on both side of the ball. Dire, if not terminal.
Bears coach Marc Trestman thinks you’re wrong.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:20 PM
LANDOVER, Md. — After Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stayed on the ground for five seconds Sunday at FedEx Field, left tackle Jermon Bushrod knew.
"Usually he gets right back up," Bushrod said.
But on first-and-10 from the Bears' 45 with 9...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Bears defense will have to be disciplined with their run-pass keys against quarterback Robert Griffin III to limit the multiple play-action concepts in the Redskins game plan off the read-option backfield action.
As shown here, the Redskins have...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:07 PM
In a simpler time — when we were wide-eyed and fresh-faced — all that mattered was seeing our team win.
Kids don't engage in conversations about "buyers or sellers." They don't root for their team to lose so it improves its draft position or...
| Aug 16, 2013
By now, nobody has found reason to doubt that Bears players have bought into new coach Marc Trestman, a point Jay Cutler oddly raised on the first day of training camp.
The more pertinent question, after the Bears beat the Chargers 33-28 on Thursday...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Here’s what you had to like in Bears-Chargers on Thursday night: Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall is still a thing.
Here’s what you had to hate: Cutler to Marshall is still too much of a thing. Cutler looked only for Marshall to the point he...