| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Sep 14, 2012
GREEN BAY — It's one thing to block the Colts, without Dwight Freeney and with the comforts of playing at home.
It's quite another to block the Packers, with Clay Matthews and the thunder that some 70,000 lathered-up Cheesies can create.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Now would be a good time for Bears fans to tell their quarterback to please, please, please tone it down.
Like everybody else in Chicago, Jay Cutler got carried away by the Bears' 41-point performance against the Colts. When Cutler...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:31 AM
It was not a performance that offered conclusive answers when it comes to Jay Cutler, his line and the Bears offense.
But the Bears are in no position to worry themselves with style points.
Ten days after a meltdown of more than just the offense at...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The bench players that general manager Phil Emery added to the Bears in the offseason did more than improve depth.
They improved the front line too.
There is little doubt that more intense completion at cornerback, defensive end, defensive tackle,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Dave Toub was forced to wonder how it would shake out at this time a year ago when the Bears' top six tacklers on special teams all were headed to unrestricted free agency.
He's in a similar position again as five of the top eight core players, based...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener:
1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Jay Cutler sat out the Bears' first exhibition game but did not look the least bit rusty in his debut Saturday night at Soldier Field.
The quarterback was comfortable and in command of the new offense against the Redskins, setting the tone early in a 33-...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Fifth in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Tight ends.
Waistlines aside, this is a thin class of guard. It is possible no guard will be selected in the first round, and only two in the first 64 picks. On the third day of the draft...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Bears fans don't need to be reminded about the importance of keeping Jay Cutler healthy.
The team was 7-3 with him in 2011; and 1-5 without him.
As the starting left tackle last season, J'Marcus Webb says he has Cutler's back.
"We take pride in...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:51 PM
NFL Football--Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
NBA Basketball--New York Knicks at Miami Heat, 7 p.m. (TNT); Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Men’s College Basketball--Long Beach State at...