| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears' 21-19 loss Sunday to the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.
1. In six quarters plus one drive (the final possession Sunday at Soldier Field) this season, Josh McCown has passed for 538 yards and four touchdowns with...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Words? Oh, there are plenty Bears fans want to use when describing the direction the season has taken. But we're going to let that sit for now. Instead, to get in the spirit of Bears-Packers for Monday night, we asked the players to have fun with some...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Henry Melton insisted on driving himself home in the wee hours of Monday morning after returning from Pittsburgh, coach Marc Trestman exchanged texts with the injured Bears defensive tackle like a parent checking on his child.
When Melton showed up...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It shouldn’t be that hard to beat a team that came in 0-5, but then, there are a lot of shouldn’ts with the Bears.
And the most painful and obvious is the defensive line.
This is getting ridiculous with the front four. Or what they call...
| 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 21, 2013
| 4:11 AM
LANDOVER, Md. — Josh McCown pulled on the gray jacket of his slim-fitting suit, tightened his navy tie and slid on his brown wingtip shoes without tying the laces. Jay Cutler had been on the Bears' team bus for 15 minutes, having been transported...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Anybody with a heart can respect the way Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall consistently uses his star power to promote the cause of mental health.
The latest example came Tuesday at Halas Hall when Marshall, afflicted with borderline personality...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The Bears are prepared to get the run-around from the Saints on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Should they blitz Drew Brees constantly, knowing full well he gets rid of the ball quickly and has multiple receiving weapons?
Should they back off and play it...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Blocking and tackling, the two major foundations of football, seem to have taken a seat at the end of the bench in the NFL, where quick scores and virtual 7-on-7 passing drills provide the weekly highlights.
The Vikings' Adrian Peterson is no tackling...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:39 PM
In terms of adversity, the Bears' 2013 season is akin to an airline losing your luggage on a trip to Hawaii. You can sulk away a day or two in a luxury resort, or break down and buy a few items at the gift shop and get on with paradise.
In other words,...