| Aug 21, 2010
| 9:46 PM
If the Bears hadn't tried to play an exhibition game without a long snapper, their starting defense or offensive line — familiar issues from a year ago — would have been the most embarrassing elements Saturday night at Soldier Field....
| Dec 29, 2009
If this Bears team had shown up two months ago, there might not be jobs on the line at Halas Hall.
As it is, the firing squad still figures to assemble at this time next week when a season that has fallen well short of expectations comes to a merciful...
| Nov 9, 2009
They deserved every boo.
There were many of them at Soldier Field and everywhere the Bears are loved Sunday through a 41-21 loss to the Cardinals.
They were loud and long. Some were deep and throaty. Others were high and piercing.
Whether they emanated...
| Nov 2, 2009
By halftime, Walter Payton was being remembered, but the Bears' 35-point loss to the Bengals was being forgotten. Perfect.
"What happened last Sunday?" coach Lovie Smith said with a straight face.
The Bears needed their friends from Cleveland to help...
| Sep 28, 2009
SEATTLE -- After another slow start and fast finish, this one by a 25-19 score over the Seahawks, the Bears are starting to look like the tortoises of the NFL.
Except they keep winning plays with the speed of a hare.
This time, it was Johnny Knox and...
| Sep 27, 2009
Jay Cutler pumped his fists. He hugged his linemen. And he raised both arms triumphantly - all inside the final 2 minutes.
Exactly the scenes the Bears envisioned when they traded a king's ransom to Denver to get him.
Cutler's miserable Chicago debut...
| Aug 16, 2009
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Jay Cutler Era in Chicago all but started with a thud.
The Bears' 27-20 loss to the Bills in their exhibition opener Saturday night was supposed to be a sneak peak of what type of firepower Cutler would inject into the offense....
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Dec 23, 2008
With one arm stretched to the max, Alex Brown reached up and saved the Bears' season.
Brown maneuvered his way through a couple of Packers linemen, lifted his right hand and deflected Mason Crosby's 38-yard field-goal attempt in the final minute of...
| Dec 12, 2008
CHICAGO - The New Orleans Saints tried to ice Robbie Gould.
Turns out he was too cool to let it bother him.
Gould booted the Saints out of Soldier Field with another
devastating loss and boosted the Chicago Bears' playoff hopes.
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...