| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Don't let an NFL rookie tell you he isn't nervous about reporting to his first pro training camp. Don't even entertain the idea. In fact, laugh it off.
He's lying to you.
This stuff is no joke. Make it through minicamp and OTAs? Big deal. That's a walk-...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 5:47 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Watching the Bears open camp Thursday, I have some questions about player development, scheme and competition on Lovie Smith's roster. Here are 10 things to focus on through the exhibition schedule.
• There is no question Devin...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:33 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Create matchups. Work the ball inside of numbers. Target the inside vertical seams.
Those are some of the opportunities you have in the passing game when the tight end plays a role in the game plan.
This Bears offense has a new...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:52 PM
In the Bears' victory over the Vikings, Jay Cutler and the offense leaned on the Spot route (Corner-Flat-Curl combination) to target Brandon Marshall in third-and-2 to -6 situations. Look for the Bears to add some window dressing Sunday in their...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 2:01 PM
With a recent lack of production from their veteran tight ends, the Bears and quarterback Jason Campbell can look to rookie Evan Rodriguez to create an explosive play Monday night against the 49ers.
As shown here, the Bears have their Ace personnel (two...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 10:03 PM
Golf—Ryder Cup, Final Day Matches, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football—Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions, Noon (FOX); Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos, 3 p.m. (CBS); New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers, 3:25 p.m. (FOX);...