| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Marc Trestman's arrival is supposed to signal a new era of responsibility and accountability for Jay Cutler.
If we understand the plan correctly, the relationship between coach and quarterback will determine Cutler's future with the Bears. Cutler isn'...
| Jul 28, 2013
Bears Chairman George McCaskey is adamant his family has no intention of ever stepping away from the franchise founded in 1920. But keeping control could be tricky.
George's mother, Virginia Halas McCaskey, 90, has controlled the team since 1983, when...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:04 PM
There is no need for Phil Emery to be locked into hiring a head coach with an offensive background.
But there is an overwhelming need for him to be locked into hiring someone who has foolproof answers on how to fix the offense.
And that probably means...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Phil Emery will hire the right head coach for the Bears.
Nobody can say so yet, of course. Nobody can draw a fair conclusion about Lovie Smith's successor until next season at the earliest.
But Emery gave the Bears every reason to believe that...
| Jan 6, 2013
On a Wednesday night in December at Halas Hall, the Chicago Bears' Lake Forest headquarters, spec samples of playoff tickets were passed around among a select group of season-ticketholders, invited by the team's marketing department to offer feedback at...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:08 PM
PHOENIX — Perhaps they should rename them the Chicago Vultures.
Somewhere along the way, the Bears have become scavengers, sustaining themselves on what other teams have left behind.
If you had to project the Bears' 2013 starting lineup in...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Getting rid of Lovie Smith does not make the Bears a better team.
Only replacing him with a better coach would.
Jon Gruden? Hearing he's not coming down from the press box.
Bill Cowher has gotten too comfortable wearing makeup.
Mike Holmgren? He...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:42 AM
DETROIT — The Bears could spend between now and wild-card weekend counting the reasons they will be sitting at home with 10 wins.
A defensive meltdown in Week 13 against the Seahawks and a brutal loss at Minnesota the following week are good places...
| Jan 4, 2013
Of all the former Bears players Chairman George McCaskey could have compared Jay Cutler to the other day, he chose George Halas.
Who last played in 1928. Who played end. Who never contributed to getting a head coach fired because, well, he was the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Has Phil Emery shown his hand at all regarding his feelings for Lovie Smith? @Joey FAV, from Twitter
Yes, he has shown his hand repeatedly. Emery has a lot of respect for Smith. And he wants Smith to remain as head coach of the Bears as long as Smith...
| Apr 26, 2013
Dressed comfortably for a long Thursday night in blue jeans and a Bears jacket, team Chairman George McCaskey entered Halas Hall and promptly placed a stack of 2013 pocket schedules on the receptionist's desk.
Nothing else the Bears...