| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:56 PM
For the 12th time in the last 35 games Monday night, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss a start because of injury.
Alas, the condition of the sod hasn't been the only thing to warrant constant worry at Soldier Field the past few seasons.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
BOURBONNAIS — In the 2003 preseason, a Bears rookie linebacker pressed into the starting lineup for the first exhibition game because of injury graded lower than any other player in his position group with a 66.
Ten years later, everybody can...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:59 PM
As the Chicago Bears usher in the Marc Trestman era, another era in Chicago has reached critical mass.
Jay Cutler is in his fifth season as the bears starting quarterback, and the final year of his contract. And general manager Mark Emory has already...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:30 PM
We can't put a grade on this Bears team two games into the exhibition schedule, nor can we throw out absolutes on personnel or scheme. Plenty needs to be cleaned up on offense, and we don't want to overreact because the Bears' No. 1 defense beat up on a...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Looking at my notebook from a practice session last week in Bourbonnais, I had wide receiver Joe Anderson's name circled with my take on his speed, route-running ability and change-of-direction skills scribbled down all along the margins.
| Aug 28, 2013
Here is a fun game to play with friends: Name the best or deepest position on the Bears. Where are they at their best? Is it their depth at defensive line or running back or in the secondary, perhaps?
"Cornerback,'' cornerback Tim Jennings said....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jay Cutler was right earlier this week when he suggested the volume of words devoted to the struggles of the Bears' first-team offense has been excessive.
"You guys are hitting the panic button after two preseason games," Cutler said after being...
| Aug 29, 2013
Frustrated by the pace of rehabilitation after his third career hip surgery, Brandon Marshall returned from Florida before training camp last month and sought the counsel of Mark Turner, a chiropractor who runs the Turner Pain and Wellness Center in...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Jerry Rice is a Hall-of-Fame receiver, the greatest ever. Some people would argue he’s the greatest football player, period.
That’s not the point of this piece, but Rice’s credentials, which include the most touchdowns in NFL history...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Tyrann Mathieu was a third-round gamble. Nobody wanted Vontaze Burfict. Josh McCown's career as a journeyman NFL quarterback was ostensibly over, and he was coaching high school football in North Carolina. And Danny Woodhead? He's been overlooked forever....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Brandon Marshall is expected to start the Bears’ scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and man, do the Bears ever need him on the field.
So Jay Cutler can throw to someone else.
As the Bears broke training camp in Bourbonnais,...