| Nov 25, 2012
| 8:29 PM
During the fourth quarter of Sunday's 28-10 victory over the Vikings at Soldier Field, Jay Cutler noticed left tackle J'Marcus Webb's loose shoelace.
Webb must have been too busy protecting Cutler's blind side to see his cleat had become untied. There...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The player most responsible for keeping Jay Cutler clean Sunday was Jay Cutler.
The quarterback did a number of things well. What he did best was avoid pressure.
Cutler moved in the pocket before throwing six times. Cutler also rolled out four times....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Inspiration is the preferred method to induce beneficial change.
Desperation works too.
Gabe Carimi needs to be lined up at guard when the Bears resume practice Wednesday in preparation for the Seahawks.
Jonathan Scott needs to be settling it at...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Nov 21, 2012
In retrospect the question was more rhetorical than anything, a reaction that popped into my head late Monday night as Lovie Smith tried processing the punishment the 49ers had just inflicted on the Bears.
What makes you think the offensive line will...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:17 PM
If everybody is honest about it, Lovie Smith's disregard for the public aspect of his job can make it hard to say nice things about him.
But his football team makes it harder not to.
The Bears enter their off week 4-1 and rightfully considered one of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The Bears will head into the Metrodome for the 32nd and final time Sunday. With the Vikings planning to open a new billion-dollar stadium on the same site in Minneapolis in 2016, the Metrodome's piece-by-piece dismantling will begin in January and the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- The battered, bruised, beneficent Minnesota Vikings defense finally made a stand at Mall of America Field on Thursday night, in the most dramatic way possible.
After falling into a 13-point hole in the third quarter, the Vikings shut down...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
For the past decade, the Bears were the team with great defense and special teams and juuuust enough offense to be competitive. This combo resulted in a couple of close calls, but no Super Bowl wins.
The recipe for NFL success changed, and we've...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The great experiment begins.
Can the Bears, always known for middle linebackers and running backs, evolve into a modern NFL franchise? One with an offensive-minded head coach, talented QB and modern-thinking GM?
Of course not. This is Chicago, and...