| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:03 AM
The Lions have been a big football story around these parts, but a bigger national story has been Tim Tebow.
Tebow is the starting quarterback for the NFL Denver Broncos. Tebow became the starter when Kyle Orton was removed after a 1-4 record to start...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:12 AM
If “A’’ is Caleb Hanie and “B’’ is Kyle Orton, then I’ll take “C’’ --- none of the above.
Neither should be starting for an NFL team that has Super Bowl hopes. Neither quarterback can win the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Open season on NFL free agents starts at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Those who stand around with hands in their pockets will miss out on the first wave. It wouldn't be surprising to see a few free agents sign before Wednesday morning, and a dozen or so could be...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Look, Jay Cutler wouldn’t have to use naughty words if offensive coordinator Mike Martz would simply call the game plan Cutler told him to call.
Cutler didn’t deny he F-bombed Martz in Sunday night’s game, nor did he have any regrets...
| Nov 22, 2011
A chance encounter in his hometown of Dallas before Super Bowl XLV put Caleb Hanie in front of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.
A bit awestruck, the suddenly relevant Bears quarterback listened as Elway offered words of encouragement for Hanie's play...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Minutes after chasing Bears receivers Sunday, Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan covered the most compelling angle from his team's 23-6 loss as accurately as anybody carrying a notepad or pen.
Asked in the Rams locker room what he thought of Bears...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:26 PM
When the Packers effectively took away Brandon Marshall last week, Plan B was big rookie Alshon Jeffery.
Jay Cutler threw to Jeffery nine times, including in the end zone from the 1-yard line on fourth down. The Bears didn't have a single completion...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:28 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — In his sights, Lance Briggs saw an open field as vast as the possibilities suddenly in front of the Bears.
Yes, even potential seems bigger in Texas.
"I was just breaking on (Cowboys tight end) Jason Witten, the quarterback...
| Oct 3, 2012
The popular joke when the Bears traded for Jay Cutler in 2009 was that they fleeced the Broncos by including two first-round draft picks because such selections were worthless in Chicago. The trade simply spared the Bears the indignity of making even more...
| Oct 17, 2012
1. Falcons (2 last week): They aren't getting any style points for the way they have been winning lately, but they are the NFL's only unbeaten.
2. Texans (1): There is no disgrace to losing to Aaron Rodgers when he's on his game like he was Sunday.