| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
The NFL’s competition committee had an idea that the Bears should like but don’t.
The committee recommended increasing offseason rosters from 80 players to 90 as a way of developing more talent. Nothing wrong with that, right? A chance to...
| Apr 13, 2012
Second in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Tight ends.
There is not an abundance of elite running back talent in the draft, but there is some decent depth. That plays into the trend of teams finding backs later in the draft. Look for...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 9:18 PM
With their division lead long gone, playoff hopes fading and coming off perhaps their most bitter loss of the season, Coach Hue Jackson and the Oakland Raiders' season essentially comes down to one game.
Jackson, a former Glendale Community College...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:05 AM
NFL Football-Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills, Noon (CBS); Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins, Noon (FOX); Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys, 3:15 p.m. (FOX)
College Football-Hawaii Bowl, Nevada vs. Southern Mississippi,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:09 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Toting the football he caught Sunday for a 24-yard touchdown, Brandon Marshall headed toward the first row of seats behind the Bears bench with more purpose than any route he ran all game.
Marshall found his father, Freddie,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The vision for this Bears offense was to be able to allow opposing defenses to pick their poison.
That vision became reality in Jacksonville as the Bears were proficient at gashing the Jaguars with whatever the Jaguars concentrated the fewest...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:49 PM
You could make the argument that every one of us is in a race against time, but it might be a little more difficult to sustain that view of the Bears defense these days.
From aging and slowing to experienced and eminent, the revival of the franchise's...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:26 AM
One good thing about Jay Cutler’s near-Super-Bowl-dream-ending injury: The Super Bowl dream remains alive, even if it now might be wrapped in Kevlar and popping Vicodin.
Just because Jason Campbell is not Caleb Hanie -- I believe he’s legally...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Not sure running back Matt Forte noticed, but the Bears all but announced this week they now think they are a passing team.
Hardly able to contain his excitement at Halas Hall, quarterback Jay Cutler threw passes in the general direction of Pro Bowl wide...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Jay Cutler was asked to explain his NFL-best fourth-quarter ability.
“I don’t know.’’ Cutler said Wednesday. “I’m getting lucky, I guess.’’
No, you’re getting behind, and that has to stop right now....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather escaped serious damage from scary-looking injuries in the Washington Redskins’ second preseason game.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that neither player will require surgery, although both will sit out the...