| Nov 16, 2008
| 7:50 PM
As he brushed off his suit jacket in the locker room, Lance Briggs tried his best to explain how the Packers had undressed the free-falling Bears defense.
"Nothing was effective," the Pro Bowl linebacker said. "We didn't do what we wanted to do, and they...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 6:46 PM
Devin Hester playfully referred to it as "Secret Weapon No. 5," but the rest of the NFL knows it as the "Wildcat" offense.
The direct snap to the running back has been a staple in the Miami Dolphins' attack all season. Suddenly, it has become part of the...
| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:41 AM
Alex Brown wasn't ashamed to admit it.
The Bears defensive end was too curious not to notice what was happening in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
"We peeked up every now and then at the scoreboard," Brown said. "But we had to make sure we took care of our...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Feb 24, 2010
Left tackle Rodger Saffold, safety Nick Polk and defensive ends Jammie Kirlew and Greg Middleton will arrive at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this week. The Combine begins today and runs through Tuesday, March 2. Coverage...
| Sep 11, 2009
| 1:28 AM
Two Sundays ago, we combed the rosters of Florida's colleges and ranked the state's top 25 players -- regardless of class -- relative to their NFL prospects. We had some fun with it, picking UF defensive end Carlos Dunlap, a projected top five selection...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 1:37 PM
| Sep 16, 2009
| 5:59 PM
| Sep 27, 2009
Jay Cutler pumped his fists. He hugged his linemen. And he raised both arms triumphantly - all inside the final 2 minutes.
Exactly the scenes the Bears envisioned when they traded a king's ransom to Denver to get him.
Cutler's miserable Chicago debut...
| Sep 28, 2009
SEATTLE -- After another slow start and fast finish, this one by a 25-19 score over the Seahawks, the Bears are starting to look like the tortoises of the NFL.
Except they keep winning plays with the speed of a hare.
This time, it was Johnny Knox and...
| Oct 5, 2009
The Bears were outgained and shown up by a rookie hotshot quarterback. Their offense was atrocious on third downs, and they lost their two best wide receivers to injuries in the course of the game.
But this one will feel good, really good, for every...