| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Unable to find the remote control recently in my Brooklyn hotel room between Bulls playoff games, I took it as a sign to educate myself on Thursday's NFL draft by watching a show about the Bears that popped on the television.
Well, technically, the TV...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:11 AM
My issue isn’t that Bears General Manager Phil Emery has fewer draft picks than he has positional needs. Every GM has fewer picks than he has needs. Just ask them.
But for those of you keeping score at home, Tribune football guru Dan Pompei did...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Bears won't look game-ready this week when they open up their first mini-camp under new coach Marc Trestman. That's understandable in April while practicing in shorts and helmets. Jobs won't be won or lost as the new coaching staff installs the...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:28 PM
You now can purchase a "Peanut Punch" T-shirt.
You could have heard Charles "Peanut" Tillman talk about his penchant for forcing fumbles on his regular guest spot on WSCR-AM 670 Tuesday. Or you can hear him talk about it on ESPN (Rachel Nichols...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Less than two minutes remained in the first half when the Bears took over on their on their 37-yard line, tied at 7-7.
Then there was Jay Cutler, shaking his head, hands up in there air, look of exasperation on his face after throwing an interception...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 6:22 PM
There was bright sunshine at Soldier Field on Sunday, as much as we've seen at any game this year.
It was considerably darker in the bowels of the stadium in the back room where injured players are laid on tables and poked and prodded, tested, X-rayed...
| May 12, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Mike Tice is getting his first chances to play with some of his new toys, and the Bears offensive coordinator is discovering he has some fast cars and big trucks.
Isn't that every boy's dream?
Through the course of offseason workouts, Tice has been able...
| Dec 10, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — To understand what kind of day it was for Jay Cutler, know that Jason Campbell, the allegedly incompetent backup, was able to put as many points on the board in one drive as Cutler was in 11.
That's if you don't count the 14 points...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:18 PM
It didn't take Aaron Rodgers long to notice Tim Jennings wasn't playing.
The Packers quarterback went at Jennings' replacement at left cornerback, Kelvin Hayden, and Hayden's replacement at nickel back, D.J. Moore, repeatedly. Neither made a play in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:51 PM
If the Bears have any hope to pass the Packers, pass is the operative word.
And there is no opportunity like right here, right now.
Three hundred yards in the air should be easy for Jay Cutler and company with this group of gifted receivers.
| Sep 12, 2012
When general manager Phil Emery was hired to replace Jerry Angelo in the offseason, team President Ted Phillips said the move was made to close the "talent gap" between the Bears and their division rivals, the Packers and Lions.
Emery wasn't supposed...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The Bears can move quarterback Jay Cutler out of the pocket Sunday in Jacksonville using boot action on third down situations needing 2 to 6 yards. The Bears can establish the run, set the bait and win on crucial downs by giving Cutler multiple targets in...