| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:07 PM
NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
Defensive end Jared Allen signed a four-year, $32 million deal with the Chicago Bears, who were not known to be in the bidding for one of the NFL's most productive pass rushers.
Allen, 31, is the third...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The Chicago Bears and linebacker Jordan Senn agreed to a one-year contract in the first 90 minutes of free agency Tuesday, the team announced.
Senn is a front-line special teamer now positioned to replace linebacker Blake Costanzo if the Bears choose...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Last year at this time, weaken by serious open-heart surgery but enthused by what appeared to be a strong crop of scholarship recruits, I made this prediction in a blog: “This will be the turnaround season for the Leopards.” I......
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Have the Bears thought about playing Shea McClellin at linebacker? He played it in college and he isn't making an impact at end. Obviously, there is a need there and the Bears could plug someone else in who would be effective at end. Maybe he would make a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:09 PM
When putting together the list of grievances surrounding the 2013 Bears, it's important to remember the forgotten unit.
Amid compulsory second-guessing over confounding tactical decisions on offense and growing public resentment over inept defense,...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Expiring contracts: Devin Hester, Patrick Mannelly, Blake Costanzo, Anthony Walters, Derrick Martin, Sherrick McManis
Hot topic: Hester, one touchdown away from setting an NFL record for all returns, wants to break that mark and wants to do so as a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Lenny Friddle huddled with his wife and 2-year-old daughter in the closet underneath the basement staircase of their home in Diamond, Ill., on Sunday. He pulled the door shut and hung on for dear life. He wasn't sure if the tornado would blow it open...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
"I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there."
That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:45 PM
At the risk of making the understatement of the year, the Bears' bye week likely could not have come at a better time.
First Jay Cutler left Sunday's game in the second quarter with a groin injury. Then Lance Briggs went down with a shoulder issue. Then...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:09 PM
When Brian Urlacher first established himself as the Bears' middle linebacker, he was playing between pretty solid players in Rosevelt Colvin and Warrick Holdman.
The trio had a good bond. Young and not yet savvy to the realities of the business side of...