| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:57 PM
MIAMI GARDENS — So here's the thing about the Dolphins' fifth preseason game. It's meaningless. You know that. It's only importance was one starter played – right guard John Jerry – and so no one got hurt Thursday night.
You know that,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jay Cutler was right earlier this week when he suggested the volume of words devoted to the struggles of the Bears' first-team offense has been excessive.
"You guys are hitting the panic button after two preseason games," Cutler said after being...
| Aug 29, 2013
Frustrated by the pace of rehabilitation after his third career hip surgery, Brandon Marshall returned from Florida before training camp last month and sought the counsel of Mark Turner, a chiropractor who runs the Turner Pain and Wellness Center in...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:49 PM
BOURBONNAIS — It was a play near the end of practice Tuesday when Alshon Jeffery made it clear something was different.
The Bears were in their red zone period, and Jay Cutler fired a high pass toward the back of the end zone. In another place and...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:44 AM
We can count on the front end of a school year to give us conversation-starting news about transfers.
The buzz bouncing around boys basketball circles is the roster renovation at Villages, a charter school that serves families employed by the Villages...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:32 PM
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Colors: Black and gold
Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Jerry Rice is a Hall-of-Fame receiver, the greatest ever. Some people would argue he’s the greatest football player, period.
That’s not the point of this piece, but Rice’s credentials, which include the most touchdowns in NFL history...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Brandon Marshall is expected to start the Bears’ scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and man, do the Bears ever need him on the field.
So Jay Cutler can throw to someone else.
As the Bears broke training camp in Bourbonnais,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Here’s what you had to like in Bears-Chargers on Thursday night: Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall is still a thing.
Here’s what you had to hate: Cutler to Marshall is still too much of a thing. Cutler looked only for Marshall to the point he...
| Aug 16, 2013
By now, nobody has found reason to doubt that Bears players have bought into new coach Marc Trestman, a point Jay Cutler oddly raised on the first day of training camp.
The more pertinent question, after the Bears beat the Chargers 33-28 on Thursday...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:43 AM
I’d like to see Jay Cutler put together a scoring drive with actual third-down conversions, just like big-boy offenses, and even those run by Derek Freakin’ Anderson. Palm-to-forehead.
I’d also like to see the rookies on the right side...