| Oct 3, 2010
| 9:51 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—After three weeks of celebrating the arrival of Mike Martz, the Bears found out what happens when the offensive coordinator's scheme goes bad, very bad.
Jay Cutler was knocked out with a concussion, backup Todd Collins was...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 2:53 PM
12th in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft.
The 2012 class of middle linebackers is led by underclassmen Luke Kuechly of Boston College and Dont'a Hightower of Alabama. If neither player had declared himself eligible for the draft, it's...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 8:29 PM
DENVER — Less than 15 minutes after Matt Prater's 51-yard field goal sailed through the uprights at Sports Authority Field, sending 76,487 Tim Tebow believers into hysteria, the Bears sat stunned in their locker room.
Talk was at a whisper level...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
LONDON — The Bears talked about it so much you hate to wonder where they would be if they didn't reach 4-3 before their week off.
Fortunately, they don't have to consider that now because the goal coach Lovie Smith set forth after a dismal effort...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:12 PM
First minute of the game, and it was the Bears’ defense calling a timeout. That’s one fewer timeout the offense can waste, at least.
No, wait, remarkably, they weren’t needed.
Jay Cutler used play-action to hit Devin Hester for a 48-...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Almost three years ago, the Chicago Bears traded for Jay Cutler after years of unsuccessfully trying to develop their own quarterback. Now, they’ve traded for the wide receiver he worked so well with in Denver.
The Bears have packaged two third-...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Not long after the Bears acquired Jay Cutler three years ago, he began lobbying the front office for a wide receiver.
Text messages were sent. Cutler wanted help. Maybe even a go-up-and-get-it guy.
Help arrived Tuesday when the team kicked off the start...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Football never has an offseason, and there’s always a way to make it about the Bears, whether the news comes from drugs, fashion or potential litigation.
F’rinstance, Bill Parcells coming to the NFC North.
That was the story from the New...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:08 PM
Jay Cutler wasn't particularly sharp as a passer against Philadelphia on Monday night.
But Jay Cutler was particularly brilliant when it came to being a quarterback. Being a leader. Being a winner.
Yeah, Cutler underthrew some deep passes. But when it...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:10 PM
DETROIT — A fan base that has had little to cheer about for the past decade came with swagger Monday night when Ford Field rocked like it hasn't before.
The Lions faithful were far rowdier than the crowd for Super Bowl XL when Steelers fans took...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:18 PM
The Bears decided to keep their new offense mostly under wraps until the second week of the exhibition schedule.
Quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte were held out of Thursday's opener at Soldier Field against the Broncos, perhaps to...