| Oct 7, 2012
| 8:03 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ways to describe the Bears defense early Sunday afternoon: Old. Outdated schematically. Fatigued. Out of its element.
Way to describe the Bears defense early Sunday evening: Dominating.
Go ahead, underestimate them some...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee early Tuesday morning, maintained that Sept. 9 – the season opener versus the Colts – remains his target date for returning to the field.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:54 AM
What do retired NFL star Brett Favre and Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas have in common?
They were the only two participants at EA Sports’ “Madden NFL ’13” flag football game Friday in Grant Park who were booed. Of course, that&...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The vision for this Bears offense was to be able to allow opposing defenses to pick their poison.
That vision became reality in Jacksonville as the Bears were proficient at gashing the Jaguars with whatever the Jaguars concentrated the fewest...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford and his wife and actress Carey Mulligan ("Drive") enjoyed their meal at Sunda Wednesday so much, the couple returned to the River North restaurant again Thursday.
Mumford was in town to perform at the Chicago Theatre...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:48 PM
I'm trying to figure out Jay Cutler. I really am.
I can see the talent, the arm strength and the underrated athleticism Cutler shows with his ability to extend plays outside the pocket. He's physical. He's tough. And there isn't a route in the...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Sometimes the will is more important than the skill.
Sunday was one of those times for the Bears.
They didn't provide NBC's "Football Night in America" with many highlights. They failed to take advantage of what the Rams were giving their offense....
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The Bears didn't need Jay Cutler to be on his game to win Sunday, and it's a good thing.
Cutler usually is a pretty accurate passer, but his throws frequently were not where they should have been against the Rams. He completed 54.8 percent of his...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:54 PM
As we continue to peel away the calendar pages — only 12 days left — until the Bears arrive in Bourbonnais, the assignment is determining the 10 most important players in 2012.
Let's first establish the criteria for "important." To me, it...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:44 PM
On a 20-acre farm off Chicken Dinner Road in Marsing, Idaho, Shea McClellin developed the work ethic that made him into a first-round NFL draft pick.
McClellin helped the grandparents who raised him care for animals that roamed their land: goats,...