| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:08 PM
When the ribbon was cut on this NFL season in early September, nobody gave a second thought to the Bears' Week 12 assignment, Leslie Frazier's Vikings.
No, you don't dismiss any divisional opponent, especially one that possesses the threat of Adrian...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:01 PM
After the way the 49ers manhandled the Bears on Monday night in San Francisco, Lovie Smith's defense should prep for the Vikings to feature Adrian Peterson in the running game Sunday at Soldier Field. It will face downhill schemes that test the gap...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 10:45 PM
The Bears made Jason Campbell one of the highest-paid backup quarterbacks in the NFL for situations just like this.
They have to be hoping they won't need Campbell's services for an extended period after starter Jay Cutler was knocked out of Sunday...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The Pillagers of the Midway are on a record pace, returning seven interceptions for touchdowns in their first eight games as they prepare for Sunday night's prime time adventure against Matt Schaub and the Texans.
What is most remarkable is the fact the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Without hesitation or apology Thursday at Halas Hall, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted again that he would lie about having a concussion to stay in a game.
The irony was you admired Urlacher's honesty. In the midst of Chicago's weeklong...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Strength and conditioning in the NFL is radically different from what it was 28 years ago, when Rusty Jones first started working for the Bills.
Jones, the Bears' retiring director of physical development, is a big reason.
He was the first NFL...
| Mar 21, 2013
If a career falls in Lake Forest and no one around cares to hear it …
Brian Urlacher's extraordinary career with the Bears ended with a resounding whimper Wednesday as an afternoon news release confirmed what long has been expected — that...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:05 PM
As usual, this year's Nike Colonial All-Pro Football Camp at William and Mary is scheduled to include some of the National Football League's biggest stars.
Tribe coach Jimmye Laycock announced Tuesday that quarterbacks Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons,...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Greed is unattractive, but what kind of poker player walks away from the table when the dealer keeps throwing him hot cards?
I got my wish when the Bears closed the book on Brian Urlacher's career here. As a bonus, Urlacher whined like a jilted...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:49 PM
What more can this Bears defense do to carry the ballclub?
The Bears rank fifth in total defense and first in interceptions with 19. They have returned seven interceptions for touchdowns.
With Jay Cutler out with a concussion, the already stout and...