| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The franchise of Walter Payton, Gale Sayers and Red Grange could become the attack of Kahlil Bell, Armando Allen and maybe even Harvey Unga on Sunday at Detroit.
Unga is on the practice squad and Bell has already been signed off the street and moved...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense."
For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:27 PM
As Phil Emery prepares for his second Bears draft, he would be wise to study his predecessor Jerry Angelo. The Bears will pick in the first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth rounds of the 2013 draft. RedEye takes a look at Angelo's best and worst from...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The Bears will show some Cover-2 "deep" inside the red zone Thursday night, rushing four, dropping seven into coverage and trying to force the ball underneath to the flat.
To counter that, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will align players out of position...
| Sep 12, 2012
When general manager Phil Emery was hired to replace Jerry Angelo in the offseason, team President Ted Phillips said the move was made to close the "talent gap" between the Bears and their division rivals, the Packers and Lions.
Emery wasn't supposed...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The problem with the Bears offense in Thursday night's 23-10 loss to the Packers wasn't that pass rushers outnumbered pass protectors.
It was that the rushers were superior to the protectors, and the extra blockers often were not where they were needed....
| Dec 24, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Jerome Simpson, a young and athletic receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals, has flipped his way into America's hearts and minds. If you haven't seen the video of the touchdown reception on which Simpson does a forward flip over an Arizona......
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Women's College Volleyball-NCAA Division I Playoffs, semifinals, 6 and 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
High School Basketball-Oak Hill Academy (Va.) vs. Miller Grove (Ga.), 7 p.m. (ESPN); Montrose Christian (Md.) vs. Marcus Flower Mound (Texas), 8:30 p.m....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
NFL Football-Cincinnati Bengals at St. Louis Rams, Noon (CBS); New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (FOX); New England Patriots at Denver Broncos, 3:15 p.m. (CBS); Baltimore Ravens at San Diego Chargers, 7 p.m. (NBC)
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Jerry Angelo famously said he wanted a few solutions, and Tuesday, the Bears finally opted for one of the smartest: firing Angelo.
Yes, the man who spent a second-round pick on legendary Dan Bazuin is out.
Maybe Angelo ultimately gets to color it as a...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Florida at Tennessee, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Duke at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska at Illinois, Noon (Big 10 Network); Washington at Utah, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Kansas at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. (ESPNU); Ohio State at...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Contrary to the convenient but lazy local narrative being retold all week, Bears 2008 first-round draft bust Chris Williams didn't get former general manager Jerry Angelo fired.
Not as much as Caleb Hanie did.
If Hanie had played as well replacing Jay...