| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Speaking to a small circle of reporters last week inside the Walter Payton Center at Halas Hall, Bears coach Marc Trestman struggled to be heard by anybody not close enough to read the label on his glasses.
Trestman's voice didn't carry strongly...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' starting front four is going to be a force this season and hopefully for years to come, but after the starters the roster doesn't look so great. I'm wondering, what percentage of snaps the starters are expected to play and how important it is...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:06 PM
After playing his entire 13-year NFL career with the Bears, Brian Urlacher announced his retirement Wednesday. Boiling his career down to his five most memorable games is tricky, but here's what made our list.
Sept. 17, 2000: N.Y. Giants 14, Bears 7...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:36 AM
I only interviewed Brian Urlacher once last season, but it was a good one. It was Nov. 9, a Friday, two days before the Texans game. The Bears were 7-1 and winners of six straight. They’d just mollywomped the Titans in Nashville 51-20, a game in...
| Feb 15, 2013
New coaches sell change the way politicians sell hope.
It is their snake oil, and they often find desperate customers in their teams' executive offices as well as in the stands of the stadiums they call home.
It is what new coaches do because that's...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
HONOLULU -- The score wasn't close, but the action was competitive.
That was the assessment of several players after the rain stayed away long enough for the NFC to put the hurt on its AFC counterparts in the Pro Bowl.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:28 PM
As the Bears have navigated their way through the offseason workout program, the voluntary minicamp and the rookie camp, they have started to become a team.
A new team.
When they convene at Halas Hall on Monday for the first of 10 scheduled OTA...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:11 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs have hired longtime Bears personnel man Chris Ballard to be their director of player personnel.
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey announced the move Tuesday.
Ballard has spent the past 12 seasons with the Bears, rising...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:01 PM
If Khaseem Greene can do for the Bears what he did for Rutgers, he soon will be in a group that includes Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Julius Peppers and Henry Melton.
Because what Greene did was make plays, as his new teammates have.
In fact, you...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Chicago Bears' Charles Tillman is a busy man this season, both on and off the field. From his famous ball punch on Sundays to his quest to make an impact in the lives of the youth of Chicago with his Cornerstone Foundation . Tilliman on Monday hosted a...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Coming off a game in which he forced an incredible four fumbles, Charles Tillman’s absence Sunday night against Houston would be a big loss -- bigger still considering he has forced seven fumbles in eight games and returned two interceptions for...
| 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...