| Dec 30, 2007
| 7:29 PM
Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris stood by his Soldier Field locker for the final time in 2007. He was frustrated over how events unfolded this season, yet full of optimism based on the last two games.
"The main thing that I learned is that we're a...
| Sep 21, 2009
This was a game about taking blows and still answering bells. About accepting what you are given instead of trying to impose your will. About waiting, waiting, waiting for just the right opening.
And then pouncing.
The Bears never led the Steelers until...
| Sep 28, 2009
SEATTLE -- After another slow start and fast finish, this one by a 25-19 score over the Seahawks, the Bears are starting to look like the tortoises of the NFL.
Except they keep winning plays with the speed of a hare.
This time, it was Johnny Knox and...
| Oct 5, 2009
The Bears were outgained and shown up by a rookie hotshot quarterback. Their offense was atrocious on third downs, and they lost their two best wide receivers to injuries in the course of the game.
But this one will feel good, really good, for every...
| Nov 2, 2009
By halftime, Walter Payton was being remembered, but the Bears' 35-point loss to the Bengals was being forgotten. Perfect.
"What happened last Sunday?" coach Lovie Smith said with a straight face.
The Bears needed their friends from Cleveland to help...
| Nov 9, 2009
They deserved every boo.
There were many of them at Soldier Field and everywhere the Bears are loved Sunday through a 41-21 loss to the Cardinals.
They were loud and long. Some were deep and throaty. Others were high and piercing.
Whether they emanated...
| Nov 11, 2009
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I've known Mike Singletary for about a quarter of a century, and I believe beating the Bears in his first attempt as a head coach would be a special accomplishment for him--regardless of what he...
| Nov 23, 2009
The latest Bears' loss -- by a 24-20 score -- was defined not by interceptions but by incompletions.
And with the way the Bears' season has gone, this is progress.
There were 19 incompletions against the Eagles by Jay Cutler. Some sailed high. Some...
| Dec 29, 2009
If this Bears team had shown up two months ago, there might not be jobs on the line at Halas Hall.
As it is, the firing squad still figures to assemble at this time next week when a season that has fallen well short of expectations comes to a merciful...