| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Like all the Bears, Chris Conte enjoyed his bye week. He and his teammates also are glad to be back at work, and with good reason: Conte will have his work cut out for him against Calvin Johnson and Detroit on Monday. The safety talked to RedEye about...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:34 PM
As an Arlington Heights native, Colts safety Tom Zbikowski remembers years of bland, rarely potent offenses from the Bears.
Standing in the mostly cleared-out visiting locker room at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, Zbikowski shook his head after the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:44 AM
GREEN BAY — At least the on-field camera for this nationally televised game didn't capture Jay Cutler shouting vulgarities at his offensive coordinator.
That's maybe the only way progress can be judged for the Bears, who were looking to make a...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:14 PM
This charade is just one reason NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would like an 18-game regular season.
The final exhibition game is an exercise based far more on how carefully a team can make the transition to the regular season in full health than it is...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
A week after being Tebowed, the Bears managed to get T-Jacked with their fragile season hanging in the balance.
Minus quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte, the Bears admitted their defense needed to step up and carry them. Brian Urlacher...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
LONDON — The Bears talked about it so much you hate to wonder where they would be if they didn't reach 4-3 before their week off.
Fortunately, they don't have to consider that now because the goal coach Lovie Smith set forth after a dismal effort...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't.
But what matters now is the Bears'...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:38 PM
They can’t stop the run. They can’t pressure with their front four. They can’t get home on the blitz. They can’t get their safeties to play safety.
The Bears’ defense looks done.
The Bears’ offense, of course, started...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Word is, safety Brandon Meriweather is a Bear because Bill Belichick believes he freelances too much on the field. It also has been said that Meriweather piles up hangers-on the way he piles up interceptions, perhaps to the point that his posse has a...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Look, Jay Cutler wouldn’t have to use naughty words if offensive coordinator Mike Martz would simply call the game plan Cutler told him to call.
Cutler didn’t deny he F-bombed Martz in Sunday night’s game, nor did he have any regrets...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Lovie Smith almost never calls out a player. That’s a big reason his players love him. He always has their back.
So, when the Bears coach called out starting defensive tackle Henry Melton in advance of Monday night’s game in Philadelphia,...