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  • Tillman's injury would hurt Bears the most

    Tillman's injury would hurt Bears the most
    Charles Tillman was having himself a game against Minnesota, and it wasn’t even half over. Tillman recovered an Adrian Peterson fumble, tackled receiver Jarius Wright short of a first down and stripped receiver Jerome Simpson of a potential first-...
  • 49ers debacle forces adjustments to forestall disaster

    49ers debacle forces adjustments to forestall disaster
    Inspiration is the preferred method to induce beneficial change. Desperation works too. Gabe Carimi needs to be lined up at guard when the Bears resume practice Wednesday in preparation for the Seahawks. Jonathan Scott needs to be settling it at...
  • Bears Trivia Challenge, Vol. 8: The solution

    Bears Trivia Challenge, Vol. 8: The solution
    We put our Twitter followers to the test before every Bears game. Here are this week's question and answer: Question: How many 24-packs of beer would it take to equal the weight of every offensive lineman on the Bears' active roster? (Final answer...
  • Bears latest problem? Money

    Bears latest problem? Money
    The institutional failure of the Bears offense is even worse than most seem to realize. Not only has it failed to improve in the Jay Cutler era, the team has overpaid for that failure. An offseason investment of tens of millions of dollars has done...
  • Bears make opening statement with rout of Falcons

    Bears make opening statement with rout of Falcons
    The Bears didn't just announce to doubters they're to be taken seriously in the NFC this season. They screamed it. A 30-12 dismantling of the Falcons in the season opener Sunday at Soldier Field was as much an affirmation as it was a victory. They took...
  • NFL draft preview: Centers

    NFL draft preview: Centers
    Third in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Offensive tackles. This is a weak group of centers, and it would be really weak if not for the Big Ten, which might have the top three taken. It is possible as few as seven will be drafted,...
  • Webb has Cutler's back

    Webb has Cutler's back
    Bears fans don't need to be reminded about the importance of keeping Jay Cutler healthy. The team was 7-3 with him in 2011; and 1-5 without him. As the starting left tackle last season, J'Marcus Webb says he has Cutler's back. "We take pride in...
  • Just when the Bears looked stable along the offensive line . . .

    Just when the Bears looked stable along the offensive line . . .
    The Bears point out that this season’s 4-3 record matches last season’s mark at the open week. The implication is they won five in a row and seven of their last nine to win the NFC North last season and feel they can do something like that...
  • Bears abandon run and get run out of Superdome by Saints

    Bears abandon run and get run out of Superdome by Saints
    NEW ORLEANS — Last year, the Bears waited until their off week at midseason to have a meeting about how the offense was being run. Is Week 3 a good time to schedule one for 2011? Offensive coordinator Mike Martz brought one of his pass-happy...
  • Bears make it a runaway

    Bears make it a runaway
    Tim Spencer turned to walk into the Bears locker room and held up two fingers. Surely, the running backs coach was referencing the career-high 205-yard rushing game Matt Forte had just completed, emphatic proof that, yes, this offense can move the ball...
  • New Bears offensive line, new results

    New Bears offensive line, new results
    First minute of the game, and it was the Bears’ defense calling a timeout. That’s one fewer timeout the offense can waste, at least. No, wait, remarkably, they weren’t needed. Jay Cutler used play-action to hit Devin Hester for a 48-...
  • Who were Bears' real workhorses?

    Who were Bears' real workhorses?
    Dave Toub was forced to wonder how it would shake out at this time a year ago when the Bears' top six tacklers on special teams all were headed to unrestricted free agency. He's in a similar position again as five of the top eight core players, based...