| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Warning: Far too much love being shown in this column.
Disclaimer: It's early, things are still good. Now, the column.
Let's just keep our emotions in check. It's only one game.
But baby, let's dream anyway! The Bears should be 2-0 after this week....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Brian Urlacher’s playing career is over, but he’s still dishing out hits.
Since becoming an analyst for Fox Sports 1, the legendary Bears linebacker has stirred the pot on faking injuries, why he hates some of the NFL rules changes and how...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:18 PM
That was Jay Cutler when it mattered against Minnesota on Sunday.
That will be Jay Cutler after this season ends if he keeps this up.
The Bears needed a drive like they did several minutes earlier when Matt Forte had the ball ripped out of...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A quick list of all the wacky crap that transpired in the Bears' 31-30 win over Minnesota:
1. Minnesota's Cordarrelle Patterson returned the game's opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.
2. Devin Hester returned the ensuing kickoff 76 yards, en...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Obituaries this week: When it was revealed that Christian Ponder would not play last Saturday against the Packers in the Vikings' first playoff game and that he would be relieved by Joe Webb, there was almost a feeling of, "Hey,......
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Percy Harvin's first touch as a Florida Gator was a 3-yard hook-up with quarterback Chris Leak for a forgettable first down on the initial series of a 34-7 win against Southern Miss to open the 2006 season. But Harvin's next five touches – for 11,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
A quick explanation of the Hierarchy/Obituary: In a way, it's kind of like a "Power Ranking," but it focuses strictly on the NFC. Once I feel that a team no longer has a realistic shot at the playoffs, I'll write......
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 11) One more Saints loss or Seahawks win, and I'll finally feel comfortable shutting this team down. The Saints have dropped two straight games now, against the 49ers and Falcons. Before that,......
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A response was demanded.
A big response.
The Bears needed to answer a bad, weak effort in San Francisco with a solid, physical game against visiting Minnesota.
And they provided it in a tough and vicious game that required it.
After the usual...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:23 AM
I'm on record predicting Super Bowl XLVIII will be nicknamed the Manning Bowl because Archie Manning's two sons will battle for NFL supremacy.
Peyton Manning's seven touchdown performance in the NFL opener against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:45 AM
This week's special Thursday edition of our NFL Google+ hangout -- "NFL Slam with Mark and Sam," starring Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer and Mark Thompson of "Mark and Brian" radio fame -- will start at 12:30 p.m. today on this blog post and will cover...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The more Bears receivers who go down with injuries and struggle to return, the more embarrassing Lovie Smith looks with his Kellen Davis nonsense.
Truth is, even with a full complement of receivers, Smith looks embarrassing with his Davis nonsense....