| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The Bears begin their second full week of training camp Monday with an eye on their first exhibition game Friday night at Soldier Field against the Eagles.
Thank goodness for games, because there's a limit to what can be gleaned from practices that don'...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Adam Herring figured his dad would kill him, and his mom figured he was right. So he waited about four weeks to deliver the news.
Reggie Herring's aversion to tattoos is surpassed only by his dislike for losing football games. Adam had been threatened...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
You can stamp the labels on Shea McClellin. First-round pick. Failed defensive end. Potentially promising strong side linebacker. All of those fit.
But whatever lens McClellin is viewed through as the 2014 season nears, there is no question this will...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
If Jon Bostic starts this season, the Bears are in trouble.
I don’t think Bostic is ready to be a starting middle linebacker for a Super Bowl contender, and apparently, neither do the Bears, or they wouldn’t have re-signed D.J. Williams and...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Position battle: Punter
His distance, hang time and placement were superior overall Sunday. Unofficially, only one of O'Donnell's seven punts had a hang time shorter than 4.0 seconds. The sixth-round rookie's best punt was a 65-yarder...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Competition was the name of the game for Matt Bowen as a rookie safety with the Rams in 2000.
The offense was loaded with players such as Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Orlando Pace, which made practice better every day for a...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
With the Bears entering Year 2 under coach Marc Trestman, Thayer is...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:49 PM
There are lots of linebacking question marks to address during camp, starting with Shea McClellin's position switch.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears announced that Shea McClellin would be moving from defensive end to linebacker, trading in his...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Right guard is the easiest position to play on the offensive line, and Kyle Long is the Bears' best offensive lineman. It would be ludicrous to waste his talent at right guard. The Bears said they planned to move him to tackle at some point. If they...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears concluded their two-month offseason program Thursday, the first step on a journey they hope leads to the playoffs.
Players were prohibited from wearing shoulder pads or tackling during nine voluntary and three mandatory practices, so true...