| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Locker clean-out days always have a somber tone around the NFL. But Monday morning at Halas Hall, a day after the Bears narrowly missed out on a playoff berth with a 33-28 loss to the Packers, the uncertainty was more prevalent than usual.
As has been...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Expiring contracts: Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Corey Wootton, Major Wright, D.J. Williams, James Anderson, Jeremiah Ratliff, Zack Bowman, Nate Collins, Kelvin Hayden, Craig Steltz, Landon Cohen.
Hot topic: Is Mel Tucker safe? Or isn't he?...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Brandon Marshall really wanted to see the football more.
It came his way plenty Thursday night.
Brandon Marshall desperately needed a Bears victory.
He helped provide it.
With a pair of glowing green cleats and two crowd-pleasing touchdown...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The most frustrating part of watching Bears games this season comes when they're on defense, a 180 from every year in recorded history. More specifically, the weak spot is the very center of the defense.
Season-ending injuries to tackles Henry Melton...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I know the NFL is a passing league. I know the NFL has rigged it to be so.
But still, if I were the Bears this week, I’d commit to the running game.
Matt Forte can run, catch and pick up the blitz. He can and should be the centerpiece of this...
| Oct 16, 2013
In the funny mirror world of the NFL where almost acquisitions and near additions make team-building as much a matter of chance or fortune as science or calculation, the Bears conceivably could be facing Jay Cutler or Peyton Manning instead of Robert...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Women’s College Volleyball--Michigan State at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Playoffs, Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers, 7 p.m. (FOX)
College Football--Miami at North Carolina, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
"I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there."
That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Liverpool at Newcastle, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Southampton at Manchester United, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at West Ham, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); MLS, Seattle at Dallas, 1:...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...