| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Have the Bears thought about playing Shea McClellin at linebacker? He played it in college and he isn't making an impact at end. Obviously, there is a need there and the Bears could plug someone else in who would be effective at end. Maybe he would make a...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Those of us in the opinion-making business are guilty of wanting it both ways.
We require our superstar athletes to dazzle us not only with their performances, but also fill our notepads with colorful quips. Then when a jock offers total transparency...
| Dec 11, 2012
We probably should have guessed the Houston Texans were in trouble when Andre Johnson called the game the biggest in the history of his franchise. We definitely should have guessed the Texans were in trouble when they decided to wear matching letter...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Do you feel the Chicago Bears should replace the entire coaching staff after Monday night’s terrible performance? — Jonathan Dyer, San Francisco
Lot of questions this week along those lines. I will say this. If Lovie Smith were fighting for...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 10:45 PM
The Bears made Jason Campbell one of the highest-paid backup quarterbacks in the NFL for situations just like this.
They have to be hoping they won't need Campbell's services for an extended period after starter Jay Cutler was knocked out of Sunday...
| Nov 12, 2012
You could blame it on wet balls, a slick field, nasty Texans or foggy thoughts, but ultimately the Bears didn't have the quarterback play they needed to beat an elite team Sunday.
Brandon Marshall has nicknamed Jay Cutler "The Closer" because of his...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The Chicago Bears had their six-game winning streak snapped and lost quarterback Jay Cutler to a concussion in Sunday night's 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans in front of a crowd of 59,989 at rainy Soldier Field.
Cutler, who was not playing well prior to...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Without hesitation or apology Thursday at Halas Hall, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted again that he would lie about having a concussion to stay in a game.
The irony was you admired Urlacher's honesty. In the midst of Chicago's weeklong...
| Oct 3, 2012
The popular joke when the Bears traded for Jay Cutler in 2009 was that they fleeced the Broncos by including two first-round draft picks because such selections were worthless in Chicago. The trade simply spared the Bears the indignity of making even more...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Devin Hester and Johnny Knox at the Bulls-Boston Celtics game at the United Center on January 8, 2011. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Chicago Tribune) The Bears had plenty of reasons to hit the town in January. They had a bye during the first round of the NFL playoffs,...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 4:32 PM
William H. Macy speaks during the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at The Langham Huntington Hotel on January 14, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) "Shameless" star William H. Macy dined at Sunda on Sunday with the show's...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers (left) greets Jay Cutler (right) after the Packers defeated the Bears in the NFC Championship at Soldier Field on January 23, 2011. (REUTERS/Mike Segar) Jay Cutler and girlfriend Kristin Cavallari dined at Mastro's...