| Sep 28, 2008
| 10:50 PM
There was no need for an impromptu pep talk from Mike Brown or Brian Urlacher, no need for Lovie Smith to be anything but his typically reserved self.
The Bears' defense knew what was at stake as their grasp on a four-point lead Sunday night started to...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 6:36 PM
Defensive end Alex Brown wanted to clarify for those who figured the Bears didn't miss Tommie Harris on Sunday.
"I wouldn't go that far," Brown said of his suspended teammate. "You don't find a guy with Tommie's ability every day. You can't just walk...
| Oct 6, 2008
| 10:21 AM
Chris Cole (Green Bay Packers): The former South Plantation Paladin had four tackles and a half-sack in a 28-27 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Jon Beason (Carolina Panthers): The former Chaminade-Madonna Lion had 15 tackles in a 17-6 win...
| Oct 19, 2008
| 7:55 PM
Mike Brown has been to the playoffs with three different Bears teams and to a Super Bowl with one of them. Two of those three teams had better records than the 2008 Bears after seven games. The 2005 edition, which moved Brown to his famous "We suck"...
| Oct 30, 2008
| 5:17 PM
Haven't done one of these in a few weeks because of a combination of baseball, Gale Sayers and blanket coverage by the Tribune reporting staff.
But someone contacted me sometime in the past month -- either through email or the Bear with Us comment board,...
| Nov 2, 2008
| 7:28 PM
Playing alongside Matt Forte in a game situation only verified what Rex Grossman thought about the rookie running back all along.
"Beyond his physical ability, he's extremely smart, one of the smartest guys on the team," Grossman said. "He knows the...
| May 15, 2008
Brian Urlacher dice que no asistirá a las actividades organizadas del equipo (OTAs) que comienzan el lunes, y se inclina a saltarse el minicampamento mandatorio de los Osos, del 30 de mayo al 1Âº de junio. Pero insiste en que son prematuros los rumores...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 6:46 PM
Devin Hester playfully referred to it as "Secret Weapon No. 5," but the rest of the NFL knows it as the "Wildcat" offense.
The direct snap to the running back has been a staple in the Miami Dolphins' attack all season. Suddenly, it has become part of the...
| Dec 1, 2008
Maybe another two carries by Matt Forte would have changed the Bears' fate Sunday night.
While the talk of the town will be Charles Tillman giving up a 99-yard touchdown to ex-teammate Bernard Berrian, the Bears inability to punch it in on first-and-goal...
| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:41 AM
Alex Brown wasn't ashamed to admit it.
The Bears defensive end was too curious not to notice what was happening in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
"We peeked up every now and then at the scoreboard," Brown said. "But we had to make sure we took care of our...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...