| Nov 2, 2009
By halftime, Walter Payton was being remembered, but the Bears' 35-point loss to the Bengals was being forgotten. Perfect.
"What happened last Sunday?" coach Lovie Smith said with a straight face.
The Bears needed their friends from Cleveland to help...
| Nov 13, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO -- Lovie Smith plugged up the hole that was leaking points, but he didn't have enough fingers to plug the hole that starting leaking interceptions. And the hole that starting leaking penalty yardage.
And so the Bears ended up all wet again....
| Apr 2, 2009
Jerry Angelo made it clear the Bears were "in it to win it.'' And they did.
The Bears acquired Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler from the Denver Broncos on Thursday in exchange for quarterback Kyle Orton, this year's first- and third-round picks and a 2010...
| Nov 23, 2009
Devin Hester "beared" all during a football game on national TV yesterday.
The Chicago Bears Wide Receiver had his pants pulled down by Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Dimitri Patterson.
The Devin Hester moon is already on YouTube, pulled up by people...
| Aug 16, 2009
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Jay Cutler Era in Chicago all but started with a thud.
The Bears' 27-20 loss to the Bills in their exhibition opener Saturday night was supposed to be a sneak peak of what type of firepower Cutler would inject into the offense....
| Aug 23, 2009
As Jay Cutler bounced up after a 12-yard, second-quarter run and slide, the Bears quarterback emphatically motioned to the official for a flag, believing Giants safety Michael Johnson had hit him late.
"They said I have to slide earlier," Cutler said...
| Jan 4, 2010
DETROIT -- While Lovie Smith dodged direct questions about his future Sunday after the Bears' 37-23 victory over the Lions, defensive tackle Tommie Harris didn't mince any words about possible coaching changes.
Sitting in the corner of the locker room,...
| Jan 27, 2010
First impressions are sometimes the most important, but they're not essential.
Just ask Pat McAfee.
"I watched that," said the punter of the opening kickoff in Super Bowl XLI, when the world was introduced to Devin Hester, and a porous Colts coverage...
| Feb 1, 2010
It's the single biggest one-day sporting event of the sports gambling year, the annual NFL Super Bowl. In 2009, for Super Bowl XLIII, experts say that close to $10-billion was wagered by over 200-million individuals all over the world. According to R.J....
| Feb 25, 2010
He is faster than a Muhammad Ali right jab and quicker than a Nolan Ryan fastball. By the time the lights shut off he is already in bed, he makes Jay-Z's lyrics sound slow, and the only way to view him in his clips without a big blur spreading across...
| Aug 31, 2009
DENVER -- This game wasn't about the Bears versus the Broncos as much as it was about Jay Cutler versus everything he no longer wanted to be a part of.
Cutler had his way Sunday night, just as he did last April when he forced the Broncos to trade him...
| Sep 4, 2009
On a clear Thursday night, the moon was full over Soldier Field. But the stars were all but impossible to find.
The objective of the fourth exhibition game was to avoid injuries, so none of the big names even broke a sweat.
The objective, however...