| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Filming for the new "Transformers" movie has been blowing up Chicago, much like the Bears had done for the first three weeks of the NFL season. On Sunday they put their undefeated record on the line in Detroit, home of automakers and star receiver...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:56 PM
What is your opinion of Kellen Davis? It seems to me that he's a very inconsistent blocker and a poor receiver, yet he continues to be sent out there. With the passing game struggling so much, do you think there's any chance we'll see less of Davis and...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:56 AM
If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic:
Their stars have to play like stars.
I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense."
For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Nearly as shocking as the firing of head coach Mario Cristobal was a month ago, was the hiring of his successor, Ron Turner, who was introduced Friday afternoon as Florida International University's third football coach since the program's inception in...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:59 PM
You won't find a Julio Jones or A.J. Green in this draft. There is no "can't miss" wide receiver. But you will find extraordinary depth. Teams are likely to be taking many receivers in the fifth, sixth and seventh rounds, and there will be a bonanza of...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:37 AM
If you have to ask what it will take to save Lovie Smith’s job, then haven’t you already answered the question?
And if you ask Smith what he believes he might need to change in order to keep that job, he gives you an answer that should...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Sherrick McManis came off the end to block a punt and Corey Wootton came up the middle to return it for a touchdown in Tennessee, and I’m thinking, Dave Toub might be one more Devin Hester touchdown return away from getting a head coaching job.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Isn’t this where we came in with the Bears almost six months ago?
Brian Urlacher was coming back from a knee injury suffered in the final game of last season. His status and abilities were in question as he missed chunks of training camp reps....