| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The Bears released receiver Earl Bennett on Tuesday, according to the NFL transaction wire. He recently declined a pay cut, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.
The Bears later said in a release that Bennett's contract had been...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
He doesn't have the rocket arm. Or the celebrity wife. Or even a Tumblr of him "smoking."
Josh McCown keeps his distance from all that noise. The 34-year-old Texas native's happy-to-be-here approach to his NFL career has helped Chicago embrace him as...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
OAKLAND -- Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot.
The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:39 PM
CLEVELAND — Brandon Marshall hasn't even played two full seasons for the Bears, yet he knows how it works in Chicago.
The organization's decision this week to reinstall Jay Cutler as the starting quarterback despite backup Josh McCown's recent...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
This season always has been about Jay Cutler. Sunday’s game against the Browns certainly was all about Cutler.
Especially about Cutler.
After missing four games because of injuries and then regaining his starting position after Josh McCown&...
| Oct 24, 2013
Not since the Three Stooges studied the age-old question of heredity versus environment has there been a more fascinating test of epigenetic theory than the one the Bears are about to embark upon.
•Does the system make the player or is it the other...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman can continue to be creative in his play-calling Sunday against the Lions by attacking the edge of the defense with Matt Forte.
Using the All-22 coaches tape, let's breakdown how the Bears showed the jet sweep action to get...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
The Bears and quarterback Josh McCown can continue to take shots down the field to Alshon Jeffery by creating matchups for the receiver versus the Cowboys single-high safety defenses.
As shown here, the Bears have their Posse (or 11) personnel on the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Among the fond memories Chicago has of Mike Ditka--the mustache, the screaming, the cigars--near the top of the list is that in most of the games he coached or played, the Bears found a way to win when he played on or coached the team....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:36 PM
The Bears and Marc Trestman can use some window dressing Sunday in Cleveland with their pre-snap alignments to run the "sail" route against the Browns. It's a three-level concept that gives quarterback Jay Cutler multiple options to target a Cover-3...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The Bears needed a quarterback whisperer. Marc Trestman, your table was ready.
Or at least, your laboratory was.
Now was when Trestman had to show his unique ability to speak fluent backup, journeyman quarterback.
He had done it before with the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
You might think the Bears don’t have much of a team after what you saw in Washington.
They lost to a bad team and lost their captains on both side of the ball. Dire, if not terminal.
Bears coach Marc Trestman thinks you’re wrong.