| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:39 PM
How could the Bears' offense come out like that?
A couple fumbles immediately, a turnover inside their 10, third-and-long all over the place.
The Bears fumbled on the first play of the game. They fumbled on the first play of their first two series....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Jay Cutler and the Bears offense should expect multiple fronts and creative blitz schemes from Dick LeBeau's Steelers defense. It's a unit that will disguise and roll coverage while using zone pressures to attack the quarterback.
As shown here, the...
| Aug 4, 2013
Speech isn't free in the NFL.
It routinely comes with a cost. Players and coaches get fined for criticizing officials. Ask Brian Urlacher. The retired Bears linebacker probably still begrudges the $20,000 the league made him cough up in 2008 for...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sixth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp.
Mike Groh was at a coaching clinic in Dallas in mid-February when he received a call from the Bears.
Was he interested in the team's wide receivers job?
Groh didn't know there was an...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Bears offense under Marc Trestman could have to lean on basic West Coast passing concepts Sunday at Soldier Field to minimize the talented Bengals defensive line. Think of three-step routes for Jay Cutler to get the ball out with a quick read...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
The rain had escalated near Lake Michigan. Of course it had.
Late in the fourth quarter, at the end of a gloomy afternoon, a full day's mist had turned into a troublesome shower, just another hindrance for the Bears to deal with on a Sunday filled...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Whenever Bears tight end Martellus Bennett gets in front of an audience, the man who nicknamed himself "The Black Unicorn" goes for laughs so naturally that you expect him to remind everybody to tip the wait staff.
Asked about a sore shoulder Sunday...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:31 AM
I read that Cleveland’s first-stringers will sit out Thursday night’s scrimmage against the Bears, and I’m wondering, since when do the Browns have first-stringers?
Moving right along, Marc Trestman will sit out his starters in the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:19 PM
New coach, new identity, new offensive line, new expectations. Spirits are high again for the Bears this season, but are they realistic?
We turned to EA Sports' Madden 25 for Bears versus Bengals for an answer, controlling neither team.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:19 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, 11 a.m. (ESPN2), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
College Football--Florida Atlantic at East Carolina, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)
NFL Football--Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:33 PM
It bears repeating on the first Monday of September that one Friday night in August hardly suggests an NFL team will play on a super Sunday in February.
The Bears generally looked good in preseason, but not that good — and Mike Ditka can't stop by...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Bears returner Devin Hester believes he has done enough in his NFL career to have "one foot in" the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Nonetheless, he has contemplated life beyond the Bears, saying, "I don't think they are going to let me go," of his 2013...