| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
— Ultimately, it was a special teams play that lifted the Ravens into the AFC championship game.
For much of Saturday's 38-35 double-overtime win over the Denver Broncos, however, it appeared that special teams would be the Ravens' downfall.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:09 PM
When putting together the list of grievances surrounding the 2013 Bears, it's important to remember the forgotten unit.
Amid compulsory second-guessing over confounding tactical decisions on offense and growing public resentment over inept defense,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
The bloom is off the rose, so to speak, when it comes to Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman.
Improvement in the Bears' offense overall this year led to little criticism for the head coach during a stretch...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
This week the Bears are home against the defending Super Bowl-champion Ravens, but don't let that title fool you. Their running back can't run, their quarterback might be the most overpaid player in sports and they are inept on the road (1-4).
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:50 PM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Atlanta Falcons running back Jason Snelling was arrested after being found in possession of marijuana, according to the Barrrow County News.
"We are aware of the situation concerning Jason Snelling and are in the process of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Charles Tillman's departure from the 2013 season feels like the final, wretched piece in an unnatural, reverse transformation. Think of a butterfly rewinding backward into a larvae or caterpillar state until you have the pupa that is the Bears devolved...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:14 PM
The Bears managed to prevail over the Packers on Monday night despite having a punt blocked and failing to cover an onside kick.
Those kind of errors could kill them Sunday against the Lions at Soldier Field.
"Punt protection, that was a critical...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:27 AM
I've seen a lot of praise for Marc Trestman's decision to go for it on fourth down in the fourth quarter and deservedly so. My question may be a hindsight-bias issue, but do you think Trestman should have challenged the spot of the ball as opposed to...
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:20 PM
LANDOVER, Md. — After Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stayed on the ground for five seconds Sunday at FedEx Field, left tackle Jermon Bushrod knew.
"Usually he gets right back up," Bushrod said.
But on first-and-10 from the Bears' 45 with 9...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:15 PM
For all the adrenaline and testosterone crammed into an NFL season, football players can be awfully sedate.
If the Bears are at all anxious to face Detroit and quarterback nightmare Ndamukong Suh on Sunday, they don't show it.
Good luck getting...