| Dec 26, 2010
| 5:05 PM
Rex Ryan wasn't doubting the Bears' special teams when he called a fake punt on the opening possession of the second half at the Jets' 40-yard line. He was doing something far more understandable.
Ryan was avoiding kicking to Devin Hester while showing...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 5:24 PM
When Lovie Smith was hired as Bears coach seven years ago, he sounded like a man who had come directly out of a pep talk from the McCaskeys, who were tired of having their franchise humiliated for more than a decade by Brett Favre.
Now Smith has a game...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 10:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Brian Urlacher wasn't suffering from a bout of Lovie Smith-like amnesia, he just didn't have any interest in considering when the last time the Bears had a significant victory on the road.
A half-hour earlier the Bears had walked...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Lovie Smith was defiant Sunday afternoon shortly after the Bears pulled a Houdini act in escaping with a 19-14 victory over the Lions.
The coach refused to budge over why he passed on a chip-shot field goal with his team trailing by one after Matt...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:53 PM
On the field: The Bears have been in need of a pass-catching tight end since trading Greg Olsen last summer. Rodriguez is that, but the team hopes he also can block linebackers, seal the edge in the running game and be a vertical threat.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Almost three years ago, the Chicago Bears traded for Jay Cutler after years of unsuccessfully trying to develop their own quarterback. Now, they’ve traded for the wide receiver he worked so well with in Denver.
The Bears have packaged two third-...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 10:13 PM
With a little help from some fans in the south end zone, Devin Hester made a Soldier Field leap early in the fourth quarter.
You can understand his excitement. It had been 30 games since his last punt return for a score, a drought that had led some to...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Agent Drew Rosenhaus has filed a formal request to seek a trade on behalf of Lance Briggs, the Bears linebacker told the Tribune.
"The Bears made their decision, now I have to make mine," Briggs said. "It's just how the business works. It's not going...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Muhsin Muhammad said famously that Chicago was where wide receivers go to die.
Tribune Bears beat monster Brad Biggs brought up that line in this piece about Roy Williams, who is the first Bears receiver to be presented as a No. 1 guy since Muhammad....
| Nov 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Vince Vaughn smiles before the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Ball at Symphony Center in Chicago on October 2, 2010. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune) Vince Vaughn and his pregnant wife Kyla had dinner with the Bears' Greg Olsen and his wife at Geja’s Café on...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
"True Blood" star Ryan Kwanten blows out the candles on his birthday cake at The Underground on November 28, 2010. (Barry Brecheisen Photography). The names at the top of the About Last Night Rankings haven’t changed all that much each month. Just...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Chanel Iman appears on stage during the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York November 10, 2010. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) The Bears' Greg Olsen and model Chanel Iman will make an appearance at the Victoria's...