| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The official introduction came Monday afternoon at Halas Hall: Jared Allen, newest member of the Chicago Bears.
Five days after the five-time Pro Bowl defensive end agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the organization, Allen arrived for his...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Absolutely, Jared Allen said.
And he’s absolutely right.
“Absolutely, I think the Bears are closer to winning a Super Bowl than people think,’’ Allen said, and yeah, it’s true because of Allen.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Jared Allen has recorded double-digit sacks in each of the last seven seasons. That’s a right defensive end the way it oughta be.
The way Julius Peppers used to be.
The way the Bears need one to be.
Even before introducing new defensive end...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Through the Bears' aggressive start to free agency and their consistent activity in the later stages, the Tribune’s Chicago Bears coverage team is keeping you up to speed with all the latest transactions and news while also summarizing what...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The question isn’t who will replace Julius Peppers.
No, the question is who couldn’t.
You there, reading this piece on your laptop, get in there at right defensive end for the next snap. You couldn’t lose outside contain much worse...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Michael Egnew places his arms in a grappling position and squats to anchor down, bracing his body for impact.
The Miami Dolphins tight end is preparing for a collision with Pro Bowl pass rusher Cameron Wake, attempting to establish positioning during...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Because preseason NFL football barely resembles the real thing most of the time, it can be tough to determine how much stock to put into what you're seeing. That goes double for the Bears' warm-up Thursday against San Diego at Soldier Field, which...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
DAVIE - If the Miami Dolphins are going to improve the roster via a trade General Manager Jeff Ireland has less than 24 hours to get something done.
The NFL trade deadline is on Tuesday at 4 p.m. so if the Dolphins plan to make moves to improve the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:25 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Lovie Smith stood in the middle of the cramped visitors locker room Sunday afternoon with his hands on his hips waiting for the rest of his team to assemble.
A week after melting down in the final minutes and overtime against the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:44 AM
The Bears' actual problem at offensive left tackle is protecting Jay Cutler.
The bigger problem might be why the choice comes down to J’Marcus Webb and Chris Williams.
Is this the best the Bears could find? Is this the Bears’ idea of...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:23 AM
It’s not uncommon for Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder to show his players video of individual opponents he respects and admires, or even to hold up individuals on other teams as examples of what the Monarchs should emulate.
Wilder has such a player...