| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
With the Bears entering Year 2 under coach Marc Trestman, Thayer is...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:29 AM
In your opinion, did the Bears improve their defensive line with the additions of Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston, Willie Young, Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton? Conversely, did the loss of Henry Melton, Corey Wootton and especially Julius Peppers to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Right guard is the easiest position to play on the offensive line, and Kyle Long is the Bears' best offensive lineman. It would be ludicrous to waste his talent at right guard. The Bears said they planned to move him to tackle at some point. If they...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The Bears' first-round draft selection of Kyle Fuller, along with retaining savvy veterans Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings, should go a long way in improving this position in 2014.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears re-signed Jennings to a four-...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears might not settle on starters at safety until the preseason, and new faces working with the first team this spring already have an understanding of the team's recent history at the position.
Asked if he was aware of the turnover the Bears...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' offense is talking like it’s going to become more of a force, and it already was a big deal.
The basis for this confidence and optimism was progress borne of continuity, as detailed in our story by Dan Wiederer.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:57 PM
In the old days, before a new $126 million contract eased the pressure and a second son added perspective, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler responded to questions about his maturation as well as he did receivers who ran the wrong routes.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons.
That was a demoralizing finish...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance.
They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brock Vereen will be the first to tell you he's still a rookie and that he barely has been through four weeks of offseason practices in his NFL career. So he knows his assessments may not carry grand weight.
But the Bears safety can say with...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Bears made big offseason investments in rebuilding their defensive line that should pay off after training camp.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears' defensive line overhaul centered on guaranteeing a total of $30.5 million to free agents...