| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Bill Belichick is back to being himself.
A day after issuing a rather uncharacteristic mea culpa about a controversial penalty that ultimately resulted in a New England loss on Sunday, the coach essentially called the Jets cheaters -- or at least...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
He doesn't have the rocket arm. Or the celebrity wife. Or even a Tumblr of him "smoking."
Josh McCown keeps his distance from all that noise. The 34-year-old Texas native's happy-to-be-here approach to his NFL career has helped Chicago embrace him as...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Daylight saving time ended this weekend, which leaves us bracing for four months of early sunsets.
The Bears are also entering their own traditional period of darkness, which this year involves a groin injury to Jay Cutler and a still-aging and still-...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Any chance the Bears go after Plaxico Burress? -- @chifan4life, from Twitter
There is a chance, but it's slightly better than an ice cube's chance in Death Valley. The Bears have had multiple opportunities to sign Burress going back to 2005, when he left...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Ndamukong Suh had the knockdown of the night when he rocked Jay Cutler on a sack in the second quarter.
But the Bears recovered to win the decision Monday night.
The hope is the quarterback isn't too sore after he was diagnosed with bruised ribs...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:02 PM
if Lovie Smith gets fired, how long after the purge will it take the Bears to have a winning season? -- @joshohmart, from Twitter
No matter what happens the rest of the way this season, I would say the chances of the Bears being worse next season would...
| Feb 4, 2013
In hiring Marc Trestman to replace Lovie Smith, Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears must hope that his reputation as a quarterback guru pays off with Jay Cutler.
The soon-to-be 30-year-old quarterback – his birthday is in April – is...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 10:45 PM
The Bears made Jason Campbell one of the highest-paid backup quarterbacks in the NFL for situations just like this.
They have to be hoping they won't need Campbell's services for an extended period after starter Jay Cutler was knocked out of Sunday...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Bears 39, Saints 14 -- NFC championship game, Jan. 21, 2007: After the Bears tied a franchise record with 13 regular-season wins, Smith guided them to the NFC title and a Super Bowl berth in his third season. Thomas Jones rushed for 123 yards...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Obituaries this week: None. The Graveyard: Life Support: There is almost no reason for optimism left for this team, other than the notion that the rest of the NFC East isn't good (or in the Giants' case, not good lately).......
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Obituaries this week: A list of 13 key Eagles players that unquestionably underachieved this season: Michael Vick, Jeremy Maclin, Brent Celek, Clay Harbor, Demetress Bell, Danny Watkins, Todd Herremans, Trent Cole, Jason Babin, Mychal Kendricks, Nnamdi...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...