| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Christian Ponder appears to be the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback this week against the Green Bay Packers since recently acquired Josh Freeman is suffering from concussion-like symptoms.
Freeman made his debut in a 23-7 loss to the previously...
| 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-...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:56 PM
What is your opinion of Kellen Davis? It seems to me that he's a very inconsistent blocker and a poor receiver, yet he continues to be sent out there. With the passing game struggling so much, do you think there's any chance we'll see less of Davis and...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL's substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl.
The league wanted a longer penalty for the...
| 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 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,...