| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall connected on their first Chicago Bears touchdown pass in the first quarter, and the Bears rallied after a ragged first half Friday to beat the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants 20-17 in their third preseason...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:54 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — If the third exhibition is a porthole to the regular season, Jay Cutler is going to be a disappointment.
In the Bears' 20-17 victory over the Giants on Friday night, his performance paled next that of Eli Manning, who had...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
We should not get too excited or upset about anything we see on a football field before the start of the regular season, with the possible exception of the Democratic National Convention at the Panthers' stadium.
But it is a tad concerning that the...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Mar 15, 2012
Just two days before the Bears made official a trade to acquire him, Brandon Marshall found himself in a familiar situation -- the wrong place at the wrong time.
Perhaps that is how the talented yet often troubled wide receiver can best explain what...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:30 PM
There is no feeling quite like the anticipation and then the rush of adrenaline football players experience under game conditions.
Even in Thursday night's Bears-Broncos preseason game at Soldier Field, players said they felt "jitters" and "nervousness."...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:06 PM
My advice for Phil Emery days before running his first NFL draft as Bears general manager is to address the receiver issue before anything else.
The receiver on Emery's telephone, that is. Make sure it works and everybody in the draft room knows who's...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:44 PM
It's almost closing time for Tebow Theatre, but before this era fades into oblivion, the comedy gods gifted us with one final splendid nugget courtesy of Tim Tebow's brother, Peter.
"Am I the only one in Denver who's happy right now," he tweeted shortly...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Phil Emery has spent so much of his NFL career in the shadows you can't help but wonder just what to expect from him now that his time in the spotlight draws near.
The Bears general manager, sold as a relentless man, finally will begin to unveil his...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Based on the heat Mike Tice has been feeling, you would think he has been the one who has been giving up the sacks, committing false starts, throwing the interceptions, running the wrong routes and plowing into the backs of blockers.
The Bears offense...