| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears concluded their two-month offseason program Thursday, the first step on a journey they hope leads to the playoffs.
Players were prohibited from wearing shoulder pads or tackling during nine voluntary and three mandatory practices, so true...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The stage has now been fully set for Jay Cutler. With the Chicago Bears' offseason program finished and now a five-week break until training camp practices begin, the Bears quarterback certainly feels like he has everything he wants and needs to succeed....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Minicamps in the NFL are an extension of spring organized team activities with similar practice scripts, tempo and competitive periods that are tough to evaluate without the players finishing through in pads.
However, from the perspective of the Bears,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:07 PM
I really don't think I'm being overly optimistic here when I say I think the Bears really have made the leap to a Super Bowl contender. When you think about how good the offense was last season, if the Bears had just an average defense, wouldn't they have...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:29 AM
The Chicago Bears will close the books on their first week of organized team activities Friday at Halas Hall, concluding what’s been a busy month of May. So what all can we take away from the team’s continuing evolution? Here are four things...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Jimmy Clausen continued his climb back to the NFL on Wednesday during the Bears' team drills inside the Walter Payton Center. He dropped back to pass behind the offensive reserves while Jordan Palmer watched from the periphery — two quarterbacks...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Jimmy Clausen has a short window to prove himself. But, at least for now, he has an opportunity.
The Bears added the 26-year-old quarterback to their backup competition Thursday, signing Clausen to a one-year deal and waiving linebacker Lawrence...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Soon the World Cup will dominate sports conversations around the globe. And while soccer has made inroads in the U.S., some Chicagoans may not be up to speed. But there's no need to study maps and atlases. RedEye has comparisons to help everyone...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman believes quarterback Jay Cutler's good health is among the most essential requirements for improving the offense in his second season. Cutler apparently senses similar upside.
Trestman, in an interview on SiriusXM NFL...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jordan Palmer, the front-runner in the Bears' backup quarterback competition, missed Wednesday's practice with a strained right pectoral muscle, he said after the organized team activity ended.
Palmer sat out last week, as well, and expects to be...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| May 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The Bears prioritized defense in the 2014 draft, as expected. They used four of their eight picks, including their first three, to help rebuild a unit that set a franchise record last season for yards allowed.
Here we break down the impact of each pick...