| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo has plenty to say about Jay Cutler, the quarterback whom Angelo’s successor, Phil Emery, recently signed to a lucrative long-term extension that could have him under contract in Chicago through the 2020...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday released offensive lineman Gabe Carimi, ending the chance of a reunion between the Bears' former first-round pick and Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith.
Smith was the Bears' coach in 2011 when then-general manager Jerry...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:01 PM
NEW YORK — Never let it be said in Chicago that Jay Cutler cannot help a team get to the Super Bowl.
Just look at the Broncos.
Peyton Manning isn't the only quarterback Denver can thank for wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:14 AM
What does Phil Emery know about defense?
Other than his top draft picks in his first two years apparently can’t play it, I mean.
What does Marc Trestman know about defense?
Other than his choice of defensive coordinator can’t teach it to...
| Oct 15, 2013
Lovie Smith never warmed up to anchormen in Chicago so, if you can, picture Smith pretending to laugh at prominent and omnipresent USC fan Will Ferrell's jokes on the sideline during a Trojans practice.
Imagine the straight-laced Smith sidling next to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Do you think the Bears should try to sign Jay Ratliff, if not for this season, then looking ahead to 2014-2016? -- Kashif K.
That is a bad idea right now, in my opinion. I am not saying Ratliff will not be a contributor for a team in 2014 but if the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Remember how you feared former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo drafting offense?
Watch out, because now it looks like Phil Emery is having the same effect on the once-proud unit known as the Bears defense.
I guess that Halas Hall seat comes with...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Isn’t this where we came in with Devin Hester?
Isn’t this the kind of guy we saw eight seasons ago when he pantsed the NFL with kickoff and punt returns that were, well, ridiculous, as Jeff Joniak said?
Hester is back to returning kicks...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp .
The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:27 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —
A Purdue wide receiver ran a simple slant pattern during practice Wednesday and the only thing that reached him quicker than offensive coordinator John Shoop was the football.
"Great route!" Shoop shouted as he sprinted...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
It has been a jam-packed eight-plus months for the Bears since the departure of coach Lovie Smith and most of his staff. We're learning about new boss Marc Trestman and his lieutenants, several big free-agent acquisitions and a fresh crop of rookies....