| Nov 14, 2012
There is nothing wrong with hoping Jay Cutler is held out of Monday night's game against the 49ers in San Francisco. Concussions are serious business and Cutler has a life to live beyond football.
But what's wrong with hoping Cutler doesn't play...
| Oct 3, 2012
The popular joke when the Bears traded for Jay Cutler in 2009 was that they fleeced the Broncos by including two first-round draft picks because such selections were worthless in Chicago. The trade simply spared the Bears the indignity of making even more...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:17 PM
If everybody is honest about it, Lovie Smith's disregard for the public aspect of his job can make it hard to say nice things about him.
But his football team makes it harder not to.
The Bears enter their off week 4-1 and rightfully considered one of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:32 AM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: Guest host Eddie Arruza with Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times; Craig Dellimore,...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
You may have seen Ryan Smith's article today entitled “Unlovable Losers” where he states multiple reasons for his intended “divorce” from the Chicago Cubs. As the Cubs blogger and a die-hard Cubs fan, it would be hard for me to...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 10:40 AM
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears
George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 9:27 PM
In mid sentence, Charles Tillman was able to just barely save himself from a serious faux pas.
"Some people say its a sh.....sorry field," said the veteran Bears cornerback.
Even if he had followed through in front of a packed house of media at...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Me, I’m rooting for the lawyers in this one. If you are a Bears fan, a Bears player or a Bears wonk, I suggest you do the same, and here’s why:
If the NFL and the players can’t strike a deal to end the lockout by July 21, then it...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:42 PM
For a team whose makeshift offense begs for a makeover, the Bears signing free-agent defensive end Mario Williams would be like a guy buying a big-screen plasma TV to watch from the futon in his studio apartment.
The Bears would be better off spending...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:32 AM
If a healthy Matt Forte sits out the opening exhibition game Saturday the way he has been talking, then the Bears have to fine him or maybe suspend him. Or maybe demote him.
The Bears’ starting tailback is worried about getting injured. Yes. Well....
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:08 AM
It’s hard to know which is worse: J’Marcus Webb playing left tackle during the Bears’ exhibition opener against Buffalo on Saturday night or J’Marcus Webb talking about it later.
Webb lined up at the most...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Excuse me, but I’m sick of hearing hear how the Bears are a victory over Tampa Bay away from having the same record they took into the bye last season.
The subtext seems to be this: Look at the way they stumbled to start last season and still won...