| 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,...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
This will not take another stab at analyzing last week's antics of your favorite Chicago boor.
This will not quote another Hall of Fame player or Bears teammate criticizing Jay Cutler for comportment unbecoming a franchise quarterback.
This will not...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Jay Cutler was sacked six times Sunday, which usually is grounds for putting the offensive line in solitary confinement with no visitation privileges.
But a review of the tape revealed the big boys didn't play all that poorly. In fact, the linemen...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The problem with the Bears offense in Thursday night's 23-10 loss to the Packers wasn't that pass rushers outnumbered pass protectors.
It was that the rushers were superior to the protectors, and the extra blockers often were not where they were needed....
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 6:21 PM
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Sunshine has not been difficult to find at the oceanfront site of the NFL meetings, but Lovie Smith brought more of it Wednesday in a breakfast with the media.
The Bears coach was particularly optimistic about the addition of...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Now the hard work begins.
The Bears ended a five-game losing streak that crippled a promising season, edging the NFC North cellar-dwelling Vikings 17-13 on Sunday at the Metrodome and setting the stage for a pivotal offseason....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:45 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — On the play Chicagoans will remember most from the Bears' season-ending 17-13 victory Sunday over the Vikings, safety Major Wright nearly made it a meaningful game after all.
Wright leaped to break up a pass intended for Vikings...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The vision for this Bears offense was to be able to allow opposing defenses to pick their poison.
That vision became reality in Jacksonville as the Bears were proficient at gashing the Jaguars with whatever the Jaguars concentrated the fewest...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Chris Williams never was going to be the next Jim Covert. But he didn't have to be the next Stan Thomas, either.
He could have been the next Ted Albrecht. And given the fact that he is big, relatively young at 27, bright, hard working and moderately...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:19 PM
With a smile he rarely shows on the field, Bears left guard Chilo Rachal revealed his first name comes from French Creole origins.
"It's CHI-low,'' Rachal said, accenting a hard consonant blend.
Naturally. Nothing about the veteran whom the Bears made...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Considering the Bears' No. 2 wide receiver couldn't play against the Lions on Monday night, you might be surprised to know the Bears were considerably more reliant on "11" personnel, or three receiver packages, than usual.
The Bears used 11 personnel...