| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Heading into his fifth season with the Bears, Jay Cutler doesn't have a whole lot more to ask for at this point.
General manager Phil Emery continued to build around the quarterback Tuesday, making aggressive moves in the first three hours of free agency...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
J'Marcus Webb may have more reliable personal protection around him than he has provided physical cover for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler over the past three seasons.
In his first interview since being arrested last Sunday night for possessing less...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Dan, do you see Marc Trestman replacing Johnny Knox with another speedy receiver in the draft? I really believe that he was a major missing piece of their offense since his catastrophic injury. I just don't think Trestman will find another one in free...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:26 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The left tackles will be on parade here at the NFL scouting combine like beauty pageant contestants on a runway through Tuesday.
Lumpy, hairy, 4-XL contestants, that is.
The draft prospects will go through the drills, interview...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Observers of the Bears' offensive-line struggles over the last few years probably have seen enough to demand immediate personnel changes — unless they have been somewhere north of the border.
Several of the new Bears coaches — including...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Instead of watching the Packers in a wild-card playoff game Saturday night, you could have been watching the Bears.
All the Bears needed to still be playing was for the Packers to beat the Vikings on Sunday when they were three-point favorites.
| 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 15, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The Bears and offensive coordinator Mike Tice will have to work hard Sunday to mix Brandon Marshall's pre-snap alignments versus the Packers' 2-Man coverage. Think of matchups that target the two-deep, man-under defense and provide quarterback Jay...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The Bears offense has been having a difficult enough time hitting a fastball. And along come the Packers with a nasty curve.
Three-four defenses like the Packers use have been a problem for the Bears this year, in part because they are different....
| Nov 29, 2012
The Bears have been running up a down escalator on offense for so long, they apparently can't help but feel they're on the verge of reaching the top.
Maybe that explains the delusion of adequacy that prevented them from seriously upgrading the offensive...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
When the Bears see the Vikings offense Sunday with Matt Kalil lined up at left tackle, they have to be envious.
The rookie has been playing great ball, Pro Bowl-level ball, and it appears the Vikings have found a long-term answer at one of the NFL's...