| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:29 AM
I love the job Mike Tice has done --- has usually done --- but the offensive line coach's blocking schemes and players are absolutely useless against 3-4 schemes.
Or if it's not the schemes, then it's the way they're taught because the linemen don't...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears were looking for something to hang their hats on Sunday, the Packers locker room was full of players saying the 89-yard punt return for a touchdown by Johnny Knox was the greatest play they've ever witnessed.
Too bad a holding penalty...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Tim Spencer turned to walk into the Bears locker room and held up two fingers.
Surely, the running backs coach was referencing the career-high 205-yard rushing game Matt Forte had just completed, emphatic proof that, yes, this offense can move the ball...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 10:29 PM
The Bears had hoped to find out what kind of team they were a week ago in Detroit.
The discovery wasn't one they enjoyed. Given another chance — there aren't many remaining with the hole the team has dug itself in the NFC North — the Bears...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
A week after being Tebowed, the Bears managed to get T-Jacked with their fragile season hanging in the balance.
Minus quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte, the Bears admitted their defense needed to step up and carry them. Brian Urlacher...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny
Knox will undergo surgery to stabilize a back vertebra injured
in a gruesome hit against the Seattle Seahawks, the National
Football League team said Monday.
Knox was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's game at...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:01 AM
5th in a 10-part series
How dysfunctional are the Chicago Bears at wide receiver?
In two seasons under pass-happy Mike Martz, they couldn’t come up with a 1,000-yard receiver.
If that’s not a sign something is wrong, it ought to be. Martz,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:17 PM
It’s the busiest week ever for NFL free agency, and the Bears could make themselves a much better team by making one or two aggressive moves.
If the Bears want Jay Cutler to lead them to a Super Bowl, they need to give him someone to throw to. ...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:45 AM
What I learned about the Bearsfrom the Giants-Niners NFC Championship Game:
The Niners reminded me of the Bears who went to Super Bowl 41 and lost to Indianapolis.
The 2006 Bears had a quarterback who could kill you as quickly as he could win a game for...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:18 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Forte hasn’t spoken to Jay Cutler since it was revealed last month that Cutler and fiancee Kristin Cavallari are expecting, but Forte did make sure to congratulate his Bears teammate.
“I sent him a text congratulating...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Dave Toub was forced to wonder how it would shake out at this time a year ago when the Bears' top six tacklers on special teams all were headed to unrestricted free agency.
He's in a similar position again as five of the top eight core players, based...