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  • Facing long odds, Wilson hasn't come up short

    Facing long odds, Wilson hasn't come up short
    Being short has cost Russell Wilson money, not touchdowns. The quarterback from Wisconsin fell to the Seahawks in the third round in the NFL draft and was the sixth quarterback taken because he measures is 5 feet 105/8. He might need a step stool to...
  • Some Bears great, but not Hall of Fame worthy

    Some Bears great, but not Hall of Fame worthy
    Somewhere between Brian Urlacher pushing Charles Tillman for Defensive Player of the Year and Jon Gruden hailing a group of All-Time Bears currently on the defense, the thought occurred that something important is missing from the franchise. No, not...
  • Given history, Smith might be best fit for Bears

    Given history, Smith might be best fit for Bears
    The Bears may appear to be going nowhere, but that doesn't mean Lovie Smith is headed anywhere. Smith effectively can seal another contract with a victory over the Packers on Sunday. Beating the Packers is important to Bears ownership, and Smith could...
  • Ugly win a welcome result for Bears

    Ugly win a welcome result for Bears
    As Julius Peppers entered the locker room, he spoke for nearly everyone in the organization and probably its fan base when he exclaimed, "Winning ugly." It trumps the alternative -- being on the losing side of an ugly win. The Bears rebounded from a...
  • Uh-oh: Cutler can't block out questions about blocking

    Uh-oh: Cutler can't block out questions about blocking
    Jay Cutler was speaking honestly. Maybe that’s why it was so jarring. On the first “Jay Day’’ of the regular season, Cutler stepped to the podium at Halas Hall on Wednesday and said, yeah, the Bears have all kinds of shiny new...
  • Bears light on stars in 31-3 loss in exhibition opener

    Bears light on stars in 31-3 loss in exhibition opener
    The Bears decided to keep their new offense mostly under wraps until the second week of the exhibition schedule. Quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte were held out of Thursday's opener at Soldier Field against the Broncos, perhaps to...
  • Smith future remains mystery

    Smith future remains mystery
    In less than three weeks, there will be answers to all the questions being debated around water coolers from Milwaukee to Merrillville. Many words have been devoted to Lovie Smith's future and the power structure in Lake Forest since the Bears tumbled...
  • Rodgers torches Bears' secondary

    Rodgers torches Bears' secondary
    It didn't take Aaron Rodgers long to notice Tim Jennings wasn't playing. The Packers quarterback went at Jennings' replacement at left cornerback, Kelvin Hayden, and Hayden's replacement at nickel back, D.J. Moore, repeatedly. Neither made a play in...
  • Bears look more like their old selves

    Bears look more like their old selves
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — After losing their way at some point on their 16-game journey, the Bears might have found themselves Sunday in the desert. They dismissed the Cardinals with a victory that looked the way a 2012 Lovie Smith victory is supposed...
  • Fading Bears need change -- the sooner the better

    Fading Bears need change -- the sooner the better
    Of all the noise surrounding the Bears' 21-13 loss to the Packers on Sunday, general manager Phil Emery easily could ignore the pregame chatter that revealed his team as one unable to back up big talk. Emery could tune out telling boos from a fed-up fan...
  • Bears best move is the one they didn't make

     Bears best move is the one they didn't make
    Even the most pessimistic types have to tip the cap to the Bears for the big splash they made as free-agency season opened this week. Martellus Bennett has a chance to be more of a difference-maker at tight end than the Bears have had since Mike Ditka....
  • Turnovers setting table for Bears success

    Turnovers setting table for Bears success
    You could make the argument that every one of us is in a race against time, but it might be a little more difficult to sustain that view of the Bears defense these days. From aging and slowing to experienced and eminent, the revival of the franchise's...