| May 21, 2014
| 11:32 AM
By my count, over three Phil Emery drafts, and projecting starters for 2014, he has drafted eight offensive players for three starters, which is probably OK, but 11 defensive players for one starter (Jon Bostic or Shea McClellin) and that is a disaster. I...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Who will be this year’s Kyle Long, the surprise guy that really stands out in OTAs and training camp? Doesn’t have to be a rookie. -- @riczaj01 from Twitter
I don’t think a first-round pick should be viewed as a “surprise”...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:31 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The sight of Julius Peppers standing alongside Clay Matthews might take some getting used to, but there they were Thursday during the Packers’ organized team activities under a bright sky with the stands at Ray Nitschke Field...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, bringing one of the NFL’s best pass rushers to a team that has historically avoided major free-agent splashes.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The movie "Draft Day" hits theaters Friday. It's about how Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner), the fictional general manager of the Cleveland Browns, turns around the franchise. But really, it could easily be about the Bears. How do we know? Because these...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A Bears team that tied for the fewest sacks in the NFL last season began free agency by signing a defensive end who recorded fewer sacks than Julius Peppers, a defensive end the Bears couldn’t wait to get rid of because, well, he didn’t record...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:39 AM
No Country for Old Men.
At least we know Chicago is for the young. This week we say goodbye to Julius Peppers and Josh McCown and Devin Hester and maybe Charles Tillman. We say hello to Lamarr Houston, Ryan Mundy and Jordan Senn.
Honestly, I have...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The first time Lamarr Houston faced the Chicago media, the pricey free-agent defensive end was asked about replacing the now-departed Julius Peppers, of course.
But Houston’s answer was telling a bigger truth about himself and what passes for a...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As a star receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, the speedy DeSean Jackson made a career of creating separation from defenders.
Now, it's the Eagles who have created separation, releasing him this week amid reports his off-field issues outweighed his...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. – A productive rookie season for Jordan Mills will earn the Chicago Bears right tackle a hefty check in 2016.
The NFL Management Council shared each club's performance-based pay distributions for the 2013 season Monday and Mills, a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Well thank you, Mr. President.
He just jinxed my bracket. I had Michigan State all set as the national champion. Oh, and I'm not a late arriver to this party, either. I've watched them all year, even when they were injured. I know what they're capable...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
If Dennis Rodman can become a beloved figure in Chicago, you can learn to love Jared Allen.
Reaction to the Bears signing one of the best pass rushers in the NFL on Wednesday ranged from euphoria to "Oh man, now I have to root for Jared Allen?"...