| May 30, 2014
| 7:24 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — When Phil Emery set out to rebuild the Chicago Bears defensive line in free agency, he cast a wide net at the outset.
The Bears were all-in on Michael Bennett before the defensive end re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks and...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' offense is talking like it’s going to become more of a force, and it already was a big deal.
The basis for this confidence and optimism was progress borne of continuity, as detailed in our story by Dan Wiederer.
| 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 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| 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?"...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Well, this is going to take some getting used to.
Jared Allen, longtime Minnesota Viking, is now ours. Take that, Julius Peppers. We basically traded a banged up rusty Buick for a shinier, less rusty Cadillac.
Those are terrible analogies, given...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Absolutely, Jared Allen said.
And he’s absolutely right.
“Absolutely, I think the Bears are closer to winning a Super Bowl than people think,’’ Allen said, and yeah, it’s true because of Allen.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter is normally working around this time every year, but due to his team’s failure to make the playoffs, “The Captain” had time to visit Chicago this week.
Jeter was spotted Wednesday having lunch at...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The NFC North championship seemed to be waiting for the Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field.
One play away. Fourth-and-8. Final minute.
Cornerback Tim Jennings felt his excitement rising, a 28-27 Bears lead over the Packers about to become a playoff-...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:58 AM
A week after we learned the Bears had agreed to pay Jay Cutler as if he were a franchise quarterback instead of a guy with one playoff win, if I’m George McCaskey, I’m liking the seven-year, $126 million jackpot.
I wouldn’t be happy...