| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
"I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there."
That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Women’s College Volleyball--Michigan State at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Playoffs, Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers, 7 p.m. (FOX)
College Football--Miami at North Carolina, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 10, 2013
Forgive Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer for not knowing what real panic in the streets looks like from his vantage point, traditionally one of the hottest seats in town.
He's new here.
"We're seventh in the league in yards per carry and sixth...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Everyone starts somewhere. If you played high school football and basketball in Chicago in 1993-1994, there's a chance Rich Eisen, long before he became the Rich Eisen, reported on one of your games.
As a graduate student in journalism at Northwestern,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:40 AM
After the Bears failed to pressure Drew Brees into an interception in a conference loss at home, defensive end Julius Peppers was asked how to fix the pass rush or change things or make it all better.
Pepper said he didn’t have a lot of time to...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Saints coach Sean Payton will have a game plan designed to target and expose the Bears' Cover-2 defense inside the red zone. Based on personnel and alignment, look for Payton to use his matchup players to give quarterback Drew Brees scoring opportunities....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:01 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ TENNIS|
Aberdeen Roncalli at Sioux Falls Quadrangular, 10 a.m.
Eastern South Dakota Conference at Pierre, 9 a.m.
|HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY|
Aberdeen Central at Watertown Invitational, 4 p.m.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you wonder why the Lions have been such a flaming failure for the last, oh, five decades, you have to start at the top -- right at the top of Bill Ford Jr.’s pinhead.
Speaking at the team’s annual Courage House dinner, the Lions vice-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:19 PM
I'm giving the Bears the benefit of the doubt and trust they realize the Steelers remain an NFL franchise. It's my civic duty to remind Bears fans of it.
All I've heard this week is how dreadful the Steelers are. How could they be anything but after...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:39 PM
In terms of adversity, the Bears' 2013 season is akin to an airline losing your luggage on a trip to Hawaii. You can sulk away a day or two in a luxury resort, or break down and buy a few items at the gift shop and get on with paradise.
In other words,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The Bears defense has produced in its blitz schemes throughout the first three weeks of the season. However, with a matchup versus Calvin Johnson and the Lions, the Bears may choose to play some Cover-2 to limit the deep ball in Detroit.
As shown here,...