| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter
I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Bears weren’t ready to start the game. Again.
They were undisciplined. Again.
They were mistake-prone. Again.
They couldn’t stop the run. Again.
That’s on the coach. A lot of the Bears’ inexplicably awful performance in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Of course there was overtime Sunday. The Bears-Ravens experience just wasn’t long enough.
Tornadic conditions. Driving rain. A delay of nearly two hours. The Soldier Field tar pit.
Thirteen Bears penalties. No offensive touchdowns until the...
| 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.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
ST. LOUIS — Any running back can gash the Bears these days. All-Pro or second-stringer, established veteran or off-the-street free agent, bruiser or speedster. Credentials are irrelevant.
This once-proud defense stops the run like a colander stops...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers.
The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another.
And that was...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:01 AM
One month, Bears coach Marc Trestman is saying defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is doing an “amazing’’ job.
Next month, Trestman is leaving Tucker’s continued employment a question.
Thanks for all the support, boss....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Maybe it’s me, but when Bears general manager Phil Emery says that new Bears linebacker Shea McClellin was the team’s best "pass disruptor" when he played defensive end, everyone looks stupid.
First, Julius Peppers. Emery’s statement...
| 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...