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  • Trestman faces a credibility issue

    Trestman faces a credibility issue
    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....
  • Trying to make sense of Emery's ongoing disaster

    Trying to make sense of Emery's ongoing disaster
    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...
  • No, Bears, a pass rusher must rush the passer

    No, Bears, a pass rusher must rush the passer
    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...
  • Bears are younger—but are they better?

    Bears are younger—but are they better?
    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...
  • Houston has the right idea; not sure about Emery

    Houston has the right idea; not sure about Emery
    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...
  • Keep your picks to yourself, Mr. President

    Keep your picks to yourself, Mr. President
    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...
  • Bears' Mills tops NFL in performance-based pay

    Bears' Mills tops NFL in performance-based pay
    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...
  • Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
  • Brad Biggs' bonus Bears mailbag

    Brad Biggs' bonus Bears mailbag
    Is Phil Emery going to surprise us all and go offense in the first round? -- @fronczak68 from Twitter You need to learn to never say never in the NFL but I don’t know how the Bears will accomplish remaining work needed for the defense by going...
  • The fear in Bears free agency

    The fear in Bears free agency
    The first question is whether the Bears can address any of their many defensive problems as the free-agency signing period opens Tuesday. The second question is whether Phil Emery can say no. Both questions involved Michael Bennett. The brother of...
  • Cutler's big deal

    Cutler's big deal
    Seven years. Seven! Years! That's the length of Jay Cutler's new contract with the Bears. Was it a good deal or bad deal for Chicago? Two RedEye contributors duke it out. Smart Move, Bears By Matt Lindner Jay Cutler needs the Bears, but the Bears...
  • Hoping Bears see urgency for Jared Allen

    Hoping Bears see urgency for Jared Allen
    Jared Allen has recorded double-digit sacks in each of the last seven seasons. That’s a right defensive end the way it oughta be. The way Julius Peppers used to be. The way the Bears need one to be. Even before introducing new defensive end...