| Jul 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
BOURBONNAIS — When most people talk about the evolution of the Bears' offense in Year 2 under Marc Trestman, they zero in on Jay Cutler and the passing game.
But running back Matt Forte is coming off a career season — even if he doesn't...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Jay Cutler took care of the men who took care of him this season.
The Bears' quarterback treated his offensive line and running back Matt Forte to dinner at Chicago Cut Steakhouse Dec. 30 -- the day after the Green Bay Packers ended the Bears’...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Perhaps the only Bears playmaker who has made fewer plays against the Packers than quarterback Jay Cutler has been running back Matt Forte.
Which is not good news for a team that doesn’t have Cutler -- for this week, at least, depending on who you...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:07 PM
What we learned in Arizona on Sunday was the Chicago Bears are back to beating stiffs and the defense is back to scoring.
I don’t know what the Cardinals do for a living, but playing football isn’t it.
It’s true the Bears could...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deals Sunday.
The Ravens lost top tight end...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:02 AM
There cannot be a player on offense who is more excited about the new Chicago Bears coaching staff than Matt Forte.
Forte always has considered himself a dual threat out of the backfield and new coach Marc Trestman has a proven track record for making...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:14 PM
This charade is just one reason NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would like an 18-game regular season.
The final exhibition game is an exercise based far more on how carefully a team can make the transition to the regular season in full health than it is...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:00 PM
This was one of the gimmes on the schedule. The Chiefs were one of the three remaining cupcakes that would help get the Bears to 10 wins and a likely playoff spot.
Instead, this was pathetic. This was comical. Embarrassing. A joke. A disaster in so...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 8:45 PM
If the NFL really wanted to back up all its big talk about parity, it would’ve made Josh McCown quarterback the Packers.
Sorry, but I wasn’t impressed, no matter what the final yardage was. McCown threw two interceptions when it mattered, and...
| Mar 29, 2012
Sunshine has not been difficult to find at the oceanfront site of the NFL owners meetings, but Lovie Smith brought more of it Wednesday in a breakfast with the media.
The Bears coach was particularly optimistic about the addition of wide receiver Brandon...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Bowling for charity is hardly a new idea in the Chicago area. The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade hosts a bowling night during his annual Wade's World Weekend and the Cubs' Kerry Wood will host his Strike Zone Celebrity Bowling tournament for the seventh time...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:18 AM
If you’ve always wanted to meet a “Jersey Shore” cast member but have yet to do so, you must not be trying very hard.
There were three cast members appearing in the Chicago-area last month – Snooki, Vinny and Ronnie -- and...