| Nov 23, 2008
| 6:46 PM
Devin Hester playfully referred to it as "Secret Weapon No. 5," but the rest of the NFL knows it as the "Wildcat" offense.
The direct snap to the running back has been a staple in the Miami Dolphins' attack all season. Suddenly, it has become part of the...
| Dec 1, 2008
Maybe another two carries by Matt Forte would have changed the Bears' fate Sunday night.
While the talk of the town will be Charles Tillman giving up a 99-yard touchdown to ex-teammate Bernard Berrian, the Bears inability to punch it in on first-and-goal...
| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:41 AM
Alex Brown wasn't ashamed to admit it.
The Bears defensive end was too curious not to notice what was happening in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
"We peeked up every now and then at the scoreboard," Brown said. "But we had to make sure we took care of our...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Dec 23, 2008
With one arm stretched to the max, Alex Brown reached up and saved the Bears' season.
Brown maneuvered his way through a couple of Packers linemen, lifted his right hand and deflected Mason Crosby's 38-yard field-goal attempt in the final minute of...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Aug 7, 2008
| 10:20 PM
Matt Forte and Garrett Wolfe looked like the perfect combination, at least for one night.
Both Bears running backs were solid Thursday night in a 24-20 exhibition loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.
The eagerly anticipated debut of the...
| Sep 7, 2008
| 10:31 PM
After compiling the most rushing yards for a Bears rookie in a debut, Matt Forte calmly sat down at his locker, oblivious to the hype surrounding his 123-yard, one-touchdown performance.
"I'm glad we won, but I'm not going to go crazy over it," Forte...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Greg Olsen remained on the ground in disbelief, trying to comprehend how the second of two fumbles squirted through his usually sure hands.
There were plenty of reasons to explain how the Bears squandered a 17-3 lead and ended up losing 20-17 to Carolina...
| Sep 18, 2008
| 9:32 AM
A feast of subjects for the week in Halas Hall, but let's start with the man who was voted by , as the goat of the Bears' loss to Carolina.
Tight end Greg Olsen lost two fumbles on Sunday, eliciting many disapproving comments from fans on our . When he...
| Sep 21, 2008
| 8:44 PM
As long faces dominated the locker room, Bears receiver Brandon Lloyd had reason to be optimistic, based on his breakout 124-yard performance.
Instead Lloyd was as annoyed as any of his teammates, knowing Sunday's 27-24 overtime loss to Tampa Bay was the...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 10:50 PM
There was no need for an impromptu pep talk from Mike Brown or Brian Urlacher, no need for Lovie Smith to be anything but his typically reserved self.
The Bears' defense knew what was at stake as their grasp on a four-point lead Sunday night started to...