| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Now the hard work begins.
The Bears ended a five-game losing streak that crippled a promising season, edging the NFC North cellar-dwelling Vikings 17-13 on Sunday at the Metrodome and setting the stage for a pivotal offseason....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:01 AM
5th in a 10-part series
How dysfunctional are the Chicago Bears at wide receiver?
In two seasons under pass-happy Mike Martz, they couldn’t come up with a 1,000-yard receiver.
If that’s not a sign something is wrong, it ought to be. Martz,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Matt Forte still does not have the long-term contract he is seeking, but the Bears have ensured that the Pro Bowl running back will return in 2012.
In a move that was no surprise, the club placed the franchise tag on Forte on Friday, tendering him a one-...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:00 AM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:49 a.m. Dave Kaplan joins Greg Jarrett to break down the Bears' exhibition loss to the Titans.
7:09 a.m. Get to know Connie Laverty, the CEO of Northstar Lottery Group, a private company hired by Governor Quinn...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Be careful drawing much in the way of conclusions out of preseason play.
Remember, the Bears were 0-4 a year ago and played poorly in getting to that record.
But the offense clicked months ahead of the pace of a year ago and...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Every time Lance Briggs misses a tackle, someone will think he’s pouting over his contract.
Or maybe he’s already being viewed by some as faking a knee injury to extort the Bears into giving him more money.
Doesn’t matter if either...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:22 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Bears wonks’ ongoing public stupidity or Bears players’ ongoing public money-grubbing?
Congratulations to everyone at Halas Hall. They’ve shown great teamwork in making the operation up...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 12:07 PM
A pair of these sit right next to his locker at the Colts complex Friday afternoon.
They're hard not to miss, considering their Red, White and Blue contrasts directly with the typical black shoes that are worn by the Colts on a weekly basis.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Look, Jay Cutler wouldn’t have to use naughty words if offensive coordinator Mike Martz would simply call the game plan Cutler told him to call.
Cutler didn’t deny he F-bombed Martz in Sunday night’s game, nor did he have any regrets...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:41 AM
You know who wants the Bears to sign Matt Forte to a big-money, long-term contract?
The Packers, that’s who.
And the Lions and Vikings and, well, you get the idea.
But Bears fans who want the team to fork over $40 million or $50 million for Forte...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener:
1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...