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  • Bears head into uncertain offseason after ending 5-game skid

    Bears head into uncertain offseason after ending 5-game skid
    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....
  • Bears analysis: Still searching for a 1,000-yard receiver

    Bears analysis: Still searching for a 1,000-yard receiver
    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,...
  • Bears place franchise tag on RB Forte

    Bears place franchise tag on RB Forte
    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-...
  • Monday, August 29, 2011

    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...
  • Bears offense shows some smoothness in 14-13 loss

    Bears offense shows some smoothness in 14-13 loss
    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...
  • Tip to Briggs: Guys who whine about payday can't afford mistakes on game day

    Tip to Briggs: Guys who whine about payday can't afford mistakes on game day
    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...
  • Bears players and management competing for Village Idiot crown

    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...
  • Reggie Wayne, Antoine Bethea plan to join 9/11 shoe tribute

    Reggie Wayne, Antoine Bethea plan to join 9/11 shoe tribute
    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. Reggie...
  • It's not that Cutler cursed Martz, it's what took him so long?

    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...
  • Wait, fans are mad that Angelo has the Forte situation right?

    Wait, fans are mad that Angelo has the Forte situation right?
    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...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants
    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....
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' exhibition opener

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' exhibition opener
    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...