| May 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Brian Urlacher retires as two of the greatest linebackers in NFL history.
He will receive the one customary bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the time comes, but he deserves another, and here’s why:
He was asked to completely change his...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Jay Cutler said the new offense will take three years to learn, but he only gets two max if he underperforms, right? -- @DreddRunner, from Twitter
I think if Cutler underperforms, I think he gets one year, no more. And really that’s all Marc...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Twitterwas launched in 2006, six years after the Bears selected Brian Urlacher with the ninth overall pick in the 2000 draft.
Jack Dorsey, the Twitter creator has said the name was chosen because he ran across a definition of the word that was a perfect...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Brian Urlacher revolutionized the middle linebacker position in the NFL.
Yeah, he was that good, that rare an athlete. He was a special talent with a uncommon combination of size and speed. At 6 foot 4 and 250-plus pounds Urlacher had the footwork and...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The future does not necessarily portend prologue, but the history of first-year Bears coaches warrants concern.
As Marc Trestman assumes the leadership reigns for his first season in Chicago, the Bears have not had a first-year coach finish with a...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 1:44 PM
The Bears wrapped up their first minicamp of 2013 last week under new coach Marc Trestman. And while it is tough to evaluate and breakdown the pro game in shorts and helmets, here are five observations I took from the up-tempo practice sessions at Halas...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Unable to find the remote control recently in my Brooklyn hotel room between Bulls playoff games, I took it as a sign to educate myself on Thursday's NFL draft by watching a show about the Bears that popped on the television.
Well, technically, the TV...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:40 PM
From 2005-07, Muhsin Muhammad starred as the Bears' No. 1 receiver on teams that won two division titles and played in one Super Bowl. He spoke with RedEye about his time on the Bears, locker room games and his infamous quote about receivers in Chicago....
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Bears won't look game-ready this week when they open up their first mini-camp under new coach Marc Trestman. That's understandable in April while practicing in shorts and helmets. Jobs won't be won or lost as the new coaching staff installs the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over the past several weeks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler made it known to new coach Marc Trestman and others in the organization that he sought to assert himself even more entering his fifth season in Chicago.
According to two sources familiar with...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
| Sep 1, 2012
OK, Bears fans, you asked for it.
High expectations, Super Bowl predictions, national preseason acclaim.
Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte, Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Brian Urlacher … all of the playmakers are in place,...