| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:55 AM
I know that the first exhibition game doesn’t mean much to the starters because, as Tribune football columnist Matt Bowen writes, that first game is about basics. Yes. Well. Fine.
But not for me. I don’t care about footwork. I want fireworks....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Stephen Paea is injured. Of course he is. It’s what he does, occasionally finding a spasm of health and talent to rush the passer.
Paea had a bad knee last season, then underwent arthroscopic surgery and looked like a player during the early...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Bears’ passing game? Just like big-boy offenses.
The Bears’ running game? Looks like third-and-1 is no longer their version of clown college.
The Bears’ pass rush? Look at you, Israel Idonije, finally racking up sacks the way...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Dan, do you see Marc Trestman replacing Johnny Knox with another speedy receiver in the draft? I really believe that he was a major missing piece of their offense since his catastrophic injury. I just don't think Trestman will find another one in free...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Maybe it’s just me, but members of the Chicago Bears new coaching staff sound like they don’t have a clue.
Based on what they’ve said publicly, at least.
Which is virtually nothing.
Starting with new coach Marc Trestman and going...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:43 AM
You know what happened last weekend?
Quarterbacking happened, that’s what.
You know what else happened?
Yet another example of how far the Bears' offense is from being championship-worthy, that’s...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Did Jimmy Johnson tweet anything else today?
Hey, don’t laugh. There’s more information about the Bears coaching search coming off a houseboat in Miami than from the offices in Lake Forest.
But until we see white smoke coming out of...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:24 AM
I don’t think Darryl Drake meant to expose Devin Hester as mentally and emotionally weak, but the former Chicago Bears wide receivers coach just gave the Bears' fake wide receiver something else to mope about.
“The thing about Devin is,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
After another miserable performance against the Packers on Sunday, Brandon Marshall said everyone on offense must be accountable, “even if that means jobs.’’
A day after his team lost for the fifth time in six games, Bears coach...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:49 AM
So, let me get this right: The Bears are supposed to follow a guy reduced to tears?
The Bears, I’m talking. The Chicago Bears. You remember them: They used to be tough.
Now, after yet another loss to a better team and a better organization, they...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:25 AM
You can question the decision by Lovie Smith to go for it on fourth-and-1 in the second quarter and pass on a field goal, something the coach did himself.
But following the collapse Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field in a 23-17 overtime loss to the...