| Mar 21, 2013
If a career falls in Lake Forest and no one around cares to hear it …
Brian Urlacher's extraordinary career with the Bears ended with a resounding whimper Wednesday as an afternoon news release confirmed what long has been expected — that...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Last year, Jay Cutler got a Pro Bowl receiver in Brandon Marshall and a newly signed Pro Bowl running back in Matt Forte.
This year, the Bears quarterback got an offensive-minded head coach known as a quarterback whisperer in Marc Trestman, and before...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Henry Melton wants to stay in Chicago, and the Bears want the Pro Bowl defensive tackle to anchor the line for years to come.
But will the sides come to a long-term deal before the start of the next season? Friday was the first step in the process....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Speaking of streaks that interest Chicago, how many NFL quarterbacks in a row will sign a new contract and make Bears fans wonder how it affects Jay Cutler?
The number could reach 31 and my answer regarding Cutler would remain the same: Not. One. Bit....
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Speaking to a small circle of reporters last week inside the Walter Payton Center at Halas Hall, Bears coach Marc Trestman struggled to be heard by anybody not close enough to read the label on his glasses.
Trestman's voice didn't carry strongly...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...