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  • Urlacher hurt, but offense feels the pain

    Urlacher hurt, but offense feels the pain
    Isn’t this where we came in with the Bears almost six months ago? Brian Urlacher was coming back from a knee injury suffered in the final game of last season. His status and abilities were in question as he missed chunks of training camp reps....
  • It's game on for NFL's new coaches, especially Eagles' Chip Kelly

    In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?" Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
  • It's Lovie's list, so, it's Lovie's failure

    It's Lovie's list, so, it's Lovie's failure
    The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Lovie Smith’s recent teams in December or Lovie Smith’s recent teams against the Packers? That’s some coaching Smith has done the last two years, huh? Coaching when it mattered, huh?...
  • The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do

    The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do
    As long as the Bears win, Jay Cutler can do what he wants. As long as Cutler throws for 300 yards and two or three touchdowns, he can stiff any coach he likes. That’s what I’m getting in my emails and on my Twitter account. That’s what...
  • Bears position analysis: Quarterback

    Bears position analysis: Quarterback
    In hiring Marc Trestman to replace Lovie Smith, Phil Emery and the Chicago Bears must hope that his reputation as a quarterback guru pays off with Jay Cutler. The soon-to-be 30-year-old quarterback – his birthday is in April – is...
  • The best and worst of Lovie Smith

    The best and worst of Lovie Smith
    THE BEST Bears 39, Saints 14 -- NFC championship game, Jan. 21, 2007: After the Bears tied a franchise record with 13 regular-season wins, Smith guided them to the NFC title and a Super Bowl berth in his third season. Thomas Jones rushed for 123 yards...
  • Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M

    Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M
    Retired Chicago Bears offensive tackle James "Big Cat" Williams has listed his 9,170-square-foot house in Lake Forest for $1.75 million. Williams, 45, played his entire 12-year professional football career with the Bears, starting 134 consecutive...
  • Bears position analysis: Defensive line

    Bears position analysis: Defensive line
    For the first time since the 1985 season, the Bears landed two defensive linemen in the Pro Bowl as Julius Peppers and Henry Melton were selected as all-stars. Peppers led the defense with 111/2 sacks, his most since joining the club in 2010, and...
  • Bears position analysis: Wide receiver

    Bears position analysis: Wide receiver
    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...
  • Urlacher's greatness x 2

    Urlacher's greatness x 2
    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...
  • Rosenbloom: Bears must aggressively pursue Holmgren

    Rosenbloom: Bears must aggressively pursue Holmgren
    If Mike Holmgren is interested in coaching, then Phil Emery had better be interested in talking to him. Holmgren told ESPN.com that he indeed would consider returning to the sideline, but isn’t aggressively seeking a job. If a guy says he wants to...
  • Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts after Bears-Raiders

    Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts after Bears-Raiders
    OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum. 1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...