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  • Preparing for an NFL-free world

    Preparing for an NFL-free world
    You don't need the NFL. You only think you do. With the lockout getting uglier and optimism over a new collective bargaining agreement precipitously falling, I've continued to explore the possibility of a fall without professional football. You know...
  • Just when I start agreeing with Ted Phillips, he starts talking Lovie Smith

    Lovie Smith got a two-year contract extension that the Bears didn’t have to give him, but worse, the Bears don’t seem to realize that and don’t seem to realize that contract extension has been a hall pass for the coach.   At least,...
  • Bears, fans biggest losers with new kickoff rules

    Bears, fans biggest losers with new kickoff rules
    I agree with Devin Hester. This is ridiculous. The NFL voting to move kickoffs up to the 35-yard line makes more than Bears games less exciting. It sucks the drama out of the most unpredictable play of the game for every team and everybody who loves...
  • As McCaskey talks, Bears lose a weapon

    At Michael McCaskey’s final NFL owners meeting as chairman of the Bears, NFL owners voted to move up kickoffs and neuter one of the Bears’ greatest weapons. Perfect. If you ever wondered how little clout the Bears have league-wide, no matter...
  • Bears out of sync in 3rd straight exhibition loss

    Bears out of sync in 3rd straight exhibition loss
    The Arizona Cardinals played a game in Tennessee just five nights earlier and spent the week in Nashville practicing, so they were the team that was supposed to come into Soldier Field on Saturday dragging. Instead, it was the Bears who looked like...
  • Rodgers wins QB duel over Cutler

    When Aaron Rodgers embraced Jay Cutler near the 50-yard line at 10:44 p.m. Monday night, he must have been wondering why he was congratulating Cutler instead of it being the other way around. Rodgers had outdueled his counterpart from south of the...
  • Zero style points but 4th win for Bears

    Zero style points but 4th win for Bears
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Bears didn't figure Jimmy Clausen posed much of a threat to them Sunday, provided they bottled up talented Panthers' running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart with a new-look defense spearheaded by Julius Peppers....
  • Bears franchise history

    Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears (Source: ChicagoBears.com) 9/17/20 George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
  • Bears fail to keep Packers out of playoffs

    Bears fail to keep Packers out of playoffs
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lovie Smith's decision to play his starters throughout Sunday's game at Lambeau Field might have created more questions about the Bears' playoff viability than anything else. Looking for momentum heading into the team's first...
  • New England's Jerod Mayo leads strong Peninsula presence in NFL postseason

    New England's Jerod Mayo leads strong Peninsula presence in NFL postseason
    From Henry Jordan to Lawrence Taylor, Shaun Gayle to Todd Kelly, Antoine Bethea to Mike Tomlin, Peninsula athletes have collected a fair share of Super Bowl rings. As the NFL playoffs kick off Saturday, the question becomes whether that collection will...
  • The Seahawks' Season Ends With a 35-24 Loss in Chicago

     The Seahawks' Season Ends With a 35-24  Loss in Chicago
    Football's oldest rivalry has a grand new prize: a spot in the Super Bowl. The Bears' 35-24 dismantling of overmatched Seattle on Sunday sets up the biggest game in their 90-year series with the Packers. Chicago and Green Bay will play for the 182nd...
  • Storied Bears-Packers rivalry set for a unique chapter

    Storied Bears-Packers rivalry set for a unique chapter
    When you get here, it's the George Halas Trophy a team wins. If a sqaud should survive, they play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Two of the most coveted trophies in sports-the former for an NFC Championship and the later for a Super Bowl win-are named...