| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a deal to make Lovie Smith their next head coach, according to a report by Fox's Jay Glazer.
Smith, fired by Chicago after the 2012 season, was a linebackers coach in Tampa from 1996-2000 before becoming defensive...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field Thursday. It doesn't mean he is going to play.
There was no definitive word on whether Rodgers would be medically cleared to return from his left collarbone injury in time for Sunday's game against the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Before the 54-11 annihilation by the Eagles that really wasn't that close, Bears Chairman George McCaskey revealed the organizational mindset during an impromptu casual conversation.
"The next two weeks should be exciting for you guys,'' I told...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Locker clean-out days always have a somber tone around the NFL. But Monday morning at Halas Hall, a day after the Bears narrowly missed out on a playoff berth with a 33-28 loss to the Packers, the uncertainty was more prevalent than usual.
As has been...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:55 AM
How many times can the Bears' rookie head coach be wrong about the same decision?
Early Monday morning, Trestman told WBBM-AM 780 that after viewing video of the Bears’ 21-19 loss to the Lions on Sunday he might’ve taken out his injured,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Legend has it the great movie director Alfred Hitchcock offered a stock response when any eager actor asked what his motivation was to play a certain character.
"Your salary,'' the master of suspense would reply.
It's supposed to be just that simple...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:46 AM
The Tampa Bay Bucs feel the love for Lovie Smith.
They didn’t wait for anybody else to come courting with lots of cash and fancy perks. They got their man on New Year’s Day. They are currently crossing t’s and dotting I’s on a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Of the 13 quarterbacks selected in the 2003 NFL draft, only three remain active — No. 1 pick Carson Palmer, Packers backup Seneca Wallace and the guy Chicago loved and loathed with equal passion, depending on the week.
The guy once booed during...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Nobody at Halas Hall came out and directly questioned the design of the Bears' pass rush, a misnomer so far.
But if you listened closely the other day, you heard doubt.
"We've stunted our defensive linemen a lot on passing downs, where we didn't...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Charles Tillman's departure from the 2013 season feels like the final, wretched piece in an unnatural, reverse transformation. Think of a butterfly rewinding backward into a larvae or caterpillar state until you have the pupa that is the Bears devolved...