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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No reason for Bears to extend Smith now

    No reason for Bears to extend Smith now
    Bears coach Lovie Smith can be a spinner of fairy tales at times. Devin Hester is a No. 1 receiver. Remember that one? I also recall Smith proclaiming that the Bears’ victory in Minnesota last January actually was their first win of this season,...
  • Trestman's big problem: Cutler isn't the only big problem

    Trestman's big problem: Cutler isn't the only big problem
    Is Marc Trestman the right guy to coach the Bears? Who knows? I mean, the Bears still don’t know if Emery is the right guy to be general manager, especially after the Bears retarded Emery’s plan by forcing him to keep Lovie Smith as coach....
  • Lovie said he hasn't changed, which is the problem

    Lovie said he hasn't changed, which is the problem
    If you have to ask what it will take to save Lovie Smith’s job, then haven’t you already answered the question? And if you ask Smith what he believes he might need to change in order to keep that job, he gives you an answer that should...
  • The grudge report: Benson drops the ball again

    The grudge report: Benson drops the ball again
    Funny thing from Cedric Benson. You remember him, right? Former Bears No. 1 draft pick, taken fourth overall in 2005. You’ll see him Thursday night. He’s the Packers’ new starting running back, and get this: He told the Green Bay...
  • Losing Tillman wouldn't be biggest loss for Bears defense

    Losing Tillman wouldn't be biggest loss for Bears defense
    Coming off a game in which he forced an incredible four fumbles, Charles Tillman’s absence Sunday night against Houston would be a big loss -- bigger still considering he has forced seven fumbles in eight games and returned two interceptions for...
  • It's never too early to talk about Toub's head-coaching prospects

    It's never too early to talk about Toub's head-coaching prospects
    Sherrick McManis came off the end to block a punt and Corey Wootton came up the middle to return it for a touchdown in Tennessee, and I’m thinking, Dave Toub might be one more Devin Hester touchdown return away from getting a head coaching job. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 49ers pound Bears

    49ers pound Bears
    SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback. The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...