| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears concluded their two-month offseason program Thursday, the first step on a journey they hope leads to the playoffs.
Players were prohibited from wearing shoulder pads or tackling during nine voluntary and three mandatory practices, so true...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Minicamps in the NFL are an extension of spring organized team activities with similar practice scripts, tempo and competitive periods that are tough to evaluate without the players finishing through in pads.
However, from the perspective of the Bears,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:56 PM
In his prime with the Arizona Cardinals, safety Adrian Wilson thrived off his versatility. At 6-foot-3 and 230 pounds, Wilson was a physically imposing defender who was often a menace as a blitzer. He was a reliable reinforcement in run support while...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Does rookie safety Brock Vereen have a legit chance to start for the Bears in 2014? -- @iamheerdegen from Twitter
I think Vereen has as good a shot as any of the other young safeties that have come in and started for the Bears in the last five-plus...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The Bears prioritized defense in the 2014 draft, as expected. They used four of their eight picks, including their first three, to help rebuild a unit that set a franchise record last season for yards allowed.
Here we break down the impact of each pick...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As the NFL draft nears, we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
Underperformance last season against the run and the pass prompted a shake-up that's expected to carry over from free...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter
The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:47 PM
College: Arkansas St. (undrafted, 2011)
What he adds: Experience and depth on defense and experience on special teams. Bears general manager Phil Emery praised his coverage skills.
Pressing question: Can he...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The first time Lamarr Houston faced the Chicago media, the pricey free-agent defensive end was asked about replacing the now-departed Julius Peppers, of course.
But Houston’s answer was telling a bigger truth about himself and what passes for a...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:29 PM
The Bears have done a lot of work to build the roster since the end of the regular season and in free agency. What about an extension for wide receiver Brandon Marshall who is entering the final year of his contract? Is that in the cards for Phil Emery?...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...