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  • Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss

    Mistakes pile up in Bears' 1st loss
    DETROIT — Theo Spight wears a Lions hard hat, a jersey numbered "00" and after every touchdown scored by the home team at Ford Field, he grabs a microphone behind the end zone, and thrusts his deep voice into "Gridiron Heroes," the Lions' fight...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss

    Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. 1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
  • Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory

    Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory
    Brandon Marshall really wanted to see the football more. It came his way plenty Thursday night. Brandon Marshall desperately needed a Bears victory. He helped provide it. With a pair of glowing green cleats and two crowd-pleasing touchdown...
  • At some point, you have to tackle

    At some point, you have to tackle
    Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football. Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers. Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
  • Pick an area, and the Bears stunk

    Pick an area, and the Bears stunk
    OK, so it wasn’t going to be easy for the Bears this season, but yeesh, did it have to be this awful? The Bears lost both lines of scrimmage, lost the ball, lost control of things the second quarter, and that’s how you lose an ugly...
  • Bears have that run-down feeling again

    Bears have that run-down feeling again
    ST. LOUIS — Any running back can gash the Bears these days. All-Pro or second-stringer, established veteran or off-the-street free agent, bruiser or speedster. Credentials are irrelevant. This once-proud defense stops the run like a colander stops...
  • Bears' defense saves dumbest for last

    Bears' defense saves dumbest for last
    Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers. The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another. And that was...
  • 50 is the new … 50

    50 is the new … 50
    When the Bears retired Mike Ditka's old No. 89 in May, they announced that his would be the team's final retired number. And no wonder: their 14 retired numbers is the most in the NFL. Among the great players whose jerseys will not be removed from...
  • Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4

    Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4
    Expiring contracts: Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Corey Wootton, Major Wright, D.J. Williams, James Anderson, Jeremiah Ratliff, Zack Bowman, Nate Collins, Kelvin Hayden, Craig Steltz, Landon Cohen. Hot topic: Is Mel Tucker safe? Or isn't he?...
  • Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve

    Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve
    Rather than spend New Year’s Eve at a private party or on the couch watching the ball drop on TV, some celebrities braved the Chicago-in-January weather and hit the town to ring in 2014. The Bulls’ Derrick Rose, Bears’ Alshon Jeffery,...
  • Cutler, Marshall connect in Bears' 33-28 win over Chargers

    Cutler, Marshall connect in Bears' 33-28 win over Chargers
    Jay Cutler was reunited with Brandon Marshall on Thursday night and the pair connected on four passes and a touchdown in the first half of the Bears' 33-28 preseason victory over the Chargers at Soldier Field. The best-laid plans to spread the ball...
  • Breaking Bears: Perfect formula for 3-0

    Breaking Bears: Perfect formula for 3-0
    Yep, it's almost over. No, not the Bears' season. Only the most pessimistic fan would fear the worst from a 3-0 team. Rather, "Breaking Bad" has just one more episode remaining to incinerate our nerves before its five-season run ends Sept. 29. And...