| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Trust what you see, read your keys and play ball.
Sometimes it can be that simple when you are superior on one side of the ball, as the Bears defense was Sunday in a 28-13 win against a lifeless Cardinals offense.
Sure, Larry Fitzgerald made a...
| Dec 9, 2012
The Vikings and quarterback Christian Ponder can use play action Sunday to target the middle of the Bears defense without Brian Urlacher on the field. Think of vertical concepts in the red zone that put stress on Nick Roach as he moves inside to middle...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 2:59 PM
This might not be a full-blown disaster, but you can see it from here.
The Chicago Bears let a rookie quarterback on one of the worst road teams in the league go 97 yards on 12 plays late in the fourth quarter to blow what should’ve been an easy...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:46 PM
As shaken Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice lay flat on his back in the end zone after scoring the winning touchdown Sunday in Seattle's 23-17 overtime victory over the Bears, fans gave him a warped welcome to the southeast corner of Soldier Field....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:01 PM
After the way the 49ers manhandled the Bears on Monday night in San Francisco, Lovie Smith's defense should prep for the Vikings to feature Adrian Peterson in the running game Sunday at Soldier Field. It will face downhill schemes that test the gap...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The player most responsible for keeping Jay Cutler clean Sunday was Jay Cutler.
The quarterback did a number of things well. What he did best was avoid pressure.
Cutler moved in the pocket before throwing six times. Cutler also rolled out four times....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The Pillagers of the Midway are on a record pace, returning seven interceptions for touchdowns in their first eight games as they prepare for Sunday night's prime time adventure against Matt Schaub and the Texans.
What is most remarkable is the fact the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Cowboys and quarterback Tony Romo can create big-play opportunities Monday night with wide receivers Dez Bryant and Miles Austin using max-protection schemes up front. They will keep eight blockers in on protection and test the top of the Bears...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:25 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — A national television audience got a good glimpse of the stout defense and volatile yet improving offense that has defined the first quarter of the Bears season.
The defense intercepted Tony Romo five times — with Charles...
| Oct 3, 2012
The popular joke when the Bears traded for Jay Cutler in 2009 was that they fleeced the Broncos by including two first-round draft picks because such selections were worthless in Chicago. The trade simply spared the Bears the indignity of making even more...