| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
It has been a jam-packed eight-plus months for the Bears since the departure of coach Lovie Smith and most of his staff. We're learning about new boss Marc Trestman and his lieutenants, several big free-agent acquisitions and a fresh crop of rookies....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Hard to believe, but we have ourselves a football game Friday. Normally the first preseason game is an opportunity for the Bears to roll out the same old same old, but darn it, this year is different.
The first thing is, it's OK to admit you're not...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
BOURBONNAIS — If you are keeping score at home, give the Bears defense the win on Sunday as Marc Trestman's team put on full pads for the first time in training camp.
Surprised? Don't be. In fact, you should expect a defense that is led by Lance...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:49 PM
BOURBONNAIS — It was a play near the end of practice Tuesday when Alshon Jeffery made it clear something was different.
The Bears were in their red zone period, and Jay Cutler fired a high pass toward the back of the end zone. In another place and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Somebody asked new Bears tight end Martellus Bennett if he had eaten at Ditka's restaurant yet.
"I'm not a big steak person (and) I don't eat pork,'' Bennett said. "I'm not a Muslim but I don't eat pork.''
Another questioner at...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp .
The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Guess what day it is! Guess what day it is!
Training Camp Day is here. First day of practice-open to the public at 9 a.m. Denim shorts and tube socks are both ready!
Congratulations, you survived the summer and even saw the start of the Junior Lake...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:08 PM
PHOENIX — Perhaps they should rename them the Chicago Vultures.
Somewhere along the way, the Bears have become scavengers, sustaining themselves on what other teams have left behind.
If you had to project the Bears' 2013 starting lineup in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:21 PM
PHOENIX — If you find the NFC North unrecognizable this fall, it's not because your binoculars need adjusting.
It's because the division has undergone some radical changes.
"Everybody in our division is getting better, and it already was the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Martellus Bennett makes perfect sense for the Chicago Bears as their primary free-agent signing and automatically makes their offense more potent.
The beauty of Bennett -- who has reached an agreement in principle with the Bears, a source told the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Free agency is full of false hope and flimsy promise.
That said, the parade honoring the Bears for winning the first day of free agency should be scheduled for noon Wednesday on Michigan Avenue.
Let the confetti fall and the band play. Free agency...