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  • Sighting: Star-filled New Year's Eve -- and week ahead

    Sighting: Star-filled New Year's Eve -- and week ahead
    Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area? NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
  • That stench? Oh, that's the Bears' best players

    That stench? Oh, that's the Bears' best players
    If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic: Their stars have to play like stars. I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
  • Bears alive heading into final Sunday

    Bears alive heading into final Sunday
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — They're alive. Only because they faced an offense far more disjointed than their own were the Bears able to withstand another lethargic start. Jump-started by two defensive touchdowns — their first since Week 9 —...
  • Bears take a punch, win decision

    Bears take a punch, win decision
    Ndamukong Suh had the knockdown of the night when he rocked Jay Cutler on a sack in the second quarter. But the Bears recovered to win the decision Monday night. The hope is the quarterback isn't too sore after he was diagnosed with bruised ribs...
  • NFL draft preview: Running backs

     NFL draft preview: Running backs
    This running back class has a little depth, but very little top-end talent. In fact, scouts agree this could be the first draft in 50 years in which no running back is chosen in the first round. Alabama's Eddie Lacy appears to be the only first-round...
  • Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach

    Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach
    The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense." For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
  • As NFL teams open camps, questions abound about NFC clubs

    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,...
  • Cutler KO'd as Bears fall 13-6 to Texans

    Cutler KO'd as Bears fall 13-6 to Texans
    The Bears made Jason Campbell one of the highest-paid backup quarterbacks in the NFL for situations just like this. They have to be hoping they won't need Campbell's services for an extended period after starter Jay Cutler was knocked out of Sunday...
  • Bears lose 6th straight against Packers, who clinch NFC North

    Bears lose 6th straight against Packers, who clinch NFC North
    Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree. There will be no NFC North crown...
  • When do we start blaming Cutler?

    When do we start blaming Cutler?
    Here’s the thing about Jay Cutler’s throw that was sort of aimed at Devin Hester during yet another miserable Cutler performance in yet another aggravating loss to the Packers: It was so bad and such a turning point that even Lovie Smith,...
  • 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: Running back

    Bears position analysis: Running back
    There cannot be a player on offense who is more excited about the new Chicago Bears coaching staff than Matt Forte. Forte always has considered himself a dual threat out of the backfield and new coach Marc Trestman has a proven track record for making...