| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Bears offense under Marc Trestman could have to lean on basic West Coast passing concepts Sunday at Soldier Field to minimize the talented Bengals defensive line. Think of three-step routes for Jay Cutler to get the ball out with a quick read...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker vaguely explained his position Wednesday when he was asked whether he would call more blitzes to jump-start a sputtering pass rush.
"We'll blitz when we need to, and when we want to," he said....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:34 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:20 PM
LANDOVER, Md. — After Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stayed on the ground for five seconds Sunday at FedEx Field, left tackle Jermon Bushrod knew.
"Usually he gets right back up," Bushrod said.
But on first-and-10 from the Bears' 45 with 9...
| 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,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Over 32 long years of coaching for 17 bosses in 10 different cities, Marc Trestman had prepared for an opportunity like this, to be an NFL head coach who makes a singular decision that dictates an outcome.
Trestman made key calls as head coach of the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Anquan Boldin's sensational San Francisco debut helped keep the 49ers on quite a roll against Green Bay.
And Vernon Davis did his part in a prolific passing game led by Colin Kaepernick in a 34-28 victory over the Packers on Sunday....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
You couldn’t miss Jay Cutler’s spreading the ball around in the Bears’ first-half vivisection of the Oakland Raiders on Friday.
I mean, he threw to three different tight ends in the first quarter alone, or two tight ends and the...
| Aug 28, 2013
Here is a fun game to play with friends: Name the best or deepest position on the Bears. Where are they at their best? Is it their depth at defensive line or running back or in the secondary, perhaps?
"Cornerback,'' cornerback Tim Jennings said....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:50 PM
After each of his two touchdown receptions Thursday night at Soldier Field against the Giants, an exultant Brandon Marshall dropped to his knees in the end zone, extended his arms and looked toward the sky.
Under those circumstances, Bears coach Marc...