| Sep 10, 2006
In Polynesian culture, a celebration, by definition, is not a private affair. Word of good news spreads as if it were carried by the wind, touching uncles, cousins, brothers, friends, sisters, girlfriends, ex-girlfriends and strangers, and without...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:12 PM
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NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs was medically cleared to play but he is questionable for Sunday's game at the Philadelphia Eagles.
Briggs has been out for eight weeks with a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears demolished the Dallas Cowboys 45-28 Monday night at Soldier Field to improve to 7-6 and remain in the thick of NFC North race.
1. Marc Trestman left no gray area regarding the team’s quarterback situation for...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Do you think the Bears should try to sign Jay Ratliff, if not for this season, then looking ahead to 2014-2016? -- Kashif K.
That is a bad idea right now, in my opinion. I am not saying Ratliff will not be a contributor for a team in 2014 but if the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:35 PM
There were no trumpets or bright lights welcoming the seventh pick of the 2008 draft when he unassumingly walked out to minicamp practice wearing a gray, long-sleeved T-shirt Wednesday.
The expectations for Sedrick Ellis with the Bears are not what they...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The franchise of Walter Payton, Gale Sayers and Red Grange could become the attack of Kahlil Bell, Armando Allen and maybe even Harvey Unga on Sunday at Detroit.
Unga is on the practice squad and Bell has already been signed off the street and moved...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
There's something for everyone in this class of defensive tackles. If it's a quick, pass rushing three technique you desire, Sharrif Floyd is your man. If you prefer a gigantic plugger, Johnathan Hankins will be your guy. Or if you need a combination, how...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
If Manti Te'o drops to the Bears do you take him? Also, if Matt Barkley drops to the second round do you take a gamble on him to groom him for the future? -- Tim Miller, Endwell, N.Y.
I would consider Te'o if I were the Bears, without a doubt, and take...
| Feb 5, 2013
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...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:28 PM
As the Bears have navigated their way through the offseason workout program, the voluntary minicamp and the rookie camp, they have started to become a team.
A new team.
When they convene at Halas Hall on Monday for the first of 10 scheduled OTA...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Chicago Bears' Charles Tillman is a busy man this season, both on and off the field. From his famous ball punch on Sundays to his quest to make an impact in the lives of the youth of Chicago with his Cornerstone Foundation . Tilliman on Monday hosted a...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:51 PM
If the Bears have any hope to pass the Packers, pass is the operative word.
And there is no opportunity like right here, right now.
Three hundred yards in the air should be easy for Jay Cutler and company with this group of gifted receivers.