| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Coaching carousel: Texas A&M hires Kevin Sumlin...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:55 PM
At Michael McCaskey’s final NFL owners meeting as chairman of the Bears, NFL owners voted to move up kickoffs and neuter one of the Bears’ greatest weapons.
If you ever wondered how little clout the Bears have league-wide, no matter...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 8:00 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lovie Smith's decision to play his starters throughout Sunday's game at Lambeau Field might have created more questions about the Bears' playoff viability than anything else.
Looking for momentum heading into the team's first...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 9:32 PM
When Lovie Smith was hired as Bears coach seven years ago, he sounded like a man who had come directly out of a pep talk from the McCaskeys, who were tired of having their franchise humiliated for more than a decade by Brett Favre.
Now Smith has a game...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:58 PM
When Aaron Rodgers embraced Jay Cutler near the 50-yard line at 10:44 p.m. Monday night, he must have been wondering why he was congratulating Cutler instead of it being the other way around.
Rodgers had outdueled his counterpart from south of the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Me, I’m rooting for the lawyers in this one. If you are a Bears fan, a Bears player or a Bears wonk, I suggest you do the same, and here’s why:
If the NFL and the players can’t strike a deal to end the lockout by July 21, then it...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Be careful drawing much in the way of conclusions out of preseason play.
Remember, the Bears were 0-4 a year ago and played poorly in getting to that record.
But the offense clicked months ahead of the pace of a year ago and...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Mike Martz spoke Wednesday. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
The Bears'’ offensive coordinator said he believes the Bears “should be able to continue to improve from where we left off and make a quantum leap.’’
Stop right there. You...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Excuse me, but I’m sick of hearing hear how the Bears are a victory over Tampa Bay away from having the same record they took into the bye last season.
The subtext seems to be this: Look at the way they stumbled to start last season and still won...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Look, Jay Cutler wouldn’t have to use naughty words if offensive coordinator Mike Martz would simply call the game plan Cutler told him to call.
Cutler didn’t deny he F-bombed Martz in Sunday night’s game, nor did he have any regrets...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
LONDON — The Bears talked about it so much you hate to wonder where they would be if they didn't reach 4-3 before their week off.
Fortunately, they don't have to consider that now because the goal coach Lovie Smith set forth after a dismal effort...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:34 AM
The Bears point out that this season’s 4-3 record matches last season’s mark at the open week. The implication is they won five in a row and seven of their last nine to win the NFC North last season and feel they can do something like that...