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  • Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss

    Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. 1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
  • Big things expected from Bennett

    Big things expected from Bennett
    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...
  • Fairchild brings fine-tuned coaching instinct to Virginia | College football preview

    Fairchild brings fine-tuned coaching instinct to Virginia | College football preview
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — As a guy with three decades of coaching experience on his resume, Steve Fairchild knew what kind of situation he was walking into last year with the San Diego Chargers. He's been around long enough to get a feel for the...
  • Attention, Bears offense: This is your last bad defensive foe this year

    Attention, Bears offense: This is your last bad defensive foe this year
    Jay Cutler was asked to explain his NFL-best fourth-quarter ability. “I don’t know.’’ Cutler said Wednesday. “I’m getting lucky, I guess.’’ No, you’re getting behind, and that has to stop right now....
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Trestman's big problem: Cutler isn't the only big problem

    Trestman's big problem: Cutler isn't the only big problem
    Is Marc Trestman the right guy to coach the Bears? Who knows? I mean, the Bears still don’t know if Emery is the right guy to be general manager, especially after the Bears retarded Emery’s plan by forcing him to keep Lovie Smith as coach....
  • 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...
  • Bears defense is failing, and that's on Lovie

    Bears defense is failing, and that's on Lovie
    There’s a lot of vitriol aimed at the Bears offense after Lovie Smith’s team embarrassed itself against a bad Minnesota bunch. I get it. Mike Tice’s offense ranks worse than Mike Martz’s, and how stupid is that? Heck, the offense...
  • Who fills the Urlacher void? Cutler, that's who

    Who fills the Urlacher void? Cutler, that's who
    If Brian Urlacher can’t play this season, then Jay Cutler ends up with even more pressure, and I’m not talking about another missed block by J’Marcus Webb. This Bears offseason was all about the offense. I mean, just look: Cutler was...
  • Cutler's 'dreadful' communication issues a concern

    Cutler's 'dreadful' communication issues a concern
    While the Blackhawks were working their way back to the Stanley Cup Final at the end of last week, there was some Jay Cutler news. No, not the item that the Bears quarterback married actress-slash-baby-mama Kristin Cavallari. That just proves Cutler...