| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Though nobody requested one, coach Lovie Smith said he wasn't about to offer an apology after his Bears rallied to stave off the Panthers for their fifth straight victory.
I'm wondering if the coach is listening to his team's critics more than he ever...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 1:47 PM
If Mike Tice went home last Sunday night looking for consolation after a game-winning two-minute drive saved the day for his sleep-inducing offense in a victory over the Panthers, he didn't find it from his wife.
"Like Diane said, 'What did you do in...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:18 PM
It's understandable if the hype of a potential Super Bowl matchup one week, followed by a prospective NFC championship showdown the next, seems highly relevant midway through a season. But really, it's only hype. Getting to the real NFC championship...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Contrary to prevailing thought, the Bears offensive tackle who represents the key to protecting Jay Cutler this season does not write poetry.
He tells story problems.
"We had an all-out blitz,'' Gabe Carimi recalled Monday of a play against the...
| Aug 24, 2012
If you're passing on Friday night's Bears-Giants game, I don't blame you. Summer is evaporating and it makes sense to enjoy these final weekends before the leaves change colors.
For the Bears, however, this glorified scrimmage is the biggest day since...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:45 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Bears came to MetLife Stadium on Friday night looking for a couple of answers.
Maybe some solutions emerged, but there are still more questions remaining for this team with time for evaluations and Plan B discoveries...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:35 PM
If the Bears had a sense of humor they would pass out 61,500 pairs of blue-and-orange 3-D glasses Sunday at Soldier Field to symbolize the new way of watching football in Chicago.
Behold, Bears fans: Your team finally caught up to the modern NFL. But I...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Listen up, Bears fans.
Your quarterback had even more to say Sunday after the statement the Bears issued to the rest of the NFL with a 41-21 victory over the Colts at Soldier Field. And Jay Cutler was even polite.
"Please, please, please, let's tone...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:07 PM
The wide receivers took the bows and the cornerbacks got the high-fives, but the Bears won their opener Sunday because they beat the Colts in the trenches.
The play of the Bears offensive line was particularly eye-opening. And no one played better on...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Jay Cutler caused a stir last month when he publicly questioned the development of the Bears' offensive line.
Jim Covert, considered the best left tackle in Bears history, has a different slant on the situation — especially with regard to oft-...
| Jun 30, 2012
Greg Olsen left Chicago kicking and screaming last summer when former Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz apparently expedited his trade to the Panthers because the pass-catching tight end did not fit into his system.
So it is natural for Olsen to...
| Sep 14, 2012
GREEN BAY — It's one thing to block the Colts, without Dwight Freeney and with the comforts of playing at home.
It's quite another to block the Packers, with Clay Matthews and the thunder that some 70,000 lathered-up Cheesies can create.