| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:15 PM
For all the adrenaline and testosterone crammed into an NFL season, football players can be awfully sedate.
If the Bears are at all anxious to face Detroit and quarterback nightmare Ndamukong Suh on Sunday, they don't show it.
Good luck getting...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
No team gets Bears fans more worked up than Green Bay. Yet recently the Detroit Lions have crawled deeper beneath Chicago's skin. RedEye asked Bears fans to take stock of their emotions surrounding their NFC North rivals.
1. Describe your emotions...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
If the excitement of an early NFC North showdown in Detroit doesn't make Bears fans tremble, then certainly fear should do the trick.
The Lions long have been a punch line in the NFL, but these days there seems to be a grimly purposeful malice to the...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Just before the Bears' Week 1 victory over Cincinnati began, the NFL Network's pregame show ran a package featuring clips of all six brand-new rookie NFL head coaches. The montage featured your typical yawps and bellows from eager, young coaches looking...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have gotten past a shaky start to string together four straight wins for a half-game lead over the Detroit Lions at the top of the NFC North standings.
If he hadn't already, Rodgers established himself as a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:56 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers has the Green Bay Packers on a roll, even without three of his best receivers.
With help from a powerful running game, Rodgers picked apart what was left of Minnesota’s defense on Sunday night.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| Oct 24, 2013
Not since the Three Stooges studied the age-old question of heredity versus environment has there been a more fascinating test of epigenetic theory than the one the Bears are about to embark upon.
•Does the system make the player or is it the other...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The Bears and Redskins have played many "statement" games over the years.
Whether it was George Halas' 1940 Bears extracting revenge over outspoken Redskins owner George Preston Marshall with a 73-0 shellacking in the NFL championship game or the...
| Oct 22, 2013
As far as Mondays at Halas Hall go, surely the Bears have experienced ones that sucked the life out of a football city more than the day after their 45-41 loss to the Redskins did.
But none immediately come to mind.
Rare is the occasion when an NFL...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:13 PM
I am the most optimistic Chicago sports fan you'll ever read.
I still hold hope that the Theocracy will break a 105-year Cubs drought, I believe Derrick Rose will lead the Bulls past Miami this spring, and I don't see any reason why the Blackhawks won't...