| Dec 22, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Inside the locker room during their last trip to the University of Phoenix Stadium one night six years ago, ecstasy made Bears players oblivious.
They didn't realize somebody let reporters into their inner sanctum quicker than usual after the Bears...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Three days later, Brandon Marshall understandably felt compelled to elaborate on Sunday's emotional postgame comments demanding accountability, strong words about threatened jobs that carried all the way into the Bears front office.
"Maybe that was a...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Brian Urlacher may play on opening day. He may not.
He may run like the Urlacher of old. He may not.
The uncertainty of Urlacher's situation makes the certainty of Lance Briggs' situation all the more comforting.
Briggs answered the bell consistently...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:34 PM
We all should be so disrespected that our employer pays us $7.7 million.
Poor Matt Forte.
Because of the NFL franchise tag guaranteeing Forte such a paltry salary next season, the pouty Bears running back might not have enough money to pay his team of...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:19 PM
With a smile he rarely shows on the field, Bears left guard Chilo Rachal revealed his first name comes from French Creole origins.
"It's CHI-low,'' Rachal said, accenting a hard consonant blend.
Naturally. Nothing about the veteran whom the Bears made...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:25 PM
This is how ugly starts.
The aging star has one year left on his contract. He wants a new deal. The team doesn't want to give him one. He talks up the merits of free agency.
Next thing you know, Brian Urlacher is a Cardinal.
Or a Seahawk.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly hired veteran Harry Hiestand to his staff, as the offensive line coach and run game coordinator on Wednesday.
“Harry is one of the best offensive line coaches in college football, and we are fortunate to have...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:16 PM
How concerned are you about Brian Urlacher? Do you think his knee is something that could really hinder his performance during the upcoming year? Can the Bears be an elite defense even if Urlacher is not playing at a Pro Bowl level? Daniel G., Lincolnwood...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Lovie Smith was defiant Sunday afternoon shortly after the Bears pulled a Houdini act in escaping with a 19-14 victory over the Lions.
The coach refused to budge over why he passed on a chip-shot field goal with his team trailing by one after Matt...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 10:02 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Brian Urlacher wasn't suffering from a bout of Lovie Smith-like amnesia, he just didn't have any interest in considering when the last time the Bears had a significant victory on the road.
A half-hour earlier the Bears had walked...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 9:32 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler congratulates the Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers at Lambeau Field on January 2, 2011 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Twelve Bears players -- including Jay Cutler, Greg Olsen, Olin Kreutz, Israel Idonije and...