| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Do you feel the Chicago Bears should replace the entire coaching staff after Monday night’s terrible performance? — Jonathan Dyer, San Francisco
Lot of questions this week along those lines. I will say this. If Lovie Smith were fighting for...
| 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.
| Mar 21, 2013
If a career falls in Lake Forest and no one around cares to hear it …
Brian Urlacher's extraordinary career with the Bears ended with a resounding whimper Wednesday as an afternoon news release confirmed what long has been expected — that...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Devin Hester and Johnny Knox at the Bulls-Boston Celtics game at the United Center on January 8, 2011. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Chicago Tribune) The Bears had plenty of reasons to hit the town in January. They had a bye during the first round of the NFL playoffs,...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 5:25 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Bears didn't figure Jimmy Clausen posed much of a threat to them Sunday, provided they bottled up talented Panthers' running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart with a new-look defense spearheaded by Julius Peppers....
| Sep 27, 2010
| 10:13 PM
With a little help from some fans in the south end zone, Devin Hester made a Soldier Field leap early in the fourth quarter.
You can understand his excitement. It had been 30 games since his last punt return for a score, a drought that had led some to...