| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jeff Reynolds, The Sports Xchange
Game Scout: Lions at Bears
Detroit Lions (5-3) at Chicago Bears (5-3)
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Soldier Field, Chicago - TV: FOX
*TV announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston
*Keys to the game:...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Despite the recent string of injuries on the Bears roster, there are still good things happening with this team. One is a much improved offense, currently ranked 14th in the NFL.
The main reason why the offense has performed so well is a rebuilt...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It's sad when it ends like this.
I am talking about the Bears season, but I'm also speaking of the great Bears defense.
So many years. So many wins. So many pick-sixes, forced fumbles, great players.
It had to end sometime and it has ended …...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Slow down, Chicago.
We went from worrying about Jay Cutler's injury to wondering whether the quarterback had played his last game as a Bear faster than it took Cutler to limp off the field Sunday in Landover, Md. Logically, it was the kind of quantum...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Remember how you feared former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo drafting offense?
Watch out, because now it looks like Phil Emery is having the same effect on the once-proud unit known as the Bears defense.
I guess that Halas Hall seat comes with...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:07 PM
In a simpler time — when we were wide-eyed and fresh-faced — all that mattered was seeing our team win.
Kids don't engage in conversations about "buyers or sellers." They don't root for their team to lose so it improves its draft position or...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The most frustrating part of watching Bears games this season comes when they're on defense, a 180 from every year in recorded history. More specifically, the weak spot is the very center of the defense.
Season-ending injuries to tackles Henry Melton...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 4, 2013
In February 2007, Marc Trestman was an unemployed football coach teaching for an on-line sports training company when he arrived at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis for a corporate speaking engagement.
Trestman did more profound listening than...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:22 PM
As early as his college days at Wayne State in his native Detroit, Bears general manager Phil Emery got paid to help determine who stays and who goes.
Emery worked as a bouncer at Coral Gables, a bustling nightclub where crowds up to 1,000 gathered to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Henry Melton insisted on driving himself home in the wee hours of Monday morning after returning from Pittsburgh, coach Marc Trestman exchanged texts with the injured Bears defensive tackle like a parent checking on his child.
When Melton showed up...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Killing the fun notion that the Bears had hired a football facsimile of life coach Tony Robbins, Jay Cutler kidded that Marc Trestman has yet to ask him to fall blindly backward to prove he would catch the quarterback.
"He hasn't said, 'Hey, this is a...