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Phil Emery

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  • Loss of Cutler hurts, loss of dependable defense worse

    Loss of Cutler hurts, loss of dependable defense worse
    LANDOVER, Md. — After Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stayed on the ground for five seconds Sunday at FedEx Field, left tackle Jermon Bushrod knew. "Usually he gets right back up," Bushrod said. But on first-and-10 from the Bears' 45 with 9...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss

    Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. 1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
  • Bears' death-spiral defense loses only guy who tackles

    Bears' death-spiral defense loses only guy who tackles
    You might think the Bears don’t have much of a team after what you saw in Washington. They lost to a bad team and lost their captains on both side of the ball. Dire, if not terminal. Bears coach Marc Trestman thinks you’re wrong. You...
  • Optimism for Bears a tough sell

    Optimism for Bears a tough sell
    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...
  • Does Emery know how to draft a defense?

    Does Emery know how to draft a defense?
    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...
  • Bears should put off Cutler decision for season

    Bears should put off Cutler decision for season
    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...
  • RIP, legendary Bears defense

    RIP, legendary Bears defense
    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 …...
  • My bad, Kyle Long

    My bad, Kyle Long
    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...
  • Bears' Bass is opening eyes

     Bears' Bass is opening eyes
    Watching a grainy high school videotape that made it tough to see anything but a guy in dreadlocks dominating, Missouri Western State football coach Jerry Partridge reacted the same way five years ago many Bears fans did Sunday. Who is this David Bass?...
  • On second thought, Trestman has stubborn streak

    On second thought, Trestman has stubborn streak
    One week, Marc Trestman the football savant offers a 590-word explanation to defend preserving timeouts in the final minute against the Ravens, citing research that revealed NFL teams starting drives at the 16-yard line scored touchdowns 13 percent of the...
  • Bears special teams no longer among elite

    Bears special teams no longer among elite
    When putting together the list of grievances surrounding the 2013 Bears, it's important to remember the forgotten unit. Amid compulsory second-guessing over confounding tactical decisions on offense and growing public resentment over inept defense,...
  • Cutler and Bears an uneasy but necessary fit

    Cutler and Bears an uneasy but necessary fit
    For the 12th time in the last 35 games Monday night, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss a start because of injury. Alas, the condition of the sod hasn't been the only thing to warrant constant worry at Soldier Field the past few seasons. To...