| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Jimmy Clausen has a short window to prove himself. But, at least for now, he has an opportunity.
The Bears added the 26-year-old quarterback to their backup competition Thursday, signing Clausen to a one-year deal and waiving linebacker Lawrence...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Q: If the draft is how you build a franchise, then why is there not more coverage of a teams’ scouts? I don't mean fluff or assassination jobs, just journalism 101. How many current Bears scouts gave Jerry Angelo advice? How does the Bears’...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons.
That was a demoralizing finish...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance.
They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Some serious hand-wringing is going on in Dallas, where Kyle Orton hasn't shown up for mandatory minicamp, forcing Brandon Weeden to take the first-team reps at quarterback for the Cowboys while Tony Romo recovers from back surgery.
Orton, the former...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:57 PM
In the old days, before a new $126 million contract eased the pressure and a second son added perspective, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler responded to questions about his maturation as well as he did receivers who ran the wrong routes.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The Bears completed their first day of a three-day mini-camp Tuesday at Halas Hall entering the home stretch of their offseason program. After Tuesday’s practice, quarterback Jay Cutler met the media, holding his first press conference since early...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:24 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — When Phil Emery set out to rebuild the Chicago Bears defensive line in free agency, he cast a wide net at the outset.
The Bears were all-in on Michael Bennett before the defensive end re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks and...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With the Bears drafting Kyle Fuller (which looks to me like a great pick) and considering they have two starting corners in Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings, do you think it is possible fourth-round pick Brock Vereen will be on the field more than...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter
The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions:
This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Chicago Bears addressed their interior defensive line need by drafting LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson in the second round with the 51st-overall pick on Friday night.
Ferguson, who measured 6 feet 3, 315 pounds at the scouting combine in February,...