| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Jon Bostic may never be all that Brian Urlacher was. Or all that Mike Singletary, Dick Butkus or Bill George were.
But the Bears, in the worst way, need him to be more than Dante Jones or Tom Hicks were.
It's true there are no meager expectations...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 9:02 PM
The Bears should not be looking for a developmental quarterback in April's NFL draft.
They should be looking for a quarterback who could become a starter within a year.
This could be the opportunity for the Bears to draft a quarterback in the early...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The question was innocuous enough.
But it struck a nerve with Marc Trestman during his lengthy introductory news conference in January.
"Based on the pieces you have in place, do you anticipate any major changes by bringing in a new defensive...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Who's the best edge rusher in the draft? RaiderNation4Life, from Twitter
It’s Georgia’s Jarvis Jones. Forget about his slow 40 time. He has the burst to defeat a blocker, and he can close on the quarterback. He fits better in a 3-4 as an...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:29 PM
The Chicago Bears' season is over. Same goes for Lovie Smith’s run as Bears coach. Has to be.
Smith has to be fired.
Get on with it. If the Bears are serious about winning the Super Bowl, there’s no other choice.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:36 AM
In trying to pare down the list of coaches who should replace Lovie Smith, I have two top choices, and neither is Bill Cowher.
It’s not that I don’t like or respect Cowher, it’s that I’m looking for the Bears to make a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
It’s this simple: If Brian Urlacher can play, then the Bears should sign him. If he can't, then they shouldn’t. Any questions?
The reality appears to be the Bears don’t believe their Hall-of-Fame-bound middle linebacker can play. OK....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:12 AM
It’s not so much that the Chicago Bears parted ways with Brian Urlacher, a surefire Hall of Famer robbed of his greatest asset by injuries.
No, it was the sloppy, squirrely, deceitful manner the Bears went about it.
It might be too much to say...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Phil Emery had been moving along pretty well in changing a Chicago Bears teams that missed the playoffs five of the last six years.
Then came last week.
Emery went from the mousy handling of Brian Urlacher to replacing him with a problem that might...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Free agency is full of false hope and flimsy promise.
That said, the parade honoring the Bears for winning the first day of free agency should be scheduled for noon Wednesday on Michigan Avenue.
Let the confetti fall and the band play. Free agency...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Heading into his fifth season with the Bears, Jay Cutler doesn't have a whole lot more to ask for at this point.
General manager Phil Emery continued to build around the quarterback Tuesday, making aggressive moves in the first three hours of free agency...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Big yellow construction trucks in the parking lot outside his office greet Bears coach Marc Trestman every morning.
Giant mounds of dirt surround the Bears' headquarters. Part of the team's Lake Forest facility remains off limits as major renovations...