| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:41 AM
Alex Brown wasn't ashamed to admit it.
The Bears defensive end was too curious not to notice what was happening in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
"We peeked up every now and then at the scoreboard," Brown said. "But we had to make sure we took care of our...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Dec 23, 2008
With one arm stretched to the max, Alex Brown reached up and saved the Bears' season.
Brown maneuvered his way through a couple of Packers linemen, lifted his right hand and deflected Mason Crosby's 38-yard field-goal attempt in the final minute of...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Aug 7, 2008
| 10:20 PM
Matt Forte and Garrett Wolfe looked like the perfect combination, at least for one night.
Both Bears running backs were solid Thursday night in a 24-20 exhibition loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.
The eagerly anticipated debut of the...
| Aug 16, 2008
| 10:14 PM
It's not a pattern the Bears want to establish going into the regular season, but the defense picked up the slack as the offense struggled Saturday night.
Brandon Coutu's fifth field goal of the game gave the Seattle Seahawks a 29-26 win in overtime, but...
| Aug 28, 2008
| 10:04 PM
As he leaned in a chair next to his locker, Bears third-string quarterback Caleb Hanie paused when asked to contemplate his future.
"I think anybody wants a chance somewhere," the undrafted rookie free agent said. "But obviously you want to be on the...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Greg Olsen remained on the ground in disbelief, trying to comprehend how the second of two fumbles squirted through his usually sure hands.
There were plenty of reasons to explain how the Bears squandered a 17-3 lead and ended up losing 20-17 to Carolina...
| Sep 21, 2008
| 8:44 PM
As long faces dominated the locker room, Bears receiver Brandon Lloyd had reason to be optimistic, based on his breakout 124-yard performance.
Instead Lloyd was as annoyed as any of his teammates, knowing Sunday's 27-24 overtime loss to Tampa Bay was the...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 6:36 PM
Defensive end Alex Brown wanted to clarify for those who figured the Bears didn't miss Tommie Harris on Sunday.
"I wouldn't go that far," Brown said of his suspended teammate. "You don't find a guy with Tommie's ability every day. You can't just walk...
| Oct 12, 2008
| 8:41 PM
In a season already marked by some excruciating losses in which leads were given away, this one hurt the most. You could hear it in the Bears' voices and see it in their eyes.
"This one is tough. To trail the whole game and our offense made just a huge,...
| Oct 19, 2008
| 7:55 PM
Mike Brown has been to the playoffs with three different Bears teams and to a Super Bowl with one of them. Two of those three teams had better records than the 2008 Bears after seven games. The 2005 edition, which moved Brown to his famous "We suck"...