| Feb 11, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Dave Toub was forced to wonder how it would shake out at this time a year ago when the Bears' top six tacklers on special teams all were headed to unrestricted free agency.
He's in a similar position again as five of the top eight core players, based...
| Dec 12, 2008
CHICAGO - The New Orleans Saints tried to ice Robbie Gould.
Turns out he was too cool to let it bother him.
Gould booted the Saints out of Soldier Field with another
devastating loss and boosted the Chicago Bears' playoff hopes.
| Dec 13, 2008
The Saints playoff hopes are all but extinguished.
Robbie Gould kicked a 35 yard field goal on the Bears first possession in overtime to give Chicago a 27-24 win over New Orleans. The winning field goal was set up by a 38 yard pass interference call...
| Sep 8, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS - Chicago rediscovered its winning formula Sunday night. Play tough defense, control the ball and make no major mistakes.
No, it wasn't enough to win a Super Bowl 19 months ago against Indianapolis, but it was the perfect scenario to ruin...
| Nov 16, 2008
| 7:50 PM
As he brushed off his suit jacket in the locker room, Lance Briggs tried his best to explain how the Packers had undressed the free-falling Bears defense.
"Nothing was effective," the Pro Bowl linebacker said. "We didn't do what we wanted to do, and they...
| Nov 23, 2008
| 6:46 PM
Devin Hester playfully referred to it as "Secret Weapon No. 5," but the rest of the NFL knows it as the "Wildcat" offense.
The direct snap to the running back has been a staple in the Miami Dolphins' attack all season. Suddenly, it has become part of the...
| 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...