| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Soldier Field in March may be just as brutal as a December football game.
The Hawks on Friday will test the outdoor ice rink on the field before the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series matchup with Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Playing in Chicago has turned some...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Welp, the Bears paid Jay Cutler. Paid him like they landed on Boardwalk with three hotels and a Risk ten-army on top. (You make some rules changes to get through Chicago winters.) And whether or not you agree they overpaid for No. 6, all Bears fans can...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Expiring contracts: Devin Hester, Patrick Mannelly, Blake Costanzo, Anthony Walters, Derrick Martin, Sherrick McManis
Hot topic: Hester, one touchdown away from setting an NFL record for all returns, wants to break that mark and wants to do so as a...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
This season always has been about Jay Cutler. Sunday’s game against the Browns certainly was all about Cutler.
Especially about Cutler.
After missing four games because of injuries and then regaining his starting position after Josh McCown&...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Marc Trestman sounded optimistic that Jay Cutler would start Sunday.
One question, of course, is whether Cutler would finish the game.
The doctors cleared Cutler to practice at full speed and Trestman planned to put him through a full-speed workout...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Dear Bears offense, your coach doesn’t trust you.
We already knew he didn’t trust his ridiculously bad defense, but he doesn’t trust you. He showed that in overtime in Minnesota on Sunday. No matter that you had just blasted down the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Bad and stupid is no way to go through the NFL.
However, those are good reasons the Bears have fallen to 6-6 and seemingly had their season ended after a 23-20 overtime loss to the Vikings.
The Bears always have depended upon the stupidity and...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:23 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Blank stares. Hard swallows. Heads shaking, bobblehead style, side to side in utter disbelief.
Misery engulfed the visiting locker room Sunday at the Metrodome.
After a long and emotionally draining game that required overtime to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:52 AM
The Ravens briefly contemplated an unprecedented scenario Sunday after winning the coin toss at the start of overtime in their 23-20 loss to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
No NFL team has deferred and opted to kick to their opponent in overtime...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb got stuck in a vulnerable position in overtime Sunday, matched opposite imposing Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett.
At 6-foot-6, 265 pounds with impressive speed, Bennett represents a big target.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Crazy the way mind works, the way it can be twisted and tested, then steered toward defining moments. Then what?
At the end of a grueling Sunday at Soldier Field, 11 Bears sauntered into an offensive huddle.
More than five hours had passed since the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:55 PM
After all that happened during the game’s first 59 minutes — the near two-hour weather delay, the conditions that were the worst that most of them had ever played in, the swings of momentum — the Ravens had the ball at the Chicago Bears&...