| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:51 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Tradition dictates that the day the Bears report for training camp at Olivet Nazarene University includes plenty of floppy hats and flimsy subject matter.
So it came as no surprise when general manager Phil Emery began his remarks...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When it comes to blending excitement with gloom over sports teams, no place does it better than Chicago.
So our town is in somewhat of a frenzy over the start of Bears' camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, which most apparently expect to...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:38 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Even if you didn't know much about the Bears and you happened on a practice at Olivet Nazarene University, you probably would ask the person next to you who that No. 75 is.
He stands out at times because he looks like a boy among men...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Jay Cutler is going to have the best year of his NFL career in 2013. Whether you love the Bears quarterback or love to hate him, Jay does not care. (DOOOOOOOOESN'T CAAAAAAAARE.) But what's happened around Cutler is what's important in forecasting his near...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Playing video games online against strangers is fun, and controlling your favorite athletes through video games is fun too. But what if the stranger you played against was also your favorite athlete? Retired Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer is the co-...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Until the Bears beat the Bengals in the Sept. 8 opener at Soldier Field, there's no call for a victory parade. No cause for celebration.
Regardless, I consider the first two days of Camp Trestman a "win."
Before Marc Trestman outlined — in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman said earlier this week he wasn't ready to make any announcements about the rookies on the right side of his offensive line.
His decision Thursday night for the exhibition finale against the Browns at Soldier Field said it all....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Bears will open their 2013 season Sunday by hosting Cincinnati at Soldier Field. With kickoff nearing, here’s this week’s “Hurry-Up,” a flurry of notable odds and ends on the Bengals.
The Bears’ offensive line...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:09 PM
When Kyle Long and Jordan Mills line up at right guard and right tackle, respectively, against the Bengals on Sunday at Soldier Field, it will mark the first time the Bears have started two rookies on the offensive line to begin a season in 30 years....
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The difference in the Bears' strength program at this point is noise.
There is more of it.
That's the noise that comes from big plates crashing to the ground after an explosive lift. And the guttural sounds men make when they try to move heavy...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' starting front four is going to be a force this season and hopefully for years to come, but after the starters the roster doesn't look so great. I'm wondering, what percentage of snaps the starters are expected to play and how important it is...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:45 PM
There's a ton of optimism attached to the NFL Draft, regardless of the situation your favorite team is in. Whether that translates into success on the field is another story.
For example, the Bears—under both Mark Hatley and Jerry Angelo at...