| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Brian Urlacher may play on opening day. He may not.
He may run like the Urlacher of old. He may not.
The uncertainty of Urlacher's situation makes the certainty of Lance Briggs' situation all the more comforting.
Briggs answered the bell consistently...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Jay Cutler was sacked six times Sunday, which usually is grounds for putting the offensive line in solitary confinement with no visitation privileges.
But a review of the tape revealed the big boys didn't play all that poorly. In fact, the linemen...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
| Oct 6, 2012
Most fans go to Bears summer training camp hoping to be entertained by spectacular offensive plays.
Jay Cutler lofts a deep pass to Brandon Marshall, Devin Hester or Earl Bennett and the crowd goes wild. Matt Forte bursts through a hole and races 35...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The vision for this Bears offense was to be able to allow opposing defenses to pick their poison.
That vision became reality in Jacksonville as the Bears were proficient at gashing the Jaguars with whatever the Jaguars concentrated the fewest...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:13 PM
When the Bears re-signed Zack Bowman earlier this week, fourth-year cornerback D.J. Moore was excited to see his old teammate. But Bowman's arrival came at the expense of Moore's longtime teammate Chris Williams, who was waived this week. Moore spoke with...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:19 PM
With a smile he rarely shows on the field, Bears left guard Chilo Rachal revealed his first name comes from French Creole origins.
"It's CHI-low,'' Rachal said, accenting a hard consonant blend.
Naturally. Nothing about the veteran whom the Bears made...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Considering the Bears' No. 2 wide receiver couldn't play against the Lions on Monday night, you might be surprised to know the Bears were considerably more reliant on "11" personnel, or three receiver packages, than usual.
The Bears used 11 personnel...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Though nobody requested one, coach Lovie Smith said he wasn't about to offer an apology after his Bears rallied to stave off the Panthers for their fifth straight victory.
I'm wondering if the coach is listening to his team's critics more than he ever...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:34 PM
As an Arlington Heights native, Colts safety Tom Zbikowski remembers years of bland, rarely potent offenses from the Bears.
Standing in the mostly cleared-out visiting locker room at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, Zbikowski shook his head after the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...