| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:18 PM
If the NFL truly wanted its teams to show America they take concussion awareness seriously, then the marquee Bears-49ers "Monday Night Football'' game would pit backup Jason Campbell vs. backup Colin Kaepernick.
That would be a quarterback matchup...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Without hesitation or apology Thursday at Halas Hall, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted again that he would lie about having a concussion to stay in a game.
The irony was you admired Urlacher's honesty. In the midst of Chicago's weeklong...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The weapon of choice in the NFL is the helmet.
The safety-improved helmet, as well as other advanced protective equipment players wear today, can make them feel invincible and perhaps more reckless in blocking and tackling techniques.
"That's why we...
| Mar 19, 2013
PHOENIX — At the 2010 NFL meetings at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando, the Bears front office was represented in part by Chairman Michael McCaskey, President Ted Phillips, general manager Jerry Angelo and coach Lovie Smith.
At the 2013 NFL annual...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 10:40 AM
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears
George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Jerry Angelo will no longer be the general manager of the Chicago Bears.
Chicago Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips informed Angelo Tuesday morning that he will not be returning as GM in 2012. He had been the GM for the last 12 seasons.
Angelo had a...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:29 PM
What a news day for Chicago sports fans.
In a somewhat uncharacteristic move, the Chicago Bears made big management changes today. General Manager Jerry Angelo has been relieved of his duties. Offensive Coordinator Mike Martz resigned from his position,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:13 AM
If I ran a top-down corporate structure and an underling walked into my office with a plan to fire the guy directly below him but mandate that his successor retain the person below that level, I would’ve fired the guy for presenting such a...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
The NFL’s competition committee had an idea that the Bears should like but don’t.
The committee recommended increasing offseason rosters from 80 players to 90 as a way of developing more talent. Nothing wrong with that, right? A chance to...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Matt Forte still does not have the long-term contract he is seeking, but the Bears have ensured that the Pro Bowl running back will return in 2012.
In a move that was no surprise, the club placed the franchise tag on Forte on Friday, tendering him a one-...
| Feb 14, 2012
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans.
To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com.
1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago
2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I presume that the Bears’ new so-called general manager watched the Super Bowl, as the Bears traditionally have done for 44 of the previous 46 years.
And so, I presume that Phil Emery told Lovie Smith that his defensive line is nowhere close to...