| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The NFC North championship seemed to be waiting for the Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field.
One play away. Fourth-and-8. Final minute.
Cornerback Tim Jennings felt his excitement rising, a 28-27 Bears lead over the Packers about to become a playoff-...
| 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&...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman was fined $15,750 for his horse-collar tackle on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, according to a league spokesman.
Bowman tackled Smith during the fourth quarter of the Ravens' 23-20 overtime loss to the Bears at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Remember when third-year cornerback Jimmy Smith was viewed as one of the primary concerns of the Ravens’ defense? You should. It was only about two months ago. Now, a case could be made that Smith has consistently been one of the Ravens’...
| 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&...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:39 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco has thrown two touchdown passes in three of his past four games, but he continues to struggle with his accuracy and decision making. His 11 interceptions are one shy of tying a career high. He’s also been sacked 30...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I know the NFL is a passing league. I know the NFL has rigged it to be so.
But still, if I were the Bears this week, I’d commit to the running game.
Matt Forte can run, catch and pick up the blitz. He can and should be the centerpiece of this...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl.
It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
It's easy to forget this now, but in October 2005, Robbie Gould was an unknown solution to a known problem. Veteran kicker Doug Brien had missed three of four kicks and injured his back, and the Bears held a tryout for his replacement.
Emerging from the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...