| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It shouldn’t be that hard to beat a team that came in 0-5, but then, there are a lot of shouldn’ts with the Bears.
And the most painful and obvious is the defensive line.
This is getting ridiculous with the front four. Or what they call...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:14 AM
"Change isn’t always bad," Jay Cutler was saying Monday shortly after the Chicago Bears whacked Lovie Smith.
Wait, Cutler said that? Cutler said change isn’t always bad? The guy who seemed annoyed that he has had a different offensive...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 8:45 PM
If the NFL really wanted to back up all its big talk about parity, it would’ve made Josh McCown quarterback the Packers.
Sorry, but I wasn’t impressed, no matter what the final yardage was. McCown threw two interceptions when it mattered, and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:53 PM
It's comical to imagine the Bears can exact fierce revenge Sunday against the Packers at Soldier Field. Even an Old Testament-style "smiting" by the home team isn't going to return any yesterdays or erase past disaster.
With apologies to sports...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Yeah, I figured the Bears' season was over when they choked the opener against the Bills in overtime at home.
Ultimately, it still might be over because of that horrible loss to a bad team. As convenient as it is to point to that embarrassment against...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:14 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Marc Trestman’s play-calling at the end of the first half or Marc Trestman’s play-calling at the end of the first drive of the third quarter?
Let’s examine both to see how inexplicable...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The Arizona Cardinals could pull off a season sweep.
Not only is Bruce Arians on track for his second NFL coach-of-the-year award in three seasons, but also Todd Bowles, the team's defensive coordinator, is prominent in the conversation for assistant...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:58 PM
When Aaron Rodgers embraced Jay Cutler near the 50-yard line at 10:44 p.m. Monday night, he must have been wondering why he was congratulating Cutler instead of it being the other way around.
Rodgers had outdueled his counterpart from south of the...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 11:09 AM
The three NFL starters from the Peninsula had landmark regular seasons. Each excelled for a division champion, two made the Pro Bowl and the other was part of NFL history.
But January is football's cruelest month, and all endured the frustrations of an...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:22 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Bears wonks’ ongoing public stupidity or Bears players’ ongoing public money-grubbing?
Congratulations to everyone at Halas Hall. They’ve shown great teamwork in making the operation up...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 AM
If the Bears can’t play the Cardinals again, then they get perhaps the best opponent for their half of a must-win/then-pray Sunday to decide their postseason fate.
I mean, do you know how bad the Lions are?
Bad enough to lose 38-10 to the...