| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Remember back when we were young and naive about the NFL?
Like, four weeks ago?
The New Orleans Saints were Super Bowl-bound. Green Bay's Eddie Lacy was primed to win the rushing title. And Michael Sam was the biggest issue on the league's plate....
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Kid yourself into falling for the convenient local narrative, if you wish, that the Bears lost 38-17 Sunday at Soldier Field because Jay Cutler cannot beat the Packers.
You even can use statistics to impress your friends: Cutler fell to 1-9 against...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Sunday presented the Bears with a chance to announce themselves as a division power and maybe even a Super Bowl contender in this jailbreak of an NFL season.
Instead, the Bears chose to announce they have no clue how to stop Aaron Rodgers, even when he&...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The Bears can lean on their core Cover-2 and Cover-3 coverages versus Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field. However, the ability of Mel Tucker's defense to dress up sub-package pressure is key to getting off the field on third downs...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Jay Cutler didn't have to spell it out for Bears fans the way counterpart Aaron Rodgers did for Packers backers.
But the longer a composed Cutler spoke Thursday at Halas Hall, the clearer it became what Sunday's game at Soldier Field represents to the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Bears can block the Jets’ pass rush, then Jay Cutler can tear up a weak secondary.
Or he can throw a dumb pick.
No matter how tough and brilliant he looked against the 49ers, he’s also the quarterback who looked unacceptably...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:42 PM
Brian Urlacher created another turnover with another spectacular diving grab of an Aaron Rodgers pass. Miraculously, the Bears still had a chance.
Urlacher gave the Bears possession at their 45 down 10 with 9:27 to go. The Bears might not have deserved...
| Nov 22, 2011
A chance encounter in his hometown of Dallas before Super Bowl XLV put Caleb Hanie in front of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.
A bit awestruck, the suddenly relevant Bears quarterback listened as Elway offered words of encouragement for Hanie's play...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Will an Arctic chill play into the weather-worn hands of the Green Bay Packers?
The forecast calls for bitter cold Sunday afternoon when the Packers play host to San Francisco in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but that doesn't...