| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
2013: 10-6, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: QB Nick Foles is coming off an unbelievable season, with 27 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. LeSean McCoy is the defending rushing champion and the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:00 PM
2013 | 13-3, 1st in West
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: The last franchise to win back-to-back Super Bowl titles was New England in 2003 and ’04, so the Seahawks have quite a challenge. Then again, Pete Carroll...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions.
Willie Young: Real deal or too little tape to effectively judge him at this point? -- @procrastiNATE from Twitter
We’re looking at a small sample size for Young to this point – two...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the Bears prepare for this weekend’s trip to San Francisco, we asked Matt Barrows, the 49ers beat writer for the Sacramento Bee, for his candid personal scouting report. Here are four things you need to know about the Niners before Sunday’s...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The first thing the Bears do when it comes to organizing a game plan each week is to go over pass protections.
If they can't block a play, they're not going to run it.
That process becomes more complex this week with center Roberto Garza,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts.
At 34, Justin Smith (6 feet 4, 285 pounds) hasn't shown signs of slowing down, remaining one of the most scheme versatile and productive linemen in the NFL. He sacked Cowboys quarterback Tony...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:37 PM
The good injury fortune the Bears offense enjoyed last season apparently ran out when the calendar flipped to 2014. As a result, they proceed from Sunday's home loss to the Bills with the status of several key starters in doubt.
The Bears could be...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Could the San Francisco 49ers already be finished with troubled linebacker Aldon Smith?
San Jose Mercury News columnist Tim Kawakami, who is very plugged in with that franchise, says several sources within the organization have indicated to him Smith...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:39 PM
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in San Jose early Sunday, police said, three days after the NFL ramped up its penalties for domestic violence.
San Jose police said they were...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The NFL suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the season for violating the league's substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. Smith, 24, will be eligible to return to the 49ers' active roster on Nov. 10...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Aldon Smith is going to be sticking around in San Francisco after the 49ers exercised their fifth-year option on the troubled linebacker’s rookie contract.
The 49ers’ move comes hours before the contract deadline and just weeks after Smith's...