| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:45 PM
At the risk of making the understatement of the year, the Bears' bye week likely could not have come at a better time.
First Jay Cutler left Sunday's game in the second quarter with a groin injury. Then Lance Briggs went down with a shoulder issue. Then...
| 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 9, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Jay Cutler will have opportunities Thursday night at Soldier Field to attack a Giants defense that has been shredded through the first five weeks of the season with vertical concepts that open up underneath throwing lanes.
As shown here, the Bears...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Anybody with a heart can respect the way Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall consistently uses his star power to promote the cause of mental health.
The latest example came Tuesday at Halas Hall when Marshall, afflicted with borderline personality...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:37 PM
The Bears host the Giants on Thursday in what should be a great game. And it should be a track meet, as the Bears are beaten up on defense and the Giants defense has been nonexistent. Which means both teams could have fantasy game changers.
| Oct 7, 2013
On the first play of the Bears' 26-18 loss Sunday to the Saints, running back Matt Forte let a soft toss slither through his fingers for a 10-yard loss.
It set the perfect tone for a day defined by the Bears dropping the ball, literally and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:08 PM
When quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears move the ball into the red zone Sunday against the Saints, they should prep for some combination man looks (bracket coverage) from Rob Ryan's defense.
Using the All-22 coaches film, let's breakdown how Falcons...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 3:33 PM
I was sitting at the Blue Line Bar watching the Bears eek out a loss to New Orleans when two Bears veterans made horrible plays. People were rolling off the train and lining up to watch Cutler and the offense march and march and march. The Bears were...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the Bears prepare for the Vikings on Sunday at Soldier Field, Jay Cutler and the offense should expect to see plenty of Cover-2 looks from Leslie Frazier's club.
Using the All-22 coaches tape from the Week 1 victory over the Bengals, let's examine...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Jay Cutler and the Bears offense should expect multiple fronts and creative blitz schemes from Dick LeBeau's Steelers defense. It's a unit that will disguise and roll coverage while using zone pressures to attack the quarterback.
As shown here, the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Killing the fun notion that the Bears had hired a football facsimile of life coach Tony Robbins, Jay Cutler kidded that Marc Trestman has yet to ask him to fall blindly backward to prove he would catch the quarterback.
"He hasn't said, 'Hey, this is a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A quick list of all the wacky crap that transpired in the Bears' 31-30 win over Minnesota:
1. Minnesota's Cordarrelle Patterson returned the game's opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.
2. Devin Hester returned the ensuing kickoff 76 yards, en...