| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:56 AM
If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic:
Their stars have to play like stars.
I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:07 PM
What we learned in Arizona on Sunday was the Chicago Bears are back to beating stiffs and the defense is back to scoring.
I don’t know what the Cardinals do for a living, but playing football isn’t it.
It’s true the Bears could...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
You couldn’t miss Jay Cutler’s spreading the ball around in the Bears’ first-half vivisection of the Oakland Raiders on Friday.
I mean, he threw to three different tight ends in the first quarter alone, or two tight ends and the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sixth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp.
Mike Groh was at a coaching clinic in Dallas in mid-February when he received a call from the Bears.
Was he interested in the team's wide receivers job?
Groh didn't know there was an...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Jay Cutler made quick, accurate decisions, Matt Forte was dangerous everywhere and Marc Trestman’s play-calling used the width and depth of the field. Like that, the Bears piled up 212 yards and three TDs in their first 20 plays. Now, can they do...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Tuesday marks the release of "Madden 25," the 25th edition in the video game franchise's epically popular series. To celebrate, Prima Games organized a 25-hour marathon live stream leading up to the game's release. It began with a showdown between...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Brandon Marshall is expected to start the Bears’ scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and man, do the Bears ever need him on the field.
So Jay Cutler can throw to someone else.
As the Bears broke training camp in Bourbonnais,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman has spoken highly of quarterback Jay Cutler since taking over the team.
Some of the good things Trestman has said: "He's a bright football guy," "He's great to work with" and "Jay understands this offense."
My question is,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:03 PM
OAKLAND — The Bears’ most significant dress rehearsal for the regular season was encouraging as the first-team offense moved the ball efficiently and the starting defense was its usual dominant unit Friday night.
In the third exhibition of...