| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Unable to find the remote control recently in my Brooklyn hotel room between Bulls playoff games, I took it as a sign to educate myself on Thursday's NFL draft by watching a show about the Bears that popped on the television.
Well, technically, the TV...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Who's the best edge rusher in the draft? RaiderNation4Life, from Twitter
It’s Georgia’s Jarvis Jones. Forget about his slow 40 time. He has the burst to defeat a blocker, and he can close on the quarterback. He fits better in a 3-4 as an...
| Dec 10, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — To understand what kind of day it was for Jay Cutler, know that Jason Campbell, the allegedly incompetent backup, was able to put as many points on the board in one drive as Cutler was in 11.
That's if you don't count the 14 points...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:34 PM
If the Packers take away Brandon Marshall as effectively as they did in their September matchup, and the Bears stay true to character, there is no chance the Bears will score enough points to win Sunday.
That is the reality of their offense.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:11 AM
My issue isn’t that Bears General Manager Phil Emery has fewer draft picks than he has positional needs. Every GM has fewer picks than he has needs. Just ask them.
But for those of you keeping score at home, Tribune football guru Dan Pompei did...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Inside the locker room during their last trip to the University of Phoenix Stadium one night six years ago, ecstasy made Bears players oblivious.
They didn't realize somebody let reporters into their inner sanctum quicker than usual after the Bears...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Alshon Jeffery was brought to Chicago to help take Jay Cutler's game to a place it has never been.
And Jeremy Bates was brought to Chicago to take Cutler's game to a place it once was.
If Cutler was not playing the best football of his life last fall,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Less than two minutes remained in the first half when the Bears took over on their on their 37-yard line, tied at 7-7.
Then there was Jay Cutler, shaking his head, hands up in there air, look of exasperation on his face after throwing an interception...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:08 PM
PHOENIX — Perhaps they should rename them the Chicago Vultures.
Somewhere along the way, the Bears have become scavengers, sustaining themselves on what other teams have left behind.
If you had to project the Bears' 2013 starting lineup in...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Jay Cutler was asked to explain his NFL-best fourth-quarter ability.
“I don’t know.’’ Cutler said Wednesday. “I’m getting lucky, I guess.’’
No, you’re getting behind, and that has to stop right now....
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Of all the noise surrounding the Bears' 21-13 loss to the Packers on Sunday, general manager Phil Emery easily could ignore the pregame chatter that revealed his team as one unable to back up big talk.
Emery could tune out telling boos from a fed-up fan...