| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
For a few fleeting moments Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Clausen and the Bears offense created the spark Marc Trestman coveted in benching Jay Cutler. They flashed Soldier Field back a year to happier times, when the coach was a celebrated figure because...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Sitting in front of his locker stall late Sunday afternoon, Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery patted the front of his chest. Jeffery wanted the culpability for the Bears' 10th loss, a 20-14 stumble against the Lions.
"That's my fault," he said. "Blame...
| Dec 6, 2014
It is hard to overcome the loss of one of your playmaking wide receivers as the Bears were forced to do Thursday night when Brandon Marshall exited in the second quarter with two fractured ribs and a lung injury.
The Bears were short-handed in other...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
In pressuring Josh McCown on Sunday, the Bears apparently had faith their front seven could overmatch the Buccaneers offensive line.
Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker devised a game plan that was more aggressive than in recent games and reaped the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Jay Cutler fired his first pass against the Saints on Monday night into the Bears' sideline, a bailout on a doomed play. His next throw, on the ensuing snap, ended up in the hands of diving cornerback Patrick Robinson.
That's to say it was business as...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Upon reviewing Thursday's 34-17 loss to the Lions, Bears rookie safety Brock Vereen reached a predictable conclusion. In surrendering 383 passing yards, the secondary never made the impact it desired.
"We had opportunities to make plays, we just didn'...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:59 PM
You know what Jimmy Clausen proved against the Lions on Sunday?
That Phil Emery and Marc Trestman have to be fired, that’s what.
Emery paid Jay Cutler $126.7 million to be a franchise quarterback. Trestman benched him in favor of Clausen, trying...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:20 AM
With the ball in the red zone, quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears can use the pick route to create a one-on-one situation for running back Matt Forte on the quick rail concept versus the Vikings man-coverage scheme.
As shown here, the Bears have their...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The Bears should prepare for the Saints defense Monday night to send pressure in passing situations with Rob Ryan's unit disguising coverages in the secondary to set some traps for quarterback Jay Cutler.
As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:19 PM
It's a huge week in fantasy football. Most leagues will be playing out their first-round matchups or the final slate of regular-season games. And it all begins with Thursday night's contest, as the Bears host the Dallas Cowboys.
Your head will spin...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford had a notion that the Detroit Lions' offense would make a dramatic turnaround.
The Lions had not scored a touchdown in their previous two games, but Stafford, the team's quarterback, liked their body language prior to their...