| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Danny McCray: McCray, 26, has run with the first-unit defense the last two practices, a move that's allowing coaches to get a more complete evaluation of his skills. In four seasons, McCray has made only 10 starts, used mostly...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:24 PM
BOURBONNAIS — The sight of an injured Alshon Jeffery catching passes on the sidelines Monday brought to mind an uncomfortable reality for the Bears.
On the depth chart underneath their two Pro Bowl wide receivers, only one of eight players, Josh...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from Bears practice on Thursday.
1. The defensive front seven was more disruptive than it has been in any practice so far. Throughout team drills, regardless of which level of the depth chart was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery continue to hog the spotlight at the marquee receivers at Chicago Bears training camp. But second-year playmaker Marquess Wilson has turned in a solid camp through seven practices himself, his grip not loosening on...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The Bears believe Martellus Bennett is poised to build on his breakthrough first season with the team but seek a more dependable backup tight end.
Biggest offseason developments: In an 11-day span in March, the Bears re-signed Dante Rosario, released...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery provide quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears with a powerful one-two punch, and big things are expected from second-year man Marquess Wilson.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears gave Brandon...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
With the Bears entering Year 2 under coach Marc Trestman, Thayer is...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:35 PM
If familiarity breeds success for Jay Cutler, who enters a second year in the same offense for just the second time in six seasons with the Bears, things ought to click from the start.
Cutler and his supporters have lamented the fact he has bounced from...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:06 PM
By my count, over three Phil Emery drafts, and projecting starters for 2014, he has drafted eight offensive players for three starters, which is probably OK, but 11 defensive players for one starter (Jon Bostic or Shea McClellin) and that is a disaster. I...