| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Jay Cutler sat out the Bears' first exhibition game but did not look the least bit rusty in his debut Saturday night at Soldier Field.
The quarterback was comfortable and in command of the new offense against the Redskins, setting the tone early in a 33-...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Bears’ passing game? Just like big-boy offenses.
The Bears’ running game? Looks like third-and-1 is no longer their version of clown college.
The Bears’ pass rush? Look at you, Israel Idonije, finally racking up sacks the way...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:11 PM
If Shea McClellin was a conservative pick in the NFL draft, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was a slightly risky one and safety Brandon Hardin was a daring one.
It makes sense to go further out on the ledge in the second round than the first, and further...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Jerry Angelo used to be a centerpiece this time of year, but now he's living in exile and self-imposed silence.
Bill Polian, like Angelo a guy who lost his job after the season, gets to broadcast his thoughts on ESPN. People want to hear from Polian....
| May 6, 2012
| 5:27 PM
You're not on scholarship anymore.
That's the advice I would give to Shea McClellin, Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Hardin and the rest of the Bears draft class. No more draft hype, high-fives or news conferences.
Those days are gone. You're just a rookie now....
| May 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Bears rookies aren't ready for Sundays just yet after watching them practice during mini-camp this weekend.
That's normal (and expected) when they step on the field for the first time. I saw signs of technique, footwork, etc. that need to be...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:46 PM
If Brandon Marshall is cleared of charges in New York, can Roger Goodell still suspend him? Ray Gliwa
I think you can stop worrying about Marshall not being available for the season opener because of a suspension. I have been told it is unlikely Marshall...
| Aug 24, 2012
If you're passing on Friday night's Bears-Giants game, I don't blame you. Summer is evaporating and it makes sense to enjoy these final weekends before the leaves change colors.
For the Bears, however, this glorified scrimmage is the biggest day since...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Truth be told, not much is revealed about a football team in padless practices in May and June.
About 75 percent of what your eyes tell you is an outright lie. And another 20 percent is half truth.
But one thing the eyes are not deceiving us about is...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....