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  • Bears focus on fixing offensive mistakes before visiting Lions

    Bears focus on fixing offensive mistakes before visiting Lions
    The Bears' second straight home victory kept their season alive Sunday. As it turns out, though, that medicine doesn't have a pleasant aftertaste. Back-to-back wins over the Vikings and Buccaneers improved their record to 5-6 but did not alleviate...
  • Bears need to get Brandon Marshall much more involved in their offense

    Bears need to get Brandon Marshall much more involved in their offense
    You don't need the three-fingered grip of Odell Beckham Jr., to grasp that change is constant in the NFL. Just because you could do something one year, doesn't mean it's promised to you the next. Strengths can become weaknesses, dizzying success quickly...
  • Madden boosts Odell Beckham's 'spectacular catch' rating

    Odell Beckham Jr. will make more acrobatic one-handed touchdown grabs this season -- in the Madden video game. Beckham’s overall player rating was boosted four points today to 84 by publisher Electronic Arts Inc., making him one of three...
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: What's your QB backup plan?

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: What's your QB backup plan?
    How's this for a nightmare scenario? You're chugging along with Mark Sanchez as your fantasy football's teams staring quarterback and ... OK, wiat, "chugging along" might be too strong, let's strike that replace it with it "getting by." You're getting...
  • Huddle up: Lions' Calvin Johnson could pose big problem for Bears defense

    Huddle up: Lions' Calvin Johnson could pose big problem for Bears defense
    The Bears' season reaches a pivot point on Thanksgiving against the Lions. At 5-6, they need to beat an NFC North opponent to keep any realistic postseason hope alive. A loss would all but mathematically eliminate them from playoff contention, and it also...
  • Bears safety Ryan Mundy key to taking away Lions post patterns inside 35

    Bears safety Ryan Mundy key to taking away Lions post patterns inside 35
    The Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford can challenge the Bears Cover-3 defense in the strike zone (20-35 yard line) by running the double-post concept to target Calvin Johnson while also creating an opportunity for rookie tight end Eric Ebron on the...
  • Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions

    Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions
    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears’ defense will be shorthanded Thursday at Ford Field. Neither linebacker Lance Briggs nor defensve tackle Jeremiah Ratliff will play against the Detroit Lions, both officially inactive for the game. Briggs suffered a...
  • Lions' Offense Comes Alive Against Bears

    Lions' Offense Comes Alive Against Bears
    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...
  • Without Charles Tillman to battle, Calvin Johnson dominates Bears

    Without Charles Tillman to battle, Calvin Johnson dominates Bears
    DETROIT — Calvin Johnson and Charles Tillman had many epic battles over the past seven years. Tillman, the aggressive 6-foot-2, 198-pound Bears cornerback would shadow, nudge, bump and generally climb into the personal space of the Lions' 6-5,...
  • Key touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson expose suspect Bears secondary

    Key touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson expose suspect Bears secondary
    DETROIT — Bears cornerback Demontre Hurst wishes he had done a little more. Safety Brock Vereen knows he needed to make a play. Kyle Fuller could only shake his head. On a key third-and-4 early in the second quarter Thursday, three Bears defensive...
  • There's no defense for the Bears' inept offense

    There's no defense for the Bears' inept offense
    DETROIT — Get away from playing last-place teams. Get back to the reality of this Bears season. A modest two-game winning streak against the down-and-out Buccaneers and scuffling Vikings was extinguished in the second quarter Thursday when the...