| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:26 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ season ended Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium, the eighth loss in the last 10 games and likely the end of the Marc Trestman era.
1. Has Marc Trestman been using the wrong...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:55 AM
For those of you scoring at home, that’s Brian Gaine of the Texans and Lake Dawson of the Titans interviewing for the Bears general manager job Tuesday, with Chris Ballard of the Chiefs and perhaps Ryan Pace of the Saints scheduled for Wednesday....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:01 PM
There is no shortage of renowned running backs in Bears history, starting with Red Grange, who brought credibility to pro football with a 1925 national barnstorming tour. Grange's pro rushing career never matched his University of Illinois output...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:51 PM
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was at the lectern on the first night of the 2013 draft just starting to discuss his first-round double dip of defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Xavier Rhodes.
Suddenly, he was called away to sign off on...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 1:38 PM
“The Packer Vortex came early this year.” - Jim Scott, St. Charles
1st: “In political terms, the Packers were Mike Madigan and the Bears were Bruce Rauner.” – Ron Barker, Chicago
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:22 PM
There aren't many reasons for Bears fans to dislike the Miami Dolphins. Sure, they did ruin the Bears' quest to be undefeated in 1985, but that was almost 30 years ago. In fact, the teams have shared a lot more common ground the past few decades than...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo often said he wasn't going to compromise character in the process of building a football team.
But on Thursday he made a startling charge that NFL teams failed to take action against players in...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Long before they ever emerged as an offensive juggernaut, the Bears dreamed of getting off the bus running.
How committed were they to playing great defense, special teams and running the football? So much they considered doubling down on running...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.
Lovie Smith fancies himself a Father Flanagan among football coaches.
He considers saving souls and offering second chances to guys like Richie Incognito...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:43 AM
The Ravens on Monday used their open roster spot to sign former Cincinnati Bengals running back Bernard Scott, who will presumably start out as their third running back behind Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce.
So what are they getting in Scott? Besides a...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...