| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter
The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Is Phil Emery going to surprise us all and go offense in the first round? -- @fronczak68 from Twitter
You need to learn to never say never in the NFL but I don’t know how the Bears will accomplish remaining work needed for the defense by going...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Former Burroughs High standout Eben Britton will have a familiar home this upcoming season.
The five-year National Football League offensive lineman signed a one-year deal to remain with the Chicago Bears on Thursday afternoon.
"I'm really excited...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:11 AM
You have written repeatedly that Shea McClellin is not a fit as a linebacker in a 4-3 scheme and what I don’t understand is why? His measurables compare similarly to those of Brian Urlacher when he came out of New Mexico and he proved to be a...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Expiring contracts: Josh McCown, Roberto Garza, Eben Britton, Dante Rosario, Jordan Palmer, Taylor Boggs, Jonathan Scott.
Hot topic: Jay Cutler can't win.
That's what the pro-Cutler camp keeps shouting. Here, the Bears have a quarterback who's 39-28...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl.
It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The decision to leave injured, inaccurate Jay Cutler in the game, a two-point conversion play that passed out of a run formation, a gift second-chance that ran out of a passing formation, going for it on fourth-and-1 in the first half of a tied game ---...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:26 PM
The following are updates on area athletes active in the National Football League.
Former Burroughs High standout and current Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton has remained healthy and is looking like his old...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:23 PM
A lackluster offensive display against the Jacksonville Jaguars Monday night notwithstanding, John Harbaugh and the Ravens have been sharp when it comes to overturning plays this season.
Harbaugh improved to 5-of-6 in challenging officials' rulings. He...
| Sep 21, 2011
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman returns from injury: Still recovering from minor back surgery last month, Burroughs High graduate Eben Britton missed the team's season opener last week.
| Oct 22, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Blaine Gabbert probably already figured that he would face a lot of heat when the rookie quarterback leads the Jacksonville Jaguars against the Ravens Monday night.
But Gabbert’s evening might be foretold depending on the availability of...