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  • With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?

    With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: The end. The Bears will play their 2014 season finale Sunday afternoon against the...
  • Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'

    Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'
    The Chicago Bears are cleaning house. After finishing a 5-11 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, the Bears announced major changes Monday morning, firing both head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Chairman George McCaskey...
  • Bears get 1st crack at interviewing Chiefs' Chris Ballard for GM job

    Bears get 1st crack at interviewing Chiefs' Chris Ballard for GM job
    As the Bears' search for a new general manager enters its second week, Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard appears to be emerging as a front-runner. And if the Bears have Ballard tabbed as their top candidate for a job that came open...
  • Ryan Pace an intriguing alternative for Bears

    Ryan Pace an intriguing alternative for Bears
    If the Bears were going to shock the NFL world by luring a highly valued member of the Saints organization who played college football at Eastern Illinois, I would have preferred Sean Payton. But Ryan Pace represents an intriguing alternative, a stark...
  • Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters

     Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters
    Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback. When he became general manager of...
  • Marc Trestman expects to return as Bears coach

    Marc Trestman expects to return as Bears coach
    MINNEAPOLIS – Marc Trestman’s future with the Chicago Bears will be determined soon. Massive changes could be ahead across the organization after a disappointing season ended Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings. With...
  • Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman

     Aaron Kromer only Bears assistant fired along with Marc Trestman
    The Bears' purge Monday did not include most of Marc Trestman's coaching staff. Only offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer was fired along with Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Each assistant under contract for 2015 — including defensive...
  • Uncertainty surrounds Bears after uninspiring loss in season finale

    Uncertainty surrounds Bears after uninspiring loss in season finale
    MINNEAPOLIS — Not long after the Bears finished their season Sunday, closing the books with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, coach Marc Trestman arrived for his postgame news conference at TCF Bank Stadium displaying little emotion and showing once again...
  • Bears set to meet with two coaching candidates this weekend

    The Bears' simultaneous search for a new general manager and a new coach will continue Friday in Seattle when the team is to meet with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. On Saturday, the Bears will be in Denver for a meeting with Broncos...
  • Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry

    Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry
    It was with a nod to the franchise's past and year of inception that George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in 2011 shortly after taking the reins of the Bears as chairman of the board. He's still trying to point the...
  • George McCaskey's bold moves signal start of new era for Bears

    George McCaskey's bold moves signal start of new era for Bears
    George McCaskey returned from Minnesota on Sunday night determined to change the course of the Bears. Now, McCaskey will. Described as angry and frustrated by one source close to the situation, the Bears chairman awoke Monday morning empowered by the...