| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:58 AM
A week after we learned the Bears had agreed to pay Jay Cutler as if he were a franchise quarterback instead of a guy with one playoff win, if I’m George McCaskey, I’m liking the seven-year, $126 million jackpot.
I wouldn’t be happy...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD — With about six minutes left in Saturday's IHSA Class 5A football semifinal against Washington, Sacred Heart-Griffin faced first-and-goal from the 2. The Cyclones led 44-14 and were just 6 feet from hitting 50.
For four straight...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:55 PM
It didn't have to end this way. Not in Brian Urlacher's eyes.
The eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker and future Hall of Famer yearned to be a Bear for life. He wanted to walk off Soldier Field on his terms.
When the Bears sent out a news release...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...
| Jul 28, 2013
Bears Chairman George McCaskey is adamant his family has no intention of ever stepping away from the franchise founded in 1920. But keeping control could be tricky.
George's mother, Virginia Halas McCaskey, 90, has controlled the team since 1983, when...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:18 AM
What are your (early) projections for Alshon Jeffery? How will he fare in the new offense? -- @ken d mccarthy, from Twitter
I will be surprised if Jeffery does not take a significant step forward in his second season. He is a pretty special talent. I...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
It’s this simple: If Brian Urlacher can play, then the Bears should sign him. If he can't, then they shouldn’t. Any questions?
The reality appears to be the Bears don’t believe their Hall-of-Fame-bound middle linebacker can play. OK....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
The NFL’s competition committee had an idea that the Bears should like but don’t.
The committee recommended increasing offseason rosters from 80 players to 90 as a way of developing more talent. Nothing wrong with that, right? A chance to...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:28 AM
If Mike Tice leaves to coach the Oakland Raiders,the Bears would have all kinds of bad news.
Or, looking at it another way, the Bears would have all kinds of typical Bears news.
The Bears thought they were looking for just a passing game coordinator/...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Phil Emery got so revved up that he forgot reality.
No, wait, Emery didn’t get revved up at his introductory news conference. Emery seems incapable of getting revved up.
So, maybe Emery was just so focused on offering snappy catchphrases about...