| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Dec 23, 2008
With one arm stretched to the max, Alex Brown reached up and saved the Bears' season.
Brown maneuvered his way through a couple of Packers linemen, lifted his right hand and deflected Mason Crosby's 38-yard field-goal attempt in the final minute of...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Greg Olsen remained on the ground in disbelief, trying to comprehend how the second of two fumbles squirted through his usually sure hands.
There were plenty of reasons to explain how the Bears squandered a 17-3 lead and ended up losing 20-17 to Carolina...
| Sep 18, 2008
| 9:32 AM
A feast of subjects for the week in Halas Hall, but let's start with the man who was voted by , as the goat of the Bears' loss to Carolina.
Tight end Greg Olsen lost two fumbles on Sunday, eliciting many disapproving comments from fans on our . When he...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 10:50 PM
There was no need for an impromptu pep talk from Mike Brown or Brian Urlacher, no need for Lovie Smith to be anything but his typically reserved self.
The Bears' defense knew what was at stake as their grasp on a four-point lead Sunday night started to...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 6:36 PM
Defensive end Alex Brown wanted to clarify for those who figured the Bears didn't miss Tommie Harris on Sunday.
"I wouldn't go that far," Brown said of his suspended teammate. "You don't find a guy with Tommie's ability every day. You can't just walk...
| Oct 19, 2008
| 7:55 PM
Mike Brown has been to the playoffs with three different Bears teams and to a Super Bowl with one of them. Two of those three teams had better records than the 2008 Bears after seven games. The 2005 edition, which moved Brown to his famous "We suck"...
| Nov 9, 2008
| 7:05 PM
As much as Brad Maynard wanted to block it out of his mind, the reality of punting deep in his own territory all day eventually took a toll.
"Yeah, I think I was kicking from down there every single time," Maynard said. "And I felt like there wasn't much...
| Feb 17, 2008
"Every home needs happiness," says the queen of a billion-dollar home furnishings empire.
No, not Queen Martha. That was Kathy Ireland talking. Yes, the same Kathy Ireland who graced the top-selling Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 1989 and two...
| Dec 6, 2007
| 10:56 PM
Never mind that Rex Grossman had been knocked out of the game in the first quarter with a serious injury to his left leg. The Bears needed all of 1 yard to alter the outcome of Thursday night's 24-16 loss to the Redskins at FedEx Field.