| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:54 AM
I loved the way Olin Kreutz played.
I loved the way players spoke of his leadership.
I hated the way Kreutz left the Bears.
Bad guessing and hamhandedness seem to abound, but look, losing Kreutz doesn’t matter if Mike Martz was still going to...
| Sep 21, 2009
This was a game about taking blows and still answering bells. About accepting what you are given instead of trying to impose your will. About waiting, waiting, waiting for just the right opening.
And then pouncing.
The Bears never led the Steelers until...
| Nov 23, 2009
The latest Bears' loss -- by a 24-20 score -- was defined not by interceptions but by incompletions.
And with the way the Bears' season has gone, this is progress.
There were 19 incompletions against the Eagles by Jay Cutler. Some sailed high. Some...
| Nov 13, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO -- Lovie Smith plugged up the hole that was leaking points, but he didn't have enough fingers to plug the hole that starting leaking interceptions. And the hole that starting leaking penalty yardage.
And so the Bears ended up all wet again....
| Dec 14, 2009
Bears nose tackle Marcus Harrison slumped by his locker, pulled his baseball cap down almost over his eyes, then mumbled under his breath when asked about Packers running back Ryan Grant's 62-yard touchdown sprint Sunday.
"Their bread-and-butter play...
| 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...