| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:40 AM
After the Bears failed to pressure Drew Brees into an interception in a conference loss at home, defensive end Julius Peppers was asked how to fix the pass rush or change things or make it all better.
Pepper said he didn’t have a lot of time to...
| Mar 12, 2014
On the day in 2008 that Lamarr Houston publicly apologized for getting arrested as a University of Texas junior for driving drunk hours after a Longhorns victory, he ignored his lawyer's advice and followed his conscience to the podium.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you wonder why the Lions have been such a flaming failure for the last, oh, five decades, you have to start at the top -- right at the top of Bill Ford Jr.’s pinhead.
Speaking at the team’s annual Courage House dinner, the Lions vice-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:19 PM
I'm giving the Bears the benefit of the doubt and trust they realize the Steelers remain an NFL franchise. It's my civic duty to remind Bears fans of it.
All I've heard this week is how dreadful the Steelers are. How could they be anything but after...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Readers are rather philosophical about the Moutza of the Month.
And today is the day that we award the coveted moutza for September.
"John, moutza everyone," writes Mary Zazula Monarch. "All of us. At one time or another we have probably done some...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:39 PM
In terms of adversity, the Bears' 2013 season is akin to an airline losing your luggage on a trip to Hawaii. You can sulk away a day or two in a luxury resort, or break down and buy a few items at the gift shop and get on with paradise.
In other words,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:56 PM
DETROIT — All the happy talk over Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's mechanics during his team's 3-0 start overlooked the fact that you can't change his wiring.
This is who Cutler is as a quarterback in Chicago, the reason the trains run on time one...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The Bears defense has produced in its blitz schemes throughout the first three weeks of the season. However, with a matchup versus Calvin Johnson and the Lions, the Bears may choose to play some Cover-2 to limit the deep ball in Detroit.
As shown here,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:10 PM
PITTSBURGH – Henry Melton's concerned teammates closed their eyes and took a knee Sunday night in the fourth quarter of the Bears' 40-23 victory over the Steelers as medical personnel signaled for a cart to take the injured defensive tackle off...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
If the excitement of an early NFC North showdown in Detroit doesn't make Bears fans tremble, then certainly fear should do the trick.
The Lions long have been a punch line in the NFL, but these days there seems to be a grimly purposeful malice to the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Henry Melton insisted on driving himself home in the wee hours of Monday morning after returning from Pittsburgh, coach Marc Trestman exchanged texts with the injured Bears defensive tackle like a parent checking on his child.
When Melton showed up...