| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys will reunite at Soldier Field on Thursday night, with both teams readying to play their second consecutive Thursday game. The odd turnaround comes after the Bears were throttled in Detroit 34-17 on Thanksgiving Day...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:49 PM
It must have been nearly irresistible for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to pass on the chance to draft Johnny Football. How did the NFL's merciless marketing maven miss on a Texas-born money-maker like quarterback Johnny Manziel?
Somewhere in Jerryland a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Henry Melton is the one who got away from the Bears, a draft pick who panned out to become a high-level player they couldn't get under contract long term.
The defensive tackle returns Thursday night as the leader of the Cowboys pass rush. Although he...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The Bears play host to the Cowboys on Thursday night in the second of their three consecutive nationally televised games. A loss would subject the Bears (5-7) to elimination from playoff contention Sunday if the Lions, Seahawks or 49ers win.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Bears offense is preparing for Thursday night's game against the Cowboys with an eye on a defender they know well, three-technique tackle Henry Melton.
Melton, who made the Pro Bowl as a Bear in 2012, leads the Cowboys with five sacks despite...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:47 PM
This was supposed to be the end of the line for the Dallas Cowboys, the season when America's Team finally admitted it needed to make drastic changes, starting with the head coach and the quarterback.
The Cowboys hadn't been in the playoffs or won the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Stephen Paea has been playing at a high level and in some ways may make you forget about the loss of Henry Melton. I know it's only seven games into the season, but in a vacuum, who would you rather have on the Bears? -- Elijah, Chicago, from email ...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears continued their winless ways at Soldier Field, losing to the Miami Dolphins 27-14 on Sunday in a poor game all the way around.
1. The Bears were so ineffective offensively in the first half, they ran only 18 plays as...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:07 PM
A half sack.
That's all the Dallas Cowboys' defensive line has managed to produce through three games. It's embarrassing to the point that Tyrone Crawford admitted it's tough to look in the mirror some days.
"Right now, we can't even put a full sack...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The combination of Nick Foles and LeSean McCoy will lead the Philadelphia Eagles to another first-place finish in the NFC East. Eli Manning will have to overcome numerous challenges with the New York Giants this season, but they should still finish...