| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Abracadabra, the Bears are 3-0.
If the season ended today, the Bears would be in a three-way tie with New Orleans and Seattle for home-field advantage in the NFC. Congratulations. Of course, NFL seasons don't typically end after three weeks. And it's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Bears -- They seem to be good enough to tantalize us this season -- to keep us interested and fantasizing about post-season glory, but not good enough to get past the first round of the playoffs, especially now that......
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The fan overreaction that follows the first Bears loss of the season is as predictable as leaves changing color and local politicians getting indicted. After reading my timeline Sunday afternoon, I'm convinced Twitterbots generate at least half the Bears-...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The most frustrating part of watching Bears games this season comes when they're on defense, a 180 from every year in recorded history. More specifically, the weak spot is the very center of the defense.
Season-ending injuries to tackles Henry Melton...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
"I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there."
That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:17 PM
How do you think this year's defensive unit compares with the '85 Bears? -- Mike Litwin, Chicago
Let's not get carried away here. This is a good defense. It can't touch the '85 Bears though, which many regard as the greatest defense in modern NFL...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:56 PM
I can't describe how spectacular the Bears defense was in nearly shutting out the Lions. I don't know if anybody can. But running down that unit's heroics Monday night should be stunning enough.
In the first quarter, with the Lions third-and-1 at their...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:40 PM
The Bears have to brace themselves for the possibility of Brian Urlacher missing at least the rest of the regular season.
Multiple sources told the Tribune that Urlacher won't play for the next three games at a minimum after suffering a Grade 2 right...
| Feb 5, 2013
For the first time since the 1985 season, the Bears landed two defensive linemen in the Pro Bowl as Julius Peppers and Henry Melton were selected as all-stars.
Peppers led the defense with 111/2 sacks, his most since joining the club in 2010, and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Coming off a game in which he forced an incredible four fumbles, Charles Tillman’s absence Sunday night against Houston would be a big loss -- bigger still considering he has forced seven fumbles in eight games and returned two interceptions for...