| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Nobody in the Bears organization offered anything but high acclaim for backup quarterback Josh McCown the past month as he became Chicago's darling and one of the NFL's best stories.
Until Jay Cutler returned to the Bears lineup and the lectern Thursday...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Bears right guard Kyle Long bowed his head and rested it in one hand as he sat at his locker still wearing his jersey and pads. A few feet away, left guard Matt Slauson sat at his stall with a pinch of tobacco in his lower lip.
In hushed tones, he...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:26 PM
In a tunnel inside Lambeau Field before the Bears changed their season by beating the Packers on Monday night, coach Marc Trestman succinctly answered a question that explained a lot about what would happen over the next couple of hours — and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 11:01 PM
He was the afterthought, the other guy, the quarterback who wasn't Peyton Manning.
But Sunday night, Andrew Luck was the man.
Luck threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Indianapolis to a 39-33 victory over Denver, spoiling Manning'...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:53 PM
At the risk of making my computer wonder if it was hacked, duty compels me to report Jay Cutler connected logically during a news conference Thursday at Halas Hall.
Barely anybody noticed.
The focus understandably centered on how Cutler behaved...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Presumably, Bears players remain undivided in their support of linebacker Lance Briggs returning to start Sunday night against the Eagles.
There will be no whispers, controversy or anonymous sources this week. Everybody in Chicago agrees the Bears...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:06 PM
You don't need to be a football lifer or have the eye of a scout to determine Jay Cutler is a superior athlete to Josh McCown with a much stronger arm.
Similarly, you don't need to have an analytics background to determine the offense scores more points...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:59 PM
— A relatively easy schedule, the surreal play of Nick Foles and ability of their defense to pull together and cover up its limitations has helped the Philadelphia Eagles make it to where they are today: at the top of a weak NFC East and in...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe wrote a a lengthy and scathing column, published online Thursday by Deadspin, detailing the reasons he feels he was released by the team prior to the 2013 season.
Kluwe, who spent all eight of his NFL...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.