| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:24 AM
NFL teams gather in Indianapolis this week for the scouting combine, the underwear decathlon in which college football players try to look like athletes because dumb NFL football teams draft athletes instead of football players.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:48 AM
The time for handshakes, back slaps and pleasantries has passed for the new Bears' regime. General manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox have begun their uphill push to restore their 5-11 team to respectability.
That process continues Tuesday when the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown, who signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an unrestricted free agent last March, has been released, the team said Wednesday.
McCown started 11 of the Buccaneers' 16 games in 2014, including...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:57 AM
When Jay Cutler left Soldier Field on Sunday, shortly after the Bears fell to 5-10 with a Cutler-less loss to the Lions, he was under the impression that the 2014 season would end with him wearing a parka and holding a clipboard.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The Bears' game plan for quarterback Jimmy Clausen's first start won't be as comprehensive as what they customarily installed for deposed starter Jay Cutler, coach Marc Trestman said Friday.
"Probably not the quantity of plays because we haven't had...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 2:23 PM
MINNEAPOLIS – A week after Mike Shanahan said he believes in Jay Cutler, the quarterback spoke up on behalf of his former coach, who has made it clear he’s looking to get back into the NFL.
“He’s a heck of a coach,”...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
After benching Jay Cutler this week, the Bears seem to have little choice but to trade or cut him after this season, although he says his goal is to remain with the team.
Trading Cutler would be the only way to avoid owing him the majority of $15.5...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Jay Cutler's benching lasted exactly five days.
Who would have seen this coming, Cutler returning to the Bears starting lineup so quickly?
Yet there was coach Marc Trestman on Monday at the dais in the Halas Hall press room, announcing another...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:39 PM
In announcing the massive housecleaning Monday at Halas Hall, President Ted Phillips called the Bears' head coaching job prestigious.
He stands nearly alone in that opinion in light of a Tribune poll of NFL front-office employees and coaches who...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:38 PM
There’s not much more to say. The Chicago Bears suffered their eighth loss of the season at home, this one a 41-28 walloping by the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field.
In the aftermath, coach Marc Trestman knew he sounded like a broken record, his...
| Dec 6, 2014
It is hard to overcome the loss of one of your playmaking wide receivers as the Bears were forced to do Thursday night when Brandon Marshall exited in the second quarter with two fractured ribs and a lung injury.
The Bears were short-handed in other...