| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:43 PM
The Bears didn't fail as much in the running game in Thursday's 31-17 road loss to the Lions as they abandoned it.
Choosing not to run into what they clearly figured was a brick wall, coach Marc Trestman tried to direct the offense around the talented...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
As Bears fans know, Jay Cutler can make a grown man cry.
The offense learned that Monday in a meeting room at Halas Hall when offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer made an emotional and tearful apology for criticizing the quarterback in a private...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Following the Chicago Bears’ eighth loss of the season, a 41-28 drubbing by the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on Dec. 4, Aaron Kromer’s frustration bubbled over. Disappointed in a season’s worth of offensive inconsistency and clearly...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
| Dec 6, 2014
Heading into Thursday night's game, Bears running back Matt Forte had lost only a dozen fumbles in his seven-season career, an average of one every nine games and every 181 touches. So it was a surprise even to the Cowboys' defense early in the third...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Bears receiver Brandon Marshall left Soldier Field in an ambulance Thursday night, headed for a nearby hospital after suffering what was announced as an injury to his ribs in the second quarter against the Cowboys.
After making a 15-yard catch to...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:08 AM
Ryan Pace hit the ground asking questions as general manager, trying to get a sense for how Todd Bowles would fit as the next coach of the Bears.
Thirty minutes into his position as head man of all football operations at Halas Hall, Pace walked into the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The Bears' season reaches a pivot point on Thanksgiving against the Lions. At 5-6, they need to beat an NFC North opponent to keep any realistic postseason hope alive. A loss would all but mathematically eliminate them from playoff contention, and it also...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The question seemed straightforward enough when Aaron Kromer was asked this week whether the Bears will be able to rejuvenate their vertical passing game Thursday at Detroit.
The offensive coordinator smirked.
"If we can run really fast, yes," he...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The Chicago Bears’ season disintegrated in spectacular fashion Sunday night in a 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Stunningly, the Bears managed to sink lower than their 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots in Week 8. They appeared totally lost...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Rich Gannon’s experience with Marc Trestman helps his voice resonate louder than most of the echoing critics following the Bears’ second consecutive non-competitive loss.
Gannon has credibility as one of Trestman’s greatest examples...