| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:06 PM
In 1979, the Bears made defensive end Al Harris a first-round draft pick (9th overall), out of Arizona State. Harris wound up playing 11 NFL seasons, nine with the Bears and his final two with the Eagles. At 6-5, 250 pounds, Harris was agile and athletic....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the dreaded jaunt to the San Francisco Bay area.
The Bears’ first road trip of the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:39 AM
The Pro Football Hall of Fame displays more busts of Bears greats than any other team. But there is only one enshrined quarterback, Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass 64 years ago. Since then, there has been no shortage of Bears quarterbacks who were...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Supermodel Kate Upton and the Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander went out for a nice dinner in Chicago the night before news spread that they were one of many celebrities who had their nude photos hacked and leaked online.
The couple had dinner...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Deseret News reports: It took 37 years, but former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon finally has finished up his degree requirements for graduation from Brigham Young.
McMahon, 55, was only a few credit hours shy of graduation when he left BYU in 1982...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the art of the comeback.
Face it, at some point Sunday night, you probably lost hope...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Keith Van Horne isn’t sure where exactly to direct his anger.
More than 20 years after the end of his standout career as an offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, Van Horne can say for certain he feels he was mistreated by trusted team...
| Jul 15, 2014
Chicago football fans need no reminding of the danger the game poses to the brains of players. Former Bears All-Pro safety Dave Duerson dramatized it when he committed suicide in 2011, shooting himself in the chest. He wanted his brain to be intact so...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:10 AM
A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road....
| May 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The NFL is being sued by players, again.
A class-action complaint was filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 500 retired players who claim the league provided powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories without prescriptions or warnings about dangerous...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Jim McMahon recalls hanging out with former Super Bowl XX Bears teammate Dave Duerson about a month before Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest Feb. 17, 2011.
“He was a lot more quiet than I originally had known him to be,&...