| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:03 AM
Everyone I read thinks that Jimmy Clausen has no future as an NFL starter. Where does that conclusion come from? Someone, apparently including John Fox, thought he was worth a second-round pick coming out of college. He had about 10 starts as a rookie...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Jimmy Clausen makes his living throwing a football, but he's getting virtual pats on the back for his ultimate catch. The Bears backup quarterback married pro volleyball player Jess Gysin over Valentine's Day weekend, and the new Mrs. Clausen tweeted a...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:10 PM
Speaking publicly Wednesday at Halas Hall for the first time since agreeing to trade receiver Brandon Marshall to the Jets, Bears general manager Ryan Pace didn't delve too deeply into his decision-making process.
"Going forward, we felt that this was...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:17 AM
Quarterback Jimmy Clausen has agreed to a new one-year contract with the Chicago Bears, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Friday.
The move comes ahead of the Thursday deadline to guarantee Jay Cutler $10 million of his $16 million...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:28 PM
If nothing else, Erik Kramer should stay atop the Bears' record book for single-season passing yards and touchdowns.
There will not be any more hollow statistics for Jay Cutler to accumulate in a season gone wrong after the quarterback was benched...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Forte didn't need to keep track of his catches Sunday as he hunted the NFL's single-season record for receptions by a running back. Injured quarterback Jimmy Clausen did it for him on the sideline.
So when Forte caught a dart...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Jimmy Clausen had no idea a benching was coming.
When he arrived at Halas Hall on Wednesday for meetings, Clausen figured he would remain the Bears' No. 2 quarterback for the season's penultimate game Sunday at Soldier Field.
When coach Marc...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Amid a parade of lead characters in the Bears' 2014 season meltdown, maybe the most believable thing uttered Thursday was coach Marc Trestman's clear declaration the decision to bench Jay Cutler was his alone.
The club didn't hatch some plan to put...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
For a few fleeting moments Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Clausen and the Bears offense created the spark Marc Trestman coveted in benching Jay Cutler. They flashed Soldier Field back a year to happier times, when the coach was a celebrated figure because...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:25 PM
America finally gets a reprieve this week after being force-fed three straight nationally-televised Bears games. The compounded effect of those three losses resulted in coach Marc Trestman benching quarterback Jay Cutler for Sunday's game against the...