| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 PM
We want to feel confidence. We want to believe the Bears are better than the Packers, finally, and should take care of business in the most important game of the season's first quarter. We want to, but we don't.
The Packers come to Soldier Field at 1-2,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jordan Palmer, the front-runner in the Bears' backup quarterback competition, missed Wednesday's practice with a strained right pectoral muscle, he said after the organized team activity ended.
Palmer sat out last week, as well, and expects to be...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Game week in Chicago begins much the same way training camp opened in Bourbonnais, with the Bears facing uncertainty at safety, linebacker and on special teams.
That's not the kind of continuity any NFL team seeks from one season to the next.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from Bears practice on Thursday.
1. The defensive front seven was more disruptive than it has been in any practice so far. Throughout team drills, regardless of which level of the depth chart was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:11 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from the Bears’ practice on Friday morning, which ended 30 minutes earlier than usual because of forecasted inclement weather.
1. Safety Adrian Wilson turned his body to get in position...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:43 PM
With Jay Cutler the undisputed No. 1 quarterback, the drama in Bears training camp will be the backup battle between Jimmy Clausen and Jordan Palmer.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears signed Cutler to a seven-year, $126 million extension with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Bears quarterback Jordan Palmer participated in the team’s first mini-camp practice Tuesday after missing two weeks of practices at organized team activities to rest a strained right pectoral muscle.
“I felt great,” Palmer said...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Jimmy Clausen will be heading to Bourbonnais for training camp with the Bears. The 26-year-old quarterback received a public vote of confidence from head coach Marc Trestman shortly after the team’s mini-camp ended Thursday.
Clausen, who was...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The Bears released defensive lineman Israel Idonije on Thursday evening, ending the veteran's short second tenure with the club.
They also waived quarterback Jerrod Johnson. That positions Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen to battle for the backup...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Jimmy Clausen has a short window to prove himself. But, at least for now, he has an opportunity.
The Bears added the 26-year-old quarterback to their backup competition Thursday, signing Clausen to a one-year deal and waiving linebacker Lawrence...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman believes quarterback Jay Cutler's good health is among the most essential requirements for improving the offense in his second season. Cutler apparently senses similar upside.
Trestman, in an interview on SiriusXM NFL...