| 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,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:50 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Confidence has been a theme of Jimmy Clausen's football career. Was he overconfident as a quarterback in high school and at Notre Dame? Was his confidence badly shaken after losing nine of 10 starts as a rookie with the Panthers and...
| 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
Position battleTight end
Matthew Mulligan: The five-year veteran continues to practice as the No. 2 tight end behind Martellus Bennett. Coaches like his ability in the running and passing games, and he showed that Wednesday. On a running play to the left...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Competition was the name of the game for Matt Bowen as a rookie safety with the Rams in 2000.
The offense was loaded with players such as Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Orlando Pace, which made practice better every day for a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:17 PM
ESPN.com reports: Jordan Palmer, who was cut on Sunday by the Chicago Bears, will sign with the Buffalo Bills as a backup option to starting quarterback E.J. Manuel. The Bears opted to keep Jimmy Clausen over the 30-year-old Palmer.
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