| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears improved to 2-0 in preseason with a 20-19 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday night at Soldier Field.
1. If the Bears were hoping for some clarity in the backup quarterback battle Thursday night, they&...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The Bears' final 53-man roster has begun to crystallize after 14 training camp practices and two exhibition games. Players have two exhibitions and five full practices remaining to impress general manager Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Trestman's...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Chicago Bears rookie David Fales won’t beat around the bush. He’s eager for Friday night’s exhibition opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Admittedly restless, too. Three months after the Bears drafted Fales in the sixth-round with...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears opened preseason Friday with a 34-28 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field.
1. Bring up the topic of Jimmy Clausen with Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and he’s instantly interested.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:36 AM
I don’t know every criteria by which Marc Trestman is judging his backup quarterbacks, but Jimmy Clausen won.
I think it’s over and Clausen has won the spot behind Jay Cutler. Premature? Maybe. But ultimately true. You watch. Clip & save....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:42 AM
What are the chances of the Bears getting Kyle Orton back and what do you think of David Fales making the roster? -- @Fuzzy_Green from Twitter
If Orton wants to play football in 2014, I would imagine he will have multiple offers. It’s not a matter...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Starters in bold; *—rookie
QUARTERBACKS (3): Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales*
Cutler has the security of a big contract and a talented supporting cast other quarterbacks would kill for. Anything short of excellence would be disappointing....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers upgraded their struggling offensive line, trading for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins instead of offering a contract to free agent Richie Incognito.
That doesn't mean, however, that the Buccaneers have closed the door on...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
David Fales knows better now. That's the beauty of exhibition games for rookies such as the Bears' sixth-round quarterback. Each failure offers a lesson.
So when Eagles rookie Jaylen Watkins intercepted Fales near the Bears' sideline Aug. 8, it was as...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Now that Bill Redell is back as coach at Oaks Christian, you can always count on him to come forth with some interesting comments.
His latest is that he coached two teams that could compete with this year's 16-0 St. John Bosco team.
"I think the 1986...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a fine season in 2010, passing for 3,622 yards and 25 touchdowns. He led the Ravens to another playoff win, but he literally caved under pressure in the 31-24 loss to the Steelers in the AFC divisional round. Flacco was...