| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
J'Marcus Webb may have more reliable personal protection around him than he has provided physical cover for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler over the past three seasons.
In his first interview since being arrested last Sunday night for possessing less...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Dan, do you see Marc Trestman replacing Johnny Knox with another speedy receiver in the draft? I really believe that he was a major missing piece of their offense since his catastrophic injury. I just don't think Trestman will find another one in free...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:26 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The left tackles will be on parade here at the NFL scouting combine like beauty pageant contestants on a runway through Tuesday.
Lumpy, hairy, 4-XL contestants, that is.
The draft prospects will go through the drills, interview...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Gabe Carimi would have been the big story at Bears minicamp Tuesday if he had still been a Bear. Instead, he was the big story at Bucs minicamp.
It would be easy to explain away Gabe Carimi's short and disappointing Bears career by saying he was not...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Observers of the Bears' offensive-line struggles over the last few years probably have seen enough to demand immediate personnel changes — unless they have been somewhere north of the border.
Several of the new Bears coaches — including...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles
If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:25 PM
MOBILE, Ala. — If you are expecting Aaron Kromer to turn J'Marcus Webb into Jermon Bushrod, you probably are dreaming.
But Kromer did turn Bushrod, a fourth-round draft pick from Towson, into a two-time Pro Bowl tackle for the Saints.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Instead of watching the Packers in a wild-card playoff game Saturday night, you could have been watching the Bears.
All the Bears needed to still be playing was for the Packers to beat the Vikings on Sunday when they were three-point favorites.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Following a similar trend that we saw during Phil Emery's first draft in 2012, the Bears general manager once again targeted rookie prospects over the weekend that bring size, speed and strength measurables to the NFL.
The Bears are projecting talent at...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:38 PM
The Bears have gone out of their way this offseason to find a reliable left tackle and to stabilize the entire offensive line.
Meanwhile, last year's starting left tackle — J'Marcus Webb — has been spending the offseason trying to find...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 2:14 PM
This class looks pretty enticing to a tackle-needy NFL. Three tackles figure to be top 10 picks. The talent drops off a little after that, but a number of others have enough ability to be starters pretty quickly. As many as a dozen tackles could be chosen...