| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:09 PM
It was the day the Bears introduced free-agent pass rusher Pernell McPhee.
But it was all about Jay Cutler.
"Jay is our quarterback," said Ryan Pace, the way Lovie Smith said, the way Marc Trestman said, the way Jerry Angelo said, the way Phil Emery...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:42 AM
If Ryan Pace didn’t make or take calls about trading Jay Cutler the way he said, then he’s either lying like a veteran general manager or failing to do his job like a rookie, pick one.
Pace and new coach John Fox said they had to to get to...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:10 PM
With Brandon Marshall headed to the Jets, the Bears' first move to replenish their receiving corps came Wednesday night with the signing of Eddie Royal.
According to a league source, Royal agreed to a three-year contract with the team after flying into...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:42 PM
On the morning Ryan Pace was introduced as Bears general manager, he cut right to the chase in expressing his vision for the brand of player he prefers building around.
"We are not just collecting athletes," Pace asserted. "We are acquiring football...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:42 AM
One day in December 2008 after several of his deserving players were left off the NFC Pro Bowl team, a reporter asked then-Panthers coach John Fox about the snubs.
Fox's answer then helps explain his mindset now, after the Bears gave away wide...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:18 AM
Tick, tick, tick . . .
A decision is coming. Two decisions, actually: Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall. Jay Day. B-Day. One of those days feels like it ought to come a week from Thursday, if not sooner.
The NFL’s league year starts Tuesday. The...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:37 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — For much of the past week, John Fox has been darting around the NFL scouting combine with obvious verve. From media obligations to player interviews to social outings, Fox has shown ebullience befitting a man excited about his new...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:52 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL's defensive rankings over the last four seasons show why Bears general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox targeted coordinator Vic Fangio last month. His talented 49ers defenses finished in the top five in total yards...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:02 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Dante Fowler Jr. smiled while chatting with reporters Friday morning. He's at ease and confident in the face of scrutiny here at the NFL scouting combine. The defensive end out of Florida likes to stay loose and a crack about his...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:09 AM
The draft analysts are all drooling. This year’s crop of wide receivers, they agree, is about as good as it gets. So good at the very top, in fact, that ESPN’s Mel Kiper finds himself drawing legitimate parallels to the draft classes of 1985...