| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Hard to believe, but we have ourselves a football game Friday. Normally the first preseason game is an opportunity for the Bears to roll out the same old same old, but darn it, this year is different.
The first thing is, it's OK to admit you're not...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The more Bears receivers who go down with injuries and struggle to return, the more embarrassing Lovie Smith looks with his Kellen Davis nonsense.
Truth is, even with a full complement of receivers, Smith looks embarrassing with his Davis nonsense....
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The Chicago Bears had their six-game winning streak snapped and lost quarterback Jay Cutler to a concussion in Sunday night's 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans in front of a crowd of 59,989 at rainy Soldier Field.
Cutler, who was not playing well prior to...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:17 AM
How long before the Bears offense finally punishes an opponent for the insulting squib kicks?
I’ll hang up and listen for my next three-and-out.
A couple weeks after the Panthers dared the Bears with that strategy, the Texans did it Sunday,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:25 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — A national television audience got a good glimpse of the stout defense and volatile yet improving offense that has defined the first quarter of the Bears season.
The defense intercepted Tony Romo five times — with Charles...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:13 PM
Jay Cutler’s behavior always seems to be a story, so I guess it’s good that all you really need to know about the Bears’ “Monday Night Football’’ tilt in Dallas is that the supposedly creaky defense outscored Tony Romo&...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Last year, Jay Cutler got a Pro Bowl receiver in Brandon Marshall and a newly signed Pro Bowl running back in Matt Forte.
This year, the Bears quarterback got an offensive-minded head coach known as a quarterback whisperer in Marc Trestman, and before...
| 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 25, 2013
| 7:41 AM
I still don’t get the NFL scouting combine.
Last weekend in Indianapolis and through Tuesday, football players will wear almost no football equipment while running some drills they practice specifically for this showcase but rarely execute in...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:44 AM
GREEN BAY — At least the on-field camera for this nationally televised game didn't capture Jay Cutler shouting vulgarities at his offensive coordinator.
That's maybe the only way progress can be judged for the Bears, who were looking to make a...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...