| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:29 AM
I love the job Mike Tice has done --- has usually done --- but the offensive line coach's blocking schemes and players are absolutely useless against 3-4 schemes.
Or if it's not the schemes, then it's the way they're taught because the linemen don't...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A private funeral service for slain Bears fan William Christopher Pettry was held this afternoon while a fundraising effort has been launched by Bears player Kellen Davis to help Pettry’s widow and three children.
Davis, the Bears tight end, will...
| 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,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Bears coach Lovie Smith likes to say that Kellen Davis can do all the things the good tight ends can do.
Except catch passes.
And hold on to the ball.
And stand up.
This is a bad week for all of that to seem true. A loss on Monday...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A response was demanded.
A big response.
The Bears needed to answer a bad, weak effort in San Francisco with a solid, physical game against visiting Minnesota.
And they provided it in a tough and vicious game that required it.
After the usual...
| 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....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:29 AM
There’s a lot of vitriol aimed at the Bears offense after Lovie Smith’s team embarrassed itself against a bad Minnesota bunch. I get it. Mike Tice’s offense ranks worse than Mike Martz’s, and how stupid is that?
Heck, the offense...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Everybody’s watching left tackle, especially against the Giants’ Super Bowl-devastating pass rush and fearing for Jay Cutler’s life in New York this Friday when the Bears play their one moderately important practice game.
Left tackle is...