| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Did Marc Trestman hear what Lance Briggs said?
Not the stuff about this season probably being his last as a Bear. That has been obvious the last couple years. When his contract is up, that’s it.
No, did the head coach who supposedly has lost the...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:35 AM
For a brief moment Wednesday Lance Briggs lost himself in reminiscence, mentally scrolling through 11 years of memories at Lambeau Field and tracking the good vibes all the way back to Week 14 of 2003.
Briggs was just an emerging Bears rookie then,...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:18 PM
GREEN BAY — Apparently, there is no such thing as rock bottom for the 2014 Bears. Every time Aaron Rodgers dropped back to pass in the first half Sunday night, a new low seemed possible. Many times it became reality. Down and down the Bears plunged,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
There isn't a turning point in a 55-14 loss. The thorough beating begins early and remains intense throughout.
But there were a handful of plays that helped the Bears into an enormous hole Sunday night in their embarrassing loss to the Packers at...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs on Wednesday assumed blame for an incorrect pre-snap check that led to a coverage breakdown on the Green Bay Packers' 73-yard touchdown pass in Sunday night's 55-14 defeat.
On the play, cornerback Tim Jennings...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:25 AM
It’s possible Marc Trestman actually believes his assistant coaches are excellent and his locker room is in a good place a day after the Packers torched his team.
But could there be another scenario?
I never met a conspiracy I didn’t...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:45 PM
The Vikings and offensive coordinator Norv Turner will test the eye discipline of the Bears defense with packaged plays that allow rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to target the middle of the field off the mesh point read.
As shown here, the Vikings...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:52 PM
It wasn't really a mutiny of any kind. The suggestion, Jared Allen said, actually came from Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker himself.
With the defense in need of resuscitation after humiliating losses to the Patriots and Packers, Bears defensive...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:46 PM
Mel Tucker had not fielded such an uplifting question in more than a month. So when a reporter asked the Bears' defensive coordinator what his unit did well Sunday in a 21-13 victory over the Vikings, he understandably detailed the entire checklist.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Lance Briggs weighed in with his three all-time greatest Bears coaches this week when he ranked George Halas, Mike Ditka and Lovie Smith at the top.
This reporter has been around here a little longer than Briggs. In fact, Halas once invited me to sit...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts.
Lavonte David is in his third season after being a second-round pick from Nebraska in 2012. He leads the Bucs with 115 tackles (14 for loss), more than twice as many as the next closest player on...