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  • Rough homecoming for Bucs' Lovie Smith, Josh McCown

    Rough homecoming for Bucs' Lovie Smith, Josh McCown
    Lovie Smith was buttoned up and all business as usual following Sunday's 21-13 loss to the Bears. The former Bears coach, who spent nine up-and-down years here, shrugged off any notion that personal emotions were involved in his return to Chicago as the...
  • Jon Bostic must read keys right to protect middle

    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...
  • Can Marc Trestman handle the Bears?

    Can Marc Trestman handle the Bears?
    Do you think Marc Trestman is a good fit for this team? He seems to either been unwilling or unable to manage a large group of Alpha males. He allows Brandon Marshall to be off every Tuesday, allows Lance Briggs to be absent to open his restaurant and...
  • Bears turn to undrafted rookie as linebackers' injuries continue

    Bears turn to undrafted rookie as linebackers' injuries continue
    Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker said earlier this week that linebacker Christian Jones was used in the fourth quarter of last Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins because the team wanted to see more from him. The Bears will...
  • Briggs and Bostic doubtful for Patriots game

    Briggs and Bostic doubtful for Patriots game
    The Chicago Bears are planning to be without linebackers Lance Briggs and Jon Bostic for the third consecutive game Sunday in New England, continuing a month of uncertainty at the position. Both Briggs (ribs) and Bostic (back) were limited during Friday&...
  • Jordan Mills, Lance Briggs out for Bears vs. Patriots

    Jordan Mills, Lance Briggs out for Bears vs. Patriots
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Chicago Bears right tackle Jordan Mills will sit out Sunday's game against the New England Patriots because of soreness in his surgically-repaired left foot. Michael Ola will replace him in the starting lineup.  Right tackle will be...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Patriots
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears surrendered 50 points for the second time in the last 10 games, getting whipped 51-23 on Sunday by the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. 1. A loss in their next game Nov. 9 at...
  • Bears' Matt Slauson out for season; Jordan Mills may move to guard

    Bears' Matt Slauson out for season; Jordan Mills may move to guard
    Heading into their off week at 3-5, the Bears find themselves with a lengthy to-do list in their ongoing effort to revive their struggling offense. And on that front, significant changes are coming soon to the offensive line. On Monday the team...
  • Why didn't Bears trade Lance Briggs to Cowboys?

    Why didn't Bears trade Lance Briggs to Cowboys?
    Why didn’t the Bears trade Lance Briggs to the Cowboys (before Tuesday's deadline)? They had a need after Justin Durant was injured and Rod Marinelli is the defensive coordinator there. – Steve F., Jefferson City, Mo., from email The rumor...
  • Bears defense in doldrums

     Bears defense in doldrums
    The second phase of the Bears midseason review examines a defense that has not distanced itself enough from last season's debacle. An intriguing mix of relatively old players and young prospects has not combined to form the consistently disruptive...
  • Briggs gives Trestman a chance to show who's boss

    Briggs gives Trestman a chance to show who's boss
    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...