| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Before 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became a star and, along with several contemporary athletic quarterbacks, changed how his position can help a team's rushing attack, he made his first career start against the Bears on a Monday night in November...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:41 PM
"I would rather spend the weekend in jail than watch that game again." — former Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, on his WSCR 670-AM postgame show last week.
Patrick Mannelly knew he was in for a Monday unlike any he had experienced. For 16 seasons...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:08 PM
And so ends the Bears’ 2014 season. Thanks for coming, everybody.
Jay Cutler stunk. Brandon Marshall stunk. The run defense stunk. The pass rush stunk. Against one of the worst teams you could imagine. At home.
Beep, beep, drive home safely....
| Sep 8, 2014
"We've got to watch the tape," was the common refrain in the Bears' locker room.
So go ahead and pick one.
The game tape from Sunday's 23-20 overtime letdown to the Bills, who came to Chicago and won for the first time ever, or choose one from the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Adam Herring figured his dad would kill him, and his mom figured he was right. So he waited about four weeks to deliver the news.
Reggie Herring's aversion to tattoos is surpassed only by his dislike for losing football games. Adam had been threatened...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Is Jon Bostic going to start at one of the two linebacker spots along with Lance Briggs? -- @KLynch721 from Twitter
Since January, I’ve said D.J. Williams is the man to beat out at middle linebacker and that is where Bostic is listed as a co-...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:34 AM
How best to describe the Bears revamped starting defense against the Seahawks?
Take your pick. It’s a question as easy as the Seahawks’ converting all seven third downs in the 31-0...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
You can stamp the labels on Shea McClellin. First-round pick. Failed defensive end. Potentially promising strong side linebacker. All of those fit.
But whatever lens McClellin is viewed through as the 2014 season nears, there is no question this will...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Lance Briggs brought it up. He hasn't been to a Pro Bowl since 2011 after a streak of seven straight invitations to the game.
"I forgot what it feels like," Briggs said Thursday.
So, yes, that's extra incentive in the back of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from Bears practice on Thursday.
1. The defensive front seven was more disruptive than it has been in any practice so far. Throughout team drills, regardless of which level of the depth chart was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:11 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from the Bears’ practice on Friday morning, which ended 30 minutes earlier than usual because of forecasted inclement weather.
1. Safety Adrian Wilson turned his body to get in position...