| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance.
They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Bears report to training camp July 24 following the direction of a calibrated organizational compass.
A year ago, Marc Trestman's first camp as coach featured all the baby steps inherent in implementing a new program. Since then, growth and...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:09 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
A mix of veterans and highly drafted prospects makes this one of the Bears' most...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:11 PM
You normally wouldn't expect to see too many jocks at a comic book convention. But with the Bears' Lance Briggs and Israel Idonije each launching comic books in recent years, it was only a matter of time before their teammates became at least a little bit...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:11 PM
If the Chicago Bears have an idea how they will line up at linebacker when practice opens next month in training camp, they’re not ready to say just yet.
A day after coach Marc Trestman called D.J. Williams the “lead dog” to win the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brock Vereen will be the first to tell you he's still a rookie and that he barely has been through four weeks of offseason practices in his NFL career. So he knows his assessments may not carry grand weight.
But the Bears safety can say with...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Bears concluded their two-month offseason program Thursday, the first step on a journey they hope leads to the playoffs.
Players were prohibited from wearing shoulder pads or tackling during nine voluntary and three mandatory practices, so true...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The Bears are prohibited from tackling or donning shoulder pads until training camp, but that didn’t stop tempers from flaring during Tuesday’s organized team activities practice at Halas Hall.
Tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive end...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The Bears have had some pretty awesome draft classes in the past 20 years. And some horrible ones.
THE BOTTOM THREE
I don't even know where to start with this draft class. Without a first-round selection, the Bears needed to strike gold in...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:17 PM
It couldn’t have been simpler.
There couldn’t have been greater motivation.
The Bears took the field in Philadelphia on Sunday night knowing they could win the NFC North and gain a playoff spot if they beat the Eagles.
The Lions lost...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:11 AM
You have written repeatedly that Shea McClellin is not a fit as a linebacker in a 4-3 scheme and what I don’t understand is why? His measurables compare similarly to those of Brian Urlacher when he came out of New Mexico and he proved to be a...