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  • 'Safety first' might be good draft slogan for Bears

    In today's NFL, safeties should be viewed as premium throughout the draft process as offenses continue to create matchups and attack the field vertically with multiple personnel groupings. For Bears general manager Phil Emery, it is a position that has...
  • Emotions aside, Bears must say bye to Mel Tucker

    Emotions aside, Bears must say bye to Mel Tucker
    In an unusual appearance Sunday night on WGN-AM 720's "The Dinner Party'' hours after the Bears' season-ending loss to the Packers, general manager Phil Emery offered food for thought regarding his offseason decision-making process. "In my role, a...
  • Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4

    Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4
    Expiring contracts: Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Corey Wootton, Major Wright, D.J. Williams, James Anderson, Jeremiah Ratliff, Zack Bowman, Nate Collins, Kelvin Hayden, Craig Steltz, Landon Cohen. Hot topic: Is Mel Tucker safe? Or isn't he?...
  • Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve

    Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve
    Rather than spend New Year’s Eve at a private party or on the couch watching the ball drop on TV, some celebrities braved the Chicago-in-January weather and hit the town to ring in 2014. The Bulls’ Derrick Rose, Bears’ Alshon Jeffery,...
  • Lance Briggs can't work miracles for Bears

    Lance Briggs can't work miracles for Bears
    Presumably, Bears players remain undivided in their support of linebacker Lance Briggs returning to start Sunday night against the Eagles. There will be no whispers, controversy or anonymous sources this week. Everybody in Chicago agrees the Bears...
  • Bears must disrupt Eagles with 5-man pressure

    Bears must disrupt Eagles with 5-man pressure
    The Bears can continue to be aggressive on defense Sunday night by disguising their blitz looks and bringing pressure against the Eagles. Think of zone schemes that challenge the protection count and take away throwing lanes for quarterback Nick Foles....
  • Bears' defense saves dumbest for last

    Bears' defense saves dumbest for last
    Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers. The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another. And that was...
  • Charles Tillman hints he may play elsewhere

    Charles Tillman hints he may play elsewhere
    Locker clean-out days always have a somber tone around the NFL. But Monday morning at Halas Hall, a day after the Bears narrowly missed out on a playoff berth with a 33-28 loss to the Packers, the uncertainty was more prevalent than usual. As has been...
  • Bears have that run-down feeling again

    Bears have that run-down feeling again
    ST. LOUIS — Any running back can gash the Bears these days. All-Pro or second-stringer, established veteran or off-the-street free agent, bruiser or speedster. Credentials are irrelevant. This once-proud defense stops the run like a colander stops...
  • Brrrrr down! Bears back in first place

    Brrrrr down! Bears back in first place
    Daaaaaaaa hope. Among the fond memories Chicago has of Mike Ditka--the mustache, the screaming, the cigars--near the top of the list is that in most of the games he coached or played, the Bears found a way to win when he played on or coached the team....
  • Packers look like best team Bears won't tackle

    Packers look like best team Bears won't tackle
    If you were watching TV on Sunday night looking to find hope for the Bears on Monday night at Lambeau field, sorry, people. The Packers' went to Minnesota and gave the Bears a TV preview that was rated "M" for "Mommy Make It Stop." Aaron Rodgers is...