| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It's sad when it ends like this.
I am talking about the Bears season, but I'm also speaking of the great Bears defense.
So many years. So many wins. So many pick-sixes, forced fumbles, great players.
It had to end sometime and it has ended …...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
If you suddenly feel the urge to reevaluate Shea McLellin's career, I'm right there with you.
After sacking Aaron Rodgers and breaking his collarbone, some would call that a game changer. I'm calling it a "season changer" and as a result, I'll say it....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Heading into Sunday's matchup with Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Mel Tucker's defense should expect to be tested once again on the inside seams in their Cover-2 shell.
Using the All-22 coaches tape from the Bears Week 10 loss to the Lions, here's a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:42 PM
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....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker vaguely explained his position Wednesday when he was asked whether he would call more blitzes to jump-start a sputtering pass rush.
"We'll blitz when we need to, and when we want to," he said....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Saints coach Sean Payton will have a game plan designed to target and expose the Bears' Cover-2 defense inside the red zone. Based on personnel and alignment, look for Payton to use his matchup players to give quarterback Drew Brees scoring opportunities....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
OK, so it wasn’t going to be easy for the Bears this season, but yeesh, did it have to be this awful?
The Bears lost both lines of scrimmage, lost the ball, lost control of things the second quarter, and that’s how you lose an ugly...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Brandon Marshall really wanted to see the football more.
It came his way plenty Thursday night.
Brandon Marshall desperately needed a Bears victory.
He helped provide it.
With a pair of glowing green cleats and two crowd-pleasing touchdown...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:34 PM
DETROIT — Theo Spight wears a Lions hard hat, a jersey numbered "00" and after every touchdown scored by the home team at Ford Field, he grabs a microphone behind the end zone, and thrusts his deep voice into "Gridiron Heroes," the Lions' fight...