| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| 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...
| 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....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The first time Lamarr Houston faced the Chicago media, the pricey free-agent defensive end was asked about replacing the now-departed Julius Peppers, of course.
But Houston’s answer was telling a bigger truth about himself and what passes for a...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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?...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:57 PM
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...
| 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....