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  • 50 is the new … 50

    50 is the new … 50
    When the Bears retired Mike Ditka's old No. 89 in May, they announced that his would be the team's final retired number. And no wonder: their 14 retired numbers is the most in the NFL. Among the great players whose jerseys will not be removed from...
  • NFC Hierarchy/Obituary with Week 13 in the books

     
    Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 11) One more Saints loss or Seahawks win, and I'll finally feel comfortable shutting this team down. The Saints have dropped two straight games now, against the 49ers and Falcons. Before that,......
  • Something else about the Bears' signing of Meriweather

    Something else about the Bears' signing of Meriweather
    Word is, safety Brandon Meriweather is a Bear because Bill Belichick believes he freelances too much on the field. It also has been said that Meriweather piles up hangers-on the way he piles up interceptions, perhaps to the point that his posse has a...
  • Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers

    Bears eliminated from playoffs with loss to Packers
    GREEN BAY — It wasn't too long ago, back when the Bears were trying to make a go of it with Rex Grossman, that a high-ranking team official said just wait, the balance of power in the NFC North would shift once Brett Favre retired. Well, the future...
  • Bears get little right in loss to Packers

    Bears get little right in loss to Packers
    If the Bears were looking for something to hang their hats on Sunday, the Packers locker room was full of players saying the 89-yard punt return for a touchdown by Johnny Knox was the greatest play they've ever witnessed. Too bad a holding penalty...
  • Bears rout Lions in edgy game

    Bears rout Lions in edgy game
    As Charles Tillman raced past Matthew Stafford, the Lions quarterback turned to no one in particular and threw up his arms in bewilderment. Tillman was on the way to the end zone with a 44-yard interception return, the second pick returned for a score at...
  • Cutler breaks thumb in Bears' victory over Chargers

    Cutler breaks thumb in Bears' victory over Chargers
    The quarterbacks didn't want to make it into their duel but that's what Sunday's meeting at Soldier Field came down to — Jay Cutler and Philip Rivers squaring off in a showdown of gunslingers. After the Bears prevailed 31-20 over Cutler's former...
  • Bears survive Forte fumbles for 3rd straight win

    Bears survive Forte fumbles for 3rd straight win
    PHILADELPHIA — Sloppy performances and poor communication plagued the Bears in their two previous road games. They struggled to get out of their own way in losses in New Orleans and Detroit, setbacks that put them in a hole during the first half of...
  • Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs

    Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs
    A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't. But what matters now is the Bears'...
  • The Bears season in a splint

    The Bears season in a splint
    It’s not a question of whether Jay Cutler’s thumb is broken. It’s a question of how badly the Bears’ season is broken. Maybe it’s me, but I don’t see Caleb Hanie winning games the way Cutler did Sunday against San...
  • Bears pick off Cowboys 34-18, improve to 3-1

    Bears pick off Cowboys 34-18, improve to 3-1
    ARLINGTON, Texas — A national television audience got a good glimpse of the stout defense and volatile yet improving offense that has defined the first quarter of the Bears season. The defense intercepted Tony Romo five times — with Charles...