| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
The Bears defense can generate pressure and create turnover opportunities in third down situations against the Vikings with zone blitz concepts out of their nickel sub package.
As shown here, the Bears have their base nickel defense on the field (five...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:19 PM
New coach, new identity, new offensive line, new expectations. Spirits are high again for the Bears this season, but are they realistic?
We turned to EA Sports' Madden 25 for Bears versus Bengals for an answer, controlling neither team.
| Dec 25, 2012
On Monday, what stood out about the Bears' performance on Sunday is the pass protection held up both in terms of recognition and execution against an aggressive, accomplished blitzing team.
Arizona defensive coordinator Ray Horton sent more than four...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Tom Zbikowski is coming home.
The five-year NFL veteran from Arlington Heights has agreed to terms on a one year contract with the Bears.
The Colts cut Zbikowski last week after one season with them. The former Notre Dame standout previously had...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
If Manti Te'o drops to the Bears do you take him? Also, if Matt Barkley drops to the second round do you take a gamble on him to groom him for the future? -- Tim Miller, Endwell, N.Y.
I would consider Te'o if I were the Bears, without a doubt, and take...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A trip to the Pro Bowl was not the only reward Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings received at the end of the 2012 season.
He is also in line for a bump in pay.
Jennings, who signed a two-year contract to return to the club last March, triggered a...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:09 PM
DETROIT — The Bears' season met a sudden, stunning death when Blair Walsh's 29-yard field goal sailed over the upright in the Vikings' victory over the Packers.
But really, the Bears' season had been dying one incompletion at a time.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:59 PM
The Bears defense has game-planning options Sunday at Arizona versus rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley. By showing different looks at the line of scrimmage, the Bears can roll the secondary, bring zone pressure and try to steal one in third-down passing...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Trust what you see, read your keys and play ball.
Sometimes it can be that simple when you are superior on one side of the ball, as the Bears defense was Sunday in a 28-13 win against a lifeless Cardinals offense.
Sure, Larry Fitzgerald made a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:50 PM
A year ago, Josh Evans knew he had a lot of work to do become a good college player, much less an NFL prospect.
Last season, Evans was Florida's most-improved defensive player and the leading tackler (79) on the nation's fifth-ranked defense. On...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:34 AM
A season after just two Gators were selected, Florida will have a major presence during this week's NFL draft.
The 2013 draft class will not be as impressive as the 2010 group, which included three first-round picks (Joe Haden, Maurkice Pouncey, Tim...