| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:36 PM
If Santonio Holmes’ four seasons as a Jets receiver were sometimes cast as turbulent, he has at least one fan who will offer a warm welcome Monday night in New Jersey when the Bears visit MetLife Stadium.
Jets coach Rex Ryan still counts himself...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Game week in Chicago begins much the same way training camp opened in Bourbonnais, with the Bears facing uncertainty at safety, linebacker and on special teams.
That's not the kind of continuity any NFL team seeks from one season to the next.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:45 PM
One day later, Chicago continued to buzz about Friday's memorable debut packed with possibility and hope.
No, not that one.
With due respect to Cubs prospect Javier Baez and baseball's most exciting last-place team, the city's first exposure to...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Santonio Holmes' first practice with the Bears began routinely enough. He took his turn in position drills, quickly chopping his feet, navigating a row of cones before darting to his right and catching a pass from an assistant coach.
In what remains...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Just throwing, um, stuff against the wall:
We’re up to four days now since Derrick Rose’s first game, and he still hasn’t practiced or played. And then he’s going to play, what, three games in five days in a tournament nobody...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Chicago Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions:
Q. What’s your take on Lance Briggs missing practice Monday for his restaurant opening? – @steveoatms from Twitter
A. For starters, I don’t think Briggs’ whereabouts...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Showtime officials said they always wanted to have a current player on the panel for "Inside The NFL," but the logistics never could be worked out.
Even with the show moving this season to Tuesdays, the day off for NFL players on most weeks,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Good Morning, Marc Trestman.
Now playing Ben Stein’s role in “Ferris Briggs’ Day Off.’’
Lance Briggs opened his new barbecue restaurant in Northern California on Monday and said he plans “to remain involved, as my...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Lance Briggs keeps laughing at the suggestion he needs to behave differently as a 33-year-old linebacker than he used to, but nobody outside Halas Hall finds it as funny.
By the end of the season, the joke could be on the Bears unless Briggs and the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Bills coach Doug Marrone reportedly got into it pretty good with management late in the preseason before his team tarnished the Bears' season. Word is, by the time general manager Doug Whaley and team President Russ Brandon intervened in an expletive-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BOURBONNAIS -- Much has been made of the potential of the Chicago Bears' offensive line heading into the 2014 season. The optimism comes with good reason, too. The Bears made great progress up front during a record-setting offensive year in 2013. They...