| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Stevie Sunshine is here to wish you a happy Boxing Day and to bring you the gift of, well, sunshine.
I have found the upside of the Bears’ joke of a defense. No lie.
I have unearthed the one positive from the historically pathetic run defense....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:17 PM
CLEVELAND — The Jay Cutler we don't see started winning Sunday's 38-31 game against the Browns last Tuesday morning.
Cutler started approaching his offensive linemen to gauge their reaction to him replacing Josh McCown, the NFL's hottest...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Nobody ever has accused the NFL of failing to make a profit.
But you can't help wonder if the league finally has gone too far and maximized television exposure over competitive integrity. The decision to flex the Bears-Eagles game to NBC's "Sunday Night...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Three Bears fans walk into a bar. Let's call them Trusty, Scaredy and Doubty:
Trusty: So, Jay Cutler should start Sunday, right?
Scaredy: Absolutely! Did you see that arm strength in the Cleveland game? He fits the football into windows that Josh...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Presumably, Bears players remain undivided in their support of linebacker Lance Briggs returning to start Sunday night against the Eagles.
There will be no whispers, controversy or anonymous sources this week. Everybody in Chicago agrees the Bears...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:54 PM
For future reference, coaching had nothing to do with the historically bad season the 2013 Bears defense produced.
Not a single defensive player noticeably improved, and no identity ever emerged for a group known for poor fundamentals. But talent and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:01 AM
One month, Bears coach Marc Trestman is saying defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is doing an “amazing’’ job.
Next month, Trestman is leaving Tucker’s continued employment a question.
Thanks for all the support, boss....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:12 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The Bears' retaining defensive coordinator Mel Tucker or the Lions’ embarrassment trying to hire a head coach?
The chokefest that marked the way these NFC North rivals closed the regular season...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:08 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Inside a stunned Bears locker room Sunday night after a disgraceful 54-11 loss to the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field, coach Marc Trestman approached Jay Cutler. Josh McCown joined them near the corner to form a quorum.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Before the 54-11 annihilation by the Eagles that really wasn't that close, Bears Chairman George McCaskey revealed the organizational mindset during an impromptu casual conversation.
"The next two weeks should be exciting for you guys,'' I told...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Are the Bears tough enough?
Is that a fair question to ask of the players on the Bears defense?
I mean, they lost the line of scrimmage again. Both lines of scrimmage, actually, and in a big way in Philadelphia. That’s where things start....