| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Nobody in the Bears organization offered anything but high acclaim for backup quarterback Josh McCown the past month as he became Chicago's darling and one of the NFL's best stories.
Until Jay Cutler returned to the Bears lineup and the lectern Thursday...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:36 PM
The Bears and Marc Trestman can use some window dressing Sunday in Cleveland with their pre-snap alignments to run the "sail" route against the Browns. It's a three-level concept that gives quarterback Jay Cutler multiple options to target a Cover-3...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Believe it or not, the biggest decision Marc Trestman ever made that played out in Cleveland had nothing to do with which Bears quarterback to start Sunday against the Browns.
Back in 1988, Trestman was the Browns quarterback coach and was out...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:36 PM
The Denver Broncos have been stacking up victories all season. Sunday, they served Kansas City a special order:
A quadruple Decker.
Eric Decker caught four touchdown passes from Peyton Manning to lift the Broncos to a 35-28 victory over the Chiefs...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Jeff George felt Jay Cutler's pain.
As Cutler limped off FedEx Field three weeks ago in Landover, Md., with a torn left groin muscle, George was watching on television at home in Indianapolis and reliving one of the worst days of his 12-year NFL career....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:09 PM
When putting together the list of grievances surrounding the 2013 Bears, it's important to remember the forgotten unit.
Amid compulsory second-guessing over confounding tactical decisions on offense and growing public resentment over inept defense,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:07 PM
In a simpler time — when we were wide-eyed and fresh-faced — all that mattered was seeing our team win.
Kids don't engage in conversations about "buyers or sellers." They don't root for their team to lose so it improves its draft position or...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Last year when the Bears faced the Lions at Soldier Field, Jay Cutler emerged bruised, battered and concussed after Ndamukong Suh sacked and buried the Bears quarterback in the second quarter.
Bears backup quarterback Josh McCown knows that he could...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:20 PM
LANDOVER, Md. — After Bears quarterback Jay Cutler stayed on the ground for five seconds Sunday at FedEx Field, left tackle Jermon Bushrod knew.
"Usually he gets right back up," Bushrod said.
But on first-and-10 from the Bears' 45 with 9...
| 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...