| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Bears' second straight home victory kept their season alive Sunday. As it turns out, though, that medicine doesn't have a pleasant aftertaste.
Back-to-back wins over the Vikings and Buccaneers improved their record to 5-6 but did not alleviate...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Chicago Bears left open the possibility of waiting until Thursday to determine the playing status of linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Kyle Fuller for that day's game against the Detroit Lions.
Coach Marc Trestman on Tuesday said the Bears...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Bears actually will play a football game Monday night. The NFL doesn't cancel them for broken teams, and in this case, that's probably a good thing. Hosting the Saints should be a welcome diversion for a team that spent the last week inflicting its...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Amid a parade of lead characters in the Bears' 2014 season meltdown, maybe the most believable thing uttered Thursday was coach Marc Trestman's clear declaration the decision to bench Jay Cutler was his alone.
The club didn't hatch some plan to put...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: The end.
The Bears will play their 2014 season finale Sunday afternoon against the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The failed fake punt had nothing to do with the final outcome of the Bears' 31-15 loss to the Saints on Monday night at Soldier Field.
Despite plum field position, the Saints wound up punting and soon after that the Bears pinned the Saints back on their...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:56 AM
The Chicago Bears are cleaning house. After finishing a 5-11 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, the Bears announced major changes Monday morning, firing both head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery.
Chairman George McCaskey...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
For a few fleeting moments Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Clausen and the Bears offense created the spark Marc Trestman coveted in benching Jay Cutler. They flashed Soldier Field back a year to happier times, when the coach was a celebrated figure because...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:15 PM
There was a time not all that long ago when Marc Trestman's day-after-game news conferences carried the feel of a stimulating college lecture. Trestman would settle in at the dais in the Halas Hall media room and dive into the details of the previous day....