| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
You couldn’t miss Jay Cutler’s spreading the ball around in the Bears’ first-half vivisection of the Oakland Raiders on Friday.
I mean, he threw to three different tight ends in the first quarter alone, or two tight ends and the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Bears weren’t ready to start the game. Again.
They were undisciplined. Again.
They were mistake-prone. Again.
They couldn’t stop the run. Again.
That’s on the coach. A lot of the Bears’ inexplicably awful performance in...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:16 PM
NFL midseason reports usually are written after eight games—ya know, at midseason. But with seven games in the books and injuries piling up, the 2013 Bears have reached a crossroads. No time like the present, then, to distribute awards and look at...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Perhaps the only Bears playmaker who has made fewer plays against the Packers than quarterback Jay Cutler has been running back Matt Forte.
Which is not good news for a team that doesn’t have Cutler -- for this week, at least, depending on who you...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
If you're one of those fans who watched Monday's Bears-Packers game simply to pass the time before the release of "Call of Duty: Ghosts" on Tuesday, well, that's understandable.
However, you might not have realized Marc Trestman's team strikes a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
If you suddenly feel the urge to reevaluate Shea McLellin's career, I'm right there with you.
After sacking Aaron Rodgers and breaking his collarbone, some would call that a game changer. I'm calling it a "season changer" and as a result, I'll say it....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
In the end, the Bears' scrappy effort wasn’t enough.
"It was really a day of missed opportunities," coach Marc Trestman said.
Settling for a field goal. Costly penalties. They were just part of the equation in Sunday’s 21-19 loss to...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Julius Peppers talked about making a simple Bears defense simpler.
OK. Fine. But what’s simpler than assigning one player one gap?
I’ll hang up and listen for another explosive play.
It only takes one player failing to do his job to...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Seems pointless at this hour to add my voice to those criticizing Bears coach Marc Trestman for his wimpy, ill-fated decision Sunday to try for a game-winning, 47-yard field goal in overtime when the Bears had the ball second-and-7 at......
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Not to diminish Josh McCown’s terrific game Monday night, but the Cowboys came in with the worst defense in the league.
Worse even than the Bears’.
Sure, McCown showed poise in finding open receivers downfield and even showed some shake in...
| 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....