| 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 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 14, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The Bears should prepare for the Saints defense Monday night to send pressure in passing situations with Rob Ryan's unit disguising coverages in the secondary to set some traps for quarterback Jay Cutler.
As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:44 PM
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NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
The Chicago Bears do not want to call it an evaluation game, but there's no other way to assess Monday night's home game with the New Orleans Saints.
For players, it is an evaluation...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Bears held a practice Monday morning at Halas Hall and insisted afterward that they’re still laser-focused on their next game, a low-stakes affair with the Saints that will come Dec. 15 at Soldier Field.
That game matters, players insisted,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Chicago Bears were eliminated from postseason contention in Week 14, but the suspense doesn’t end there. The final three games will help dictate the franchise’s offseason course. It could be a bumpy ride, if the past week was any...
| Dec 6, 2014
It is hard to overcome the loss of one of your playmaking wide receivers as the Bears were forced to do Thursday night when Brandon Marshall exited in the second quarter with two fractured ribs and a lung injury.
The Bears were short-handed in other...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Bears receiver Brandon Marshall left Soldier Field in an ambulance Thursday night, headed for a nearby hospital after suffering what was announced as an injury to his ribs in the second quarter against the Cowboys.
After making a 15-yard catch to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Recap: Cowboys 41, Bears 28
Cowboys 41, Bears 28: Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes and DeMarco Murray rushed for 179 yards and another score as Dallas posted a crucial road win.
Romo finished 21-for-26 for 205 yards, including a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The ball had just spiraled into Alshon Jeffery's hands when ESPN color analyst Jon Gruden let out a stream of consciousness that summarized an entire night.
"You've got to be kidding me," Gruden bellowed, still trying to process the circus catch...