| 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 15, 2014
| 9:52 PM
The Chicago Bears played a prime time game Monday night against a 5-8 opponent with a struggling defense and still couldn't keep from tripping over themselves. The Bears fell behind 24-0 after three quarters, then staggered to a 31-15 loss to the New...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:08 AM
During his introduction as the Bears' new coach Monday, John Fox had little to say when asked for his assessment of Jay Cutler. Fox acknowledged he had heard from the Bears quarterback via a congratulatory text message over the weekend.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
PHOENIX — Possessing the same gift for gab as his brother, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett invites recorders, cameras and notebooks.
Come one, come all. No topics appear taboo — he analyzed his wife's "booty" on media day Tuesday...
| 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 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...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Matt Forte is lying face down on his living room floor, and there's a woman standing on him.
Massage therapist Sarah Bach has one foot on the back of Forte's upper left leg. Her weight is digging into his hamstring.
"Your adductors …" Bach...
| 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 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 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Kyle Long said he found out via Twitter on Wednesday night that Jay Cutler would be benched for Sunday's game against the Lions.
"Not ideal," Long said succinctly on Thursday.
Bears tight end teammate Martellus Bennett said he learned of the change...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Sure-handed targets would have made Jimmy Clausen's first start since his rookie season of 2010 look different.
They might have given the Bears a chance to spring an upset over the Lions, who were a 10-point favorite Sunday at Soldier Field. But just as...