| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
The Bears and quarterback Josh McCown can continue to take shots down the field to Alshon Jeffery by creating matchups for the receiver versus the Cowboys single-high safety defenses.
As shown here, the Bears have their Posse (or 11) personnel on the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
This season always has been about Jay Cutler. Sunday’s game against the Browns certainly was all about Cutler.
Especially about Cutler.
After missing four games because of injuries and then regaining his starting position after Josh McCown&...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Crazy the way mind works, the way it can be twisted and tested, then steered toward defining moments. Then what?
At the end of a grueling Sunday at Soldier Field, 11 Bears sauntered into an offensive huddle.
More than five hours had passed since the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Bears and Josh McCown have to expect extreme pressure from the Ravens defense in third-down situations. That means multiple fronts, overload concepts and creative looks that put stress on both the quarterback and the protection scheme.
| 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 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Bad and stupid is no way to go through the NFL.
However, those are good reasons the Bears have fallen to 6-6 and seemingly had their season ended after a 23-20 overtime loss to the Vikings.
The Bears always have depended upon the stupidity and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Resourceful kick returners always plead for any tiny opening, a crease, a momentary opportunity to burst free for a long run.
Bears Hall of Famer Gale Sayers used to refer to such a modest request as "18 inches of daylight" to make a mad dash to the end...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Of course there was overtime Sunday. The Bears-Ravens experience just wasn’t long enough.
Tornadic conditions. Driving rain. A delay of nearly two hours. The Soldier Field tar pit.
Thirteen Bears penalties. No offensive touchdowns until the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Have the Bears thought about playing Shea McClellin at linebacker? He played it in college and he isn't making an impact at end. Obviously, there is a need there and the Bears could plug someone else in who would be effective at end. Maybe he would make a...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:31 PM
In today's NFL, the quarterback is king.
The Bears and general manager Phil Emery reminded us of that Thursday when they announced a seven-year deal for quarterback Jay Cutler that reportedly includes more than $50 million in guaranteed money.