| 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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The Bears' 2014 season will end Sunday in Minneapolis with a game against the Vikings. For those still keeping track, this weekend's contest comes with an unsatisfying consolation prize — the winner secures third place in the NFC North. But after...
| 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 15, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Jay Cutler fired his first pass against the Saints on Monday night into the Bears' sideline, a bailout on a doomed play. His next throw, on the ensuing snap, ended up in the hands of diving cornerback Patrick Robinson.
That's to say it was business as...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Don't be fooled, Chicago.
Don't overstate the value of quarterback Jimmy Clausen making the Bears more lively Sunday in a 20-14 loss to a Lions team that was in the giving mood four days before Christmas.
Don't wonder where the Bears would be if coach...
| 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 15, 2014
| 10:21 PM
This time, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler owed everyone an apology.
Nothing says "I'm sorry" for an NFL starting quarterback quite like throwing three interceptions.
In a season full of regression, Cutler bottomed out Monday night at Soldier Field...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Jay Cutler and the Bears can take some shots down the field to target the top of the Buccaneers Cover-2 defense by creating vertical opportunities out of a 3-by-1 formation on the "Seattle" concept.
As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11 personnel...