| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
The rain had escalated near Lake Michigan. Of course it had.
Late in the fourth quarter, at the end of a gloomy afternoon, a full day's mist had turned into a troublesome shower, just another hindrance for the Bears to deal with on a Sunday filled...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A quick list of all the wacky crap that transpired in the Bears' 31-30 win over Minnesota:
1. Minnesota's Cordarrelle Patterson returned the game's opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.
2. Devin Hester returned the ensuing kickoff 76 yards, en...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Isn’t this where we came in with Devin Hester?
Isn’t this the kind of guy we saw eight seasons ago when he pantsed the NFL with kickoff and punt returns that were, well, ridiculous, as Jeff Joniak said?
Hester is back to returning kicks...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Yep, it's almost over.
No, not the Bears' season. Only the most pessimistic fan would fear the worst from a 3-0 team.
Rather, "Breaking Bad" has just one more episode remaining to incinerate our nerves before its five-season run ends Sept. 29. And...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Filming for the new "Transformers" movie has been blowing up Chicago, much like the Bears had done for the first three weeks of the NFL season. On Sunday they put their undefeated record on the line in Detroit, home of automakers and star receiver...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The undefeated New Orleans Saints marched into Soldier Field on Sunday—and they sprinted out with a 26-18 victory over the Bears.
The Bears went from winning three in a row at the start of the season to losing back-to-back games, first against...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl.
It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:37 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If Marc Trestman was hoping to find some rhythm on offense and something to build on for the Bears' final few days of training camp, he'll have to continue his search when the team gets back to Bourbonnais.
The offense has been...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Ouch. And double ouch.
The football gods dropped the hammer on Bears Nation on Monday, as quarterback Jay Cutler is out at least four weeks with a torn groin muscle and linebacker Lance Briggs is out four to six weeks with a shoulder fracture.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Bears tight end Martellus Bennett showed off his artwork publicly for the first time at a reception Monday for The Dinner Party, a monthly talk show at City Winery.
And while proceeds from the show will benefit After School Matters, Bears fans wanted to...