| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:54 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — They're alive.
Only because they faced an offense far more disjointed than their own were the Bears able to withstand another lethargic start. Jump-started by two defensive touchdowns — their first since Week 9 —...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:02 PM
if Lovie Smith gets fired, how long after the purge will it take the Bears to have a winning season? -- @joshohmart, from Twitter
No matter what happens the rest of the way this season, I would say the chances of the Bears being worse next season would...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Ndamukong Suh had the knockdown of the night when he rocked Jay Cutler on a sack in the second quarter.
But the Bears recovered to win the decision Monday night.
The hope is the quarterback isn't too sore after he was diagnosed with bruised ribs...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:17 PM
This running back class has a little depth, but very little top-end talent. In fact, scouts agree this could be the first draft in 50 years in which no running back is chosen in the first round. Alabama's Eddie Lacy appears to be the only first-round...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:07 PM
What we learned in Arizona on Sunday was the Chicago Bears are back to beating stiffs and the defense is back to scoring.
I don’t know what the Cardinals do for a living, but playing football isn’t it.
It’s true the Bears could...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Whenever Ravens running back Ray Rice carries the football or catches passes Sunday, Arian Foster intends to keep a close watch.
And it's not because the Houston Texans' star is required to observe his counterpart when he's on the sideline at Reliant...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Ravens running back Bernard Pierce made a concerted effort to increase his size, strength and, particularly, his speed following an encouraging rookie season.
The primary backup to Pro Bowl runner Ray Rice has accomplished those goals, according to...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:56 AM
If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic:
Their stars have to play like stars.
I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense."
For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...