| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Can you imagine if the Bears were introducing Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell as their new head coach this week?
Can you imagine if the Bears were coming off a 5-11 season punctuated with miserable offensive decisions and now trying to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:24 PM
GREEN BAY — Get before your Ditka shrine and pray to the football powers that the Bears quit Sunday night at Lambeau Field.
The alternative is pondering the possibility they are miserably outclassed in talent when compared to the Packers, who...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The ball had just spiraled into Alshon Jeffery's hands when ESPN color analyst Jon Gruden let out a stream of consciousness that summarized an entire night.
"You've got to be kidding me," Gruden bellowed, still trying to process the circus catch...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
DETROIT — The Bears emerged from their week off in early November with an explicit desire to achieve a better balance between the run and pass. The opposite occurred in their 34-17 loss to the Lions.
The Bears had a franchise-low eight rushes...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
DETROIT — Get away from playing last-place teams. Get back to the reality of this Bears season.
A modest two-game winning streak against the down-and-out Buccaneers and scuffling Vikings was extinguished in the second quarter Thursday when the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Phil Emery left no room for ambiguity. When the Bears general manager was asked on Oct. 27 why the offense could not sustain drives or consistently make big plays, he asserted where the problem lay.
"The key is we have to achieve a better run-pass...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
The Chicago Bears reached the midway point of their season at 3-5 with their patience hanging by a thread and their playoff hopes in need of resuscitation. With four losses in the past five games, including a 51-23 blowout loss in New England in Week 8,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:43 PM
The Bears didn't fail as much in the running game in Thursday's 31-17 road loss to the Lions as they abandoned it.
Choosing not to run into what they clearly figured was a brick wall, coach Marc Trestman tried to direct the offense around the talented...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:01 PM
There is no shortage of renowned running backs in Bears history, starting with Red Grange, who brought credibility to pro football with a 1925 national barnstorming tour. Grange's pro rushing career never matched his University of Illinois output...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
| Dec 6, 2014
Heading into Thursday night's game, Bears running back Matt Forte had lost only a dozen fumbles in his seven-season career, an average of one every nine games and every 181 touches. So it was a surprise even to the Cowboys' defense early in the third...