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  • Imagine if Bears were giving you new coach Darrell Bevell

    Imagine if Bears were giving you new coach Darrell Bevell
    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...
  • Have Bears quit, or are they simply outclassed by Packers?

    Have Bears quit, or are they simply outclassed by Packers?
    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...
  • One year later, Bears searching for missing scoring groove

    One year later, Bears searching for missing scoring groove
    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...
  • Bears' short passing game fails to replace effective running attack

    Bears' short passing game fails to replace effective running attack
    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...
  • There's no defense for the Bears' inept offense

    There's no defense for the Bears' inept offense
    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...
  • Bears' pass-run imbalance doesn't sit well with players ... or coaches

    Bears' pass-run imbalance doesn't sit well with players ... or coaches
    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...
  • Outside worry helped Aaron Rodgers, Packers get on a roll

    Outside worry helped Aaron Rodgers, Packers get on a roll
    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,...
  • Even if Lions game was pass-fail, the Bears would merit collective F

    Even if Lions game was pass-fail, the Bears would merit collective F
    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...
  • Best Bears running backs: Payton, then the rest

    Best Bears running backs: Payton, then the rest
    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...
  • Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end

    Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end
    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...
  • From depths of despair, can Bears reverse downward spiral?

    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...