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  • 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...
  • Former Terps wide receiver Stefon Diggs signs with D.C.-based agent

    Former Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs has signed with Washington-based agent Adisa Bakari of the Sports Entertainment Group at Kelley Drye. Bakari represents noteworthy NFL players such as Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte and Pittsburgh...
  • Strain showing between Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall

    Strain showing between Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall
    The Chicago Bears were eliminated from postseason contention in Week 14, but the suspense doesn’t end there. The final three games will help dictate the franchise’s offseason course. It could be a bumpy ride, if the past week was any...
  • Bears' Matt Forte sets NFL record for receptions by a running back

    Bears' Matt Forte sets NFL record for receptions by a running back
    MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Forte didn't need to keep track of his catches Sunday as he hunted the NFL's single-season record for receptions by a running back. Injured quarterback Jimmy Clausen did it for him on the sideline. So when Forte caught a dart...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Lions
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
  • Matt Forte highly conditioned to punish his body to reap ultimate rewards

    Matt Forte highly conditioned to punish his body to reap ultimate rewards
    Matt Forte is lying face down on his living room floor, and there's a woman standing on him. Massage therapist Sarah Bach has one foot on the back of Forte's upper left leg. Her weight is digging into his hamstring. "Your adductors …" Bach...
  • Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl

    Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl
    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...
  • Blown fake punt against the Saints illustrative of whole Bears season

    Blown fake punt against the Saints illustrative of whole Bears season
    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...
  • Jimmy Clausen spark goes out quickly as Bears lose 4th straight

    Jimmy Clausen spark goes out quickly as Bears lose 4th straight
    For a few fleeting moments Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Clausen and the Bears offense created the spark Marc Trestman coveted in benching Jay Cutler. They flashed Soldier Field back a year to happier times, when the coach was a celebrated figure because...
  • Bears loss to Lions a case of what could have been

    Bears loss to Lions a case of what could have been
    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...