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  • 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...
  • Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub

    Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub
    Bears second-year right guard Kyle Long met his second straight Pro Bowl nomination with his characteristic enthusiasm Wednesday.   “Obviously, it’s a big honor,” Long said, while flanked by running back Matt Forte at a news conference....
  • Bears' Matt Forte shrugs off Pro Bowl snub

    Bears' Matt Forte shrugs off Pro Bowl snub
    Bears running back Matt Forte has been high on most lists of notable Pro Bowl snubs this week, overlooked as DeMarco Murray, Marshawn Lynch, Jamaal Charles, Arian Foster, Le'Veon Bell and LeSean McCoy were chosen over him for that honor. But Forte made it...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' win over Vikings

    10 thoughts after Bears' win over Vikings
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears ended their three-game losing streak Sunday with a 21-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. 1. It sure looked like a here-they-go-again moment. The Bears were trailing 3-0 and had moved the ball a...
  • Tentative end-of-half approach concerns Jay Cutler

    Tentative end-of-half approach concerns Jay Cutler
    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman’s conservative approach Sunday at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings was a topic of discussion Monday. With over a minute to go in the half and with a timeout left, the Bears appeared...
  • Matt Forte cashes in opportunities provided by Bears defense

    Matt Forte cashes in opportunities provided by Bears defense
    Credit for the Bears' final two touchdowns in Sunday's 21-13 win over the Buccaneers should go to the defense, which created takeaways on consecutive plays in the third quarter. And with the offense regaining possession inside the red zone both times,...
  • Bears' Matt Forte looking for self-motivation, not pep talks

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has plenty of reasons to look forward to Sunday night’s division rivalry game against the Packers. For starters, he’ll have a chance to go right at the NFL’s worst run defense, with Green Bay...
  • Bears found wanting against Cowboys whenever it mattered

    It is hard to overcome the loss of one of your playmaking wide receivers as the Bears were forced to do Thursday night when Brandon Marshall exited in the second quarter with two fractured ribs and a lung injury. The Bears were short-handed in other...