| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:05 PM
The Bears weathered a flood of criticism about their offensive balance after the 34-17 Week 13 loss to the Lions in Detroit, a game in which running back Matt Forte only had five carries for six yards as the Bears threw 48 times out of 59 plays.
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:59 AM
You can thank Danielle Forte for husband Matt Forte’s fashion sense. She said the Bears’ running back was wearing loose sweatshirts and sweatpants before she turned him on to suits and designer clothing. Now Danielle is hoping to have a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
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...