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  • Bears ran more early, but not better

     Bears ran more early, but not better
    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. On...
  • 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...
  • Danielle Forte, wife of Matt Forte, launches maternity fashion line

    Danielle Forte, wife of Matt Forte, launches maternity fashion line
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...