| Dec 6, 2014
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...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Protesters blocked the streets surrounding Soldier Field on Thursday night, making for a late-arriving crowd for the Bears' 41-28 loss to the Cowboys.
Tardy fans were the lucky ones.
The latest Bears loss was as hard to watch as the seven others but...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:01 PM
If you're going to create a cartoon parody of fantasy football, what better foils than Bears teammates Jay Cutler and Matt Forte? They're an apt illustration of how real-life football and fantasy football diverge: The Bears have a 5-8 record, yet Cutler...
| 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 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 11, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Who carries the highest cap hits next year, minus Jay Cutler and Jared Allen? -- @nwfisch
The biggest cap charge for 2015 right now after Cutler ($16.5 million) and Allen ($12.5) is wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who will have a salary cap number of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:38 PM
When Bears coach Marc Trestman arrived for work Monday at Halas Hall, he had a lot to do.
First up: the digestion and dissection of Sunday's humiliating 51-23 road loss to the Patriots, a game that took a black light to all of the team's troubling...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:01 PM
From the sounds of things last Monday, Bears coach Marc Trestman has a good idea where problems lie in his offense.
Whether or not he and his staff indeed diagnosed the issues and, as importantly, developed a strategy to fix them remains to be seen with...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Regardless of whether the Bears are headed to the Super Bowl this season, everyone knows what to expect from running back Matt Forte. Speed, consistency and reliability week in and week out.
Moreover, you'd expect to see Forte making a great catch and...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:33 AM
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,...