| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Dear Bears offense, your coach doesn’t trust you.
We already knew he didn’t trust his ridiculously bad defense, but he doesn’t trust you. He showed that in overtime in Minnesota on Sunday. No matter that you had just blasted down the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:58 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When kickoff arrived Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field, the Bears found themselves on the doorstep of a golden opportunity. A wild afternoon around the league that included dramatic home losses by the Packers and Lions...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Bad and stupid is no way to go through the NFL.
However, those are good reasons the Bears have fallen to 6-6 and seemingly had their season ended after a 23-20 overtime loss to the Vikings.
The Bears always have depended upon the stupidity and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Early in John Harbaugh's tenure in Baltimore, the Ravens made a philosophical decision that continues to dictate how they approach defense in the high-scoring, quarterback-friendly NFL.
Harbaugh saw how offenses were putting up pinball-type numbers with...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman was fined $15,750 for his horse-collar tackle on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, according to a league spokesman.
Bowman tackled Smith during the fourth quarter of the Ravens' 23-20 overtime loss to the Bears at...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Vikings 23, Bears 20
Strategy: The Vikings offense is built around the talents of Adrian Peterson, who is inarguably the NFL's best running back. They put the ball in his hands as much as possible, and they might trot out their fullback and heavy sets...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Mike Ditka didn't bring the 1985 Bears defense with him down the red carpet to midfield at halftime Monday night.
Because of the 2013 offense, he didn't have to.
Backup quarterback Josh McCown accounted for five touchdowns, three before the Bears...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I will enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
Why in the world did the Ravens...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp .
The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...