| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Thanksgiving week often is packed with drama, football-fueled or otherwise.
The Bears gave Chicago a jump-start on that emotional roller coaster Sunday. Sure, the matchup against old coach Lovie Smith and Tampa Bay was a scheduling coincidence, but it...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:23 PM
You don't need the three-fingered grip of Odell Beckham Jr., to grasp that change is constant in the NFL. Just because you could do something one year, doesn't mean it's promised to you the next. Strengths can become weaknesses, dizzying success quickly...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win.
Given the Bears' tenuous position — 3-4 and two games behind the Packers and Lions in the NFC North — that makes their game against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass.,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Do you think Matt Forte needs more rushing attempts? He touches the ball a lot already. -- @JRRestaino from Twitter
I think the Bears need to run the ball more effectively than they have to this point. Forte is sixth in the NFL in rushing attempts...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With three losses in their last four games, the Bears are reeling, their playoff aspirations fading after last week's 27-14 home loss to the Dolphins.
And now Marc Trestman's team faces even bigger obstacles in an attempt to avoid a prolonged...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As the frustration of a disappointing season mounts, so too does the Bears' injury toll.
In the second half of Sunday's 51-23 loss to the Patriots, left guard Matt Slauson hurt his chest, suffering what multiple league...
| 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 7, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The Bears and Matt Forte once again can attack the Packers defensive front seven with the trap schemes in Marc Trestman's playbook to produce numbers in the run game.
As shown here, the Bears align in a Pro Split Exchange formation with Regular/21...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....