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  • Matt Forte cashes in opportunities provided by Bears defense

    Matt Forte cashes in opportunities provided by Bears defense
    Credit for the Bears' final two touchdowns in Sunday's 21-13 win over the Buccaneers should go to the defense, which created takeaways on consecutive plays in the third quarter. And with the offense regaining possession inside the red zone both times,...
  • With unreliable offense, Bears lucky to pull out a victory

    With unreliable offense, Bears lucky to pull out a victory
    The points came in a flurry for the Bears after halftime Sunday, all 21 of them in the third quarter, including two Matt Forte touchdowns in the span of 1 minute, 49 seconds. But don't let that brief burst fool you. And don't twist the context of a...
  • Bears need to get Brandon Marshall much more involved in their offense

    Bears need to get Brandon Marshall much more involved in their offense
    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...
  • Four reasons the Bears can give thanks

    Four reasons the Bears can give thanks
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: Thanksgiving, of course. The Bears will spend their Thanksgiving in Detroit, engaged...
  • To get back in running, Bears need to run

    To get back in running, Bears need to run
    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.,...
  • Bears' Jimmy Clausen busy building confidence

    Bears' Jimmy Clausen busy building confidence
    BOURBONNAIS — Confidence has been a theme of Jimmy Clausen's football career. Was he overconfident as a quarterback in high school and at Notre Dame? Was his confidence badly shaken after losing nine of 10 starts as a rookie with the Panthers and...
  • Does Matt Forte need to run the ball more?

    Does Matt Forte need to run the ball more?
    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...
  • Huddle up: rookie Christian Jones' upside to be tested

    Huddle up: rookie Christian Jones' upside to be tested
    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...
  • Slauson suffers what could be a significant pectoral injury

    Slauson suffers what could be a significant pectoral injury
    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...
  • For Bears offense, it's mission unaccomplished

    For Bears offense, it's mission unaccomplished
    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...
  • Can Bears right the many wrongs in their offense?

    Can Bears right the many wrongs in their offense?
    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...