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  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bears' Matt Forte excelling at 'touch' football

    Bears' Matt Forte excelling at 'touch' football
    It was a bit odd Thursday to hear Matt Forte say he doesn't do something. Surely, he wasn't talking about his production on the field, where the Bears rely on their Pro Bowl running back for a bit of everything. Forte runs, catches, blocks and rarely...
  • Desire to run more, not Cutler, prompted Trestman to remove pre-snap option

    Desire to run more, not Cutler, prompted Trestman to remove pre-snap option
    Marc Trestman’s offensive system frequently gives Bears quarterback Jay Cutler the option to change a play from a run to a pass, or vice versa, before the snap based on the opposing defense’s front. But Trestman removed that option at...
  • Three things we learned about Bears in Week 7

    Three things we learned about Bears in Week 7
    Coming off a complete win, the Chicago Bears torpedoed any optimism about their season with a 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins, a stinker that dropped their home record to 0-3. Afterward, Brandon Marshall’s postgame venting session, overheard by...
  • Rewinding the Dolphins' convincing win over Chicago

    Rewinding the Dolphins' convincing win over Chicago
    The Dolphins used plenty of play action, quarterback read options and rollout plays against the Bears, and it led to Ryan Tannehill's highest quarterback rating (123.6) of his NFL career. Tannehill was truly sensational during Sunday's 27-14 win, with...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to the Dolphins

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to the Dolphins
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears continued their winless ways at Soldier Field, losing to the Miami Dolphins 27-14 on Sunday in a poor game all the way around. 1. The Bears were so ineffective offensively in the first half, they ran only 18 plays as...
  • Marshall calls Bears' 3-4 record 'unacceptable'

     Marshall calls Bears' 3-4 record 'unacceptable'
    It doesn't look like that schedule backloaded with home games is going to do the Bears much good. Not this season. The problem isn't just that the Bears lost 27-14 on Sunday to the Dolphins at Soldier Field. The issue is they were totally outclassed...