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  • Matt Forte, Jay Cutler lament Bears' continued run-pass imbalance

    Matt Forte, Jay Cutler lament Bears' continued run-pass imbalance
    The Bears’ eight rushing attempts in Thursday’s loss to the Lions were the lowest single-game total in franchise history. Quarterback Jay Cutler dropped back to pass 51 times, handed off seven times and kneeled down once. That’s not...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Matt Forte in a grass skirt? Yes please

    Matt Forte in a grass skirt? Yes please
    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...
  • Bears can set 'trap' for Packers run defense

     Bears can set 'trap' for Packers run defense
    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...
  • It's all on the line for Marc Trestman

     It's all on the line for Marc Trestman
    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....
  • What is Matt Forte's trade value?

    What is Matt Forte's trade value?
    This team has a lot of holes. Would there be a market to trade Matt Forte to a contender for a late first-round or second-round pick next year? -- @plo1921 from Twitter Now you’re talking about taking the most reliable part of the offense away....