| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
You couldn’t miss Jay Cutler’s spreading the ball around in the Bears’ first-half vivisection of the Oakland Raiders on Friday.
I mean, he threw to three different tight ends in the first quarter alone, or two tight ends and the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl.
It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When it comes to blending excitement with gloom over sports teams, no place does it better than Chicago.
So our town is in somewhat of a frenzy over the start of Bears' camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, which most apparently expect to...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Jay Cutler was reunited with Brandon Marshall on Thursday night and the pair connected on four passes and a touchdown in the first half of the Bears' 33-28 preseason victory over the Chargers at Soldier Field.
The best-laid plans to spread the ball...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Brandon Marshall is expected to start the Bears’ scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and man, do the Bears ever need him on the field.
So Jay Cutler can throw to someone else.
As the Bears broke training camp in Bourbonnais,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Here’s what you had to like in Bears-Chargers on Thursday night: Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall is still a thing.
Here’s what you had to hate: Cutler to Marshall is still too much of a thing. Cutler looked only for Marshall to the point he...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:18 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — The preseason does not mask the fact the Raiders will be dreadful this season.
Mired in salary cap hell the Raiders look like they will be in the hunt for the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. If the Bears can be close to as good...
| Sep 10, 2013
Starting this week, I will be engaging Chicago's #1 White Sox fan SOXMAN in a war of words as we go up against each other in our fantasy football league. Yes, Chicago's King of Geeks (thanks for the moniker Laurence Holmes!) is also a die-hard Cubs fan,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Marc Trestman received a lot of praise for his decision to go for it on fourth-and-1, and he should.
After a surprising 24-21 comeback win over a Bengals team intent on stealing the Lions’ crown for stupid and undisciplined play, Jay Cutler...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Marc Trestman’s play-calling looked scared in the second half Sunday. The Bears' rookie coach looked like he was hoping and praying the clock would run out while his team still had the lead against the desperate Steelers.
This from a coach who has...