| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Lions 21, Bears19
Strategy: The Bears offense has a different look to it under new coach Marc Trestman, who was known as an offensive innovator in the CFL. The Bears use a vertical passing attack to take advantage of strong-armed quarterback Jay...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:01 PM
"No regrets here."
For 25 minutes Monday at Halas Hall, Bears coach Marc Trestman held court on his team's most recent game — Sunday's 21-19 loss to the Lions — and stood steadfastly behind his decision to stick with injured quarterback...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears' 21-19 loss Sunday to the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.
1. In six quarters plus one drive (the final possession Sunday at Soldier Field) this season, Josh McCown has passed for 538 yards and four touchdowns with...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Sometimes I wish I didn't know anything about football.
Because if I didn't, I might have enjoyed Sunday's two-point disaster against Detroit. I might even be smiling now, just like the bartender who served me and my friends during the game.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:04 PM
The Bears' grip on their portion of first place in the NFC North was impolitely yanked away Sunday with 40 seconds left. On their attempt for a game-tying two-point conversion, running back Matt Forte took a shotgun handoff from Josh McCown and was...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:14 PM
Marc Trestman shrugged. Again.
Three-and-a-half days had passed since the new coach had taken the eye-opening chance that defines his first venture into the Bears-Packers rivalry. Three-and-a-half-days later, Trestman still wasn't convinced his daring...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Shea McClellin ended Aaron Rodgers’ night on the first series of Bears-Packers on Monday Night Football.
Yes, that Shea McClellin. Yes, with a sack of that Aaron Rodgers.
Slamming down the Packers quarterback in the red zone, the Bears so-called...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The intersection between serious, down-to-earth business and relaxed, carefree fun in professional football often becomes congested and confusing.
As the Bears prepare to face the Packers on Monday night in Green Bay, we all are guilty of over-analyzing...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Perhaps the only Bears playmaker who has made fewer plays against the Packers than quarterback Jay Cutler has been running back Matt Forte.
Which is not good news for a team that doesn’t have Cutler -- for this week, at least, depending on who you...
| Sep 24, 2013
It’s Week Three of the Survivor League where my arch rival – and Chicago’s #1 White Sox Fan – Soxman and I go up against each other in fantasy football. Last week saw Soxman boasting as he had a great week while I only managed a...
| 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...