| Nov 4, 2012
| 2:26 PM
I’ve never seen the Bears play a first quarter like that.
Heck, no one has ever seen a first quarter like the one the Bears laid on the Titans.
For the first time in their long, glorious history, the Bears rang up 28 points before they had...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The Chicago Bears had their six-game winning streak snapped and lost quarterback Jay Cutler to a concussion in Sunday night's 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans in front of a crowd of 59,989 at rainy Soldier Field.
Cutler, who was not playing well prior to...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:27 AM
After the season, the Bears plan to begin expanding Halas Hall, but they might need to build out the training room now.
In what resembled a last-man-standing battle, they beat the rival Vikings 28-10 on Sunday at Soldier Field, but the badly needed...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A response was demanded.
A big response.
The Bears needed to answer a bad, weak effort in San Francisco with a solid, physical game against visiting Minnesota.
And they provided it in a tough and vicious game that required it.
After the usual...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:25 AM
You can question the decision by Lovie Smith to go for it on fourth-and-1 in the second quarter and pass on a field goal, something the coach did himself.
But following the collapse Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field in a 23-17 overtime loss to the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The NFL is a passing league.
Matt Forte is a running back.
Can someone explain the difference to the Bears?
In a deal completed Monday as the deadline approached, the Bears agreed to pay an average of $8 million over four years. The Bears won’t...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:55 AM
I know that the first exhibition game doesn’t mean much to the starters because, as Tribune football columnist Matt Bowen writes, that first game is about basics. Yes. Well. Fine.
But not for me. I don’t care about footwork. I want fireworks....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Bears’ passing game? Just like big-boy offenses.
The Bears’ running game? Looks like third-and-1 is no longer their version of clown college.
The Bears’ pass rush? Look at you, Israel Idonije, finally racking up sacks the way...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:34 PM
As an Arlington Heights native, Colts safety Tom Zbikowski remembers years of bland, rarely potent offenses from the Bears.
Standing in the mostly cleared-out visiting locker room at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, Zbikowski shook his head after the...