| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:29 PM
When the Bears line up to play the Vikings at the Metrodome, they may be getting a look into the 2013 season.
They will be without Brian Urlacher, who has a hamstring pull. And being without him next season is a possibility.
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Women’s College Basketball--Georgetown at Penn State, 11 a.m. (Big 10 Network); South Dakota at Kansas State, 2 p.m. (FXSP)
NFL Football--Baltimore Ravens at Washington Redskins, Noon (CBS); Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:04 PM
NBA Basketball--Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks, 7 p.m. (TNT); San Antonio Spurs at Portland Trail Blazers, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
NFL Football--Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
High School Basketball--Teams...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Smash-mouth football, once an offensive trademark of the NFL’s charter franchise that produced the great Walter Payton, died before its time last week in Chicago after a recent bout with negligence. It was ageless.
On fourth-and-1 against the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Manchester City at Newcastle, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2); Women’s National Teams, Exhibition, United States vs. China, 6 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--East Carolina at North Carolina, 11 a....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The Bears offense has been having a difficult enough time hitting a fastball. And along come the Packers with a nasty curve.
Three-four defenses like the Packers use have been a problem for the Bears this year, in part because they are different....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The Bears offense once again can lean on boot action Sunday at Minnesota and move quarterback Jay Cutler outside of the pocket versus zone coverage.
Using the All-22 coaches tape, here is an example of how the Bears rolled the pocket away from defensive...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:17 PM
This running back class has a little depth, but very little top-end talent. In fact, scouts agree this could be the first draft in 50 years in which no running back is chosen in the first round. Alabama's Eddie Lacy appears to be the only first-round...
| 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,...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
This will not take another stab at analyzing last week's antics of your favorite Chicago boor.
This will not quote another Hall of Fame player or Bears teammate criticizing Jay Cutler for comportment unbecoming a franchise quarterback.
This will not...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
When general manager Phil Emery was hired to replace Jerry Angelo in the offseason, team President Ted Phillips said the move was made to close the "talent gap" between the Bears and their division rivals, the Packers and Lions.
Emery wasn't supposed...