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  • Bears defense stressed accountability in players-only meeting last week

    Bears defense stressed accountability in players-only meeting last week
    It wasn't really a mutiny of any kind. The suggestion, Jared Allen said, actually came from Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker himself. With the defense in need of resuscitation after humiliating losses to the Patriots and Packers, Bears defensive...
  • Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard

    Lovie Smith era had more good than bad for Bears, but don't go overboard
    As the crowd thinned at Halas Hall after Lovie Smith's introductory news conference as Bears head coach, Smith smiled as I asked him about Big Sandy, Texas, and for his cellphone number. Not only did Smith happily oblige that day, Jan. 15, 2004, but...
  • Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches

    Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches
    Lance Briggs weighed in with his three all-time greatest Bears coaches this week when he ranked George Halas, Mike Ditka and Lovie Smith at the top. This reporter has been around here a little longer than Briggs. In fact, Halas once invited me to sit...
  • DVR alert: '85 Bears reminisce about Cowboys blowout on 'Classics'

    DVR alert: '85 Bears reminisce about Cowboys blowout on 'Classics'
    Bears fans in need of a pick-me-up should tune into the latest edition of “Bears Classics” on Comcast Sports Net. CSN will document the Bears’ 44-0 victory over Dallas in 1985 in a one-hour special Wednesday at 9 p.m. Relive the Bears&...
  • NFL analysts knock Cutler, Bears

    NFL analysts knock Cutler, Bears
    The NFL analysts took target practice on the Bears and Jay Cutler Sunday. And that was before their blowout loss to New England. The pregame shows weighed in on the Bears’ problems. Terry Bradshaw on “Fox NFL Sunday” went after Cutler,...
  • Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more

    Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more
    Where the hell did Wednesday go?  Well, for me, most of it passed by so quickly because a bunch of kittens got Uber'd into our office, and I spent the rest of the day itching my beard, as I am highly allergic. So, that's why my link dump is getting to you...
  • Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change

    Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change
    A day after meeting with a Chicago Native American group, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner declined to say whether he thinks the NFL's Washington Redskins should change the team name amid an outcry that it's offensive and derogatory. Rauner...
  • Nancy's Pizza adds Da Ditka Pizza to menu

    Nancy's Pizza adds Da Ditka Pizza to menu
    You had to have seen this coming. Nancy’s Pizza recently announced it has added the Mike Ditka-inspired Da Ditka Pizza to its menu for a limited time in honor of National Pizza Month. The legendary Bears coach was named a spokesman for Nancy&...
  • Chicago Bears wonder, where's Mike Ditka when you need him?

    It does not matter how many total years an individual or team gets, the Bears offense has been unable to score consistency within the 20-yard line since Mike Ditka was coach. Until a coach understands that concept, the Bears will continue to be losers....
  • FCC considering ban of Redskins name

    FCC considering ban of Redskins name
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency's chairman indicated on Tuesday....
  • The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship

    The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship
    Grit, savvy and sheer brutality--those are classic Chicago traits, no matter the endeavor, and they brought the National Football League championship to Chicago on this date, when the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10. The Bears had not been a...