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  • Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers

    Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: our numeric glimpse into the Bears’ roller coaster September. Marc Trestman’...
  • 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...
  • Jim McMahon's 'never die' mindset on display against Vikings on 'Bears Classics'

    Jim McMahon's 'never die' mindset on display against Vikings on 'Bears Classics'
    Comcast SportsNet has a present that will remind depressed Bears fans of days of Christmas past. The latest edition of “Bears Classics” on Thursday at 9 p.m. will focus on Jim McMahon’s memorable game in Minnesota on Sept. 19, 1985....
  • Aftermath of expected Bears purge will determine George McCaskey's legacy

     Aftermath of expected Bears purge will determine George McCaskey's legacy
    When Marc Trestman ran onto the field at Metropolitan Stadium for the first time as a Vikings rookie free-agent defensive back in the 1978 preseason opener, emotion overcame the Minneapolis native. Trestman made eye contact with his proud dad, Jerry,...
  • Saving the Bears

    Here is my solution to the Chicago Bear's personnel vacancies: Hire Virginia McCaskey as general manager and Mike Ditka as head coach.  If they can't get the job done, no one can!   — Sheryl Slone Tarkoff, Chicago  
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Is roster turnover a legitimate excuse for poor special teams play or is Joe DeCamillis to blame? Dave Toub managed each year. – @Rodgeo33 from Twitter Special teams stunk last week against the Eagles and DeCamillis knows as much. There were...
  • Don't look now, but a more accurate Cutler is here

    Don't look now, but a more accurate Cutler is here
    If the Bears can block the Jets’ pass rush, then Jay Cutler can tear up a weak secondary. Or he can throw a dumb pick. No matter how tough and brilliant he looked against the 49ers, he’s also the quarterback who looked unacceptably...
  • Stephen A. Smith Suspension Exposes ESPN's Bigger Problem

    ESPN has a problem. It wants to be in the thick of things, to be part of every major debate pertaining to sports. But its commentators and analysts - rooted as they are in trade deadlines and X's and O's - can be loose cannons, occasionally getting in...
  • Sarah Palin sides with Mike Ditka on liberals, er, the Redskins' name

    Sarah Palin sides with Mike Ditka on liberals, er, the Redskins' name
    Sarah Palin has expressed her support for Mike Ditka, who has expressed his support for Daniel Snyder, who has vowed to never change the name of the Washington Redskins. Got all that? It can get a little confusing. Just ask Palin and Ditka. Those two...
  • Bears training camp snapshot: Tight ends

     Bears training camp snapshot: Tight ends
    The Bears believe Martellus Bennett is poised to build on his breakthrough first season with the team but seek a more dependable backup tight end. Biggest offseason developments: In an 11-day span in March, the Bears re-signed Dante Rosario, released...