| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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’...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:06 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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....
| Dec 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:24 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:25 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...