| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:00 PM
I enjoyed writing the first four days of my Fantasy Fodder 2011 season preview. Today is not as exciting, though, because all that’s left are the kickers and the defense-special teams combinations. You guys know by now that you shouldn’t...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:51 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The last time the Bears stumbled out of here in a stupor, their quarterback had a woozy noggin' and their offensive coordinator had a place in NFL history following the most stubborn play-calling imaginable.
There was no...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The NFL’s annual meat market has come and gone, leaving fans of watching grown men running around in spandex on an obstacle course channel-surfing for "American Gladiator" reruns.
Thanks to the non-stop coverage of the combine, we have a ton of...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:54 PM
All that was missing was a Shanahan and a view of the Rocky Mountains.
Short of raising the Halas Hall practice field to a higher altitude, the Bears have done virtually everything possible to recreate the Denver experience for quarterback Jay Cutler....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:03 AM
It still makes no sense that the Bears ignored their starting offensive line in the first phase of free agency or the draft.
It makes less sense when you believe the Bears are a Super Bowl contender the way I believe.
It’s even more mind-...
| Mar 29, 2012
Sunshine has not been difficult to find at the oceanfront site of the NFL owners meetings, but Lovie Smith brought more of it Wednesday in a breakfast with the media.
The Bears coach was particularly optimistic about the addition of wide receiver Brandon...
| Mar 15, 2012
Just two days before the Bears made official a trade to acquire him, Brandon Marshall found himself in a familiar situation -- the wrong place at the wrong time.
Perhaps that is how the talented yet often troubled wide receiver can best explain what...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Joe Vitt went directly from the football field at Towson State to his first job in the NFL as the strength coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1979.
A little more than 30 years later, Vitt finds himself in the middle of one of the biggest stories in the...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:29 AM
There’s a lot of vitriol aimed at the Bears offense after Lovie Smith’s team embarrassed itself against a bad Minnesota bunch. I get it. Mike Tice’s offense ranks worse than Mike Martz’s, and how stupid is that?
Heck, the offense...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:51 AM
If Brian Urlacher can’t play this season, then Jay Cutler ends up with even more pressure, and I’m not talking about another missed block by J’Marcus Webb.
This Bears offseason was all about the offense. I mean, just look:
| Jan 3, 2012
General manager Jerry Angelo isn’t the only prominent Chicago Bears figure who won’t return in 2012.
Also out is offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who resigned Tuesday morning after a meeting with coach Lovie Smith.
A source told the...