| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:58 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): Mike Martz’s end-around to Dane Sanzenbacher with the game still in doubt or Mike Martz’s bootleg for Jay Cutler with the game already decided?
But wait, other than those two curious calls, I...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
How badly do you think Jay Cutler is missing Greg Olsen? -- Brian Ausmus, from Twitter
Given that Earl Bennett has been injured and Roy Williams has been ineffective, I think Olsen could have had an impact on the last two games. Olsen could have provided...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears were looking for something to hang their hats on Sunday, the Packers locker room was full of players saying the 89-yard punt return for a touchdown by Johnny Knox was the greatest play they've ever witnessed.
Too bad a holding penalty...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:42 PM
Brian Urlacher created another turnover with another spectacular diving grab of an Aaron Rodgers pass. Miraculously, the Bears still had a chance.
Urlacher gave the Bears possession at their 45 down 10 with 9:27 to go. The Bears might not have deserved...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:34 AM
The Bears point out that this season’s 4-3 record matches last season’s mark at the open week. The implication is they won five in a row and seven of their last nine to win the NFC North last season and feel they can do something like that...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't.
But what matters now is the Bears'...
| Nov 22, 2011
A chance encounter in his hometown of Dallas before Super Bowl XLV put Caleb Hanie in front of Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.
A bit awestruck, the suddenly relevant Bears quarterback listened as Elway offered words of encouragement for Hanie's play...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It’s not a question of whether Jay Cutler’s thumb is broken. It’s a question of how badly the Bears’ season is broken.
Maybe it’s me, but I don’t see Caleb Hanie winning games the way Cutler did Sunday against San...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Brian Urlacher said Caleb Hanie’s athleticism allows him to move around the pocket and even suggested “a little (Tim) Tebow offense maybe.’’
Yes. Well. I’m still hoping for a little NFL offense.
Urlacher mostly talked about...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The part of the Bears’ season with any meaning is over.
Which means the Bears’ firing season can begin.
Can we start with Caleb Hanie and Jerry Angelo? Pretty please?
In a game where the Bears’ starting quarterback threw three...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:01 AM
5th in a 10-part series
How dysfunctional are the Chicago Bears at wide receiver?
In two seasons under pass-happy Mike Martz, they couldn’t come up with a 1,000-yard receiver.
If that’s not a sign something is wrong, it ought to be. Martz,...