| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:55 PM
At Michael McCaskey’s final NFL owners meeting as chairman of the Bears, NFL owners voted to move up kickoffs and neuter one of the Bears’ greatest weapons.
If you ever wondered how little clout the Bears have league-wide, no matter...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:58 PM
When Aaron Rodgers embraced Jay Cutler near the 50-yard line at 10:44 p.m. Monday night, he must have been wondering why he was congratulating Cutler instead of it being the other way around.
Rodgers had outdueled his counterpart from south of the...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 8:00 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lovie Smith's decision to play his starters throughout Sunday's game at Lambeau Field might have created more questions about the Bears' playoff viability than anything else.
Looking for momentum heading into the team's first...
| 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-...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Sorry, but this should’ve been easier.
The Bears should’ve handled the Chargers with a lot less worry.
The Bears shouldn’t have allowed it to become a game into the fourth quarter.
Maybe that’s a reflection of how strong I think...
| 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
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 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...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:12 AM
If “A’’ is Caleb Hanie and “B’’ is Kyle Orton, then I’ll take “C’’ --- none of the above.
Neither should be starting for an NFL team that has Super Bowl hopes. Neither quarterback can win the...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Caleb Hanie was bad. Awful. Sometimes egregiously horrible.
But then, what’d you expect from a guy who hadn’t thrown a pass all season?
Hanie threw three interceptions and so many other bad passes against the Raiders. High, wide, low, you...