| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:07 PM
On his first chance in the exhibition season, Roy Williams dropped a third-and-10 pass that would’ve picked up 16. While he gets into football shape, can he also get into catching shape?
No, wait, I think one of the guys with a reputation for drops...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Muhsin Muhammad said famously that Chicago was where wide receivers go to die.
Tribune Bears beat monster Brad Biggs brought up that line in this piece about Roy Williams, who is the first Bears receiver to be presented as a No. 1 guy since Muhammad....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Be careful drawing much in the way of conclusions out of preseason play.
Remember, the Bears were 0-4 a year ago and played poorly in getting to that record.
But the offense clicked months ahead of the pace of a year ago and...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Bears starting wide receiver Roy Williams said he knows “if I mess up or anything, it’s going to be blown out of proportion.’’
He also said he’s not perfect.
Oh, and he also said something like the Bears have five or six...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 5:36 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Last year, the Bears waited until their off week at midseason to have a meeting about how the offense was being run.
Is Week 3 a good time to schedule one for 2011?
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz brought one of his pass-happy...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The Bears’ offense had one -- count it, one -- drive. It came on their second possession.
After that, pffft.
Fifty-one minutes of pffft.
Last season kind of pffft.
I thought the Bears had learned something this year. I thought they had it...
| 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...
| 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 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...