| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was fined $100,000 by the NFL for his sideline interference last week where he nearly collided with Ravens kickoff returner Jacoby Jones, a punishment that met with approval inside the Ravens locker room.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The Bears will head into the Metrodome for the 32nd and final time Sunday. With the Vikings planning to open a new billion-dollar stadium on the same site in Minneapolis in 2016, the Metrodome's piece-by-piece dismantling will begin in January and the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:10 PM
I was really surprised in last week's mailbag when you suggested that defensive end should be one of the biggest priorities to address next year. Seriously? So, you think the Bears should stunt the growth of Shea McClellin by getting him less snaps, put a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
You wonder if Leslie Frazier would like to go back to the good ol' days, when the Metrodome roof collapsed, a snowstorm stranded his team in Philadelphia and he was forced to make two trips in one season to Detroit, a clear violation of the NFL efforts to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Oct 10, 2013
Forgive Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer for not knowing what real panic in the streets looks like from his vantage point, traditionally one of the hottest seats in town.
He's new here.
"We're seventh in the league in yards per carry and sixth...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Killing the fun notion that the Bears had hired a football facsimile of life coach Tony Robbins, Jay Cutler kidded that Marc Trestman has yet to ask him to fall blindly backward to prove he would catch the quarterback.
"He hasn't said, 'Hey, this is a...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Sunday’s season opener was supposed to signal a new era for the Bears.
A new head coach with a big offensive portfolio. A new offense built to maximize the myriad talents the Bears have amassed. Some new, important players, young and experienced....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Now that the Bears have set their 53-man roster and are beginning their game prep for the Bengals on Sunday at Soldier Field, who are the players that must prove their value under new coach Marc Trestman?
After looking at the roster, here are the five I...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:55 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Standing alone at the 5-yard line before Friday night's exhibition opener at Bank of America Stadium between the Bears and Panthers, jumpy coach Marc Trestman bounced up and down several times like someone trying to loosen his...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:49 PM
BOURBONNAIS — It was a play near the end of practice Tuesday when Alshon Jeffery made it clear something was different.
The Bears were in their red zone period, and Jay Cutler fired a high pass toward the back of the end zone. In another place and...