| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The standard job description for an NFL offensive coordinator does not include: "Must possess self-deprecating humor, unfailing flexibility and honest self-assessment."
Yet those qualities seem evident in the Bears workplace for Mike Tice as he modulates...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Temperatures dipped into the lower 40s and blustery winds whipped around Soldier Field during the Bears' 23-22, come-from-behind victory Sunday over the lowly Panthers. But did the elements surrounding the game remind anybody else of the desert?...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Jay Cutler was asked to explain his NFL-best fourth-quarter ability.
“I don’t know.’’ Cutler said Wednesday. “I’m getting lucky, I guess.’’
No, you’re getting behind, and that has to stop right now....
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Though nobody requested one, coach Lovie Smith said he wasn't about to offer an apology after his Bears rallied to stave off the Panthers for their fifth straight victory.
I'm wondering if the coach is listening to his team's critics more than he ever...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 1:47 PM
If Mike Tice went home last Sunday night looking for consolation after a game-winning two-minute drive saved the day for his sleep-inducing offense in a victory over the Panthers, he didn't find it from his wife.
"Like Diane said, 'What did you do in...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:18 PM
It's understandable if the hype of a potential Super Bowl matchup one week, followed by a prospective NFC championship showdown the next, seems highly relevant midway through a season. But really, it's only hype. Getting to the real NFC championship...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Contrary to prevailing thought, the Bears offensive tackle who represents the key to protecting Jay Cutler this season does not write poetry.
He tells story problems.
"We had an all-out blitz,'' Gabe Carimi recalled Monday of a play against the...
| Aug 24, 2012
If you're passing on Friday night's Bears-Giants game, I don't blame you. Summer is evaporating and it makes sense to enjoy these final weekends before the leaves change colors.
For the Bears, however, this glorified scrimmage is the biggest day since...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:45 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Bears came to MetLife Stadium on Friday night looking for a couple of answers.
Maybe some solutions emerged, but there are still more questions remaining for this team with time for evaluations and Plan B discoveries...
| 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....
| May 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Not sure running back Matt Forte noticed, but the Bears all but announced this week they now think they are a passing team.
Hardly able to contain his excitement at Halas Hall, quarterback Jay Cutler threw passes in the general direction of Pro Bowl wide...