| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Why did all sports media people in Chicago endlessly say or imply that coach Mike Tice was an excellent offensive line coach when year after year the Bears offensive line was poor to sometimes horrendous in pass protection? When two starters went down...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:46 PM
For old times' sake, if Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice approaches Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to shake hands before Sunday's game at the Georgia Dome, Cutler might just turn and walk away.
That was Cutler's chilly reaction two years ago at...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:26 PM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — It wasn't until after the Falcons signed Devin Hester that the club turned to offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter with an assignment.
The front office and coach Mike Smith consulted with line coach Mike Tice because of his...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Many old teammates will be eager to catch up to Devin Hester on Sunday in Atlanta, especially if the Bears are foolish enough to kick or punt to him.
Given the dreadful performances on special teams this year — among many miserable statistics...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Tribune's Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions.
Seriously, how does Mel Tucker still have a job? -- @klaramee2 from Twitter
I get the angst over the performance of the defense in the loss to the Packers but this was a complete loss across the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Yeah, I figured the Bears' season was over when they choked the opener against the Bills in overtime at home.
Ultimately, it still might be over because of that horrible loss to a bad team. As convenient as it is to point to that embarrassment against...
| 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.
| 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....
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Jay Cutler said the new offense will take three years to learn, but he only gets two max if he underperforms, right? -- @DreddRunner, from Twitter
I think if Cutler underperforms, I think he gets one year, no more. And really that’s all Marc...