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  • Jay Cutler's Bears tenure marked by changes in coaching staff

     Jay Cutler's Bears tenure marked by changes in coaching staff
    Marc Trestman was fired Monday morning, with most of his staff, the fourth set of offensive coaches quarterback Jay Cutler has worked with since joining the Bears in 2009, presumably soon to depart. Former general manager Jerry Angelo famously said five...
  • Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl

    Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl
    The Bears actually will play a football game Monday night. The NFL doesn't cancel them for broken teams, and in this case, that's probably a good thing. Hosting the Saints should be a welcome diversion for a team that spent the last week inflicting its...
  • With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?

    With the end near for Bears, what's left to watch Sunday?
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: The end. The Bears will play their 2014 season finale Sunday afternoon against the...
  • Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'

    Bears players react to firings: 'We didn't get the job done'
    The Chicago Bears are cleaning house. After finishing a 5-11 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, the Bears announced major changes Monday morning, firing both head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery. Chairman George McCaskey...
  • Jimmy Clausen spark goes out quickly as Bears lose 4th straight

    Jimmy Clausen spark goes out quickly as Bears lose 4th straight
    For a few fleeting moments Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Clausen and the Bears offense created the spark Marc Trestman coveted in benching Jay Cutler. They flashed Soldier Field back a year to happier times, when the coach was a celebrated figure because...
  • Bears' loss clinches No. 7 draft slot

    Bears' loss clinches No. 7 draft slot
    MINNEAPOLIS -- There was at least one bright side to the Chicago Bears’ season-ending 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday: They secured the seventh overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft by finishing with a 5-11 record. It will be their...
  • Vikings' Adrian Peterson may retire, try out for Olympics

    Vikings' Adrian Peterson may retire, try out for Olympics
    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, facing suspension from the NFL for the rest of the season after being charged with beating his son, said on Saturday he was considering retirement from professional football. Peterson, who said he may...
  • Hail Mary passes remain most exciting plays in football

    It's the most exciting play in football, and it rarely works. It's the "Hail Mary" pass, a term coined 39 years ago Sunday, when Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach heaved a 50-yard, desperation pass for Drew Pearson with 24 seconds left in an NFL...
  • Blown coverage by Tim Jennings epitomizes Bears' dismal season

     Blown coverage by Tim Jennings epitomizes Bears' dismal season
    MINNEAPOLIS — The feeling of deja vu was inescapable for anyone who followed this mess of a Bears season. Cornerback Tim Jennings trailed in pursuit as the ball settled into Adam Thielen's arms. Another blown coverage. Another touchdown. Another...
  • Uncertainty surrounds Bears after uninspiring loss in season finale

    Uncertainty surrounds Bears after uninspiring loss in season finale
    MINNEAPOLIS — Not long after the Bears finished their season Sunday, closing the books with a 13-9 loss to the Vikings, coach Marc Trestman arrived for his postgame news conference at TCF Bank Stadium displaying little emotion and showing once again...
  • Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub

    Kyle Long savors Pro Bowl honor; Matt Forte downplays snub
    Bears second-year right guard Kyle Long met his second straight Pro Bowl nomination with his characteristic enthusiasm Wednesday.   “Obviously, it’s a big honor,” Long said, while flanked by running back Matt Forte at a news conference....