| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Drew Pearson played 11 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, made three Pro Bowls, was a three-time All-Pro, and reeled in 489 career catches…
And all people ask about is The One.
That was Pearson's game-winning, 50-yard touchdown catch from Roger...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Bears' first-round draft position will be determined after Sunday's game in Minnesota. Heading into the final weekend, they are the only 5-10 team and currently positioned to draft seventh.
A loss to the Vikings coupled with a win by the Redskins...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Matt Forte is lying face down on his living room floor, and there's a woman standing on him.
Massage therapist Sarah Bach has one foot on the back of Forte's upper left leg. Her weight is digging into his hamstring.
"Your adductors …" Bach...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:56 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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...