| Dec 17, 2007
| 11:17 PM
This was looking like the Bears' defense of the old, reminiscent of the one that paved the way to the Super Bowl last season.
Guys swarmed to the ballcarrier. They dusted off their old punishing hits. And "opportunistic" became part of their vocabulary...
| Dec 27, 2007
| 4:39 PM
Kyle Orton . . . gunslinger?
Drew Brees used that word to describe his successor at Purdue, where quarterbacks practically are issued a holster and ammo clip with their playbooks.
But in the NFL, the Bears have yet to equip Orton with any schematic...
| Nov 11, 2009
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I've known Mike Singletary for about a quarter of a century, and I believe beating the Bears in his first attempt as a head coach would be a special accomplishment for him--regardless of what he...
| Nov 30, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Bears solved a few problems Sunday in their 36-10 loss to the Vikings.
Instead of playing poorly in the first quarter, they played poorly in the second quarter -- giving up 24 points.
Instead of overthrowing receivers on sure...
| Aug 16, 2009
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Jay Cutler Era in Chicago all but started with a thud.
The Bears' 27-20 loss to the Bills in their exhibition opener Saturday night was supposed to be a sneak peak of what type of firepower Cutler would inject into the offense....
| Oct 19, 2009
ATLANTA -- Before the Bears played the Falcons, much of the talk centered on what a formidable opponent the Falcons would be.
In the meantime, everyone forgot about the opponent within.
The Bears had three turnovers and nine penalties, and ultimately...
| Oct 8, 2006
| 8:43 PM
Maybe it was shell shock. Maybe some sort of dementia. But there was Buffalo Bills quarterback J.P Losman, sacked three times, intercepted three times and sporting a 35.8 passer rating for the day, commenting on whether the Bills had been dominated...
| Aug 8, 2005
This city is where NFL immortals live forever and where the 2005 edition of "Monday Night Football" began with the annual Hall of Fame Game.
That's a lot of greatness and tradition for a Bears franchise that is familiar with those concepts, even if it...