| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The Chicago Bears will finally put an end to their miserable season Sunday, playing one last game against the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis. The winner secures third place in the NFC North. So there’s that. But in the grand scheme of things, that...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The Bears' 2014 season will end Sunday in Minneapolis with a game against the Vikings. For those still keeping track, this weekend's contest comes with an unsatisfying consolation prize — the winner secures third place in the NFC North. But after...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
He did the Lambeau Limp.
Rodgers, carted off in the first half with a calf injury,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Even though the Bears have been dreadful, Fox Sports still is sending its A team to Soldier Field on Sunday: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be on the call for the Bears-Lions game.
It is interesting to note that Fox’s top crew is doing a game...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a positive recent history at Soldier Field, where they have won only once since 2001. But this weekend might present them a golden opportunity to reverse that trend.
The Vikings own a two-game winning streak and...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The Show Me State . . . just did.
It was misery in Missouri on Sunday for the teams in last season's Super Bowl. Seattle lost at Kansas City, and Denver fell at St. Louis.
The Chiefs moved into a two-way tie for first in the AFC West by virtue of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:27 PM
You would think the Bears might be looking forward to playing at home this weekend, to having a chance to get on track at Soldier Field in an NFC North clash against the Vikings. But after three consecutive losses by an average of 27 points, the welcome...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater took the diplomatic path. Or maybe practical is a better word. Asked to detail just what he has seen on film this week from a Bears' defense that has been shredded recently like a hunk of pulled pork, Bridgewater...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: a look at what’s ahead for a floundering team.
As a competitor, Aaron Rodgers...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:57 AM
If Phil Emery had not mentioned the possibility of Kyle Long being a fit just about anywhere along the offensive line, it wouldn't be an occasional point of conversation for the public, one certain to be bandied about again with the offseason approaching....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:02 PM
April 2, 2009: The Bears acquire Jay Cutler in a trade with the Broncos, sending quarterback Kyle Orton, two first-round draft picks and a third-rounder for him.
Nov. 12, 2009: In a bumpy first season in Chicago, Cutler's worst game is a five-...