| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Throughout this season, RedEye is picking the football brain of former Bears fullback Jason McKie. This week we asked him to reminisce about former teammate Lance Briggs, who because of an injury might not play for the Bears after this season. Here's what...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Bears fans woke up Sunday with reasons to be grumpy. Before the game against Minnesota, the team was in last place, players were getting hurt in droves and answers were lacking.
Throughout the turmoil, coach Marc Trestman’s tone never wavered&...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:42 PM
If ever Bears coach Marc Trestman's understated tone fit the occasion, it was Sunday after a 21-13 victory over the Vikings that offered more relief than meaning.
"We did what we had to do to win the game," Trestman said, emotionless. "This is our...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:14 AM
1. In late November, the analytics' numbers remain in love with the Dolphins thanks to a top defense and Ryan Tannehill. Footballl Outsiders' analystics rank the Dolphins fourth behind Denver, Green Bay and Baltimore (New England is fifth). Advanced...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:26 AM
1. Baltimore beat New Orleans on Monday night. Of course it did. It’s 4-0 against the NFC South, the division Baltimore’s AFC North teams was matched up this year. AFC North teams – Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Pittsburgh –...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Take a breath, Jared. Take a breath.
Bears defensive end Jared Allen was excited about winning two games in a row. I get it. He’s not used to that.
But I don’t think Allen gets exactly what came down and how Sunday when he said the Bears...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford had a notion that the Detroit Lions' offense would make a dramatic turnaround.
The Lions had not scored a touchdown in their previous two games, but Stafford, the team's quarterback, liked their body language prior to their...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:47 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 368 and two touchdowns Sunday to outduel Tom Brady as the Packers beat the Patriots 26-21 to snap New England's seven-game winning streak in a matchup of division leaders.
Rodgers finished 24-for-38 and connected...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win.
Given the Bears' tenuous position — 3-4 and two games behind the Packers and Lions in the NFC North — that makes their game against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass.,...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 7:31 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In a microcosm of the cruel joke this Bears season has become, defensive end Lamarr Houston suffered a potentially serious knee injury Sunday at Gillette Stadium celebrating a sack late in a game his team trailed by 25 points....
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:55 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Brandon Marshall said the word "unacceptable" 17 times last week to describe the Bears' loss to the Dolphins.
Is there any limit, then, to its use when trying to encompass Sunday's 51-23 demolition by the Patriots?