| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:43 PM
With two games remaining, it's all over but the counting for the Miami Dolphins.
No, not the multitude of unlikely factors that need to come together to realize the pipedream of the playoffs. About all that is left is to pad the stats, and the one...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 11:34 AM
As a fan, you want your team to be confident. So you want to believe the Bears when they told the NFL Network’s Michael Silver they believed new starting quarterback Jimmy Clausen would “light it up” against Detroit.
Eh, not quite. The...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Bears wrapped up their home schedule and I finished my season of football shooting on dull, gray day at Soldier Field.
The home team showed some life after benching Jay Cutler and starting backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen, but the defense...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The Bears' season reaches a pivot point on Thanksgiving against the Lions. At 5-6, they need to beat an NFC North opponent to keep any realistic postseason hope alive. A loss would all but mathematically eliminate them from playoff contention, and it also...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Bears defensive end Willie Young isn’t hiding his giddiness this week. He admits he’s eager to get back to Detroit for Thursday’s game against the Lions, looking forward to connecting with old teammates and hoping to leave Ford Field...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Bears' second straight home victory kept their season alive Sunday. As it turns out, though, that medicine doesn't have a pleasant aftertaste.
Back-to-back wins over the Vikings and Buccaneers improved their record to 5-6 but did not alleviate...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:27 PM
One by one they will take you back to that week in January 2007, to the peak of Bears football in the 21st century.
Ron Turner, then the offensive coordinator, recalls the practices leading up to the NFC championship game, a buildup of focus and...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 4:42 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Drew Stanton era kicked off Sunday, and the result was the same thing the surging Arizona Cardinals were getting out of starting quarterback Carson Palmer.
In his first start since Palmer tore a knee ligament and was lost for the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:57 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The seventh straight win was in the books, and Vince Wilfork had a message to get across to the people who doubted his New England Patriots early this season.
“So many people saying how bad we were ... everything possible...
| 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...