| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:11 PM
First-year Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is on high alert this week, taking nothing for granted in light of the Bears' non-competitive showings in their last two games.
"In the NFL, every game is so different," he said on a teleconference call Wednesday....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Santonio Holmes’ time with the Bears proved to be brief and nondescript. Eighty-seven days to be exact. Nine games. Eight catches for 67 yards plus nine punt returns for 50 yards.
The Bears’ hope of getting complementary contributions and...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears continued their winless ways at Soldier Field, losing to the Miami Dolphins 27-14 on Sunday in a poor game all the way around.
1. The Bears were so ineffective offensively in the first half, they ran only 18 plays as...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Will Santonio Holmes be more productive over the course of the year for both offense and special teams or will he even be on the roster? -- @RetailPortal from Twitter
I don’t know how much production Holmes has failed to deliver. It’s not...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:47 AM
DAVIE - Joe Philbin has a pretty firm policy about players who don’t practice all week.
Players who are too hurt to practice usually don’t play on Sundays, and Randy Starks, who missed two weeks due to a death in the family, has been the one...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the offensive woes in the second half of Sunday’s 31-24 loss to the Panthers....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:50 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears squandered a 14-point lead and lost to the Carolina Panthers 31-24 Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium.
1. Like every other opponent, the Panthers were concerned about the big,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Tribune's Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions.
Seriously, how does Mel Tucker still have a job? -- @klaramee2 from Twitter
I get the angst over the performance of the defense in the loss to the Packers but this was a complete loss across the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Nothing like a little dose of Aaron Rodgers to nuke all optimism and expectation.
The Bears now meet the reeling Panthers, losers of two straight by the air-tight margin of 46 points. The defense can't stop anybody, Cam Newton is moving at half speed...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:27 PM
Ten thoughts after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears for the fifth consecutive time at Soldier Field, winning 38-17 on Sunday.
1. In a 21-point loss with plenty of good and bad by the Bears, it’s impossible to pick one turning point...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The season's first two weeks have provided minimal on-field clarity.
The Bears might be good after a rollicking prime-time comeback against the tested 49ers, might be average after choking away the home opener against the upstart (good?) Bills. The Jets...