| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:55 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ryan Mundy's 45-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter padded one of the Bears' finest statistical accomplishments in recent history.
It was their 18th interception return for a touchdown since 2011,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The worst throw of the game by Jay Cutler was his pass back across the middle, sticking a pass in the midsection of 303-pound Kyle Williams for the first interception of the defensive tackle's career.
The Bears were in field-goal range midway through...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Game week in Chicago begins much the same way training camp opened in Bourbonnais, with the Bears facing uncertainty at safety, linebacker and on special teams.
That's not the kind of continuity any NFL team seeks from one season to the next.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Santonio Holmes' first practice with the Bears began routinely enough. He took his turn in position drills, quickly chopping his feet, navigating a row of cones before darting to his right and catching a pass from an assistant coach.
In what remains...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Just throwing, um, stuff against the wall:
We’re up to four days now since Derrick Rose’s first game, and he still hasn’t practiced or played. And then he’s going to play, what, three games in five days in a tournament nobody...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The sting of the Bears’ Week 1 home loss has evolved into urgency. An upset win over the 49ers on Sunday night in the first regular-season game at Levi’s Stadium would set their season back on course. A loss, however, would deepen their hole...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
One of the Bears coaching staff's missions during the preseason was to find eight core special teams players who could cover kicks and block for returns with the discipline and precision to make the third phase an asset for the team rather than a...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Starters in bold; *—rookie
QUARTERBACKS (3): Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales*
Cutler has the security of a big contract and a talented supporting cast other quarterbacks would kill for. Anything short of excellence would be disappointing....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Veteran receiver Micheal Spurlock will enter the regular season as the Bears’ kickoff and punt returner, coach Marc Trestman said Monday. But Trestman also noted that other candidates are being considered.
Spurlock did not demonstrate explosive...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Todd Haley knows all about Ben Roethlisberger making something out of nothing.
As the offensive coordinator of the Arizona Cardinals during Super Bowl XLIII in February 2009, Haley watched the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback overcome one of the worst...