| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Jay Cutler spent Thursday's practice throwing to the likes of Santonio Holmes and practice squad receiver Josh Bellamy instead of refining routes with Pro Bowlers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. And the timing hardly could be worse.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:23 PM
With the game tied and eight minutes remaining, the Bears offense got in the huddle after a timeout, and Santonio Holmes thought the call was for Jay Cutler to keep the ball.
So when Cutler faked a toss to running back Matt Forte, mirroring one of the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:40 PM
From the jump, the Bears were better than the dysfunctional Bills.
What do you think the revelation of Bills coach Doug "Saint Doug" Marrone beefing with the entirety of the team's front office did? And how about his claiming his Bills reclamation...
| 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 15, 2014
| 3:20 PM
In July, as he does every July, Mark Sanchez went home.
He flew back to the West Coast to spend a few days at Camp Quarterback, a passing clinic run by Bob Johnson, Sanchez's old coach at Mission Viejo High School in Southern California, and Bob's son...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:50 PM
When Twins first-base coach Paul Molitor helps outfielder Jordan Schafer watch for signs that the pitcher is about to try a pickoff throw, the Hall of Famer is doing something rare: speaking to a ballplayer with a higher stolen-base success rate than his....
| 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 1, 2014
| 9:16 PM
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NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
Bears' defense is an aging whine
The 2013 season had just ended in disaster for the Chicago Bears and general manager Phil Emery sat down to address the media about how he was going to...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:18 AM
SEATTLE -- Santonio Holmes' one catch for seven yards didn't look like much on the stat sheet that detailed the Seattle Seahawks' 34-6 beatdown of the Chicago Bears on Friday, but it was a significant milestone for a receiver who previously had...