| 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 26, 2014
| 10:38 PM
We want to feel confidence. We want to believe the Bears are better than the Packers, finally, and should take care of business in the most important game of the season's first quarter. We want to, but we don't.
The Packers come to Soldier Field at 1-2,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The Bears' defense will be without three opening-day starters for Monday night's game against the Jets.
Defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and linebacker Shea McClellin (fractured hand) were ruled out Saturday, joining cornerback Charles...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Do you think the Bears ever made an offer to Kyle Orton? -- @drewmolina from Twitter
I don’t know if the Bears ever made an offer to Orton, but I doubt it only because he got a substantial contract from the Bills and I'm sure the agent let...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ 27-19 road victory Monday night over the New York Jets that raised their record to 2-1.
1. The Bears have been turning to inexperienced players to fill the holes that keep opening on defense. First-round...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The Bears did some of their best work in the shadow of their own goal line Monday night at MetLife Stadium and that is the biggest reason they were able to come away with a 27-19 victory.
The Jets reached the red zone on six of their 11 possessions...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:39 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from Bears practice on Thursday.
1. The defensive front seven was more disruptive than it has been in any practice so far. Throughout team drills, regardless of which level of the depth chart was...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Bears made big offseason investments in rebuilding their defensive line that should pay off after training camp.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears' defensive line overhaul centered on guaranteeing a total of $30.5 million to free agents...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Tom Thayer is preparing for his 18th season as the analyst for Bears radio broadcasts on WBBM-AM 780 and he has optimism a year after the offense set a franchise record for yardage.
With the Bears entering Year 2 under coach Marc Trestman, Thayer is...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
In the NFL, where the smallest margins separate winners from losers, the Bears are stuck in the middle. They have come to be defined by mediocrity.
They've finished within a game of .500 in five of the last seven seasons. And they have made the playoffs...
| 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....