| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:37 AM
There are 13 Bears in the Hall of Fame who played defensive line. All of them except Doug Atkins, Dan Hampton and Richard Dent also played offense. Some of them, such as seven-time Pro Bowl guard-defensive tackle Stan Jones, were better known for their...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Chicago Bears greats Dan Hampton and Steve McMichael spent Friday evening at Guerin Prep High School in River Grove, where the Super Bowl XX champs lent their celebrity to help raise money for the school’s athletic programs.
The crowd of about...
| 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 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
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| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The Bears have linebackers on the NFL all-decade teams of the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 2000s. Only Steelers linebackers are close, with representatives in four decades.
Bill George is given credit for inventing the modern middle-linebacker position...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Bears can block the Jets’ pass rush, then Jay Cutler can tear up a weak secondary.
Or he can throw a dumb pick.
No matter how tough and brilliant he looked against the 49ers, he’s also the quarterback who looked unacceptably...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:55 PM
A first-round draft pick of the Bears in 1989, cornerback Donnell Woolford enjoyed a 10-year NFL career that culminated with two seasons with the Steelers and Panthers.
Woolford, now 48, owned the Bears record for interceptions by a cornerback with 36...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the art of the comeback.
Face it, at some point Sunday night, you probably lost hope...
| Oct 27, 2013
This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter
This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...