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  • Quick fix for Bears? Forget about it as new GM must add tons of talent

    Quick fix for Bears? Forget about it as new GM must add tons of talent
    Whenever the dust settles in Lake Forest and a new Bears general manager is announced, the formal introduction will carry predictable pomp, a new franchise leader enthusiastically endorsed for his vision and ambition. Prepare yourself. That feel-good...
  • Action louder than words in expanding Marc Trestman-Phil Emery split

    Action louder than words in expanding Marc Trestman-Phil Emery split
    Four awkward seconds of silence Thursday at Halas Hall summed up everything you need to know about the sorry state of the Bears. Asked if it would be accurate to say Bears general manager Phil Emery supported his decision to bench quarterback Jay Cutler...
  • Management structure could be biggest hindrance to fixing Bears mess

    Management structure could be biggest hindrance to fixing Bears mess
    This tells you all you need to know about the Bears' miserable 2014 season: The only real question remaining isn't where it all went so wrong, but rather how far will the cleanup go? It's impossible to imagine Marc Trestman and his coaching staff...
  • About time the Bears were fed up

    About time the Bears were fed up
    In Virginia McCaskey’s lifetime, the phrase “Bear Down” has depreciated immensely. There’s no doubt the Bears brand is iconic. However, what most observers saw from the team this season was reminiscent of a dumpster fire. A lot...
  • Bears problems start at the top -- still

    Bears problems start at the top -- still
    Once you get through all the words spoken at the Bears' "Black Monday" news conference, you get the feeling the Bears are doing more of the same. More of the same firings and hirings. More of the same business structure. More of the same half-stepping....
  • Virginia McCaskey drives son to make sweeping changes for Bears

    Virginia McCaskey drives son to make sweeping changes for Bears
    On an unprecedented day of upheaval at Halas Hall, Chicago learned this about their beloved Bears: Don't make Virginia McCaskey mad. The terrible 5-11 team coached by Marc Trestman and assembled by Phil Emery pushed Mrs. McCaskey to the brink and...
  • Ted Phillips' presence a hindrance in fixing Bears football operation

    Ted Phillips' presence a hindrance in fixing Bears football operation
    I would wish Bears fans a Happy New Year but, given Ted Phillips' persistent presence as team president, it would be wasted breath because most of them already appear to have lost hope for 2015. Surprisingly, the day after the Bears made the wildly...
  • Why Bears need Rex Ryan (and why they won't hire him)

    Why Bears need Rex Ryan (and why they won't hire him)
    Is there any chance Virginia McCaskey once gave Rex Ryan a Christmas gift? I ask because the Bears always lean toward hiring based on previous connections, and being Buddy Ryan’s son counts as a previous connection -- previous connection to the...
  • If this disaster doesn't cost people their jobs, then fold the team

    If this disaster doesn't cost people their jobs, then fold the team
    How does Mel Tucker keep his job, Marc Trestman?  How does Trestman keep his job, Phil Emery? How does Emery keep his job, Ted Phillips? How does Phillips keep his job, George McCaskey? Nobody, of course, will lose a job because this is the...
  • Ground underneath Marc Trestman's feet shaky

     Ground underneath Marc Trestman's feet shaky
    After the Bears spent their off week conducting research projects and casting votes of confidence, the Tribune has learned what it all means. Zilch. That isn't to say that Bears Chairman George McCaskey and President Ted Phillips didn't liven up the...
  • At least, ineffectual Marc Trestman out of place

     At least, ineffectual Marc Trestman out of place
    Amid the fury and outrage over the public shaming against the Packers, which was even worse than the public humiliation against the Patriots, Bears coach Marc Trestman has emerged as an obvious villain. The Great Enabler might not be maliciously cruel,...