| Jun 18, 2015
| 6:50 PM
Life away from football is different now for Adrian Peterson, but the 30-year-old running back already has felt a sense of normalcy in his three weeks back with the Vikings.
It's not just the rush of splitting a pair of defenders on the field or the...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Wheeling and dealing: General managers love to do it and the Chicago Bears have been involved in 27 trades involving draft picks over the last 10 years.
The most notable deal was the blockbuster 2009 trade for quarterback Jay Cutler. Back in 2005, the...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 6:28 AM
The Bears have had their share of free agent bargains and busts over the years.
Erik Kramer, QB, 1994: After sharing playing time with the Lions for three seasons, he joined the Bears and set franchise passing records in his second year when...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:55 PM
On the set of the Black Entertainment Television show "Being Mary Jane,'' former Bears running back Thomas Jones focused on love scenes with actress Gabrielle Union the same way he mentally prepared for big games against the Packers.
Whether pain or...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:01 PM
There is no shortage of renowned running backs in Bears history, starting with Red Grange, who brought credibility to pro football with a 1925 national barnstorming tour. Grange's pro rushing career never matched his University of Illinois output...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:54 PM
The rich irony for the Bears on Friday at Halas Hall was that Jay Cutler never has looked better, and it had nothing to do with his play on the field.
It was a magnificent trick. The team found a way to make the embattled quarterback with the $126.7...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Long before they ever emerged as an offensive juggernaut, the Bears dreamed of getting off the bus running.
How committed were they to playing great defense, special teams and running the football? So much they considered doubling down on running...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:42 AM
2013 | 2-10, 0-8 ACC
Last bowl | 2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl (lost 43-24 to Auburn)
7th year (42-36 overall, including 18-31 in last four seasons at U.Va.)
The further London gets away from his Football Championship...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Gifted as they appear to be, neither of Virginia's quarterbacks has started a college game. Moreover, both redshirted last season and are adjusting to a new offensive coordinator.
Translation: If ever a team could use a workhorse,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Photo by Al Diaz
When the National Football League finally put an end to the drawn-out lockout this summer, the first thing that popped into my mind was that the embarrassment was over. There would be no more talk of negotiating from NFL Commissioner...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:17 PM
How do you think this year's defensive unit compares with the '85 Bears? -- Mike Litwin, Chicago
Let's not get carried away here. This is a good defense. It can't touch the '85 Bears though, which many regard as the greatest defense in modern NFL...