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Chicago Bears News from local media and analysts.


Rabid Chicago market provides wealth of media opportunities for Bears
7 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
The week Jay Cutler ditched his own radio show, his teammates did theirs. They talked on one of Chicago’s three all-sports stations and on FM stations that play rock, to. […]

Bears defense in doldrums
8 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The second phase of the Bears midseason review examines a defense that has not distanced itself enough from last season’s debacle.

Marian Hossa reaches 1,000-point milestone
8 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
KANATA, Ontario — When he first arrived in Ottawa, Marian Hossa was a teenager living in a strange city.

Thursday’s recap: Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)
9 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Bulls all set for big time rivalry with Cavaliers
9 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
It’s a big game if Tom Thibodeau is offering big-picture perspective.

Brad Biggs’ Bears mailbag: On Cutler, Clausen, NFC North and more
9 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune


The value of Joe Maddon’s managing
10 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
You could make the case Bruce Bochy is a better manager than Joe Maddon after Bochy’s Giants just won their third World Series in five years. That’s the object of the e. […]

Former player: Joe Maddon a great fit for Cubs
10 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Joe Maddon will need to get acclimated to a new coaching staff, buy clothes warmer than the light stuff he sports in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area and make sure Javier Baez. […]

Aaron Rodgers Masking Deficiencies While Packers Struggle to Find Consistency
15 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers are 5-3 through Week 8. Watch Wes Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and Bleacher Report’s Stephen Nelson discuss the Packers’ upcoming sched. […]

Packers Rookies Cannot Afford to Play Like Rookies Down the Stretch
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers’ 44-23 loss to the New Orleans Saints last Sunday night provided evidence for both the legitimacy of Ted Thompson’s 2014 draft class and the growing p. […]

Full Green Bay Packers Report Card Heading into Week 9 Bye
17 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Heading into their bye week, the Green Bay Packers are 5-3 midway through the 2014 NFL season. Before they were beaten by the Saints 44-23 last Sunday night in New Orleans,. […]

Soldier Field grass might be costing Bears wins
18 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
MARK POTASH: Bears coach Marc Trestman missed his cue. The slipshod condition of Soldier Field’s grass surface during the Bears’ loss Oct. 19 to the Miami Dolphins —. […]

3-pointers: Breaking down Bulls’ win
19 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Obviously, the Bulls aren’t always going to shoot 50.7 percent and place six in double figures against opponents less dysfunctional than the Knicks.

4 Downs with Mike Ditka on Bears: ‘It’s the worst defense I’ve seen in a long time’
21 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Coming into the season, the expectations were very high for the Bears. They’re 3-5 and in total disarray heading into the bye week. Who’s to blame for this mess?

Analysts: Bears’ problems are more than just Jay Cutler
23 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Quarterback Jay Cutler’s inconsistency protecting the ball is a major reason why the Chicago Bears are a disappointing 3-5. But their list of problems is much longer than. […]

Michael Irvin admits ‘Cutler for MVP’ hype was misguided
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Bears are getting a reminder this week about the pitfalls of being an NFL underachiever.

Opener big success for Derrick Rose, Bulls
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK — From the May 1, 2012, playoff game vs. the 76ers directly after he tore his left ACL to the April 29, 2014, playoff game in which the Wizards eliminated the Bu. […]

Wednesday’s recap: Bulls 104, Knicks 80
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Cubs’ hiring of Joe Maddon appears to be imminent
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions.

Juice Williams recalls 2007 upset of Ohio State
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Juice Williams always will remember Nov. 10, 2007 as “electrifying.”

For Bears offense, it’s mission unaccomplished
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
When Bears coach Marc Trestman arrived for work Monday at Halas Hall, he had a lot to do.

Packers’ Bryan Bulaga: To Re-Sign, or Not to Re-Sign?
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On draft weekend, 2010, Bryan Bulaga had his future lined out for him. The Iowa Hawkeye was ranked as NFLDraftScout.com’s third-best tackle in the class. Ahead of him were. […]

This is the year — or better be — for Bulls
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Can we fast-forward to May?

Full Green Bay Packers Awards at Halfway Point of 2014 Season
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
We’re officially at the halfway point of the season. The Green Bay Packers are halfway to 10 wins, which is good enough—more often than not—for a playoff spot. But, w. […]

Tuesday’s recap: Ducks 1, Blackhawks 0
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Bulls championship window open, but for how long?
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
It’s unfortunate the Bulls’ 2010 free-agent summit with LeBron James and their perfunctory dalliance this summer didn’t land the four-time most valuable player.

Big Ten fares poorly in first playoff rankings
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
When Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany finally gave his blessing to a playoff, it was a nod to hyperventilating college football fans and a thumbs-up to extra TV money.

When beating up on the Bears, don’t forget Patriots were great
2 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Monday nights and Tuesdays are my favorite part of the week during the NFL season because that’s when I get to sit down, block out all the ‘‘noise’’ and just stu. […]

Breaking Down Tramon Williams’ Inconsistencies Against the New Orleans Saints
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Entering Sunday’s match against the New Orleans Saints, the Green Bay Packers weren’t exactly in the best shape in their secondary. With starting cornerback Sam Shields an. […]

Marc Trestman doesn’t meet Class of ’13 standards
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
We all need a friend, a partner, even a foil.

Notre Dame 10th in first College Football Playoff rankings
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Notre Dame has a little more scoreboard watching to do than previously thought.

Breaking down the Bulls roster
3 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Aaron Brooks (0): Expect the former NBA Most Improved Player to play the Nate Robinson/D.J. Augustin role and provide occasional scoring spark off the bench.

Four things we learned about Bears in Week 8
3 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Bears’ 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots exposed just about every reason they’re 3-5 at the halfway point. As coach Marc Trestman put it afterward, the. […]

Green Bay Packers: Eddie Lacy Shined on an Otherwise Dark Night on Sunday
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
There weren’t a lot of bright moments for the Green Bay Packers in their 44-23 defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome,. […]

Bears fans deserve better than this clueless crew
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
RICK MORRISSEY: What did Chicago do to deserve these people? Was it something we said? Did we take George Halas’ name in vain? Or are we simply the butt of some cosmic j. […]

First-and-10: Bears passed on Bruce Arians for Marc Trestman
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
MARK POTASH: It’s not just that Marc Trestman and the Bears are 3-5. It’s that Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals are 6-1.

Apologetic Lamarr Houston out for the season with knee injury
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Lamarr Houston limped from ­office to office at Halas Hall to apologize Monday. What was a leaguewide embarrassment Sunday — the Bears defensive end injuring himself wh. […]

Rodgers’ Hamstring Injury Impacts Packers vs. Saints, but How Much?
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Coming into his match against the New Orleans Saints, Aaron Rodgers was putting up impressive numbers for his 2014 campaign. Another trend worth noting was his recent play. […]

Bears’ brass getting a bit more candid about Jay Cutler
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
The research was the retort. If Bears linebacker-turned-frequent critic Brian Urlacher is going to rip quarterback Jay Cutler, then general manager Phil Emery has some num. […]

Phil Emery still prefers Bears’ chances over trade offers
3 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
The NFL trade deadline looms Tuesday, but Bears general manager Phil Emery isn’t ready to punt. Despite having a veteran-laden roster and a well-documented desire for dr. […]

Johnny Knox, ex-Bears WR, sued for breach of contract
4 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox is being sued for breach of contract for allegedly not paying his representative who helped secure his retirement and disabi. […]

Packers Defense Shows Again Why It Can’t Be Trusted
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
When Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy called for a surprise onside kick in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints, he all but confirmed the assumption t. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Well, that didn’t go as planned.  Green Bay (5-3) leaves New Orleans (3-4) bruised, burned and beaten after a 44-23 smackdown at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in front of a. […]

Packers Defense Must Play Better for Green Bay to Catch Detroit in NFC North
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On Sunday night against the New Orleans Saints, the Green Bay Packers defense didn’t look like anything other than a liability for a team. Losing in a 44-23 effort, the Pac. […]

Packers WR Randall Cobb Has Proven He Deserves Contract Extension Before 2015
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
After Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson earned a four-year, $39 million extension this offseason while Randall Cobb entered the fourth year of his rookie contra. […]

Aaron Rodgers’ Injury Hamstrings Packers Offense in Loss to Saints
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Updates from Monday, Oct. 27 Aaron Rodgers insists the hamstring injury that restricted his movement in the Green Bay Packers’ loss to the New Orleans Saints will not lead. […]

Green Bay Packers’ Injuries Piling Up After Loss to Saints
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
In a 44-23 loss at what head coach Mike McCarthy called a “hotbox” this week, the Packers’ path to losing was clear: injuries. Coming into the game against the New Orleans. […]

Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson’s Post-Week 8 Fantasy Reaction
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
When the New Orleans Saints conveyed that they wouldn’t allow Jordy Nelson to beat them, Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers promptly went to his next-best receiving optio. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints: Video Highlights and Recap from Week 8
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
If the New Orleans Saints were to get back on track and jump-start their season, they’d have to do it against stiff opposition in Week 8. The Saints took on the Green Bay. […]

There’s a whole lot about Bears’ miserable effort that looks ‘wack, bro’
4 days ago   Chicago Sun-Times
RICK MORRISSEY: Last week’s loss to the Dolphins was a picnic compared to what happened at Gillette Stadium. If Brandon Marshall doesn’t want to comment on the respons. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints: Live Score and Analysis for Green Bay
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Many will point to Aaron Rodgers’ left leg injury in the third quarter as the turning point in this game, a 44-23 loss that dropped Green Bay to 5-3 while New Orleans impro. […]

Underestimated Jordy Nelson Emerging as Top-5 NFL Talent
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
When we talk about the top talent at the wide receiver position in the NFL, is Jordy Nelson’s name in the mix with Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas, Calvin Johnson and A.J. G. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints: Complete Week 8 Preview for Green Bay
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The New Orleans Saints may be hungry, but the Green Bay Packers are a flat-out better team.  When Green Bay (5-2) travels to the Bayou for its Sunday Night Football showdo. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
This week you’ll probably hear some people complain that the preseason finale is meaningless, but Bears fullback Tyler Clutts certainly won’t be among them.

Bears will look to get running game going
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears offense accomplished one key objective in last Friday night’s win over the Giants and will look to achieve another in Thursday night’s preseason finale in Clevel. […]

Bears giving Knox more time to recover
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears placed Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list and not on season-ending injured reserve Sunday because they’re hopeful he’ll be able to play in 2012. […]

Hardin placed on IR, Knox goes on PUP
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears on Sunday placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve, put receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and cut 10 others.

Quigley responds to challenge in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
Given the opportunity to handle all punting duties in Friday night’s preseason win over the Giants, undrafted rookie Ryan Quigley responded with an excellent performance.

Forte confident run game will improve
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Bears’ rushing attack was stuck in neutral against the Giants’ No. 1 defense Friday night, but running back Matt Forte is confident that. […]

Marshall flashes big-play ability in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall in March, they envisioned the three-time Pro Bowler producing plays like the one he made in Friday. […]

Bears overcome key mistakes to win
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jay Cutler’s 21-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall was a thing of beauty Friday night against the Giants, but Bears starters didn’t gene. […]

Larry’s Bears vs. Giants updates
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
J’Marcus Webb will start Friday night’s preseason game against the Giants, but Chris Williams is also expected to get first-team reps as they continue to battle for the Be. […]