BOURBONNAIS | Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Bears' defense.
BOURBONNAIS | He was the big prize, the sparkling centerpiece in the overhaul, except Jared Allen wasn't really interested in shining the spotlight on himself on Friday.
Bears defensive end Jared Allen smiles as he watches teammates during training camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais.
Jordan Lynch knows all the numbers he put up at Northern Illinois as a quarterback don't mean a thing.
Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen talks to the media after practice in Lake Forest.
LAKE FOREST | Jay Cutler's "hit parade" is nothing he can dance or snap his fingers to. It's painful, in fact.
Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura, holding a bat signed by Indiana's mayors, poses alongside wife Diane in front of sports photos of prominent Chicago athletes.
Every armchair general manager and sports talk show caller in Chicagoland may have had their suspicious confirmed by a Bloomberg Businessweek analysis that ranks the smartest spenders in sports.
CHICAGO | The Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss.
This 1916 photo provided by the Chicago History Museum shows two men walking with a bear cub near third base on the field at Weeghman Park in Chicago, later to be named Wrigley Field, during a Cubs baseball game. It is one of the memorable moments in Wrigley Field history as the ballpark app…
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, left, greets Bears cornerback Charles Tillman after their Oct. 20 game in Washington. Tillman re-signed with the Bears on Friday.
In this Jan. 26, 1986 file photo, the Bears' William "The Refrigerator" Perry spikes the ball after scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX in New Orleans.
Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and kicker Kevin Butler hug on the sidelines during Super Bowl XX in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 26, 1986. The Bears crushed the New England Patriots, 46-10.
CHICAGO | Dumb football just doesn't cut it in the NFL, particularly when playoffs are at stake.
CHICAGO | Changes are bound to occur in every sport, based on performance.
CHICAGO | Diminutive Tim Jennings comes up to most wide receivers' waists, but in coverage, he is a giant among defensive backs.
Cornerback Tim Jennings (26), the Bears' sixth-leading tackler this season, has returned three interceptions for touchdowns since 2012.
Bears offensive guard Kyle Long has graded high as a rookie in most of the team's 15 games this season. He has also helped to keep things loose in the locker room.
LAKE FOREST | The Bears let a chance to wrap up the NFC North slip away. No sense dwelling on it now.
Philadelphia's Riley Cooper, right, pulls in a touchdown pass against the Bears' Chris Conte during the first half of Sunday's 54-11 Eagles win.
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