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Bears lose preseaon finale to Browns

Bears lose preseaon finale to Browns

CLEVELAND | Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 exhibition win over the Bears on Thursday night.

August 28, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Special teams are Jordan Lynch's best chance to stick with Bears

Special teams are Jordan Lynch's best chance to stick with Bears

LAKE FOREST | You don't hire a plumber to perform heart surgery, or a lumberjack to do Shakespeare on Broadway.

August 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Bears' Trestman reaches out to fans after Seattle shellacking

Bears' Trestman reaches out to fans after Seattle shellacking

LAKE FOREST | There are more Bears fans than pigeons teetering on the ledge after that 28-point embarrassment in Seattle last week.

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Bears' rookie QB finally gets a shot on center stage

AL HAMNIK: Bears' rookie QB finally gets a shot on center stage

The ball boys got more face time during Bears training camp at Olivet-Nazarene University.

August 26, 2014 7:15 pm

Bears have question marks on defense

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Chicago Bears know who's backing up starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Now they'd like to know their defense is backing up their offense.

August 25, 2014 8:30 pm Related

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AL HAMNIK: Bears making little leeway in finding Forte's backup

AL HAMNIK: Bears making little leeway in finding Forte's backup

Yes, it was just a preseason game, a glorified practice, and doesn't count in the standings, fortunately.

August 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

Photos

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Marshall and 'Silky' McKinnon cut from same cloth

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Marshall and 'Silky' McKinnon cut from same cloth

Back in the day at the old Halas Hall, wide receiver Dennis McKinnon drove a new pearl Lexus with his nickname "Silky" stenciled over both door handles.

August 23, 2014 5:30 pm

Questions still remain about Bears defense

Questions still remain about Bears defense

SEATTLE | From coach Marc Trestman's view, everything exposed about the Bears can be fixed.

August 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Seahawks humble Bears in preseason meeting

Seahawks humble Bears in preseason meeting

SEATTLE | Seattle's defense is expected to among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in the regular season, look out.

August 22, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Bears try to remain unbeaten in preseason

RENTON, Wash. | All James Carpenter wanted was to be able to run. That seems an odd wish coming from a 6-foot-5, 321-pound offensive lineman.

August 21, 2014 2:43 pm

NFC North has potential for plenty of points

NFC North has potential for plenty of points

Green Bay's grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

August 20, 2014 4:52 pm Photos

Photos

Cutler thinks Santonio Holmes can be good fit

Cutler thinks Santonio Holmes can be good fit

LAKE FOREST | The Bears have sorted through numerous candidates to find a suitable replacement for injured third wide receiver Marquess Wilson the past three weeks.

August 19, 2014 8:26 pm

Bears, Cutler face supreme test in preseason Game 3 at Seattle

Bears, Cutler face supreme test in preseason Game 3 at Seattle

LAKE FOREST | When the Bears pipe in simulated crowd noise at their practices, it sounds like a grizzly with laryngitis and is as intimidating as a parking ticket.

August 19, 2014 7:30 pm Related

AL HAMNIK: Bears need to solidify their return game and quickly

AL HAMNIK: Bears need to solidify their return game and quickly

LAKE FOREST | If there's one thing Bears fans absolutely must understand, even more than the weird spelling of Micheal Spurlock's first name, it's this:

August 19, 2014 7:15 pm

Bears, Santonio Holmes agree to deal

Bears, Santonio Holmes agree to deal

CHICAGO | Former Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears on Saturday.

August 16, 2014 7:15 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Shaun Draughn happy to feast on crumbs

Matt Forte is a tough act to follow. We all know that. It's like prime rib and Spam. No contest.

August 16, 2014 5:15 pm

Bears TE Zach Miller out for season

Bears TE Zach Miller out for season

LAKE FOREST | Bears tight end Zach Miller has been placed on season-ending injured reserve because of the foot injury he suffered in Thursday's 20-19 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

August 15, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

Photos

Revamped Bears defense out to shed 'soft' label

Revamped Bears defense out to shed 'soft' label

CHICAGO | Each day in the Bears' cafeteria, rookie free safety Brock Vereen is served a heaping portion of humility, hold the salt.

August 14, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

Photos

Former Bears' star Gene Schroeder hoping to savor a Super Bowl title

Former Bears' star Gene Schroeder hoping to savor a Super Bowl title

Do you know who Gene Schroeder is?

August 13, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

Photos

Bears break camp 'headed in the right direction' according to QB Cutler

Bears break camp 'headed in the right direction' according to QB Cutler

BOURBONNAIS | As the final training camp practice ended on an overcast 61-degree Tuesday, coach Marc Trestman huddled the team at midfield while hundreds of applauding fans gave his Bears a standing ovation.

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: The read on QB Jay Cutler -- cooler under fire now

AL HAMNIK: The read on QB Jay Cutler -- cooler under fire now

BOURBONNAIS | Emotionally, Jay Cutler is flat-line.

August 12, 2014 6:45 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears' tight end Miller 'looking' like a keeper

AL HAMNIK: Bears' tight end Miller 'looking' like a keeper

BOURBONNAIS | Fans at Bears training camp say Zach Miller sure looks like a tight end. Unshaven. Tattoos. Tough as rawhide.

August 11, 2014 6:00 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears backup QB Clausen growing up before our eyes

AL HAMNIK: Bears backup QB Clausen growing up before our eyes

CHICAGO | The kid looked pretty good, didn't he?

August 09, 2014 6:45 pm

Ex-Notre Dame star Clausen throws 2 TD passes for Bears

Ex-Notre Dame star Clausen throws 2 TD passes for Bears

CHICAGO | Preseason football is like window shopping on Michigan Avenue. Look here. Look there. Find the best bargain for your money.

August 08, 2014 10:40 pm Photos

Photos

Preseason opener could give clues about Bears 'D'

Preseason opener could give clues about Bears 'D'

CHICAGO | The long-anticipated debut of Jared Allen with the Bears might be pushed back a week.

August 07, 2014 3:44 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears depleted receiving arsenal can't rattle Cutler

AL HAMNIK: Bears depleted receiving arsenal can't rattle Cutler

BOURBONNAIS | Poor Jay Cutler. He must feel like he just had his wallet lifted at the casino.

August 05, 2014 8:00 pm

Bears suspend, fine Bennett for body slamming rookie DB

Bears suspend, fine Bennett for body slamming rookie DB

BOURBONNAIS | With nearly 30 minutes to go in Monday's practice, a scuffle ensued as Martellus Bennett body-slammed first-round pick Kyle Fuller.

August 05, 2014 5:00 pm Related

Bears' Chad Rempel, Brandon Hartson snap to it at training camp

Bears' Chad Rempel, Brandon Hartson snap to it at training camp

BOURBONNAIS | Chad Rempel and Brandon Hartson may as well mow the practice fields at Olivet Nazarene University or drive the golf carts that take Bears' players to the cafeteria afterwards.

August 02, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Competition for both safety spots is wide open

Competition for both safety spots is wide open

CHICAGO | The Bears have a wide-open competition at safety so far in training camp.

August 02, 2014 4:31 pm

Speedy Chis Williams giving Bears the runaround -- and they like it

Speedy Chis Williams giving Bears the runaround -- and they like it

BOURBONNAIS | Chris Williams went high above three Bears defenders who were on him like a sweaty jersey, all pushing, shoving, fighting for the football.

August 01, 2014 5:45 pm

The Four Bears schooled by Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin

The Four Bears schooled by Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin

BOURBONNAIS | Michael Irvin could talk the stain off an outdoor deck, the fur off a kitten. Get the point?

July 30, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

Photos

AL HAMNIK: It's time for the Bears' D.J. Williams to pony up

AL HAMNIK: It's time for the Bears' D.J. Williams to pony up

BOURBONNAIS | Linebacker D.J. Williams is a pretty good football player when he's not suspended or injured.

July 29, 2014 7:30 pm

AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

BOURBONNAIS | When Devin Hester literally burst onto the Chicago sports scene eight years ago, media joyfully declared there was a new "23" in town.

July 28, 2014 7:00 pm

Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

BOURBONNAIS | Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Bears' defense.

July 27, 2014 6:30 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

BOURBONNAIS | Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller forgot all about Friday's two early interceptions of backups Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen, and that's good.

July 26, 2014 9:15 pm

Bears fans pumped up at training camp in Bourbonnais

Bears fans pumped up at training camp in Bourbonnais

BOURBONNAIS | You've seen the Packers' silly cheesehead hats, their fans' badge of honor.

July 26, 2014 5:30 pm

With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

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.

July 25, 2014 5:45 pm

Bears bring high expectations to camp

Bears bring high expectations to camp

BOURBONNAIS | Bears general manager Phil Emery understands expectations are soaring. He's not backing away from them, either.

July 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Lynch set for Bears camp

Lynch set for Bears camp

Jordan Lynch knows all the numbers he put up at Northern Illinois as a quarterback don't mean a thing.

July 23, 2014 7:30 pm

Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

CHICAGO | It was far from a quiet offseason for the Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.

July 23, 2014 5:15 pm

Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

BOURBONNAIS | You might not think local businesses would be happy about the prospect of hulking Bears roaming town, but when those bears are the kind that wear helmets and play at Soldier Field it is a different story.

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Look for rule changes, high-profile rookies and new coaches as the NFL heads to camp

Look for rule changes, high-profile rookies and new coaches as the NFL heads to camp

NEW YORK | It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.

July 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Offensive lineman Jordan Mills: 'This is gonna be a great year'

Offensive lineman Jordan Mills: 'This is gonna be a great year'

LAKE FOREST | Jordan Mills hears it from fans nearly everywhere he goes.

June 21, 2014 5:30 pm

Bears' long snapper Patrick Mannelly announces retirement after 16 seasons

Bears' long snapper Patrick Mannelly announces retirement after 16 seasons

LAKE FOREST | There comes the time when every pro athlete must walk away from the game he loves.

June 20, 2014 6:30 pm

Bears' Jimmy Clausen eager to revive his career in training camp

Bears' Jimmy Clausen eager to revive his career in training camp

LAKE FOREST | Jimmy Clausen? Well, well.

June 20, 2014 6:00 pm

Bears' Jay Cutler shooting for an injury-free 2014 season

Bears' Jay Cutler shooting for an injury-free 2014 season

LAKE FOREST | Jay Cutler's "hit parade" is nothing he can dance or snap his fingers to. It's painful, in fact.

June 17, 2014 8:00 pm

AL HAMNIK: Marshall, Cutler must deliver breakout seasons for the Bears

AL HAMNIK: Marshall, Cutler must deliver breakout seasons for the Bears

LAKE FOREST | The Bears "family" was there for Brandon Marshall's Thursday news conference at Halas Hall. It was an upbeat, festive mood.

May 24, 2014 6:15 pm

Brandon Marshall calls Bears a "life-saving, career-saving" experience

Brandon Marshall calls Bears a "life-saving, career-saving" experience

LAKE FOREST | Brandon Marshall's news conferences should be pay-per-view. Like a pinata, you never know what will shake out.

May 22, 2014 6:00 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears won't be kicking themselves over this draft pick

AL HAMNIK: Bears won't be kicking themselves over this draft pick

There is an Ed Farmer line about towering home runs that could apply to new Bears' punter Pat O'Donnell.

May 19, 2014 6:45 pm

Adaptability the key as Bears open camp

Adaptability the key as Bears open camp

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears touted their rookie class for its versatility. They showed it off a bit Friday on their first day of rookie minicamp.

May 16, 2014 7:15 pm
Bears lose preseaon finale to Browns

Bears lose preseaon finale to Browns

CLEVELAND | Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel i…

August 28, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

Photos

Special teams are Jordan Lynch's best chance to stick with Bears

Special teams are Jordan Lynch's best chance to stick with Bears

LAKE FOREST | You don't hire a plumber to perform heart surgery, or a lumberjack to do Shakespeare on Broadway.

August 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

Photos

Bears' Trestman reaches out to fans after Seattle shellacking

Bears' Trestman reaches out to fans after Seattle shellacking

LAKE FOREST | There are more Bears fans than pigeons teetering on the ledge after that 28-point embarrassment in Seattle last week.

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

Photos

Related
AL HAMNIK: Bears' rookie QB finally gets a shot on center stage

AL HAMNIK: Bears' rookie QB finally gets a shot on center stage

The ball boys got more face time during Bears training camp at Olivet-Nazarene University.

August 26, 2014 7:15 pm

Bears have question marks on defense

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Chicago Bears know who's backing up starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Now they'd like to know their defense is backing …

August 25, 2014 8:30 pm Related

Related

AL HAMNIK: Bears making little leeway in finding Forte's backup

AL HAMNIK: Bears making little leeway in finding Forte's backup

Yes, it was just a preseason game, a glorified practice, and doesn't count in the standings, fortunately.

August 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

Photos

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Marshall and 'Silky' McKinnon cut from same cloth

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Marshall and 'Silky' McKinnon cut from same cloth

Back in the day at the old Halas Hall, wide receiver Dennis McKinnon drove a new pearl Lexus with his nickname "Silky" stenciled over both doo…

August 23, 2014 5:30 pm
Questions still remain about Bears defense

Questions still remain about Bears defense

SEATTLE | From coach Marc Trestman's view, everything exposed about the Bears can be fixed.

August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Seahawks humble Bears in preseason meeting

Seahawks humble Bears in preseason meeting

SEATTLE | Seattle's defense is expected to among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in …

August 22, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

Photos

Bears try to remain unbeaten in preseason

RENTON, Wash. | All James Carpenter wanted was to be able to run. That seems an odd wish coming from a 6-foot-5, 321-pound offensive lineman.

August 21, 2014 2:43 pm
NFC North has potential for plenty of points

NFC North has potential for plenty of points

Green Bay's grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

August 20, 2014 4:52 pm Photos

Photos

Cutler thinks Santonio Holmes can be good fit

Cutler thinks Santonio Holmes can be good fit

LAKE FOREST | The Bears have sorted through numerous candidates to find a suitable replacement for injured third wide receiver Marquess Wilson…

August 19, 2014 8:26 pm
Bears, Cutler face supreme test in preseason Game 3 at Seattle

Bears, Cutler face supreme test in preseason Game 3 at Seattle

LAKE FOREST | When the Bears pipe in simulated crowd noise at their practices, it sounds like a grizzly with laryngitis and is as intimidating…

August 19, 2014 7:30 pm Related
AL HAMNIK: Bears need to solidify their return game and quickly

AL HAMNIK: Bears need to solidify their return game and quickly

LAKE FOREST | If there's one thing Bears fans absolutely must understand, even more than the weird spelling of Micheal Spurlock's first name, …

August 19, 2014 7:15 pm
Bears, Santonio Holmes agree to deal

Bears, Santonio Holmes agree to deal

CHICAGO | Former Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio Holmes signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears on Saturday.

August 16, 2014 7:15 pm

AL HAMNIK: Bears' Shaun Draughn happy to feast on crumbs

Matt Forte is a tough act to follow. We all know that. It's like prime rib and Spam. No contest.

August 16, 2014 5:15 pm
Bears TE Zach Miller out for season

Bears TE Zach Miller out for season

LAKE FOREST | Bears tight end Zach Miller has been placed on season-ending injured reserve because of the foot injury he suffered in Thursday'…

August 15, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

Photos

Revamped Bears defense out to shed 'soft' label

Revamped Bears defense out to shed 'soft' label

CHICAGO | Each day in the Bears' cafeteria, rookie free safety Brock Vereen is served a heaping portion of humility, hold the salt.

August 14, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

Photos

Former Bears' star Gene Schroeder hoping to savor a Super Bowl title

Former Bears' star Gene Schroeder hoping to savor a Super Bowl title

Do you know who Gene Schroeder is?

August 13, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

Photos

Bears break camp 'headed in the right direction' according to QB Cutler

Bears break camp 'headed in the right direction' according to QB Cutler

BOURBONNAIS | As the final training camp practice ended on an overcast 61-degree Tuesday, coach Marc Trestman huddled the team at midfield whi…

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

Photos

Related
AL HAMNIK: The read on QB Jay Cutler -- cooler under fire now

AL HAMNIK: The read on QB Jay Cutler -- cooler under fire now

BOURBONNAIS | Emotionally, Jay Cutler is flat-line.

August 12, 2014 6:45 pm
AL HAMNIK: Bears' tight end Miller 'looking' like a keeper

AL HAMNIK: Bears' tight end Miller 'looking' like a keeper

BOURBONNAIS | Fans at Bears training camp say Zach Miller sure looks like a tight end. Unshaven. Tattoos. Tough as rawhide.

August 11, 2014 6:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Bears backup QB Clausen growing up before our eyes

AL HAMNIK: Bears backup QB Clausen growing up before our eyes

CHICAGO | The kid looked pretty good, didn't he?

August 09, 2014 6:45 pm
Ex-Notre Dame star Clausen throws 2 TD passes for Bears

Ex-Notre Dame star Clausen throws 2 TD passes for Bears

CHICAGO | Preseason football is like window shopping on Michigan Avenue. Look here. Look there. Find the best bargain for your money.

August 08, 2014 10:40 pm Photos

Photos

Preseason opener could give clues about Bears 'D'

Preseason opener could give clues about Bears 'D'

CHICAGO | The long-anticipated debut of Jared Allen with the Bears might be pushed back a week.

August 07, 2014 3:44 pm
AL HAMNIK: Bears depleted receiving arsenal can't rattle Cutler

AL HAMNIK: Bears depleted receiving arsenal can't rattle Cutler

BOURBONNAIS | Poor Jay Cutler. He must feel like he just had his wallet lifted at the casino.

August 05, 2014 8:00 pm
Bears suspend, fine Bennett for body slamming rookie DB

Bears suspend, fine Bennett for body slamming rookie DB

BOURBONNAIS | With nearly 30 minutes to go in Monday's practice, a scuffle ensued as Martellus Bennett body-slammed first-round pick Kyle Fuller.

August 05, 2014 5:00 pm Related
Bears' Chad Rempel, Brandon Hartson snap to it at training camp

Bears' Chad Rempel, Brandon Hartson snap to it at training camp

BOURBONNAIS | Chad Rempel and Brandon Hartson may as well mow the practice fields at Olivet Nazarene University or drive the golf carts that t…

August 02, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Competition for both safety spots is wide open

Competition for both safety spots is wide open

CHICAGO | The Bears have a wide-open competition at safety so far in training camp.

August 02, 2014 4:31 pm
Speedy Chis Williams giving Bears the runaround -- and they like it

Speedy Chis Williams giving Bears the runaround -- and they like it

BOURBONNAIS | Chris Williams went high above three Bears defenders who were on him like a sweaty jersey, all pushing, shoving, fighting for th…

August 01, 2014 5:45 pm
The Four Bears schooled by Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin

The Four Bears schooled by Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin

BOURBONNAIS | Michael Irvin could talk the stain off an outdoor deck, the fur off a kitten. Get the point?

July 30, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

Photos

AL HAMNIK: It's time for the Bears' D.J. Williams to pony up

AL HAMNIK: It's time for the Bears' D.J. Williams to pony up

BOURBONNAIS | Linebacker D.J. Williams is a pretty good football player when he's not suspended or injured.

July 29, 2014 7:30 pm
AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

AL HAMNIK: Early returns favor Williams, Weems at Bears training camp

BOURBONNAIS | When Devin Hester literally burst onto the Chicago sports scene eight years ago, media joyfully declared there was a new "23" in town.

July 28, 2014 7:00 pm
Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

BOURBONNAIS | Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Bears' defense.

July 27, 2014 6:30 pm
AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

AL HAMNIK: Bears searching for a nasty side at training camp

BOURBONNAIS | Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller forgot all about Friday's two early interceptions of backups Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen, and …

July 26, 2014 9:15 pm
Bears fans pumped up at training camp in Bourbonnais

Bears fans pumped up at training camp in Bourbonnais

BOURBONNAIS | You've seen the Packers' silly cheesehead hats, their fans' badge of honor.

July 26, 2014 5:30 pm
With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

BOURBONNAIS | He was the big prize, the sparkling centerpiece in the overhaul, except Jared Allen wasn't really interested in shining the spot…

July 25, 2014 5:45 pm
Bears bring high expectations to camp

Bears bring high expectations to camp

BOURBONNAIS | Bears general manager Phil Emery understands expectations are soaring. He's not backing away from them, either.

July 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Lynch set for Bears camp

Lynch set for Bears camp

Jordan Lynch knows all the numbers he put up at Northern Illinois as a quarterback don't mean a thing.

July 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

Bears set sights on playoffs after busy offseason

CHICAGO | It was far from a quiet offseason for the Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.

July 23, 2014 5:15 pm
Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

BOURBONNAIS | You might not think local businesses would be happy about the prospect of hulking Bears roaming town, but when those bears are t…

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm
Look for rule changes, high-profile rookies and new coaches as the NFL heads to camp

Look for rule changes, high-profile rookies and new coaches as the NFL heads to camp

NEW YORK | It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.

July 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Offensive lineman Jordan Mills: 'This is gonna be a great year'

Offensive lineman Jordan Mills: 'This is gonna be a great year'

LAKE FOREST | Jordan Mills hears it from fans nearly everywhere he goes.

June 21, 2014 5:30 pm
Bears' long snapper Patrick Mannelly announces retirement after 16 seasons

Bears' long snapper Patrick Mannelly announces retirement after 16 seasons

LAKE FOREST | There comes the time when every pro athlete must walk away from the game he loves.

June 20, 2014 6:30 pm
Bears' Jimmy Clausen eager to revive his career in training camp

Bears' Jimmy Clausen eager to revive his career in training camp

LAKE FOREST | Jimmy Clausen? Well, well.

June 20, 2014 6:00 pm
Bears' Jay Cutler shooting for an injury-free 2014 season

Bears' Jay Cutler shooting for an injury-free 2014 season

LAKE FOREST | Jay Cutler's "hit parade" is nothing he can dance or snap his fingers to. It's painful, in fact.

June 17, 2014 8:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Marshall, Cutler must deliver breakout seasons for the Bears

AL HAMNIK: Marshall, Cutler must deliver breakout seasons for the Bears

LAKE FOREST | The Bears "family" was there for Brandon Marshall's Thursday news conference at Halas Hall. It was an upbeat, festive mood.

May 24, 2014 6:15 pm
Brandon Marshall calls Bears a "life-saving, career-saving" experience

Brandon Marshall calls Bears a "life-saving, career-saving" experience

LAKE FOREST | Brandon Marshall's news conferences should be pay-per-view. Like a pinata, you never know what will shake out.

May 22, 2014 6:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Bears won't be kicking themselves over this draft pick

AL HAMNIK: Bears won't be kicking themselves over this draft pick

There is an Ed Farmer line about towering home runs that could apply to new Bears' punter Pat O'Donnell.

May 19, 2014 6:45 pm
Adaptability the key as Bears open camp

Adaptability the key as Bears open camp

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears touted their rookie class for its versatility. They showed it off a bit Friday on their first day of rookie minicamp.

May 16, 2014 7:15 pm
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