Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen attempts a pass in the first quarter of a 20-14 loss to the Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Quarterback Change Doesn’t Spark Bears Offense

Starting Jimmy Clausen wasn’t the answer for Marc Trestman.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen makes a throw in the first quarter against the Lions. Detroit won 20-14 at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears’ Loss Avoids Bad, Wrong Conclusions

We’re inching closer to what really matters, and it has nothing to do with the games now.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2014

Matt Forte is tackled by Tahir Whitehead  of the Detroit Lions.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Lions Beat Bears, 20-14

Joique Bell scored the go-ahead touchdown on a sweet run in the fourth quarter.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2014

Bears guard Kyle Long. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions: Kyle Long Inactive

Kyle Long is inactive for today’s game versus the Lions.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Jay Cutler Likely Back With Bears Next Season

With Trestman reported to be out, Mike Shanahan’s name has surfaced.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Lions

Will the Bears switch to Jimmy Clausen spark their stalled offense?

CBS Chicago–12/20/2014

Robbie Gould (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images).

Bears Notes: Conte, Gould Ruled Out For Sunday

Robbie Gould has been ruled out and will miss his third consecutive game.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears-Lions

OFFENSE: STAYING AHEAD OF THE CHAINS Digging out of trouble in terms of down and distance and field position has been one of the biggest challenges for the Bears offense this season—when first and ten […]


The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 16

The Spiegel and Mannelly crew is partaking in a confidence-pool contest.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Out Against Grizzlies With Illness

Taj Gibson is questionable, and Joakim Noah is probable.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Listen: Boomer Esiason Agrees With Cutler Benching, Yet Still Empathizes Amid Chaos

Boomer thinks Cutler has been horrible yet still finds a way to empathize.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: Jon Lester’s Deal Isn’t About 6 Years – It’s About 1

A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bulls center Pau Gasol, right. (Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Grizzlies

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at FedExForum.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Jake Peavy. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Jake Peavy Agrees To 2-Year Deal With Giants

Peavy’s deal is for two years and $24 million.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Time Now Critical For Bears

The Bears’ decision-makers should already be talking to agents.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson catches a touchdown pass in front of Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller in Detroit's 34-17 win Sunday at Ford Field. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions: 5 Matchups To Watch

As always, flanking Detroit’s Calvin Johnson will be tough.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 16 Position-By-Position Fantasy Rankings

Joe Ostrowski is here to help with your tough fantasy football decisions.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler elevates for a layup in a win against the Knicks. (Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Jimmy Butler Shines Again

Stardom found Butler, at least for a night, as he scored a career-high 35 points.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jimmy Clausen Gets Chance To Rewrite His Story

“It’s just a great opportunity for me,” Jimmy Clausen says of his impending Sunday start.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Out Against Knicks

Rose is dealing with an illness.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014