Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Remember Emery’s Last Words On Lovie?

Phil Emery gave the Bears a mission statement when he fired Lovie Smith.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Defense Held Players-Only Film Session

Plus, Lance Briggs says Lovie Smith “should be remembered as one of the great coaches in Chicago.”

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Lovie Smith: Coaching Bears Was A ‘Dream Come True’

“I don’t need anything validated this week,” Smith says.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Lovie Smith, left, and Brian Urlacher with the Bears in 2008. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Listen: Brian Urlacher On Lovie Smith, Bears

“He’s trying to change the culture down there,” Urlacher says of Smith in Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Doomsday Scenario Of Loviefest

The Bears’ season can’t get worse, right? Oh yes it can.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A preseason sleeper, the Bucs’ 2-8 start has been a major disappointment.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Rockets center Dwight Howard. (Cameron Browne/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Peterson, Howard Abuse Cases Painfully Similar

Now a high-profile child-abuse case begs for the NBA to take action.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bears center Roberto Garza. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Garza Still Has Appreciation For The Game

Bears center Roberto Garza played his 200th career game on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Marc Mariani in 2011. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bears Make Minor Roster Moves

Chicago has signed Marc Mariani and waived Ahmad Dixon.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

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CBS Sports’ Tony Gonzalez Talks Falcons vs. Browns

What does Tony Gonzalez think about Atlanta’s chances of making the NFL Playoffs? Who should Cleveland name as their starting quarterback? Gonzalez answers these questions and more.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At New Orleans Saints

The Ravens are dependent on Joe Flacco to play his best football down the stretch if they are going to make a run at the AFC North title. Flacco is certainly capable of getting hot and putting big numbers up on the scoreboard.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At New York Giants

The Cowboys have been one of the bigger surprises in the league this year, but their sharp start could go to waste if they can’t come through in games like this.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Washington Redskins At San Francisco 49ers

The Redskins pulled off one of the most disappointing performances of the season as they were coming off a bye week and had the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs at FedEx Field and they couldn’t even stay close.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: St. Louis Rams At San Diego Chargers

It’s hard not to be impressed by the accomplishments of the Rams, who have beaten the 49ers, Seahawks and Broncos in recent weeks.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At Seattle Seahawks

The Cardinals have the best record in the league through 10 games, but this game at Seattle will be very difficult to win because the Seahawks’ hard-nosed defense is likely to come with its best effort.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At Houston Texans

The Bengals have a heartbeat. After a disastrous Thursday night showing in Week 10 at home against Cleveland in which they were ineffective and uninspired, the Bengals bounced back with a dominating road win at New Orleans.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Tennessee Titans At Philadelphia Eagles

This is going to be a tough assignment for the Titans. After playing on Monday night against the Steelers, they have to go on the road against a strong Eagles team that is coming off a humiliating defeat against the Packers.

11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Jacksonville Jaguars At Indianapolis Colts

The Jaguars realize they have a difficult assignment when they look across the field and see the explosive Colts with the No. 1 offense in the league.

11/18/2014

49ers tight end Vernon Davis. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Harris: Your 2014 All-Dud Fantasy Football Team

LeSean McCoy, Vernon Davis, Keenan Allen and Jimmy Graham — you’ve cost us wins.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At Minnesota Vikings

The Packers are peaking right now, and head coach Mike McCarthy is hoping they can keep it up throughout the rest of the season. When Aaron Rodgers is healthy, no quarterback in the league is better.

11/18/2014

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