Brandon LaFell

Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thomason: Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 9

Brandon LaFell and Jonas Gray should be on your short list.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Bears returner Chris Williams is tackled by the Patriots on a kick return Sunday. New England won 51-23, dropping Chicago to 3-5. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears-Patriots Positives/Negatives

There must be some serious soul-searching by the Bears on their bye week.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Jon Bostic intercepts Cam Newton and returns it for a touchdown. (Getty Images)

Bears Defense Shines In 24-17 Loss To Panthers

The Bears forced three first-half turnovers and linebacker Jonathan Bostic returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, but the Carolina Panthers spoiled Marc Trestman’s NFL head coaching debut by beating Chicago 24-17 Friday night.

08/10/2013

Charles Tillman

Report: Bears’ Tillman Fined $7,500 For Face Mask Grab

Bears cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman has been fined $7,500 for grabbing the face mask of a Carolina Panthers receiver in the game last week, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011