Let’s all stop the stupidity over Brian Urlacher needing to keep some kind of pristine connection to the Bears, as if the mere sight of him limping around the field in any other colors is somehow unthinkable.
The Bears need general manager availability, with Phil Emery standing at the lectern to announce the future direction of the franchise, today. ASAP.
It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.
I give Eric Winston credit for standing up for his injured teammate, but his naiveté is striking.
The Bears decided on their new general manager after sifting through a list of names that caused no excitement, whatsoever, arriving at the perfect culmination of their tedious, uninspiring process.
They did it front of the stunned, silent home fans, displaying the truth of their thin, banged-up roster and making clear what has probably been the story since Jay Cutler got hurt: they never had a shot.
I guess we have the most practical definition yet of Franchise Quarterback.
Never again do I want to have another leaflet-passer on the corner look me in the eye, grin vacantly and say “Jesus loves you.”
We may never recover from this. It has happened.
When it comes to the cult of Tim Tebow, I guess I’m just going to be Left Behind.
There doesn’t seem to be a lot going on with the labor negotiations between the NFL and the players union. And it’s that lack of negotiation that is beginning to frustrate commissioner Roger Goodell.
As Bears as Bears can be, they take a perfectly satisfying story and complicate it by screwing something up.
This time of year, people take precautions to prevent getting sick. Professional football players are no different, and sometimes need to remember the basics.
After failing under high expectations at Notre Dame, Charlie Weis returned to the NFL and helped the Kansas City Chiefs get to the playoffs. Now he’ll return to college as the new offensive coordinator at Florida.
Last Sunday, after the Bears upended Philly, I was eating crow. Seven days later, after watching them struggle to beat the better-but-still-bad Lions, I was about ready to cough it back up.
Joe Ostrowski ranks the top ten teams in the NFL. And of course tells you where the Bears stack up.
Joe Ostrowski ranks the top ten teams in the NFL. And it probably won’t come as a surprise that the Bears aren’t in the list, but they’re not as far down as you might think.