Dan Bernstein

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Debacle On Trestman

Chicago is 3-4, with little consistency or direction.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bernstein: In Jameis Winston Case, Silliness Hides Seriousness

There’s so much controversy surrounding Winston that we forget what’s most important.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller breaks up a pass intended for Falcons receiver Julio Jones in Chicago's 27-13 win at Atlanta on Sunday. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Good Enough, This Time

A 3-3 mark and important road win provides hope for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2014

(Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Reckoning The NFL Needs

Owners and players need to be honest with one another about the dangers and appeal of the NFL.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Greg Olsen  of the Carolina Panthers comes down with a 4th quarter touchdown reception against the Chicago Bears. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Defining Themselves

Still in search of some kind of identity, the Bears may be closer than ever to finding one.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris had to be helped off the field by offensive lineman Ben Braden on Saturday after getting drilled in the chin. He returned later for one play. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Outrage At Michigan Obscures Darker Truth

We express outrage to the visual, but it’s the sub-concussive hits that are so problematic in football.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Packers receivers Randall Cobb, left, and Davante Adams celebrate a touchdown in Green Bay's 38-17 win at Chicago on Sunday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Packers Blow Up Bears Storylines

Sunday was what the Green Bay-Chicago rivalry has looked like for far too long.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL ‘Blob’ Bigger Than Ever

There are few dominant teams or terrible teams nowadays in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Bears rookie defensive tackle Will Sutton pressure Jets quarterback Geno Smith on Monday night in Chicago's 27-19 win in East Rutherford, N.J. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Young Bears Defenders Key Crazy Win

Kyle Fuller, Will Sutton, Ego Ferguson and Co. are making names for themselves.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Peterson Story Must Spur Culture Change

Sadly, in some circles whipping children is viewed as commonplace.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett celebrates his go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown in Chicago's 28-20 win at San Francisco on Sunday night. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Improbable Win Meaningful For Many

From so many perspectives, this Bears win felt like it may have mattered.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

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

Bernstein: Attempted Cutler Makeover Fizzling

Jay Cutler’s postgame demeanor has Bears officials rankled.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Bernstein: Don’t Screw This Up, Bears

With the season starting in five days, all we’ve seen from the Bears is drama and subpar play.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Goodell’s PR Move Also Better Policy

There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, center. (Larry French/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Must Ban Brandon Meriweather

If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Gordon Beckham. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Beckham Story A Baseball Lesson

It has been a slow, steady realization that it just wasn’t happening for Gordon Beckham.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

CBS football analyst Phil Simms. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good For Phil Simms

The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Then-Bills quarterback Trent Edwards after suffering a concussion in 2008. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Concussion Focus Obscures High School Football Risk

The IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Trestman’s Words Need Wins

Bears coach Marc Trestman waxing philosophical can only do so much.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

From left, Andre Drummond, DeMarcus Cousins and Chandler Parsons react in disbelief after Paul George's injury in a Team USA exhibition game. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Keep NBA Stars Out Of USA Basketball

NBA teams have far too much invested to lose a commodity in international play.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

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