Jeff Joniak

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Saints

Chicago needs to commit to Matt Forte and the ground game.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2014

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Cowboys

The Bears need to slow DeMarco Murray and prevent big plays.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

bears vs lions

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Need To Run More On 1st Down

The Bears average 4.6 yards per first-down rush but rarely attempt it.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Matt Forte. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Lions

Chicago must prevent Golden Tate and Calvin Johnson from making big plays.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Bucs quarterback Josh McCown. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Bucs

Chicago must stay patient against Tampa Bay’s Cover-2 defense.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: With Rain In Forecast, Bears’ Running Game Will Be Big

Matt Forte is ready for whatever workload the coaching staff needs him to take.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

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

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Vikings

There’s a theme in Jeff Joniak’s keys to Sunday’s game.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd chases then-Bears quarterback Josh McCown in 2013. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Vikings Will Bring The Heat

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler must trust his protection, Jeff Joniak writes.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2014

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

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Packers

Against an elite quarterback in Aaron Rodgers, Chicago must be efficient offensively.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

Packers coach Mike McCarthy. (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Will Packers Look To Establish The Run?

History tells us Mike McCarthy turns to the run more often in November.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

Bears offensive lineman Michael Ola, center. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Hope Bye Week Was The Right Medicine

An offensive line shuffle has been the biggest practical change for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2014

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

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Patriots

Chicago faces New England on the road Sunday at noon.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Patriots coach Bill Belichick.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Patriots Are Dominant In October

New England is an NFL-best 40-9 in October since 2003.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Bears safety Brock Vereen. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Sunday Will Be A Family Affair For The Vereens

Bears safety Brock Vereen will face older brother Shane, a Patriots running back, this Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler, left, celebrates with center Roberto Garza during Sunday's 27-13 win at Atlanta. Cutler threw for 381 yards and didn't turn the ball over. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Dolphins

Miami ranks third in the NFL in yards per rush.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Bears cornerback Kyle pass breaks up a pass intended for Falcons receiver Julio Jones. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Fuller Becoming A Shutdown Corner

Plus, more on linebacker Darryl Sharpton, who only knows how to play at one speed.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Falcons

These are two desperate teams with playoff aspirations.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

11. Chicago Bears (1-1)

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Need To Win More Battles Against Zone Defense

Plus, Brandon Marshall insists he’s fine with his role in the Chicago offense.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: DT Ferguson Making Big Strides

Plus, Charles Tillman’s season-ending injury is having a tickle-down effect.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

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