Jeremiah Ratliff

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Too Many Miscommunications, Miscues

Marc Trestman explains Sunday’s curious decisions and confusion.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

Jay Cutler passes against the Miami Dolphins. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Dolphins Fast Facts

Chicago is now 0-4 when Jay Cutler commits a turnover.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

Dolphins running back Lamar Miller during Miami's 27-14 win at Chicago on Sunday.  (David Banks/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears-Dolphins Positives/Negatives

The Bears’ worst enemy right now seems to be themselves.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2014

Lamar Miller of the Miami Dolphins is tackled by Brock Vereen  during the first quarter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Soldier Field Turf Becomes Problematic Again

How the Bears have gone 0-3 at their hostile home venue of Soldier Field remains a great mystery.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

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

Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Ratliff Is Bears’ ‘Bell Cow’ In The Middle

Through six games, the Bears’ defense ranks 10th against the run.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

The Bears pressure Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in Sunday's win. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears-Falcons Positives/Negatives

A win in Atlanta was the most complete game Chicago has played all season.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

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

Bears LB Lance Briggs Ruled Out For Sunday

The Bears’ linebacking corps has been hit hard by injury.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff, left, in 2013. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: DT Ratliff A Full Participant In Practice

Jeremiah Ratliff is recovering from a concussion.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

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

Bears Notes: Linebackers Banged Up

Briggs, Williams, Bostic and McClellin all sat out Wednesday’s practice.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Roberto Garza. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Panthers: Garza Inactive For Fourth Straight Game

The Bears are playing their third different offensive line combination in 2014.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2014

Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Rule Out OT Bushrod, DT Ratliff For Sunday’s Game

Roberto Garza and Sherrick McManis are questionable against the Panthers.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Bushrod Sits Out Practice

Jermon Bushrod has a knee injury, and his status for Sunday is unclear.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

Bears defensive end Jared Allen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears’ Jared Allen Inactive Against Packers

Allen’s streak of 113 consecutive starts has been snapped.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Marshall, Allen Questionable For Sunday

Plus, Chris Conte says Sunday is “just another” game.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Packers running back Eddie Lacy against the Bears in 2013. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Packers

Both teams want to establish a running game, but will they eschew it for the pass?

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Allen, Marshall Sit Practice Out

Also, Aaron Kromer says the Bears won’t run the ball out of an obligation to be balanced.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

Bears safety Ryan Mundy returns an interception for a touchdown in the first quarter of Chicago's 27-19 at the New York Jets on Monday night. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Injuries Piling Up In Secondary

At one point, Chicago turned to rookie Brock Vereen and newly signed Ahmad Dixon at safety.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

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

Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: McClellin, Ratliff, McManis Out At Jets

Rookie defensive tackles Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton will have greater responsibility.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2014

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