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J’Marcus Webb

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Hoge: An Early Look At Bears Position Battles, Depth Chart

After watching OTAs and mini-camp over the last four weeks, we’re starting to get a better look at what the Bears’ depth chart might look when training camp opens in late July.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Devin Hester. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Holmes: Thoughts And Observations From Bears Mini-Camp

As Lovie Smith says, mini-camp is the end of the Bears offseason. It’s three days where the foundation is laid and the scene is set for Bourbonnais.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Bears’ Offensive Line Questions Cast Doubt

It’s still more than a month from the start of training camp, but this is the year that the Bears believe they can fight the Green Bay Packers for the NFC North title and then make a run in the postseason.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

J'Marcus Webb and Clay Matthews

J’Marcus Webb Pledges On Twitter To ‘Kick Some Major Butt’ This Season

​J’Marcus Webb has struggled in the NFL since the Bears selected him in the seventh round of the 2010 draft, but could 2012 be different?

670 The Score–05/16/2012

Chicago Bears Offensive Line

Silverman: Offensive Line And Aging Defense Are Bears’ Biggest Issues

It’s the middle of May and training camp is still 2-plus months away. That means it’s the perfect time to look at the Chicago Bears and assess their prospects for the 2012 season.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 24-13.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cutler Concerned With Lack Of Protection

During his three seasons in Chicago, Cutler has been sacked 110 times, including an NFL-high 52 times in 2010.

670 The Score–05/15/2012

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery. (CBS)

Bernstein: No Pressure On Phil Emery

We still know little about Phil Emery, but the guy knows how to buy himself the benefit of the doubt, and quickly.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Need To Bolster O Line

Jay Cutler’s mid-season injury did more than just expose the weaknesses of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie.

670 The Score–01/02/2012

Bears vs Eagles

Bowen: Combating Philly’s Wide-9

Defensively, the Eagles employ the Wide-9 technique, which essentially means each defensive end is lined up outside of the 9-hole, giving them more space to rush the quarterback at an angle.

670 The Score–11/03/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Holmes’ Mailbag: When Will Cutler Get Some Help?

Questions have been pouring in since the Bears lost to New Orleans Sunday. Let’s see what’s on tap in this week’s mailbag.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2011

Julius Peppers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Bears/Falcons

A 30-12 win in Week 1 — in a game the Bears entered as a three-point home underdog — means there was a lot of good shown at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon. A look now at who really stuck out and a couple of things that still need work.

670 The Score–09/12/2011

Matt Forte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears-Falcons Notebook: Forte Hoping Play Equals Pay

Without a new contract done, Matt Forte knows his long-term value will directly correlate with how he plays this season.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2011

Roy Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears vs Titans

The third game is the most important in the pre-season. Teams put in a minimal game-plan, but try not to show too much of what they want to accomplish in the regular season.

670 The Score–08/26/2011

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Holmes: Bears-Giants Post Game Notebook

Lovie Smith didn’t pull any punches when expressing how he felt about the Bears performance vs. the Giants. It’s not about winning and losing in a preseason game, but it is about improvement.

670 The Score–08/23/2011

Brandon Jacobs breaks the tackle of Chris Harris and Tim Jennins en route to a touchdown. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Bears-Giants

A quick look back at the good, bad and ugly from last night’s 41-13 loss to the Giants.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Jay Cutler (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hoge: Offensive Line Shows Improvement Against Giants

It’s still nowhere near perfect, but the Bears’ offensive line certainly looked better against the Giants Monday night. Here’s a look at how I saw the offensive line play from left to right.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears vs Giants

The second preseason game is here and there is plenty to look at. Here’s what I’ll be watching for tonight as the Bears face the Giants in New York.

670 The Score–08/22/2011

Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: No Reason Why Carimi Can’t Play Left Tackle

If Carimi can pick up a new position so easily, doesn’t that suggest he could probably play his normal position adequately at the NFL level?

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Marion Barber runs behind Desmond Clark. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes’ Bears Mailbag: Is The Offense Too Vanilla?

Well, one preseason game is in the books and there is a lot to talk about. Let’s get straight to your questions:

670 The Score–08/16/2011

Jay Cutler drops back against the Bills. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Bills Post Game Notebook

The Bears surpised the NFL Saturday when they chose to kick from the 30-yard line on two kickoffs in the first half.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2011

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