Josh McCown

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea sacks Bucs quarterback Josh McCown in Chicago's 21-13 win at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Were Simply Less Bad Than Bucs

It’s still hard to feel that things are on the upswing for the now 5-6 Bears.

CBS Chicago–13 hours ago

Quarterback Josh McCown  of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hugs his former head coach Marc Trestman. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: McCown, Smith Come Up Short Against Former Team

Mere moments before kickoff at Soldier Field, the emotions finally set in for Josh McCown.

CBS Chicago–14 hours ago

Bears safety Chris Conte runs down Bucs receiver Louis Murphy in Chicago's 21-13 win Sunday at Soldier Field. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Win ‘Bad Bowl’

If nothing else, Sunday ended a popular Josh McCown narrative.

CBS Chicago–15 hours ago

Running back Matt Forte  points to the sky after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Rally For 21-13 Victory Over Buccaneers

Matt Forte rushed for two touchdowns in the third quarter, and the Bears spoiled Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–15 hours ago

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. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Patience Is Key Against Lovie’s Scheme

Tampa Bay’s defense is designed to make foes dink and dunk their way downfield.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

Colts running back Dan Herron, right. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Thomason: Week 12 Fantasy Football Sleepers

If you need a spot starter, give Dan Herron and Kenny Stills a look.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Doomsday Scenario Of Loviefest

The Bears’ season can’t get worse, right? Oh yes it can.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A preseason sleeper, the Bucs’ 2-8 start has been a major disappointment.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

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

Bears Notes: ‘Still Wasn’t Good Enough,’ Marshall Says

Brandon Marshall isn’t under any illusions about Sunday’s winning performance.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Thomason: Week 11 Fantasy Football Sleepers

If you need a spot starter, consider Teddy Bridgewater or Bryce Brown.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

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 quarterback Jay Cutler. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: 8-8 Is In Bears’ Future

Think about it this way: It took a historic performance by a backup QB in 2013 to get to .500.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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

Cutler Sees Calm In Bears Huddle As Opener Awaits

“We’ve worked together,” Jay Cutler says. “Everyone has a good feel.”

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Bears reserve quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears No. 2 QB Situation Is Mighty Unsettling

The sight of Jimmy Clausen or Jordan Palmer can only strike fear in Bears fans.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman directs his team at mini-camp in May. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Absolutely Most Important Things To Pay Attention To In Bears Camp

Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

David Fales. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – David Fales

Fales has quality anticipation and pocket awareness but needs to improve his arm strength.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

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Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down The Bears’ ‘Smash’ Route

The Bears are good in the red zone in part because of this go-to concept.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Matt Forte. (David Banks/ Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down Bears’ High/Low Concept

The high/low attack can stretch the defense vertically and horizontally if executed correctly.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Breaking Down The Bears’ ‘Switched Verticals’

An important concept worked wonders for the Bears’ offense last season.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

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