A short week could leave the Bears shorthanded Thursday night against the Giants.
Against teams like New Orleans, mistakes can be magnified.
For years, some Bears fans have complained about the boring Cover-2 defense.
The Bears dialed up the blitz Sunday night.
They beat a pair of 2012 playoff teams with high hopes and third year quarterbacks who are trying to show they are long term solutions at the position.
Every Monday during the season, Adam Hoge reviews the game from the previous day and highlights the best and worst performances while also providing some observations.
If you’re wondering why Julius Peppers looked a little slow in Sunday’s 31-30 win over the Vikings, it’s because he was.
Just like they planned it, right? It seems fitting that such an odd, back-and-forth, punch-counter punch, roller coaster ride of a game went down to the wire and was decided by one point.
As expected, wide receiver Earl Bennett will play Sunday in the season opener against the Bengals, but now the question might be: how much will he play for the Bears this season?
Bears head coach Marc Trestman was not ready to name his starting middle linebacker Thursday, but his defensive signal caller went ahead and did it himself.
In the meeting room following last Thursday’s win over the San Diego Chargers, rookie linebacker Jon Bostic received only one message from his coaches regarding his hit on wide receiver Mike Willie that dislodged the football and created an incomplete pass.
Seeing the names of rookie Bears this time of year is usually not a good thing.
A winning defense is not going to be reminiscent of the old Steel Curtain or the ’85 Bears. Today, it’s about coming up with turnovers and key stops.
Trestman and Tucker still have DE Julius Peppers, 33, OLB Lance Briggs, 32, and CB Charles Tillman, 32, to anchor the defense.
While the Bears’ offense is undergoing a major overhaul with new head coach Marc Trestman, there is one guy on the other side of the ball who taking on the brunt of change on a unit that otherwise is staying mostly the same.
After reviewing several of Greene’s game tapes, here’s my summary of what impressed me, what didn’t impress me, areas for improvement, and what his prospects are for the 2013 season.
This year’s linebacking group may actually be better than last year’s.
For 10 seasons, Lance Briggs has been a focal point of the Bears’ defense.
This is the second in a two-part series, taking a look at the Bears defensive roster by position group.
Hidden in the brush-off Lance Briggs gave the media yesterday is a much larger issue facing a team trying to push one side of the ball into modernity while keeping another rooted in the past.