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Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Giants

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Charles Tillman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tillman, Paea Will Not Play Against Giants

Despite playing through injuries the last four games, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will not play against the Giants Thursday night

10/10/2013

Lance Briggs.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Paea, Briggs, Tillman, Bennett All Game-Time Decisions

A short week could leave the Bears shorthanded Thursday night against the Giants.

670 The Score–10/09/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Saints

Against teams like New Orleans, mistakes can be magnified.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

Bears defense.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge: Tucker May Have To Adjust Defensive Style Again

For years, some Bears fans have complained about the boring Cover-2 defense.

670 The Score–09/25/2013

Ben Roethlisberger. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Blitz To ‘Historic’ Win

The Bears dialed up the blitz Sunday night.

670 The Score–09/22/2013

Devin Hester #23 of the Chicago Bears returns a kick-off for 80 yards against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on September 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Hold Serve At Home

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.

09/17/2013

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 2 Rewind: Linebackers Shine, While Mills Regresses

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.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2013

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

Hoge’s Notes: Peppers ‘Was Not Healthy’ Against Vikings

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.

670 The Score–09/16/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on September 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 31, Vikings 30

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.

670 The Score–09/15/2013

Earl Bennett.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Is Bennett’s Future In Doubt?

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?

670 The Score–09/06/2013

D.J. Williams. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Briggs Says D.J. Williams Will Start

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.

670 The Score–09/05/2013

Jon Bostic.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears All Agree – Bostic Didn’t Deserve Fine

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.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2013

Jon Bostic and Kyle Long. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Hey Look…Bears Rookies!

Seeing the names of rookie Bears this time of year is usually not a good thing.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

Richard Sherman. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Silverman: Seahawks, Bengals & Niners Will Have NFL’s Best Defenses

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.

670 The Score–08/20/2013

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

Silverman: Bears Resilient Defense No Sure Thing This Year

Trestman and Tucker still have DE Julius Peppers, 33, OLB Lance Briggs, 32, and CB Charles Tillman, 32, to anchor the defense.

670 The Score–08/15/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Briggs ‘Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable’ In New Role

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.

07/26/2013

Khaseem Greene (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Khaseem Greene

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.

670 The Score–07/23/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Depth Chart Breakdown: Linebackers

This year’s linebacking group may actually be better than last year’s.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

2013 Most Important Bears: No. 4 Lance Briggs

For 10 seasons, Lance Briggs has been a focal point of the Bears’ defense.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2013

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