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Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Durkin: Breaking Down Where Mel Tucker’s Blitz Schemes Have Gone Wrong

The Bears will soon discover if the poor pass rush outputs of Mel Tucker’s defenses are a result or minimal talent or poor scheme.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Phil Emery Has Blown Bears Fans Away

By signing Jared Allen, the Bears have options all over the defensive line.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

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

Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For Bears

Even an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Hoge: Everything You Need To Know From Bears’ NFL Combine Press Conferences

From Julius Peppers’ future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here’s the latest Bears news.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Pressing Bears Questions At The NFL Combine

The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Chicago Bears defense. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Will Continue To Use 4-3 Defense

Coach Marc Trestman wants a system that will be “flexible” so as to bring out the best in his players.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

Martellus Bennett. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Would Be Ideal For ‘Hard Knocks’

Tim Baffoe lists all the reasons why the Bears would be a great on “Hard Knocks” this summer.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2014

Mel Tucker.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Offseason Notebook No. 2: Why Tucker Wasn’t Fired

Adam Hoge breaks down the coaching changes in his second offseason notebook.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2014

Mel Tucker. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Mel Tucker To Return As Defensive Coordinator For The Bears

The Chicago Bears have let go two defensive coaches Sunday and announced the rest of the coaching staff will remain, including defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2014

Jay Cutler leads the Bears offense. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s 2013 Eulogy: Start Of Something Special For Bears?

The mood at Halas Hall on Monday was not as gloomy as one might think.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Brian Urlacher looks on during the Bears' final game of the 2012 season.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Urlacher: We Didn’t Make Mistakes Under Lovie

Without mentioning names, former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher made some pointed comments on the current Bears coaching staff in a report by Dan Pompei.

12/29/2013

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Bernstein: Bears-Packers Big, But Don’t Get Crazy

It’s not a movie, it’s a football game. And it’s one between two mediocre teams.

670 The Score–12/26/2013

LeSean McCoy.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hoge: McCoy Drooling Over Chance To Face Bears’ Run Defense

You don’t have to dig too deep into the matchup to understand why LeSean McCoy can’t wait until Sunday night.

670 The Score–12/18/2013

Jay Ratliff.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hoge: Ratliff Ready To Contribute More Against Former Team

Jeremiah Ratliff did not want to come off the field Sunday.

670 The Score–12/05/2013

Benny Cunningham runs by Shea McClellin. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears Becoming Predictable On Defense

Opponents are taking advantage of common problems that are easy to see on film.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2013

Benny Cunningham of the St. Louis Rams rushes against the Chicago Bears . (Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Defensive Meltdown Hard To Watch

Hoping the other team fumbles is not a strategy.

670 The Score–11/24/2013

Marc Trestman.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Inside The Headset

Go behind the scenes and inside the headset of Bears head coach Marc Trestman.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2013

Mel Tucker.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Trestman Says Tucker Has Done ‘Amazing Job’

Marc Trestman gave his defensive coordinator a vote of confidence Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2013

Corey Wootton holds up the ball after recovering a fumble. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Schedule Points To Improvement For Bears’ Defense

Somewhat lost in the Jay Cutler controversy Sunday was that the Bears’ defense held the NFL’s third-ranked offense to just 21 points and 364 total yards.

11/13/2013

Corey Wootton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 6 Rewind: Wootton Showing Potential Inside

There’s no getting around the fact that the Bears’ defensive line has underwhelmed this season.

670 The Score–10/14/2013

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