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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

Bears defensive coordinator 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

Jimmy Graham. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bears Prep For ‘Mismatch Nightmare’ Jimmy Graham

The Bears say they have a game-plan to slow down Graham, but they’re not trying to pretend it will be easy.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the fourth quarter tackle of Willie Young #79 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 40-32. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ugly Loss Tough To Digest

That sour taste is back. The Bears just refluxed.

670 The Score–09/29/2013

Reggie Bush scores a 77-yard touchdown against the Vikings on a screen up the middle. (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Defending Reggie Bush On The Screen

Reggie Bush is healthy and will be a key weapon the Bears have to stop.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2013

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

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Steelers

Jay Cutler played a composed, if not spectacular, game.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

D.J. Williams #58 celebrates with teammate Stephen Paea #92 of the Chicago Bears after sacking Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a game at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 40, Steelers 23

By Dan Durkin- (CBS) – While it wasn’t pretty for four quarters, the Bears put together solid bookends on the road, defeating a desperate and prideful Pittsburgh Steelers team 40-23, running their record to 3-0. OFFENSE […]

670 The Score–09/23/2013

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

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

Hoge: Starting Mike Linebacker Job Was Always Williams’

Jon Bostic never really had a chance to start against the Bengals.

670 The Score–09/11/2013

Jay Cutler. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Trestman Confident He Can Handle Cutler

Most of Marc Trestman’s Thursday news conference was about Jay Cutler, where the quarterback is, if he’s ready to go in the new system, and how he’s been to work with.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2013

Alshon Jeffery scores a touchdown during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. (Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Alshon Jeffery Is A Playmaker

With the Bears season opener just over a week away, CBS Chicago and WBBM Newsradio bring you Jeff Joniak’s first journal of the 2013-14 season.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2013

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

Bears offensive line. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Durkin’s Notes: Focus Remains On The Offensive Line

Here are some of my observations and impressions from the second-to-last practice in Bourbonnais.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

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