Mike Tice

Matt Forte is tackled by Earl Mitchell. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Offensive Players, Coaches Should Be Held Accountable

Adam Hoge grades the Bears after their 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans Sunday night at Soldier Field.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2012

Brandon Marshall makes a catch against Josh Normal.  (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Bears O, Obama, And Oh, Paterno Emails

When you have a Jay Cutler and a Brandon Marshall, an offensive coordinator can be—hell, probably should be—aggressive.

670 The Score–11/09/2012

Charles Tillman forces a fumble against Kenny Britt. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Tillman, Marinelli Deserve Multiple Awards Now

If Rod Marinelli doesn’t win Assistant Coach Of The Year, then they need to get rid of the award.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2012

Brian Urlacher is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown on an interception against the Tennessee Titans. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Now THAT’s A Laugher

Congratulations to the Titans, on the comedy event of the fall. That was some performance. Not that the Bears didn’t contribute, either. Or the broadcasters.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Good Comeback Doesn’t Mean Good Grades

The Bears deserve a lot of credit for playing through a sluggish game and pulling out a win, but that doesn’t mean they grade out well.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2012

Devin Hester. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Why Are The Bears Messing With Devin Hester Again?

Here are Adam Hoge’s grades following the Bears’ good, but sometimes ugly 13-6 win over the Lions Monday night.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2012

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gabe Carimi Still Settling In To NFL

No matter how much time he missed a year ago, Chicago Bears right tackle Gabe Carimi insists he doesn’t feel like a rookie anymore.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: High Marks As Confidence Carries Into Bye Week

Looking back on it, a 4-1 record going into the bye week really was the best-case scenario for the Chicago Bears.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2012

Mike Tice

Tice: All Good With Cutler

Two days after ESPN cameras caught Jay Cutler blatantly ignoring offensive coordinator Mike Tice creating a dash of media-driven controversy, all is well between the quarterback and OC.

670 The Score–10/03/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Video: Cutler Ignores Tice On Sideline

It wouldn’t be a Bears game without Jay Cutler drama, right?

670 The Score–10/02/2012

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stellar Play Trumps Cutler’s Attitude

By Dan Bernstein CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) When you win, it’s cute to be a jerk. It also helps when your performance on the field cashes the checks written by another bout of childish behavior, […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

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

Shepkowski: Marshall On Pace For 85 Catches, But At What Cost?

Is the Bears offense better with Brandon Marshall?

CBS Chicago–09/24/2012

Brandon Marshall tries to catch pass against the Rams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Bears Offense Still A Work In Progress

Here are Adam Hoge’s grades following the Bears’ 23-6 win over the Rams Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

Jay Cutler is pressured by Packers' safety Morgan Burnett. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Did Cutler Give Packers’ ‘Two-Man’ Too Much Credit?

Let’s take a closer look at Jay Cutler’s four interceptions to determine if the Packers were even in Cover-2 Man, but more importantly, to get to the bottom of where the finger(s) should be pointed.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Donald Driver beats Chris Conte for a touchdown. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Poor Marks For Offense, Special Teams And Coaches

Adam Hoge grades the Bears following the their 23-10 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall makes a catch over Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea on September 9, 2012 during their 2012 NFL season opener at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears’ New Offense Shines In 41-21 Thrashing Of Colts

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall weren’t about to let Andrew Luck upstage them in their first game back together. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall added 119 yards receiving with a TD, and the Chicago Bears spoiled Luck’s debut, beating the Indianapolis Colts 41-21 Sunday in the season opener.


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

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears-Colts

Check out Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears matchup against the Colts on Sunday at Soldier Field.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2012

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

Holmes: Be Patient With Bears Offense

When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall, it opened up a whole new world of offensive football.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notebook: Carimi Could Be Limited Sunday

Offensive coordinator Mike Tice confirmed Wednesday that Carimi is not 100 percent and suggested that the right tackle might not even be able to take all the snaps during Sunday’s opener against the Colts.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Still No Winner At Left Tackle Battle

If Bears coaches know who their starting left tackle is, they aren’t telling.

670 The Score–08/27/2012