Rob Gronkowski

Bears returner Chris Williams is tackled by the Patriots on a kick return Sunday. New England won 51-23, dropping Chicago to 3-5. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears-Patriots Positives/Negatives

There must be some serious soul-searching by the Bears on their bye week.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Bears guard Matt Slauson. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Houston, Slauson Injured; No Answer For Gronkowski

Lamarr Houston is set to have an MRI on his knee, while Matt Slauson left with his right arm in a sling.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler walks off the field during a break in action against the Patriots. New England won 51-23, dropping Chicago to 3-5. ( Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Durkin: Plenty Of Blame For Bears’ Debacle

Chicago’s issues span personnel, coaching and the players.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2014

New England's Tim Wright reacts after scoring a touchdown Sunday. The Patriots beat the Bears, 51-23. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Outclassed, Exposed

There’s no accountability on a Bears squad that’s now an also-ran at 3-5.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2014

Shane Vereen  of the New England Patriots carries the ball during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Rout Bears, 51-23

Tom Brady threw five touchdown passes, and the Patriots dominated throughout.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Patriots

Chicago faces New England on the road Sunday at noon.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bears-Patriots: 5 Matchups To Watch

Chicago needs to find a way to disrupt the rhythm of New England’s passing game.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Gronkowski Nearing Full Strength

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s recent play shows he’s once again a coverage mismatch.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

Tom Brady. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – New England Patriots

The Patriots aren’t as dominant as they’ve been in the past, but they’re still a very dangerous team.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob Gronkowski

While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.

10/16/2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham. (Getty Images)

Harris: Adapt Or Die A Painful Fantasy Death

To win nowadays, you need to hit it big with a high-potential guy somewhere.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham. (Getty Images)

Saints, Graham Agree On 4-Year Deal

The deal is reportedly for four years and $40 million, with $21 million guaranteed.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 03: Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots celebrates during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics on June 3, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

6 NFL ‘Bros’ Guaranteed To Be The Life Of The Party

Looking for your kindred party spirit? We’ve wrangled 6 NFL players who are sure to be the life of the party wherever they go.

05/29/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 8: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots leads the team during a game with the Cleveland Browns at Gillette Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Colts Have Three Big Keys To Taking Down The Patriots On The Road

The Indianapolis Colts are currently riding high after taking down the Kansas City Chiefs with the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history. They’ve got to come back to earth though, and prepare for the New England Patriots on the road, and there are a few big things that need to be done for the win.

01/08/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on in the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns during the game at Gillette Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Belichick A Possible Candidate For NFL Coach Of The Year

The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.

12/31/2013

(Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

TTYM: Watch A Gronk Rap Music Video And Spencer Hawes Sing Karaoke

   by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In This week’s That Thing You Missed Spencer Hawes follows up a put-back dunk with a little ditty, a hockey ref is in the wrong place at the right time, the Harlem Globetrotters […]

11/15/2013

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

Hoge: Don’t Rule Out Early Return For Cutler

One week down. Less than three to go?

CBS Chicago–10/28/2013

Knowshon Moreno. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Harris: Fantasy Players To Watch Entering Week 1

Here are a list of players that you should target in free agency, or in trades early in the year that will pay off down the road.

670 The Score–09/04/2013

Tom Brady. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Harris: The Patriots Are For Sale – And I’m Buying

People are scared of what’s to come of this Patriots’ offense – use that to your advantage.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Tight Ends To Draft

Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.

08/14/2013

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