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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

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

Bernstein: Unknown Of New Defensive Toys Represents Hope For Bears Fans

Bears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

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

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Meet Your New Linebacker — Shea McClellin

It’s a fall-back plan, but Shea McClellin has the versatility the Bears are looking for at linebacker.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Reggie Herring with Arkansas Razorbacks in 2008. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bears Officially Add Pasqualoni, Herring To Coaching Staff

The Bears went to Mobile, Ala. this week with two coaching vacancies, but returned home with both of them filled.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2014

Phil Emery. (Getty Images)

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

There are still a number of lingering questions that need to be answered if the Bears are going to continue working toward winning a Super Bowl.

670 The Score–01/02/2014

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Lindholm: A Bears Post Mortem

The Bears-Packers game had something for everyone going into the game.

670 The Score–12/31/2013

Mike Singletary. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport)

Lindholm: Is Defense Dead In The NFL?

It’s a new day in the NFL, one that seriously brings into question the importance of defense.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

Alshon Jeffery.   (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 15 Rewind: ‘Alshon-Around’ Still Paying Off For Bears

On the fourth play of the Bears’ second drive Sunday, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery went in motion and took the handoff from quarterback Jay Cutler.

12/18/2013

Jordan Mills and Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 14 Rewind: Offensive Line Has Best Game Of Season

It may have happened against the worst defense in the NFL, but not surprisingly, the Bears graded out very well in their 45-28 win over the Dallas Cowboys Monday night.

12/11/2013

Alshon Jeffery  advances the ball while Andrew Sendejo of the Minnesota Vikings. (Credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Dumb Loss Spoils Jeffery’s Day

Nothing like a lethal cocktail of bad and stupid to turn a record into a footnote.

670 The Score–12/01/2013

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

Zac Stacy of the St. Louis Rams rushes against the Chicago Bears (Credit: Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears Run Over By Rams

For the second straight week, the Bears came out flat, except this time there was no comeback.

11/24/2013

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

Jermon Bushrod. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Bushrod To Be Tested Sunday

Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod will see a lot of Robert Quinn on Sunday in St. Louis

670 The Score–11/19/2013

Haloti Ngata. (Credit: Rob Carr, Getty Images)

Bears Catch Break With Ngata Inactive

Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata is inactive for the Ravens, no doubt a break for the Bears on a day where running the football will be important.

11/17/2013

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

Hoge’s Notes: Injuries, Weather Could Impact Bears’ Offense Sunday

The Bears’ offense might be impacted Sunday a by two injuries that popped up mid-week.

670 The Score–11/15/2013

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

Hoge’s Notes: Cutler Wearing ‘Precautionary’ Hard Cast On Ankle

It may look serious, but the Bears insist the hard cast on Jay Cutler’s left ankle is “precautionary” and is just a common way to stabilize it while the injury heals.

670 The Score–11/14/2013

(credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cutler Officially A Go While Bass Starts For McClellin

As expected. Jay Cutler will start at quarterback against the Lions, while Shea McClellin sits out with a hamstring injury.

11/10/2013

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