Tom Thayer

Ndamukong Suh

Thayer: Lions Are ‘A Little Cheap’

Bears radio analyst Tom Thayer backed up Henry Melton’s comments.


Clay Matthews

Thayer: Bears Must Test Clay Matthews

When the Bears take on the Packers on Sunday at Soldier Field, they’ll have the unfortunate task of handling an eager Clay Matthews.


(Credit:  Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tom Thayer Breaks Down Bears-Vikings

The Bears travel up to Minnesota for an important conference game against the Vikings.


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

Thayer: Carimi ‘Is Going To Have A Bright NFL Career’

Despite Gabe Carimi’s demotion this week, Bears analyst Tom Thayer said he believes the second-year offensive tackle “is going to have a bright NFL career.”

WBBM Newsradio–11/23/2012

Texans tight end Owen Daniels. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Bears Analyst Tom Thayer Expects ‘Close, Angry Game’

A big showdown on Sunday night between the Bears and the Texans. What can fans expect?


Tom Thayer

Thayer Defends Ditka After Dent’s Criticism

Two days after Hall of Fame defensive end Richard Dent blamed former Bears head coach Mike Ditka for the team not repeating as Super Bowl champions after the 1985 season, teammate Tom Thayer defended his old coach.

670 The Score–11/02/2012

Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans jumps over Aaron Williams #23 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York.Tennessee won 35-34. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Thayer: Underdog Titans Still Dangerous

The 3-5 Titans might be 3-point underdogs when they host the Bears on Sunday, but WBBM Bears Radio analyst Tom Thayer says they’re still a dangerous team.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2012

Maurice Jones-Drew

Thayer: Bears Need To Control Game Early

The Chicago Bears hit the road to take on 1-3 Jacksonville on Sunday, but any time teams play on the road, there are plenty of challenges.


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

Thayer On Offense: Best Is Yet To Come

With three games in the books, the Bears offense has admittedly disappointed a fan base expecting electrifying numbers.

670 The Score–09/28/2012

Matt Forte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Bears Can’t Neglect Run Game

When news broke the Bears had acquired Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall, it was easy for Bears fans to dream about an aerial assault we’d never before seen in Chicago.

670 The Score–09/21/2012

Clay Matthews

Thayer: Bears Must Stop Matthews

When the Bears take the field tonight against the Packers, the offensive line will have quite a task in blocking one specific pass rusher.

670 The Score–09/13/2012

Shea McClellin rushes against Adam Grant. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Expect McClellin To Play Strong In Debut

Bears radio analyst Tom Thayer thinks that once the ball kicks off at Soldier Field, fans will see a new McClellin.

670 The Score–09/07/2012

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

Thayer: 2012 Bears Could Be One Of The Best In Franchise History

Let’s just say former Bears Super Bowl champion Tom Thayer has some strong opinions on this year’s Bears team.

670 The Score–08/09/2012

Jay Cutler runs for a first down against the San Diego Chargers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Passing Coordinator Should Be OK’d By Cutler

With new offensive coordinator Mike Tice at the helm, the Bears are set to hire a passing coordinator to work with Jay Cutler and the offense.

670 The Score–01/13/2012

Tom Thayer

Thayer Wouldn’t Rule Out Joining Bears As O-Line Coach

With Mike Tice taking over as offensive coordinator, the Bears must fill the role of offensive line coach.


Mike Tice

Tice To Employ New Offense Based On Matchups

Though his background is with the offensive line, don’t expect new offensive coordinator Mike Tice to rely strictly on the run.

670 The Score–01/11/2012

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs

Thayer: Bears Can Be ‘Super Competitive’

The end of the 2011 season looked grim for the Bears, but could 2012 bring a fresh start?

670 The Score–01/06/2012

Josh McCown. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Bears Have No Excuses If They Lose To Vikings

Analyst Tom Thayer says even though the Bears have been eliminated from the playoffs and their season will be over after Sunday, a victory against the Minnesota Vikings is crucial.

WBBM Newsradio–12/30/2011

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Hurd Providing Unnecessary Distractions

As if the Bears hadn’t sunk low enough after losing three-straight games, the Sam Hurd fiasco is adding even more drama to a team grasping for a playoff spot.

670 The Score–12/16/2011

Roberto Garza (63) and the rest of the offensive line block against the Bills. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thayer: Hanie’s Play Rests On The O Line

As Caleb Hanie attempts to lead the Bears to victory in Denver this weekend, it’s imperative that his offensive line does everything in it’s power to make his day as smooth as possible.

670 The Score–12/09/2011