Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On DefenseWhen you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.
Bears Mini-Camp Notes: Palmer Returns To PracticeD.J. Williams is also the "lead dog" at middle linebacker right now, Marc Trestman said.
Hoge: Bostic Still Prefers To Play In The MiddleJon Bostic is getting reps at all three linebacker positions.
Holmes: It's Fun Trying To Figure Out Phil EmeryEmery isn't conventional, and that means his draft pick may not be either.
Bernstein: Unknown Of New Defensive Toys Represents Hope For Bears FansBears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.
Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For BearsEven an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.
Hoge: Everything You Need To Know From Bears’ NFL Combine Press ConferencesFrom Julius Peppers' future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here's the latest Bears news.
Hoge: Meet Your New Linebacker — Shea McClellinIt's a fall-back plan, but Shea McClellin has the versatility the Bears are looking for at linebacker.
Lindholm: A Bears Post MortemThe Bears-Packers game had something for everyone going into the game.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Cutler Delivers Down The StretchJay Cutler's performance against the Cleveland Browns personified the trite sports cliche of it's not how you start, but how you finish.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Dominant Offense Downs DallasThe temperature was frigid, but the Bears offense was anything but in a 45-28 rout of the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night football.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Bears Earn A Loss In MinnesotaIf there's such a thing as earning a loss, the Bears did just that.
Bernstein: Dumb Loss Spoils Jeffery's DayNothing like a lethal cocktail of bad and stupid to turn a record into a footnote.
Durkin's Rapid Reaction: Bears Run Over By RamsFor the second straight week, the Bears came out flat, except this time there was no comeback.
Bernstein: Bears Hit 'Reset Button' After Weather DelayJosh McCown credited the unseen hand of divine power.