Durkin: The Maturation Of Brandon MarshallDan Durkin breaks down Marshall's blocking, release from the line and some tricks of the trade.
LVH Sets Bears' Over/Under Wins Total At 8Vegas projects Chicago for another middling season.
After Draft, Bears Have 6th-Best Odds To Win Super Bowl Vegas likes what the Bears have done since mid-March.
Free Agent Breakdown: Bears Sign Safety M.D. JenningsJennings signed a one-year contract after playing for the Packers last year.
Way-Too-Early NFL Win Totals: Bears Over/Under Set At 8.5At least one oddsmaker has the Packers as the NFC North favorites with 10 wins.
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: NFL Teams Concerned About Record Number Of Underclassmen Entering DraftIt's difficult for front offices to evaluate underclassmen who they didn't expect to declare.
Bernstein: NFL Concussion Policy Is RidiculousNFL doctors need to have their heads examined.
Packers Face Injury Questions On DefenseThe Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
Packers Hope To Avoid Deja Vu Against NinersThe Green Bay Packers pulled off a huge win to make the playoffs, but now they have to face off with the San Francisco 49ers. They will have to work to prevent a repeat of what happened when these two met last season.
Bernstein: Bears-Packers Big, But Don't Get CrazyIt’s not a movie, it’s a football game. And it’s one between two mediocre teams.
Bernstein: Bears A Total Buzz-KillDelusions of grandeur danced in the back of your mind like so many sugarplum fairies. Admit it.
Bernstein: Bears Make Their BreakAt least the Bears defense can say that it made its own luck.
NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team OffensesThis week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player LossesHere's an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries...