A pair of Northwestern University alums may have created the next big thing in football training, at least when it comes to skill position players. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
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Northwestern Alums Create 'The Seeker,' A Football Thrower They Call A Robotic QBA pair of Northwestern University alums may have created the next big thing in football training, at least when it comes to skill position players. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Matt Forte's Foundation Launches Program To Help Black Entrepreneurs In Underserved CommunitiesMatt Forte, who played eight of his 10 years in the NFL with the Bears, still makes his home in Chicago - and he's doing work to make an impact off the field here as well. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Kyle Long Weighs In On Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, The Future Of The BearsCBS 2’s Matt Zahn talked with Kyle Long, who's covering the Super Bowl for CBS Sports Network, about his former bosses.
Local Doctor Couple Headed To Super Bowl LV After Treating COVID Patients For 10 MonthsDrs. Alicja and Jacob Salman are husband and wife, and also both doctors who have spent the last 10 months treating COVID-19 patients. But this Sunday, that will change as they turn in their scrubs for NFL gear, as CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Barrington High School Grad Scotty Miller Headed To Super Bowl LVScotty Miller, a 2015 Barrington High School graduate, is getting ready to play in Super Bowl LV for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
St. Rita Will Have A Former Player On Both Sides Of Super BowlMike Kafka, the former Northwestern Wildcats and 2005 St. Rita grad, is the Chiefs’ quarterbacks coach - working with MVP Patrick Mahomes. On the other side for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is 2012 St. Rita grad Pat O'Connor. CBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer reports.
Bears Headed To Playoffs, But Lose To PackersThe Bears backed into the playoffs Sunday, hanging around with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, but ultimately losing. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Bears vs. Packers: Three Things To WatchCan the Bears become the third team in 50 years to make the playoffs after having a six-game losing streak? CBS 2's Matt Zahn has Three Things to Watch as the Bears host the Packers in a highly-anticipated Week 17 showdown Sunday afternoon.
Bears vs. Jaguars: Three Things To WatchThe Bears hope the sun keeps shining on them as they head to Florida. CBS 2's Matt Zahn has three things to watch as the Bears take on the 1-13 Jaguars on Sunday.
Bears Suffer Crushing Loss To Detroit LionsThis was the Bears' sixth straight loss overall, and they have been all but eliminated from playoff contention. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Lou Holtz Tests Positive For COVID-19The former Notre Dame football coach tells a South Carolina TV station he does not have a lot of energy, but is recovering.
Bears vs. Vikings: 3 Things To WatchIt's a Monday night matchup of teams going in different directions. Here are three things to watch as the slumping Bears host the suddenly surging Vikings at Soldier Field. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Bears vs. L.A. Rams: Three Things To WatchThe Bears travel to Los Angeles to face the Rams on Monday Night Football. The teams are facing off for the third straight season, maybe one of them will get to 20 points this time. Here are three things to watch from CBS 2's Matt Zahn.
Bears Hang On To Beat Giants In Home OpenerIt was a Bears home opener like no other, with no fans at Soldier Field amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Former Bears Coach Dave Wannstedt On Montgomery And QB CompetitionFormer Bears head coach Dave Wannstedt tells Luke Stuckmeyer that he’s a big believer in running back David Montgomery.
Former Bears President Michael McCaskey DiesMcCaskey was in charge when the Bears won their only Super Bowl so far in the 1985-1986 season.
Kendall Coyne, Michael Schofield Describe Life And Workouts At HomeOlympic hockey gold medalist Kendall Coyne and Super Bowl champion Michael Schofield are leading busy lives as professional athletes. Now they're at home together working out, and helping others. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
NFC North: SportsLine's Projected Win TotalsSportsLine's Kenny White looks at the strong NFC North, where the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears should all contend. Katie Johnston reports.
North Central College's Broc Rutter Heading To NFLQuarterback Broc Rutter had a record-setting career at North Central College, leading them to their first-ever National Championship and essentially winning the Heisman Trophy equivalent in NCAA Division III. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
Virtual Workouts For NFL Players, Draft ProspectsCurrent players can’t go to their NFL facilities to train, so they all are trying to stay in shape at home as best they can. But many are still getting help from professional trainers. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
Mount Carmel Alum Steven Wirtel Prepares For NFL DraftSteven Wirtel is getting his final work in before the NFL Draft next week, amid the chaos of the coronavirus. He talked remotely with CBS 2's Matt Zahn.
Northwestern's Joe Gaziano Waits To Hear Name In NFL DraftThe NFL Draft is coming up next week, and Northwestern defensive lineman Joe Gaziano is hoping to hear his name called. He talked with CBS 2's Megan Mawicke.
Simulated Football League ThrivingFor both fans and athletes alike, eSports is quickly becoming about the only outlet left right now for live sports. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.
Bears End Training Camp Run In BourbonnaisThe Bears are have ended their run at Camp Bear-Bonnais and will be holding training camp at Halas Hall from now on. CBS 2's Tara Molina has reaction from Bourbonnais.