1. Chicago Bears Make Critics, Struggling Falcons Look Silly

    On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons looked like they hadn't heard about the end of the lockout until Saturday night. Their defenders hit like All-Pros...from the lingerie league...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 3 years ago 450 reads 9 comments

  2. Olin Kreutz's Departure Shows Chicago Bears Put Small Price on Loyalty

    Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo heaped praise upon praise Sunday afternoon when talking about center Olin Kreutz ...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 3 years ago 536 reads 9 comments

  3. Greg Olsen Trade to Panthers Hardly a Reason for Angelo Bashing

    The arms are cocked and the stoning of Bears general manager Jerry Angelo is about to commence following the trade of tight end Greg Olsen to Carolina. Mine is one arm which won't be lifted...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 3 years ago 501 reads 2 comments

  4. Jay Cutler Injury: The Man Who Left the NFC Title Game (A Lesson for All)

    He played in the NFC championship game Sunday at Soldier Field. He was a vital part of his team's bid to try to make it to Dallas for Super Bowl XLV...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 3 years ago 775 reads 4 comments

  5. NFL Playoffs: Rabbit's Foot Still Resting Comfortably in Chicago Bears' Pockets

    It continues to look like Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith found a four-leaf clover while picking up a penny with a rabbit’s foot in his pocket...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about over 3 years ago 762 reads 9 comments

  6. Chicago Bears' Good Fortune Has Limits—or Does It?

    The Indianapolis Colts have a horseshoe on the side of their helmets. The Chicago Bears this year have one stuck up their, well, you know...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 392 reads 5 comments

  7. Chicago Bears Defense Could Rate Ahead of '06 Super Bowl Team

    In the past two weeks at Halas Hall, much talk has centered on whether this Bears defense trumps the defense that led the 2006 team to the Super Bowl XLI...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 536 reads 5 comments

  8. Chicago Bears Deserve Respect, Whether They Like It or Not

    The team that thrived on the lack of respect it has received will just have to live with some. Throughout coach Lovie Smith's tenure, the Bears have had the cliche us-against-the-world mentality...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 1,149 reads 5 comments

  9. Chicago Bears: Quiet Confidence Gives Rise To Offensive Line Hopes

    No one will ever accuse guard Roberto Garza of being a moth: a pro athlete who seeks out the lights of television cameras...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 992 reads 5 comments

  10. Lovie Smith Responsible for Jay Cutler's 1-Yard Line Turnover

    LAKE FOREST, IL.—Bears coach Lovie Smith had to admit he made a mistake today at his weekly mop-up press conference at Halas Hall. Yes, to those who thought they would never hear it, Lovie erred...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 264 reads 3 comments

  11. Lovie Smith Responsible For One of Jay Cutler's Turnovers, If Not Defeat

    LAKE FOREST, Ill.: The camera does not lie. So Bears coach Lovie Smith had to admit a mistake today at his weekly mop-up press conference at Halas Hall. Yes, to those who thought they would never hear it, Lovie erred...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 371 reads 1 comments

  12. Chicago Bears' Offensive Line Troubles Are No Secret

    With the Bears, the quest for truth frequently gets delayed or completely hidden. Coach Lovie Smith deals mostly in vagaries, oversimplification and false positives. Out of fear of losing jobs, players are in lock step...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 285 reads 7 comments

  13. Chicago Bears-Carolina Panthers: Panthers Must Rely on a Todd Collins Meltdown

    LAKE FOREST, IL—If there is one game the Bears can play on their schedule without Jay Cutler, it's this week's contest against the Carolina Panthers. These aren't the 2005 Panthers, or even the 2008 version...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 385 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Bears' Experienced Staff Making Decisions Easier for Lovie Smith

    Who is this guy coaching the Bears ? Surely this can't be Lovie Smith , who would almost rather take a defeat than to say something bad about one of his players to the media...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 1,816 reads 15 comments

  15. Chicago Bears: Some Numbers Put the Team on the Playoff Path

    LAKE FOREST, IL —Now that the gushing and praise have died down after the Bears' unexpected 2-0 start, it's best to realize they've only done one game better than anyone could have realistically anticipated...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about almost 4 years ago 603 reads 2 comments

  16. Chicago Bears Looking For a Few Soft Spots on Dallas Offensive Line

    LAKE FOREST, IL -- Tony Romo's ability to buy himself time, dance out of trouble, step up into the pocket, and throw passes has made the Dallas Cowboys' QB a threat in the NFL...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Bears: Technicality Keeps Bears From Squandering an Easy Win

    CHICAGO—This was about as satisfying as alcohol-free beer, a bottle of warm water on a 95-degree day, or a Twinkie that Hostess forgot to fill with whipped cream...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 1,053 reads 42 comments

  18. Chicago Bears: Martz's Offense Provides One Number Necessary for Future Success

    With all the negativity surrounding the Bears, and the 19 sacks they allowed in four games, one small ray of hope shines through a mucky preseason. It’s a number and it could wind up being huge...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 1,687 reads 21 comments

  19. Chicago Bears Put It All On The Line(s) for 2010 Season

    The old football adage bears repeating, even if the Bears do a good enough job of repeating it often themselves. It all starts up front. With the regular season starting Sunday against Detroit, the entire Bears season rides on this trite old cliche...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 413 reads 4 comments

  20. Chicago Bears Countdown to Armageddon Reaches Two Weeks

    Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith came about as close to hitting the panic button as he'll show following Saturday night's dismal 14-9 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals. "We're not where we want to be right now," said Smith...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 1,646 reads 15 comments

  21. Chicago Bears Tackle Needs Crash Course or Jay Cutler Needs Crash Helmet

    LAKE FOREST, Ill | The Bears are trying to teach Chris Williams to play left tackle without the training wheels, but he's still falling...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 1,009 reads 22 comments

  22. Chicago Bears Still Looking For a Few Good (Rush) Men

    The Bears came out of their Bourbonnais portion of training camp knowing that at the very least, they have defensive line depth. It all starts with defensive end Julius Peppers, of course...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 521 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Bears: Midway Through Bourbonnais, Some Bears Have Made a Stand

    The Bears reached the halfway point of their Bourbonnais portion of training camp with plenty of surprises, considering the veteran status of their roster. Some players who figured prominently into this year's plans have begun to slip...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 1,233 reads 12 comments

  24. Chicago Bears Tackle Frank Omiyale Is Jumpy—and Making Others That Way

    Frank Omiyale is about the nicest guy in the Bears locker room, which may or may not be good for playing offensive tackle in the NFL...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 886 reads 13 comments

  25. Chicago Bears' Pass Rush Tandem Keys Hopes for Defensive Revival

    One of the best places to be at training camp is always near the pass-rush drills. Whether it's one-on-one or players working in small groups, someone is sure to get overaggressive and the end result is shoving or worse...

    Gene Chamberlain Written by Gene Chamberlain about 4 years ago 961 reads 3 comments