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  1. Bears' biggest key to success

    Michael C. Wright

    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb, who is a Chicago native, summed things up succinctly when asked about Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler's new contract, which pays $126.7 million over seven years. "Are you serious?" McNabb asked on 87.7 The Game's...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. Brandon Marshall: 'This is the new me'

    Michael C. Wright

    Here's the second part of our interview with Brandon Marshall as part of ESPN The Magazine's Comeback Issue, which dropped on July 7 with a story about the Chicago Bears receiver. Marshall spent time with us at his home in Chicago discussing a var...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  3. Chicago Bears schedule analysis

    Michael C. Wright

    Breakdown: Teams discuss the need to start off quickly so often it's become almost cliche. But in Chicago's case, it holds true with the club playing two of the first three games on the road against quality opponents. The Bears open Sept. 7 at hom...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. Bears' preseason schedule released

    Michael C. Wright

    The NFL released the 2014 preseason schedule on Wednesday, and while the precise dates haven't yet been set, the Chicago Bears host the Philadelphia Eagles in their exhibition opener (weekend of Aug. 7-10), followed by another home outing on Aug. 14 ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  5. Bears need to replace Peppers' production

    Michael C. Wright

    Sign a guy coming off a career-high six sacks in 2013 in Lamarr Houston, only to cut a player in Julius Peppers coming off a down year in which he contributed 7.5 sacks after back-to-back seasons of 11-plus sacks. On the surface, it doesn't make a...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  6. 10 plays that shaped the season: No. 6

    Michael C. Wright

    WHEN: Nov. 24, 2013 WHERE: A 42-21 loss to the St. Louis Rams THE PLAY: Matt Forte fumbles at the end of a run for no gain on Chicago's first offensive play from scrimmage with James Laurinaitis recovering at the Bears' 7. WHAT THEY SAID: Be...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  7. Could weird play cost Bears postseason?

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Green Bay Packers took a 10-7 lead over the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field under a freakish set of circumstances. But ultimately, the play came as the result of failure by the home team to play heads-up football. With 3:28...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  8. QB Watch: Bears' Jay Cutler

    Michael C. Wright

    A weekly analysis of the Bears' quarterback play: Rewind: With no protection issues to fret about, Jay Cutler came out precise, hitting 5-of-7 for 85 yards and a touchdown on Chicago's first two drives. By halftime, the Bears had built a 24-14 lea...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  9. BE: Cutler could be in for big season

    Michael C. Wright

    Here are some Bears Essentials, as the team prepares to host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Soldier Field: -- Jay Cutler put up an 85.7 QBR score against the Bengals, which ranked as his fourth highest since joining the club in 2009, and he di...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  10. Halftime adjustments: Defense needs tweak

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears haven't demonstrated any propensity for stopping running back Marshall Lynch, but the Seattle Seahawks can't seem to cover Brandon Marshall as the visiting team took a 10-7 at the half on a Steven Haschka 31-yard field go...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  11. W2W4: Vikings at Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (7-3) vs. MINNESOTA VIKINGS (6-4) Noon Sunday at Soldier Field on FOX er"> QuarterbackAdvantageChristian Ponder has thrown all nine of his touchdowns in the red zone, and he ranks fifth in the NFL in red-zone completion perce...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: 49ers 32, Bears 7

    Michael C. Wright

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Chicago Bears extended their run of futility at Candlestick Park, losing their eighth straight at the venue on Monday night in embarrassing fashion, 32-7. With quarterback Jay Cutler missing the trip as he recovers from a conc...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  13. W2W4: Bears at 49ers

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (7-2) at SAN FRANCISCO 49ers (6-2-1) 7:30 p.m Monday at Candlestick Park on ESPN er"> QuarterbackAdvantageAlex Smith has completed 57.4 percent of his passes of 10 yards or more down the field, according to ESPN Stats & Infor...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  14. W2W4: Bears-Texans

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (7-1) vs. HOUSTON TEXANS (7-1) 7:20 p.m Sunday at Soldier Field on NBC er"> QuarterbackAdvantageMatt Schaub owns a 39-33 overall record as a starter and is one of just 12 quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for 4,000 yards in cons...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  15. Texans coach: We'll talk about Tillman

    Michael C. Wright

    Perhaps it won't matter come Sunday, but Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says he'll make it a point to put his team on notice regarding the ability of Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman to force turnovers. The Bears host the 7-1 Texans on S...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  16. Jay Cutler: I'd boo us, too

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- With the Chicago Bears down 13-7, Jay Cutler walked off the field at halftime on Sunday to a cascade of boos after taking six sacks, throwing an interception and losing a fumble while generating a passer rating of 18.1. Perhaps the hars...

    Blog | October 28, 2012