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  1. Halftime Adjustments: Don't stop running

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears seem well on the way to taking care of their part to advance to the postseason, scoring 13 points Sunday off turnovers on the way to a 20-10 halftime lead over the Detroit Lions. The Bears don't need to tweak much in t...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  2. Halftime Adjustments: Don't let up

    Michael C. Wright

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago Bears seized a 21-6 lead at intermission Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals, and appear poised to finally put a stop to the slide threatening their season. Granted the opponent is a hapless Cardinals squad, but the B...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  3. Halftime adjustments: Packers 14, Bears 7

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Despite all the criticism leveled at Bears coach Lovie Smith in recent days, it's apparent he's got the team prepared for Sunday's matchup against the Green Bay Packers, based on its performance in the first half. With the score tied at...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  4. Halftime Adjustments: Stop the bleeding

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Down 14-0 to the Minnesota Vikings by virtue of a pair of Adrian Peterson 1-yard runs in the first quarter, the Chicago Bears rallied back in the second quarter with a 69-yard drive capped by Jay Cutler's 23-yard touchdown pass to Alsh...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Halftime adjustments: Bears 25-3

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears shook off an early Matt Forte fumble that led to a quick Minnesota Vikings score by scoring 10 points in the first quarter on the way to a 24-3 advantage at the half. Michael Bush scored touchdowns on a pair of 1-yard ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  7. Halftime Adjustments: Where to start?

    Michael C. Wright

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Chicago needs to quickly shake off the shock of San Francisco's significant first-half haymaker that rocked the Bears into a 20-0 halftime deficit, and start fighting back before this one gets ugly. By the time the clock ticked do...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  8. Halftime Adjustments: Protect the ball

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Four first-half turnovers backed by a defense that yielded more than 100 yards on ground to the visiting Houston Texans, yet almost miraculously the Chicago Bears remain in contention, behind 10-3 at the end of an ugly first half. Feast...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  9. Halftime Adjustments: Play keep-away

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Jay Cutler basically handed the Carolina Panthers a touchdown with a fumble in the second quarter, while the defense gave up a 62-yard gain that set up one of two Justin Medlock field goals as the Chicago Bears fell behind 13-7 in the firs...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  10. Halftime Adjustments: Keep running

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Chicago jumped out to a 10-0 lead over the Detroit Lions in the first quarter on the strength of Jay Cutler's 7-yard pass to Brandon Marshall on the club's opening drive and a 39-yard field goal from Robbie Gould, but just as quickly the B...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  11. Halftime Adjustments: Keep running

    Michael C. Wright

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- With temperatures a searing 88 degrees at kickoff inside EverBank Field, the Chicago Bears struggled on both sides of the ball Sunday in fighting to a 3-3 halftime tie with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Off to yet another slow st...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  12. Halftime Adjustments: Bears 10-7

    Michael C. Wright

    ARLINGTON, Texas. -- The Chicago Bears weathered the anticipated early storm from the Dallas Cowboys' top-ranked defense and established itself first offensively, before their own defense feasted off a miscommunication between Dez Bryant and Tony Rom...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Halftime Adjustments: Bears 10, Rams 3

    Michael C. Wright

    Forced throws, dropped balls and inconsistent blocking tripped up Chicago's offense early on, but the Bears still seized a 10-3 lead over the St. Louis Rams on the strength of Robbie Gould's 54-yard field goal in the first quarter and a Michael Bush ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  14. Halftime Adjustments: Ugly from start

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Potent offenses combined for scant production early in a defensive slugfest finally taken slight control of when the Green Bay Packers scored on a fake field goal just before intermission to cap 10 unanswered points in the second q...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  15. Toub: Venue matters for special teams

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill -- Chicago Bears special teams coach Dave Toub wants answers regarding the location of Monday night's showdown against the Minnesota Vikings so he can make the appropriate adjustments. With the site for the game still in the air a...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  16. Bears adjust, burn Cowboys' blitz

    Michael C. Wright

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas kept bringing heat. So the Bears made the necessary adjustments to pack the Cowboys' pass rush in ice. "We let up," Dallas cornerback Mike Jenkins said. "We should have kept the pressure on them." Uh, no. They shou...

    Blog | September 19, 2010