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  1. McCown deserving of opportunity

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bear with me a minute for this anecdote that best illustrates what the Chicago Bears lost Wednesday when backup quarterback Josh McCown signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he joins former Bears coach Lovie...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  2. Turnaround on defense is coming

    Michael C. Wright

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman delivered a quick anecdote prior to taking questions at the NFL combine on Thursday to draw a parallel between the offense's surprising turnaround in 2013 and the challenge Chicago faces in resurrecti...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  3. Lovie Smith still high on the Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith spoke with local media at the NFL combine on Thursday for the first time since the team fired him, and displayed a sense of humor when grilled about his termination. "I strongly recommend if y...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  4. Seattle's Wilson still high on Trestman

    Michael C. Wright

    Despite his team not even advancing to the postseason, Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman became at least a small part of the conversation Tuesday at Super Bowl media day. Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson acknowledged being "good friends" with Tr...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  5. Bears position outlook: Quarterbacks

    Michael C. Wright

    2014 free agents: Josh McCown and Jordan Palmer. The good: Jay Cutler responded favorably to the tutelage of new Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman, and displayed enough growth for the organization to reward him with a seven-year contract worth $12...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  6. 10 plays that shaped the season: No. 5

    Michael C. Wright

    WHEN: Nov. 10, 2013 WHERE: A 21-19 loss to the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. THE PLAY: A 12-yard completion from Jay Cutler to Alshon Jeffery with 2:56 left in the first quarter. WHAT THEY SAID: Bears coach Marc Trestman: "I think you all ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  7. One play didn't lose game, but it hurt

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman struggled to explain Sunday how Green Bay's Jarrett Boykin scooped up a loose ball and scored while everybody else on the field stood and watched. The play was perhaps the most unusual turn of events i...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  8. Earl Bennett out for Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman called the likelihood of Earl Bennett's availability "questionable at best" on Friday, and the scenario played out Sunday as the team listed the receiver among its inactives for the matchup against the Gre...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  9. Jay Cutler was affected by 'the noise'

    Michael C. Wright

    Not that Jay Cutler ever thought he was immortal, but "the noise" coming from outside of Halas Hall regarding Bears coach Marc Trestman's decision to start Cutler over Josh McCown last week surely made the quarterback at least consider his own mortal...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  10. BE: Cutler vs. McCown edition

    Michael C. Wright

    You had to know after Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman made the decision to go with Jay Cutler as the starting quarterback Sunday at Cleveland over Josh McCown, pretty much the entire country would weigh in. So here at Bears Essentials, we've dec...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  11. Marc Trestman made right move

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman repeatedly said Thursday that the plan all along was to put Jay Cutler back in the starting lineup once the quarterback regained health. The problem is that nobody truly listened to what he'd ...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  12. Chicago Bears to start Jay Cutler at QB against Cleveland Browns

    Michael C. Wright

    Jay Cutler will start at quarterback for the Chicago Bears when they play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, coach Marc Trestman announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  13. 'MNF' affects Bears' prep for Browns

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- After playing in a Monday night game against the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Bears go into the week of preparation for the Cleveland Browns with one fewer day to practice. Bears coach Marc Trestman put the team through a walkt...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  14. Trestman defends OT decision

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Second-guessed repeatedly about electing to have Robbie Gould attempt a 47-yard field goal on second down, rather than use another snap to try to make the attempt easier, Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman accepted accountability ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  15. Trestman thinks run D is fixable

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Taking an admitted "glass half-full" look at Chicago's recent struggles stopping the run, Bears coach Marc Trestman said Monday "there's still time to get it done," in that area if the defense finds a way to overcome inconsistenc...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  16. Ditka not high on Bears' D, division

    Michael C. Wright

    Apparently, ESPN analyst and former Bears coach Mike Ditka isn't expecting a long stay in the playoffs from any NFC North teams. Speaking on ESPN's "Mike & Mike" on Monday morning, Ditka lit into every team in the division and levied harsh critici...

    Blog | November 25, 2013