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  1. Bears D working to return to high level

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Somehow, the Bears defense snuck past the topics of discussion, lost in postseason euphoria, concern about Jay Cutler and the offensive line and debates on whether Lovie Smith should play the starters Sunday against the Green Bay ...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  2. 5 things to watch: Packers at Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Here's a look at five things to keep an eye on for Sunday's regular-season finale between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers: Rush defense: This team has given up 80 runs for gains of 10 yards or more, including 18 for 20-plus yards and the B...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  3. BE: Defenders to compete for jobs soon?

    Michael C. Wright

    Here are a few Bears Essentials to get you going this morning. --'s John "Moon" Mullin expects some players on defense to be competing for their jobs when the Bears return next week to Halas Hall to begin preparations for the Green ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Bears 23, Rams 6

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Despite all the additions and lofty expectations for the offense, defense -- as usual -- carried the Chicago Bears to a 23-6 triumph Sunday over the St. Louis Rams at Soldier Field. Led by Israel Idonije (2.5 sacks), the Bears sacked Ra...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  5. Chicago Bears' Brandon Marshall defends Jay Cutler

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall adamantly voiced support for Jay Cutler on Wednesday, saying he wouldn't want to play with him if the quarterback didn't possess a fiery demeanor.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  6. Offseason position outlook: Tight end

    Michael C. Wright

    This is the fourth installment of a 10-part series that reviews every Bears position group on offense and defense, while also taking a quick look at potential free agent targets and the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft. Surely at some point...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  7. First quarter wrap: Packers 7, Bears 0

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Apparently, keeping Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers off the field Sunday night wasn't the top priority for the Chicago Bears. The Bears won the toss and deferred, only to watch Rodgers light up their defense for 77 y...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  8. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler unsure he can survive season...

    Michael C. Wright

    After being sacked 11 times in the first two games, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Wednesday he's unsure he can survive the season at this pace.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  9. Cover 2? Not as much as you think

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith wants opponents to buy into the Cover-2 propaganda distributed nationally about the way the team plays defense. It's true the Bears often discuss how they "do what we do." The thing about it, ho...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  10. NFL Playoffs: Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz unde...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz held off on rushing to the defense of quarterback Jay Cutler.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  11. NFL Playoffs: The Green Bay Packers' defense excels at what the C...

    Michael C. Wright

    Green Bay's defensive strength seems to be Chicago's greatest weakness on offense. The Packers lined up with five or more defensive backs on the field for 75.1 percent of their defensive snaps this season.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  12. Bears not focused on Packers' 3-4 defense

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears know they can't become overly distracted in prepping for the challenge presented by the Green Bay Packers' 3-4 defensive attack. The truth is they won't see much of the front anyway, according to research condu...

    Blog | September 23, 2010