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  1. Someone from Bears' defense had to go

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears announced on Sunday they won't be bringing back defensive line coach Mike Phair and linebackers coach Tim Tibesar for 2014. Given all the scrutiny surrounding a defense that suffered a historic collapse in surrendering the most poin...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  2. Bears defense finally bails out offense

    Michael C. Wright

    CLEVELAND -- Naturally, nobody on the Chicago Bears defense walked away from Sunday's 38-31 win over the Cleveland Browns totally satisfied with the way they performed. But for once, they weren't answering questions about the defense giving away g...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  3. Bears' defense continues to struggle

    Michael C. Wright

    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Chicago Bears lost cornerback Charles Tillman and linebacker Lance Briggs to injuries Sunday during a 45-41 loss to the Washington Redskins. They'll likely be back soon. But the same couldn't be said with confidence about C...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  4. Bears' defense is shaky in victory

    Michael C. Wright

    . CHICAGO -- In the past, clinging to a six-point lead with 5:21 left and the opposing team taking possession at its own 11-yard line, it would have seemed almost certain the Chicago Bears would hold on to win. Yet that wasn't the feeling Thursda...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  5. Peterson gouges Bears' defense again

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Throughout a deflated locker room in the moments after the Chicago Bears' 21-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the overriding sentiment among the players interestingly seemed to be the defense defended Adrian Peterson well. ...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  6. Bears' defense lives up to 'special' goal

    Michael C. Wright

    NASHVILLE -- Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli convenes the team at meetings often to deliver the same message ad nauseam. "Hey," he'll say. "Let's be special." Apparently Marinelli's message resonated loudly, judging from the ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Bears 23, Panthers 22

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears' defense bailed out Jay Cutler and the offense, who had a horrid showing Sunday. Tim Jennings' 25-yard interception return touchdown with 6:44 left and Robbie Gould's 41-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Bears to...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  8. Rivera: Bears' D might be better than '06

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes the 2012 version of the Chicago Bears' defense might be better than the one he coached in 2006 as the team' s defensive coordinator. In reviewing tape for Carolina's upcoming matchup...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  9. Urlacher: Bears' defense can be better

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Fresh off one of his most impactful performances of the 2012 season, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher says there's still room to grow for the club's defense as it prepares for Sunday's matchup against the Carolina Panthers...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Lions 24, Bears 13

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- Quarterback Jay Cutler wasted perhaps his best performance of the season Monday night, when the once-vaunted Chicago Bears defense proved porous against an explosive Detroit Lions offense in a 24-13 loss at Ford Field. Cutler passed for...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  11. Third quarter: Lions 21, Bears 10

    Michael C. Wright

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions regained the lead in explosive fashion with a pair of touchdowns, including an 88-yard run by Jahvid Best through the teeth of the Chicago Bears' defense to give the home team a decisive 21-10 lead. Best's 88-yard bur...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  12. Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs impressed with Caroli...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs marveled at the performances by Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton over the first three weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  13. Rod Marinelli wants Chicago Bears defense to polish skill set

    Michael C. Wright

    Complex schematics work, but Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wants to eliminate the possibility of relying on X's and O's instead of the personnel assigned to execute the system.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  14. 2011 NFL playoffs: Rod Marinelli helps restore roar in Chicago Be...

    Michael C. Wright

    Rod Marinelli helped restore the roar in the Chicago Bears' defense this season.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  15. Observation Deck: Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    SEATTLE -- The Chicago Bears' first-team offense moved the ball a little, putting up the only fight the starters showed all night. But the defense churned out a stinker, giving up 31 first-half points as the Seattle Seahawks' starters dominated th...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  16. Lance Briggs No. 56 in player rankings

    Michael C. Wright

    The NFLRank project rolled into Friday with Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs coming in at No. 56, as ESPN continued to list the top 100 players around the league on offense and defense. The latest rankings grouped players between Nos. 60 thro...

    Blog | August 22, 2014