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  1. Josh McCown has not unseated Jay Cutler

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Down the dark hallways at Halas Hall, inside the meeting rooms, locker room and in the coaches' offices, the conversation regarding quarterbacks Jay Cutler and Josh McCown doesn't come close to the substance of what's been said r...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  2. Campbell to move past 'worst nightmare'

    Michael C. Wright

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Quarterback Jason Campbell called Monday night "probably the worst nightmare" after taking six sacks during a 32-7 spanking of the Chicago Bears by the San Francisco 49ers. With little time to scan the field because of poor prote...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  3. Four Downs: Campbell up to challenge?

    This is the reason the Chicago Bears got a quarterback like Jason Campbell. A Jay Cutler injury derailed the Bears' hopes twice before, and new general manager Phil Emery obviously didn't want to make the same mistake as his predecessor, Jerry Angelo...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  4. Week 10 Nuts & Bolts: Bears at Titans

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS vs. TENNESSEE TITANS When: Noon Sunday | TV: Fox, locally: Ch. 32 WFLD-TV RADIO: 780 AM, WBBM & 105.9 FM; WLEY (107.9 FM) CHICAGO BEARS (6-1) Coach: Lovie Smith | Record including playoffs: 77-58 Career record (including pla...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  5. Game 2 could be telling for Williams, Webb

    Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears offensive tackle Chris Williams understands the precarious position he might be in, regardless of his first-round pedigree. That's why he can't go into Saturday's matchup against the Washington Redskins with the mentality ...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  6. Emery pleased with McClellin's progress

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears rookie first-round defensive end Shea McClellin hung his head the first week of training camp, and admitted to being disappointed in the way he had performed in drills. But as McClellin continues to improve as ca...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Broncos 31, Bears 3

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- A preseason opener shouldn't cause panic. But what's clear is that two of the main concerns for the Chicago Bears coming into 2012 -- the new offense, and the offensive line -- remain issues for this team coming off a 31-3 throttling Thurs...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  8. Re-grading Bears' 2011 draft

    Michael C. Wright

    Optimism often oozes from the fingertips of reporters tapping away at the keyboard in the minutes immediately after a team makes a draft pick, resulting in sometimes overly-positive grading. We're certainly not immune to the phenomenon, or afraid ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  9. Bears to host Peyton's Broncos debut

    Michael C. Wright

    The NFL announced Wednesday that the Chicago Bears will open the preseason by hosting the Denver Broncos the weekend of Aug. 9-12, meaning that fans at Soldier Field could see future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning in a Denver uniform for the...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  10. Free agency primer: WR tops Need Meter

    Michael C. Wright

    Where they stand: The Chicago Bears lead the NFC North in available cap room, sitting on approximately $30 million. But it's important to note that cap room shouldn't be viewed as a blank check; especially when considering the Bears would likely be l...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  11. Bears free agents: Who stays, who goes?

    Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright

    The natural inclination is to look outside the current roster with the start of free agency on Tuesday, but certainly the Chicago Bears need to explore bringing back some of their own. Obviously, the Bears won't re-sign all 13 of their free agents...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  12. Offseason position outlook: Quarterback

    Michael C. Wright

    This is the first 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. Jay Cutler flashed en...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  13. Nuts & Bolts: Bears-Vikings

    Michael C. Wright

    BEARS at VIKINGS When: Noon Sunday | TV: Fox | Radio: 780-AM WBBM & 105.9 FM CHICAGO BEARS (7-8) Coach: Lovie Smith | Record including playoffs: 73-59 Career head-to-head record (including playoffs) vs. Leslie Frazier: 2-0 Career record (inclu...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  14. McCown trying best not to look ahead

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Six stops over nine seasons in the NFL and a stint in the United Football League instilled a perspective in Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown that he will carry into Sunday's season finale against the Minnesota Vikings. In...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  15. Josh McCown impressive in Bears debut

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Josh McCown avoided pondering Sunday's postgame buzz about what could have been had he become the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback sooner. McCown passed for 242 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions to lead the Bears to a...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  16. Chronicling a collapse: How Bears got here

    Michael C. Wright

    Four straight losses have sunk the Chicago Bears to playoff long shots at 7-7. Here is a timeline of how they got here: 1. CUTLER BREAKS THUMB Nov. 20 at Soldier Field: Attempting to make a tackle after throwing an interception to San Diego Char...

    Blog | December 19, 2011