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  1. #NFLRank: Matt Forte sits at No. 48

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte on Monday made the latest installment of ESPN's NFL Rank project, which lists the top 100 offensive and defensive players in the league heading into this season. Forte enters his sixth season in 2013, and ranked...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Bears 28, Cardinals 13

    Michael C. Wright

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago Bears exorcised discussions of doom-and-gloom for at least another week Sunday by destroying the Arizona Cardinals 28-13 on the strength of a pair of defensive touchdowns from Zack Bowman and Charles Tillman to snap a ...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  3. Week 13 Nuts & Bolts: Bears vs. Seahawks

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS vs. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS When: Noon Sunday | TV: FOX RADIO: 780 AM, WBBM & 105.9 FM; WLEY (107.9 FM) CHICAGO BEARS (8-3) Coach: Lovie Smith | Record including playoffs: 82-63 Career record (including playoffs) vs. Pete Carroll: 1...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  4. W2W4: Seahawks at Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (8-3) vs. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (6-5) Noon Sunday at Soldier Field on FOX er"> QuarterbackAdvantageRussell Wilson holds the sixth-best passer rating (105.3) since Week 5, and is fourth in NFL red-zone passer rating (106.1) through...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  5. Four Downs: Will Bears win NFC North?

    Even when they were 2-3, the Green Bay Packers still figured to be right there battling for NFC North supremacy with the Chicago Bears at the end of the season. And after five wins in their past six games, here they are, a game behind the Bears with ...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Bears 28, Vikings 10

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears rebounded from back-to-back losses Sunday by scoring 25 first-half points to defeat the Minnesota Vikings 28-10. But the euphoria of the victory might be tempered as a result of losing five starters to injuries. A...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Rapid Reaction: Packers 35, Bears 21

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The offense showed fight with quarterback Josh McCown at the controls, but ultimately the Chicago Bears wilted under a five-touchdown bombardment from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a 35-21 loss. Chicago's fifth ...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  9. Streaking/Slumping: Week 15

    Michael C. Wright

    STREAKING 1. Julius Peppers, DE: Peppers dropped Seattle's Tarvaris Jackson and stripped him to post his 10th sack of the season. Peppers has now recorded double-digit sacks for the seventh time in his 10-year NFL career. In two seasons with the Be...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 38, Bears 14

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Mounting injuries and the firestorm of Sam Hurd's arrest on federal drug charges earlier in the week proved too much for the Bears to overcome Sunday in an embarrassing 38-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The Bears remain in c...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  11. Four Downs: Did Bears misjudge Hanie?

    The Caleb Hanie era has been long on turnovers (six interceptions) and short on points (23) and wins (zero). Now that we've seen him start two games, did the Bears overvalue what they had in Hanie? Our Four Downs panel weighs in on that and more: ...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  12. Bears-Seahawks: Five things to watch

    Michael C. Wright

    Five things to watch for in Sunday's Chicago Bears-Seattle Seahawks divisional-round playoff game at Soldier Field. Special-teams units for both teams: Seahawks coach Pete Carroll stirred up debate earlier in the week by saying his team's plan is...

    Blog | January 15, 2011
  13. Forte thrived in season's second half

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Matt Forte admitted he needed last week's bye to rest aching muscles. It's a far cry from where he was on Nov. 1; an afterthought in a Mike Martz playbook with seemingly all of the running plays torn out. "It's pretty obvi...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  14. Upon Further Review: Bye week beneficial?

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bears coach Lovie Smith considers a potential first-round bye in the playoffs "another chance to take another big step." But Smith can't dismiss the small chance for a slip-and-fall situation, induced partially by the layoff e...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  15. Bears, Cutler throw caution to the wind

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jay Cutler says he won't change. Bears coach Lovie Smith reiterated his quarterback's feelings just hours later, when asked whether he planned to ask the Cutler to play more cautiously. "Of course we let him play the way h...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  16. Lance Briggs, Matt Forte of Chicago Bears expect to face Seattle ...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs doesn't "plan on missing" Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks and returned Thursday to the practice field along with cornerback Charles Tillman while Matt Forte said he'll play despite his ankle injury.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012