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  1. Bears back in control of NFC North

    Michael C. Wright

    Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker booted Detroit out of the top spot in the NFC North on Monday night, connecting on a 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds remaining to give the Ravens an 18-16 win over the Lions, not to mention the Chicago Bears complete...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A few thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 27-20 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night at Lambeau Field: What it means: Playing without starting quarterback Jay Cutler, the Bears forced a three-way tie atop the NFC North with...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. Bears plan to play their style of O

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Playing a ball-control style of offense makes sense for the Chicago Bears against the prolific offense of the Green Bay Packers, but that's an exercise not easily completed, which is why the Bears won't go overboard trying to do ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  4. Reflective McCown 'thankful' for chance

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Every morning Josh McCown wakes up, the quarterback spends a few moments reflecting on his journey to Chicago. McCown served as an assistant coach at Marvin Ridge High School in 2011 and 2012, and twice the Bears pulled him aw...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  5. Melton hopes to return against Cardinals

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A former college running back, Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton fancies himself one of the more fleet-footed performers on the club's defensive line. That's why Melton couldn't help but laugh Thursday when explainin...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  6. Halftime adjustments: Packers 14, Bears 7

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Despite all the criticism leveled at Bears coach Lovie Smith in recent days, it's apparent he's got the team prepared for Sunday's matchup against the Green Bay Packers, based on its performance in the first half. With the score tied at...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  7. W2W4: Bears vs. Packers

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (8-5) vs. GREEN BAY PACKERS (9-4) Noon Sunday at Soldier Field on FOX er"> QuarterbackAdvantageJay Cutler's mildly sprained knee shouldn't hinder his movement significantly, and if forced to throw on the move that shouldn't be a pr...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  8. Four Downs: Briggs now face of defense?

    Brian Urlacher, still recovering from a knee injury, admittedly hasn't been himself this season, but the Bears' defense has still thrived, leading the NFL with 17 takeaways. With his linebacking buddy not 100 percent, Lance Briggs has been his usu...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  9. Halftime Adjustments: Ugly from start

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Potent offenses combined for scant production early in a defensive slugfest finally taken slight control of when the Green Bay Packers scored on a fake field goal just before intermission to cap 10 unanswered points in the second q...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  10. Week 2 Nuts & Bolts: Bears at Packers

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS at GREEN BAY PACKERS When: 7:20 p.m., Thursday | TV: NFL Network; WPWR | RADIO: 780 AM, WBBM & 105.9 FM CHICAGO BEARS (1-0) Coach: Lovie Smith Record including playoffs: 72-57 Career head-to-head record (including playoffs) vs...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Third quarter wrap: Packers 28, Bears 10

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Chicago's offense did its part in starting the second half fast, but one coverage gaffe by safety Major Wright kick-started a 14-point third quarter for the Green Bay Packers, which led 28-10 after three quarters. Just a minute ...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  13. Wright's mock draft 1.0

    Michael C. Wright

    With less than three weeks remaining before the NFL draft, here's a look at my projections. 1. Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, QB: Auburn, Potential trumps character concerns. 2. Denver Broncos, Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama: Broncos ranked 31st in ru...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  14. First quarter: Packers 7, Bears 0

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Fueled by the hot hand of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers stormed to a quick 7-0 advantage over the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game. Rodgers completed each of his first four passes for gains of 22, 26, 6 and ...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  15. Bears-Packers: Nuts and bolts

    Michael C. Wright

    Here's is a nuts and bolts preview of Sunday's NFC Championship game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. Three keys for the Bears Run the ball: Establishing Matt Forte and the rushing attack is important for two reasons. First of al...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  16. NFC title game: Five things to watch

    Michael C. Wright

    Offensive line against Packers blitz: The Bears showed progress along the offensive line during their win over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round, but that defensive front seven wasn't nearly as disruptive as what they'll face against the G...

    Blog | January 22, 2011