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  1. Matt Forte or Michael Bush near goal line?

    Kevin Seifert

    Matt Forte's contract agreement last week with the Chicago Bears changed the dynamic of our discussions about their backfield. No longer is newcomer Michael Bush a contingency plan for a possible Forte holdout. Now, Forte and Bush are part of a two-h...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  2. Have at It: Adrian Peterson's elite skills

    Kevin Seifert

    I was legitimately thrilled with your discussion this week of what could have been your basic "he's-better-than-him" slugfest. I asked you to consider the nuances of KC Joyner's column on Chicago Bears tailback Matt Forte, and by and large you did t...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  3. Measuring the Bears' goal-line failures

    Kevin Seifert

    The arrival of new offensive coordinator Mike Martz is expected to formalize Chicago's shift to a pass-first offense, at least based on Martz's history in St. Louis and Detroit. It makes sense for a number of reasons, including the Bears' historic fa...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  4. Black and Blue all over: Judging Rodgers

    Kevin Seifert

    Has Aaron Rodgers reached the Final Frontier? That's the question Jason Wilde of ESPN Milwaukee asks with the 2009 playoffs fixing to commence this weekend. (And no, we're not talking Star Trek, either.) Rodgers has thrown for 4,000 yards in a sea...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  5. Awaiting Bears news conference

    Kevin Seifert

    As you know by now, the Bears have announced the dismissal of six assistant coaches, including offensive coordinator Ron Turner. We're expecting a news conference soon, which I'll be monitoring and blogging on later Tuesday. One item of interest: ...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  6. Marinelli as Bears defensive coordinator?

    Kevin Seifert

    Some interesting newsbreaks are emerging Tuesday morning from the Chicago media. The Bears have not only fired offensive coordinator Ron Turner, according to the Chicago Tribune, but they are also expected to restructure their defensive staff to reli...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  7. Third and one: Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After Chicago's 37-23 victory over Detroit, here are three (mostly) indisputable facts I feel relatively sure about: Stranger things have happened, but I would be surprised if the Bears fire coach Lovie Smith. There's no doubt they would prefer n...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  8. Wrap-up: Bears 37, Lions 23

    Kevin Seifert

    The biggest question in Chicago right now is whether Bears coach Lovie Smith and/or his staff of assistants will return in 2010. ESPN Chicago's Jeff Dickerson reports the Bears will begin organizational meetings Monday to begin assessing their future...

    Blog | January 03, 2010
  9. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling 1. Brett Childress, Minnesota quarterback/coach: I blame quarterback Brett Favre and coach Brad Childress equally for the recent public discussion of Favre's playing time. Both played a role in a sensitive topic spilling over into the mass...

    Blog | December 22, 2009
  10. Black and Blue all over: Pace likely finished

    Kevin Seifert

    It's all but official in Chicago: The Orlando Pace experiment is over. Pace has returned to full health after rehabilitating a groin injury, but with three games left in a lost season, the Bears have no intention of reinserting him into the starti...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  11. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling 1. Lovie Smith, Chicago coach: The Bears have lost seven of their last nine games. Their only victories in that stretch have come against Cleveland and St. Louis (combined records: 3-23). It's becoming more evident that Smith and offensive...

    Blog | December 15, 2009
  12. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling 1. Matthew "Macho Man" Stafford, Detroit quarterback: Has Stafford shown us how tough he is? Oh, yeah. Has he taken most of the Lions' snaps since separating his left shoulder two weeks ago? Oh, yeah. Has he gotten enough experience this y...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  13. A complete embarrassment for the Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- I spent a good portion of my upcoming game column examining how and why Brett Favre picked apart Chicago's defense. But we shouldn't allow the Bears off the hook for an atrocious offensive performance as well. Chicago held the ball ...

    Blog | November 29, 2009
  14. Black and Blue all over: Game day

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Greetings from the Metrodome where, among other things, we should see some history in a few hours. Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre will play in his 282nd consecutive game, tying him with former Vikings defensive end Jim Marshall f...

    Blog | November 29, 2009
  15. Black and Blue all over: Martz to Chicago?

    Kevin Seifert

    It's that time of year. With Chicago floundering and only a handful of people to blame, the first target appears to be offensive coordinator Ron Turner. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that former St. Louis coach (and Detroit offensive...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  16. How I See It: NFC North Stock Watch

    Kevin Seifert

    Falling 1. Ron Turner, Bears offensive coordinator: You have to wonder if these are the final weeks of Turner's tenure. He has had one of the most difficult jobs in the Bears organization: Retrofitting his scheme to fit the sudden arrival of a dow...

    Blog | November 24, 2009