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  1. Upon Further Review: Bears Week 13

    Michael C. Wright

    A review of four hot issues from the Chicago Bears' 23-20 loss to the Minnesota Vikings: Cutler's return: Backup quarterback Josh McCown performed well in relief of Jay Cutler, completing 23 of 36 passes for 355 yards and two touchdowns. And while...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  2. Trestman prophetic in pregame speech

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman warned his team just before it came out to the field Sunday that the Minnesota Vikings would throw the first punch, but the most important thing would be how the club responded. "[Trestman] warned us before the ga...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Bears 31, Vikings 30

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- A few thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 31-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings: What it means: The typically opportunistic Bears nearly learned what it was like to basically give away a game via turnovers. The Vikings scored 13 points off t...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  4. Allen: Cutler will 'mix it up' with opponents

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Whether it helps to gain an advantage, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen doesn't know. But it's not difficult to coax Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler into a conversation on the field. So does that make Cutler mo...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  5. Cutler wishes Webb well in Minnesota

    Michael C. Wright

    Quarterback Jay Cutler wished his former teammate J'Marcus Webb "the best of luck" on his career Monday during the "Jay Cutler Show" on ESPN 1000. With the Chicago Bears set to host Webb's new team, the Minnesota Vikings, on Sunday at Soldier Fiel...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  6. Lovie Smith OK with being Green Bay Packers fan to get to playoff...

    Michael C. Wright

    He nearly winced to say it Sunday, but no matter how farfetched, this time Lovie Smith truly meant it when he said "it's not hard at all for me" to root for the Green Bay Packers next week when they face the Minnesota Vikings in the regular-season finale.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Vikings 21, Bears 14

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Two more wins likely gets them in, but the Chicago Bears fell again Sunday, for the fourth time in their past five outings, this time to the Minnesota Vikings, who used a dominating performance by Adrian Peterson to capture a 21-14 vic...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  8. Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears quarterback, suffers neck injury agains...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a neck injury that eventually forced him out of Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2012
  9. Halftime Adjustments: Stop the bleeding

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Down 14-0 to the Minnesota Vikings by virtue of a pair of Adrian Peterson 1-yard runs in the first quarter, the Chicago Bears rallied back in the second quarter with a 69-yard drive capped by Jay Cutler's 23-yard touchdown pass to Alsh...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  10. W2W4: Bears at Vikings

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (8-4) vs. MINNESOTA VIKINGS (6-6) Noon Sunday at Mall of America Field on Fox er"> QuarterbackAdvantageChristian Ponder's averages target distance is a league-low 6.2 yards down the field, according to ESPN Stats & Information, and...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  11. Bears' goal is to block Allen, not retaliate

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Retaliation won't be a part of the game plan Sunday at Minnesota when the Chicago Bears face the Vikings and defensive end Jared Allen, who ended the season of right guard Lance Louis on a crushing hit deemed illegal by the NFL. ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  12. Lance Louis of Chicago Bears placed on injured reserve

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith believes the NFL "could do without that play" from the club's win Sunday over Minnesota in which the Vikings' Jared Allen launched himself into Lance Louis on a devastating block that put the guard on injured reserve.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Halftime adjustments: Bears 25-3

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears shook off an early Matt Forte fumble that led to a quick Minnesota Vikings score by scoring 10 points in the first quarter on the way to a 24-3 advantage at the half. Michael Bush scored touchdowns on a pair of 1-yard ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  15. Jay Cutler of Chicago Bears starts, plays well vs. Minnesota Viki...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler returned to the starting lineup Sunday after sitting out a game with a concussion and provided a strong boost in the Bears' 28-10 win over the Vikings.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2012
  16. W2W4: Vikings at Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (7-3) vs. MINNESOTA VIKINGS (6-4) Noon Sunday at Soldier Field on FOX er"> QuarterbackAdvantageChristian Ponder has thrown all nine of his touchdowns in the red zone, and he ranks fifth in the NFL in red-zone completion perce...

    Blog | November 24, 2012