5:27 PM EST, Mon January 26, 2015
Windy City Gridiron 2 hours ago

Happy Anniversary to the Greatest Team in the History of Great Teams

No other team in the history of the world has captured the imagination of the masses like the 1985 Chicago Bears. When thinking of great teams throughout the history of the world, there are only a few as iconic as the 1985 Chicago Bears professional football club. One of the first truly great teams on record was the team of 300 Spartans that fought the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC. But for as great and as legendary as they are, lets face it, they couldn't win the big one. The 1985 Chicago Bears won the big one. On this date in 1986, the Bears routed the Patriots in Super Bowl XX...
Mike Reiss / New England Patriots Blog | ESPN Boston 7 hours ago

Patriots will wear white for Super Bowl

PHOENIX -- The New England Patriots will be in their white jerseys for Super Bowl XLIX, which had us going back to the official "Patriots Super Bowl jersey" archives. Blue: 2-2 XXXVI (20-17 win over Rams) XXXVIII (32-39 win over Panthers) XLII (17-14 loss to Giants) XLVI (21-17 loss to Giants) Red:...
Windy City Gridiron 5 hours ago

How long does it take to build a 3-4 defense?

With the dust settled on the Chicago Bears' coaching search the focus now shifts over to their roster. Which players do they have to fit into the new coaches' systems? On the defensive side the Bears have a mix of players that seem to fit into Vic Fangio's 3-4 system but how long does it take teams to go from a 4-3 to a 3-4? When the Bears announced the hire of defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, most fans were excited for the team to land such a sought-after, well-thought of defensive mind. On the other hand, it seemed like a bit of a departure for new head coach John Fox, who comes from a...
Michael C. Wright / Chicago Bears Blog | ESPN Chicago 7 hours ago

Ernie Accorsi: Ryan Pace is 'cutting-edge'

Former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi served as a consultant with the Chicago Bears as they worked through the process of bringing aboard GM Ryan Pace and new head coach John Fox. Accorsi spoke recently about the process during ESPN 1000's "Waddle & Silvy" show, and he dropped several...

More Bears Rumors & News

Jay Rodgers joins Bears' staff

The Chicago Bears announced Sunday they reached agreement with Jay Rodgers to become the club’s defensive line coach. Rodgers, who is the older brother of recently hired special-teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers, worked the last six seasons (2009-14) for the Denver Broncos, where he was defensive line coach (2012-14) and also spent time as a coaching assistant (2009) and defensive quality control coach (2011). Denver’s defense finished the 2014 season ranked No.
Northwest Herald 17 hours ago

Hub Arkush: Accorsi had Bears link dating back to college, Piccolo

A significant majority of Bears fans have spent the past week or two celebrating their belief that, this time around, the McCaskeys have gotten it right in retooling the leadership of their football operation.
Chicago Tribune 23 hours ago

Ernie Banks' son shares fond memories of storied 'Mr. Cub'

Joey Banks didn't always realize the enormity of having Mr. Cub as a father.

Ernie Banks' son shares fond memories of storied 'Mr. Cub'

Joey Banks didn't always realize the enormity of having Mr. Cub as a father.
Chicago Tribune Jan 25, 2015

Cubs legend Ernie Banks died of heart attack

The lawyer for the family of Chicago baseball great Ernie Banks said Sunday that the legendary player died Friday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack, just a week short of his 84th birthday.
Northwest Herald Jan 24, 2015

Take 2: Bears need help in many places

The Bears had a busy week reassembling their coaching staff. Former Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase will call the plays on offense. Vic Fangio, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, will be the defensive coordinator. Sports editor Jon Styf and sports reporter Mike DeFabo discuss.

Bears add Bo Hardegree to coaching staff

The Chicago Bears announced Saturday they reached an agreement with Bo Hardegree to join the club’s staff as an offensive assistant. The club added quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains to the staff on Friday along with linebackers coach Glenn Pires. Hardegree spent the 2014 season as an offensive quality control coach with the Denver Broncos, which finished second in the NFL in scoring offense (30.1 points per game) and fourth in total offense (402.
Chicago Tribune Jan 23, 2015

Ernie Banks, legendary Cubs player, dead at 83

Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed.

Chicago Bears Twitter mailbag: Ryan Pace's draft philosophy

Finally, the Bears made huge progress in assembling the coaching staff with the additions of offensive coordinator Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as well as several assistants on both sides of the ball. Now it’s time for general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox to turn their attention to evaluating the players currently on Chicago’s roster, which should make for some interesting developments over the next couple of months.
Chicago Tribune Jan 22, 2015

NFL must dispense discipline in Patriots' deflating integrity case

Moments after saying he couldn't feel the difference in how footballs are inflated, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday his preference was 12.5 pounds per square inch.

NFL must dispense discipline in Patriots' deflating integrity case

Moments after saying he couldn't feel the difference in how footballs are inflated, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday his preference was 12.5 pounds per square inch.
Chicago Tribune Jan 22, 2015

Tom Brady says he doesn't know how footballs became underinflated

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

Bulls clear Derrick Rose to play extended minutes

Mike Dunleavy is a gametime decision and Joakim Noah is out for Thursday's home game against the Spurs.

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  • Tim Jennings

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    Martellus Bennett

    Bears' Martellus Bennett added to Pro Bowl roster

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