1:57 PM EDT, Tue September 22, 2020
1 hour ago
Chicago Bears QB rewind: Was Mitch Trubisky’s strong first half more telling than his second-half struggles in Week 2?

Chicago Bears QB rewind: Was Mitch Trubisky’s strong first half more telling than his second-half struggles in Week 2?

What do we do with this one, with this latest Chicago Bears victory from a should-win home game? What do we make of Mitch Trubisky’s solid first half and the 17 points the Bears scored to take quick control for a wire-to-wire defeat of the New York Giants?
5 hours ago
NFL power rankings for Week 3: Raiders’ impressive debut in Las Vegas has them climbing, while the Bears inch up to No. 16

NFL power rankings for Week 3: Raiders’ impressive debut in Las Vegas has them climbing, while the Bears inch up to No. 16

After trailing the New Orleans Saints early in the opening of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the Raiders took control of the game in the second quarter.
6 hours ago
3 observations from rewatching the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win, including the Giants’ surprising approach to Mitch Trubisky and some well-timed blitzes from Chuck Pagano

3 observations from rewatching the Chicago Bears’ Week 2 win, including the Giants’ surprising approach to Mitch Trubisky and some well-timed blitzes from Chuck Pagano

With 44 points (22 per game), the Chicago Bears are tied with the Detroit Lions for 21st in the NFL in scoring. That has to be concerning for coach Matt Nagy, who has preached for months about the need for touchdowns.
16 hours ago
NHL awards: Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl is the 1st German player to win the Hart Trophy

NHL awards: Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl is the 1st German player to win the Hart Trophy

Edmonton Oilers star Leon Draisaitl became the first German player to win the Hart Trophy as league MVP after leading the NHL in scoring with 110 points in 71 games. He also won the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player as voted by peers.
20 hours ago
4 things we heard from Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy, including Anthony Miller’s rough game and Nagy’s take on Eddie Jackson’s penalty

4 things we heard from Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy, including Anthony Miller’s rough game and Nagy’s take on Eddie Jackson’s penalty

A week after a standout performance in the Chicago Bears' Week 1 victory against the Detroit Lions, Anthony Miller had no catches in three targets in Sunday's win against the New York Giants.
23 hours ago
Chicago Bears’ area TV ratings dip a fraction in Week 2 vs. the Giants

Chicago Bears’ area TV ratings dip a fraction in Week 2 vs. the Giants

The Chicago Bears looked marginally better in Week 2 of the NFL season, and their Chicago-area TV ratings got marginally worse.
Sep 21, 2020
Fantasy football waiver wire for Week 3: Grab Jonnu Smith if you still can, Jordan Reed if you can’t and also ... Mitch Trubisky

Fantasy football waiver wire for Week 3: Grab Jonnu Smith if you still can, Jordan Reed if you can’t and also ... Mitch Trubisky

A devastating day of injuries could kick off a mad rush on free agents in your fantasy football league.
Sep 21, 2020

Winners and losers from Bears-Giants in Week 2: Mitch Trubisky’s wobbly TD pass, social distancing and Adam Schefter’s Twitter tease

Mitch Trubisky's second touchdown pass Sunday was emblematic of the Chicago Bears' 2-0 start: Better to be an ugly 2-0 than a pretty 1-1 or 0-2 with a good personality.
Sep 21, 2020
Brad Biggs’ 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears’ 17-13 win over the New York Giants in Week 2

Brad Biggs’ 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears’ 17-13 win over the New York Giants in Week 2

Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears defeated the New York Giants 17-13 in Week 2 at Soldier Field to improve to 2-0.
Sep 20, 2020
‘Your heart stops’: Chicago Bears could do without the anxious final moments, but the defense looks at the positives in a 17-13 victory over the Giants

‘Your heart stops’: Chicago Bears could do without the anxious final moments, but the defense looks at the positives in a 17-13 victory over the Giants

The Chicago Bears would prefer not to have to make game-sealing stops in the end zone every week. But they were focused more on the positives on defense, which included a couple more splashy plays than in the opener.
Sep 20, 2020
Column: The Bears have a lot to clean up after another uneven victory. But on a brutal NFL Sunday for injuries, at least they have their health.

Column: The Bears have a lot to clean up after another uneven victory. But on a brutal NFL Sunday for injuries, at least they have their health.

Good teams find ways to put away bad ones — and the New York Giants certifiably are the latter — and the Bears are 2-0 for the first time since 2013, tied atop the NFC North. But improvement is mandatory if the Bears are to use these early September games as building blocks to become a legitimate contender in November.
Sep 20, 2020

Column: The Chicago Bears turned a leisurely romp into a full-team stress test. But in the end, they emerged 2-0.

The Chicago Bears are 2-0 for the first time since 2013. But after needing another end zone stop in the final minute to survive against a shaky and injury-depleted opponent, reality is still lurking. Said coach Matt Nagy: “I would say we’re just OK right now. I think we expect a little better.”
Sep 20, 2020
Fantasy football: 10 possible replacements for Saquon Barkley if the running back’s knee injury is as serious as it looked

Fantasy football: 10 possible replacements for Saquon Barkley if the running back’s knee injury is as serious as it looked

Saquon Barkley's injury creates a dire emergency for fantasy football managers who drafted him in the first round. They'll have to get creative to help replace his expected production.
Sep 20, 2020

‘It’s never pretty’: Your best 3-word reviews from the Chicago Bears’ 17-13 win over the New York Giants

The Chicago Bears hung against the New York Giants on Sunday to improve to 2-0 this season — and the tense nature of their victory is reflected in readers' three-word reviews.
Sep 20, 2020
Lions lose an 11-point lead by halftime as the Packers rally for a 42-21 win at Lambeau Field

Lions lose an 11-point lead by halftime as the Packers rally for a 42-21 win at Lambeau Field

Aaron Jones rushed for a career-high 168 yards and scored three touchdowns, including a 75-yard breakaway, as the Green Bay Packers rallied from an early 11-point deficit to beat the Detroit Lions 42-21 on Sunday.