The son of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson joined the chorus criticizing Roger Goodell for how the NFL commissioner recently compared risks of playing football to “risks to sitting on the couch.” Goodell was widely panned after his pre-Super Bowl press conference Friday for alluding to childhood...
President Barack Obama has been an avid sports fan since before he took office in 2008. Although his football allegiance lies with the Chicago Bears, he is typically asked to pick his favorite team in the Super Bowl. 2016 is the last calendar year of his presidency and with that also the end of his annual Super Bowl pregame conversations. Show More Summary
Broadly speaking, this 30 For 30 entry fits with other tales of brash, arrogant football teams that won big, then promptly self-destructed from all their dysfunction. With apologies to the great “Pony Excess,” no football-centric 30Show More Summary
The Chicago Bears were so confident they would make the Super Bowl that they wrote and recorded the Shuffle two months, or six games, before they even made it to the game. [ more › ]
Perhaps the most highly coveted free agent on the offensive side of the ball, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is set for a huge payday one way or another. Despite an injury-plagued season, he was one of the best players on the field whenever he played. Show More Summary
On Thursday night, ESPN will premiere its latest “30 for 30? on the 1985 Chicago Bears, 30 years after one of the most memorable, dominant seasons in NFL history. The Bears went 15-1 in the regular season and then won their three playoff games by a combined 91-10, capped by a 46-10 demolition of the […]
Peyton Manning has one more Carolina Panthers defender to worry about in Super Bowl 50. Veteran pass-rusher Jared Allen, traded by the Chicago Bears to Carolina early in the first month of the regular season, said at Monday's Opening Night event that he's ready to go for Sunday. "I feel great," Allen said. Show More Summary
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It is possible the Carolina Panthers are the loosest team in Super Bowl history. At least recent history. Maybe the 1985 Chicago Bears were more relaxed. But here's the issue for the Panthers: Loose can be very good, but loose can also be very bad. We don't yet know which loose they are, and we won't until Sunday night. Show More Summary
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is a proud member of the '85 Chicago Bears, considered by many to be the greatest team the NFL has ever seen. Rivera, drafted in 1984, played nine season in the league, all with the Bears, and had Mike...Show More Summary
When it comes to having a compelling history of head-to-head matchups, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos rank near the bottom of the NFL. While it is fairly noteworthy that current Chicago Bears head coach John Fox servedShow More Summary
Medical marijuana advocates were overjoyed when former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon lent his celebrity endorsement to their cause this week. Despite a Tribune photo of McMahon puffing away on pot while visiting Chicago from out of state, though, anyone planning to travel with marijuana...
It’s not easy being a Chicago Bears fan. With only four playoff appearances in the last 21 seasons, it’s easy to see how a lifelong supporter can hold a grudge over a particular play, or player, that extends a lifetime — or longer. Just ask Elizabeth Bowman. The former elementary school teacher died January 9 at the age of […]
Poor Jay Cutler can never catch a break from the slander. He gets it from all sides, opposing fans, current and former players, his fans and now even deceased fans apparently. Cutler, who is known for untimely, horribly thrown interceptions & his nonchalant attitude towards everything got a diss from the afterlife. A recently deceased woman […]
Sick burn … or not?
Elizabeth Bowman of suburban Chicago recently died, and according to her obituary, she was a fan of most things in Chicago sports — (...)
Over a 15-year NFL career, Jim McMahon took his share of lumps, and he now has the chronic pain to prove it. In addition to the usual aches, the 56-year-old former Bears quarterback suffers from (according to the Chicago Tribune) early-onset dementia, severe headaches, depression, memory loss, and vision and speech problems. To combat the pain, […]
Chicago Bears Legend Jim McMahon says medical marijuana helped him kick a horrible addiction he had to pain pills. McMahon has been plagued by a multitude of health problems following his 15-year career and multiple concussions in the NFL. He has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and has severe headaches, depression, memory loss, and vision and speech problems. […]
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said Thursday he prefers subdued touchdown celebrations like those from the Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning instead of the high-energy approach showcased by Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Nina...Show More Summary
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton seems to be the hot topic of conversation for every NFL fan, critic, and past players. Former Chicago Bears Linebacker Brian Urlacher told USA Today how he prefers the professionalism of how Peyton Manning celebrates a Touchdown as opposed to Cam Newton’s dancing routines. “I played defense so I don’t like when guys […]
Chicago Bears legend Jim McMahon says medical marijuana has been a "godsend" -- and has helped him get off the prescription pills he's been using to treat pain from his football career. McMahon told the Chicago Tribune that he had been…