If the Bears rebound from their lackluster 3-13 record in 2016 to make the playoffs in 2017, it wouldn't be an unprecedented accomplishment.
As a member of the Bears in 1953, Willie Thrower became the first African-American quarterback in NFL history when he entered a game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Bears Hall of Famers Walter Payton and Richard Dent are included in a photo gallery on NFL.com that features 30 of the top NFL players from historically black colleges.
The Bears are one of five NFL teams to receive an "A" grade for their 2016 rookie class from NFL.com analysts Bucky Brooks and Conor Orr.
Kicker Connor Barth, who rebounded from a slow start to have a solid 2016 season, is one of a handful of Bears special-teams contributors who is due to become a free agent.
The Bears have launched the Chicago Bears Crib Club, a free program for fans to pass down their passion for the Bears to their young children.
Former Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris has written a heartbreaking story for "The Players' Tribune" about the death of his wife, Ashley, in 2012 and how her memory inspires him.
Bears general manager Ryan Pace has vowed to add more playmakers to a secondary that's led by veteran cornerback Tracy Porter.
The Bears on Wednesday re-signed veteran offensive lineman Eric Kush to a two-year contract.
Veteran inside linebackers Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman bolstered the Bears defense when they were available in 2016, but the two combined to miss 11 games.
Center Cody Whitehair and two of his Bears teammates have been selected to NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt's NFL All-Rookie Team.
The NFL Draft is still more than two months away. But it's never too early to see who national analysts think the Bears will select with the No. 3 overall pick.
The Bears defensive line was led in 2016 by free-agent acquisition Akiem Hicks, a veteran end who generated career highs with 71 tackles and seven sacks.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the likelihood of Tony Romo joining the Bears, quarterbacks who've won the Super Bowl after being acquired via trade and whether all nine of the Bears' 2016 draft picks saw playing time as rookies.
In honor of Black History Month, ChicagoBears.com introduces you to former running back Eddie Macon, the first African-American player in Bears history.