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Bears supporting 'Crucial Catch' game at Carmel HS
Oct 13, 2021
When Carmel Catholic hosts Marist High School on the football field Friday night, things are going to look a little pink. As part of the NFL's "Crucial Catch" initiative to fight cancer through early detection and risk reduction, the Bears will support that night's game with a series of on-site events.
Resilient Bears aim to keep building momentum
Oct 12, 2021
The Bears seemingly have righted their ship with two straight wins following a disappointing loss in Cleveland. But they're now tasked with facing two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history in Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady in back-to-back weeks.
Chalk Talk: Why wasn't Mack credited with a sack?
Oct 12, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses why Khalil Mack wasn't credited with a sack on a Raiders' two-point conversion attempt, the best play in last Sunday's win and the last time two Bears running backs both had at least 16 carries in a game.
Chalk Talk: Which players were involved in Mack trade?
Oct 08, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the players involved in the Khalil Mack trade, why Trevis Gipson didn't get credit for a second sack against the Lions and the last time the Bears had five completions of at least 20 yards in a game.
Fields not ready to celebrate: 'I'm trying to win this weekend'
Oct 06, 2021
His parents wanted to take Justin Fields out to dinner to celebrate after he was anointed the Bears' starting quarterback. But the rookie first-round pick opted to stay home to prepare for Sunday's game against the Raiders.
Chalk Talk: When was last time Bears did not defer?
Oct 05, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the last time the Bears won the coin toss and received the opening kickoff, Robert Quinn's team-leading sack total and why the Bears drew a 15-yard penalty for interfering with the Lions' punt returner.
Extra Points: Bears set tone early with aggressive mentality
Oct 04, 2021
Rather than deferring until the second half like they usually do when winning the coin flip, the Bears received the opening kickoff Sunday against the Lions and scored a touchdown on their opening possession, taking a 7-0 lead they never relinquished.
Chalk Talk: Is Foles also in mix to start?
Oct 02, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether veteran quarterback Nick Foles is under consideration to start Sunday against the Lions, if Cairo Santos has the NFL's longest active streak of consecutive field goals made and the last Lions quarterback not named Matthew Stafford to beat the Bears.
Statement released regarding Arlington Park
Sep 29, 2021
The Bears and Churchill Downs Incorporated signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) this week for the entire Arlington Park land parcel in the Village of Arlington Heights. All of the involved parties released statements about the latest development.
Chalk Talk: How has Montgomery fared versus Lions?
Sep 29, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses how running back David Montgomery has performed in his career against Detroit, the last time the Bears faced a Lions quarterback other than Matthew Stafford and the likelihood of personnel changes on the offensive line.
Quick Hits: Nagy offers candid assessment of loss
Sep 26, 2021
Coach Matt Nagy didn't try to sugarcoat how poorly the Bears offense performed in Sunday's 26-6 road loss to the Browns, telling reporters that he "did not do a good enough job of getting this offense ready to go, to be able to play and win a football game."
Chalk Talk: Did Smith win player of week honors?
Sep 25, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether linebacker Roquan Smith was named NFC defensive player of the week for his performance against the Bengals, expectations for rookie nose tackle Khyiris Tonga and the best Bears player who also played for the Browns.
Silva impacts thousands of people in role with Bears
Sep 22, 2021
Making a difference in the lives of others has always been a passion for Bears manager of youth football and community programs Gustavo Silva. But it didn't become a full-time endeavor until after he earned his college degree at the age of 35 in 2008.
Chalk Talk: Did Peters play every snap Sunday?
Sep 21, 2021
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether veteran left tackle Jason Peters played every snap against the Bengals, the last time the Bears registered four straight takeaways in a game and the Bears record when they win the turnover battle.
Bears still evaluating Dalton's knee injury
Sep 20, 2021
Quarterback Andy Dalton's status is uncertain for this week's game in Cleveland after he exited Sunday's win over the Bengals with a knee injury. The Bears said Monday the veteran will remain their starting quarterback if he's healthy enough to play.