- The Chicago Bears have traded Gabe Carimi to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a sixth-round draft pick. Despite all the problems the offensive lineman has had in his young career, Chicago pulled the trigger on this trade too early and for too little compensation.
- Chicago Bears offensive lineman Gabe Carimi raised a lot of eyebrows by skipping this week's voluntary offseason training activities. However, considering that he chose instead to stay in Arizona rehabbing his injured right knee, it's hard to imagine a better use of his time, for his own benefit or his team's.
- The Chicago Bears packed some serious surprises into their choices in the 2013 NFL Draft. Here's a look at all six Bears draftees and how much value the team is getting for its picks.
- Terrell Owens wants to make an NFL comeback with the Chicago Bears, where he'd be reunited with former offensive coordinator Marc Trestman. If the Bears know what's good for them, they'll let Owens stay in retirement rather than bringing him in to wreck a promising team.
- With the offenses undergoing potential changes due to the success of the zone read, should the Packers consider taking advantage of what the system has brought to the NFL?
- Notre Dame's Manti Te'o looks likely to fall far enough for the Chicago Bears to pick him in the 2013 NFL Draft. Despite the hits his image has taken in recent months, Te'o would be an excellent fit for a defense that needs to replace Brian Urlacher sooner rather than later.
Food for Thought: Should Green Bay Have Followed Atlanta's Lead in Learning Info About the Zone Read?Could the Packers have headed out this off-season to learn more information about the zone read? After all, San Francisco took advantage of NFL teams ignorance of it during the playoffs.
- Chicago Bears icon Brian Urlacher is leaving the team after 13 seasons. Even as he continues his career in another uniform, it's a great time to look back at all he's accomplished—and how he stacks up against the team's unmatched tradition of middle linebackers.
- The Chicago Bears are reportedly pursuing free-agent tight end Jared Cook. He'll be expensive, but if the Bears can find a way to afford him, he'll be a major upgrade at a position of serious need for the team.
- Henry Melton is likely to be the most expensive impending free agent on the Chicago Bears' roster. The Bears have little choice but to re-sign the Pro Bowl defensive tackle, though, even if it takes a franchise tag to do it.
- The Chicago Bears' biggest free-agent decision of the year could be whether to keep veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher on the roster. With the former Pro Bowler likely to come at an affordable price, there's no downside to keeping him at Soldier Field for the balance of his great career.
- New Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has had success on every level, but his two Grey Cups in five seasons with the Montreal Alouettes have been his most public success. A “quarterback guru” who helped Bernie Kosar succeed in college and the pros, and worked with Tim Tebow in the run-up to the 2010 NFL Draft, Trestman should look to these coaches (and one executive) who successfully ran clubs in the United States and Canada.
- While Chicago Bears fans should applaud the hiring of Marc Trestman, they must remember that not everyone can succeed in both American and Canadian football. Here are five coaches who should never have crossed the border.
- The Chicago Bears have hired Marc Trestman as their new head coach. No Bear should be happier about it than quarterback Jay Cutler, who will finally get a legitimate chance to succeed as Chicago's signal-caller.
Chicago Bears News: Bears Finally Commit To Fixing Their Offense By Hiring Marc Trestman As New Head CoachThe Chicago Bears have finally committed to fixing their offense by hiring Marc Trestman as their new head coach.
- The Chicago Bears' coaching search looks to be narrowing to three candidates. All of Bruce Arians, Darrell Bevell and Marc Trestman bring an offense-first mindset to the table, but Trestman's superior experience makes him the best pick for Chicago.
- The Chicago Bears, having fired head coach Lovie Smith, are casting a wide net to find his replacement. While CFL coach Marc Trestman is the most unusual name on Chicago's list, the Bears would do well to stay closer to home with Green Bay's Tom Clements.