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With his head down and without saying a word, Bears linebacker Lance Briggs trudged out of the Soldier Field locker room Sunday after the Bears’ 33-28 loss to the Green Bay Packers, dragging a rolling suitcase that carried who knows what — probably the …Share Tweet
TELANDER: It’s all over now but the mop-up. Maybe shovel-up is more like it. And the biggest load sitting there, as the tents are packed up and the elephants are sent down the rails, is free agent-to-be Jay Cutler. What do you do about him?Share Tweet
MORRISSEY: Bears blitz at wrong time, opening door for game-winnersuntimes.com Dec 29, 2013It ended the way it probably should have, with a puzzling defensive decision by the Bears in the final minute of the game, the resultant defensive breakdown and the obligatory Green Bay Packers touchdown. It ended with a blitz that fizzled and a 48-yard…Share TweetCoach Marc Trestman was hired for his ability to cultivate quarterbacking talent, but he made it clear early on that Matt Forte would be the key to the Bears’ offensive success in 2013. He was thrilled to inherit Forte, who had proved to be a capable ev…Share Tweetsuntimes.com Dec 29, 2013Receiver Brandon Marshall fell to the ground as the Green Bay Packers intercepted the Bears’ Hail Mary pass at the gun Sunday. ‘‘I knew that wasn’t a good look,’’ he said. Marshall thought about LeBron James, who left the court after a playoff loss to t…Share Tweet
Hester, Peppers unsure of futuresCHICAGO -- Three-time Pro Bowl return man Devin Hester wants clarity on his future with the Chicago Bears. Hester, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent after earning $2,107,523 in the final year of his contract, hopes to hear in the near fu…Share TweetMusings, observations and the occasional insight from a fantastic finish of a Week 17 in the NFL. ...Share Tweet
One play didn't lose game, but it hurtCHICAGO -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman struggled to explain Sunday how Green Bay's Jarrett Boykin scooped up a loose ball and scored while everybody else on the field stood and watched. The play was perhaps the most unusual turn of events in a 33-…Share TweetCHICAGO -- Here are a few quick thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 33-28 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. What it means: The Bears missed out on the NFC North title and a playoff berth with the heartbreaking loss to the Packers. So their seas…Share Tweet
Green Bay Packers score flukish TD when when referees don’t blow fumble deadyahoo.com Dec 29, 2013Credit Aaron Rodgers for being heads up. Tip of the hat to the referees for not blowing the whistle. The Green Bay Packers faced a first and 10 from the Chicago Bears' 17-yard line, and Rodgers was pressured by Julius Peppers, who appeared to alter Rodg…Share TweetGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had nowhere to run or hide on third and 5 from the Chicago Bears' 28-yard line when he ducked and took a sack from linebacker Lance Briggs. A split second later, Shea McClellin came storming in and hit Rodgers…Share Tweet
Earl Bennett out for Chicago BearsCHICAGO -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman called the likelihood of Earl Bennett's availability “questionable at best” on Friday, and the scenario played out Sunday as the team listed the receiver among its inactives for the matchup against the Green …Share Tweet
Weekend wrap: Respecting run and passCHICAGO -- Emptying out the notebook from the week that was with the Green Bay Packers before Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field: Pick your poison: In the seven games that quarterback Aaron Rodgers started and finished this season,…Share Tweet
Packers Take NFC North Crown In ThrillerDec 29Aaron Rodgers and the Packers rallied late in the fourth quarter to stun the Bears 33-28 and capture the division title.
Sunday Double Check: Packers Win The NorthDec 29Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down two key plays that helped the Packers defeat the Bears and win the NFC North.
Sunday Blitz: Packers-Bears RecapDec 29Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Packers' Week 17 win over the Bears.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte 5-yard TD runDec 29Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte gives his team the lead against the Green Bay Packers with his second touchdown of the game on a run from five yards out.