Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, and the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener on Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) The Atlanta Falcons made just enough big plays to avoid another late collapse. The Bears couldn’t get the big play they needed.… More »
(TSX / STATS) — CHICAGO — The Atlanta Falcons piled up points last season as if they were playing a video game on “easy” … More »
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Defensive end Akiem Hicks and the Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2021 season.
The … More »
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Regardless of rookie Mitchell Trubisky’s inexperience, Chicago Bears coach John Fox has full confidence his backup quarterback can play effectively … More »
A new season provides the Falcons with a chance to renew their focus. Much of the roster remains intact, with Ryan leading an offense that finished second in the NFL last year with 415.8 yards per game.
The Chicago Bears insist better days are coming. Then again, it’s hard to imagine things getting worse for them.
Cruz was the most prominent player released as the Bears trimmed their roster to 53 on Saturday.
Mitchell Trubisky got an opportunity to start and little chance to show what he can do, completing just two passes for the Chicago Bears in a 25-0 preseason-ending loss to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night.
2015 first-round draft pick Kevin White must become the main receiving threat, with Victor Cruz and fellow free agent acquisitions Kendall Wright and Markus Wheaton next in line.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The issue of who is throwing the passes has become secondary for the Chicago Bears to who is catching them.… More »
Chicago coach John Fox thinks having a whole week to prepare for an opponent helped Mike Glennon turn in a strong performance for the Bears.
Leno started all 16 games at left tackle last year and is entering his fourth season with the Bears.
Mike Glennon was better — not great, but better — in the Chicago Bears’ 24-23 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed veteran free-agent linebacker Kelvin Sheppard.
The team announced the signing Friday and also waived rookie linebacker Hendrick … More »
The Bears matched their franchise record for fewest interceptions in a 16-game season with eight in each of the past two years.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Safety Quintin Demps often resembles a player-coach for the Chicago Bears in practice while answering questions from young defensive backs.… More »