Cliff Avril


Few players, Bears or otherwise, were ever more apt students of his craft than Richard Dent was of defense and pass rushing.


There is something to be said about what your peers say about you. When it comes to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, its pretty clear how highly his toughness is regarded.


The Bears have won seven of the last eight games against the Detroit Lions but they have not always ruled with offense.


Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery already has been ruled out, but he and reserve cornerback Sherrick McManis (questionable, hip) are the only significant health issues confronting the Bears going into M


Pro Football Focus is currently running a series on the "Secret Superstars" of the NFL.