Mel Tucker


The last time the Bears shook up their staff on offense, it was during the off/bye week, as they recovered from a two-game losing streak and went on to the NFC Championship game.


The issue when facing the New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, pretty much any team with a top-shelf quarterback, is that quarterback.


The news may not have been surprising given his battles with injuries (concussions, shoulder) since the end of last season.


Sometimes the amazingly complex game of NFL football is amazingly simple. So it is in the matter of takeaways and giveaways.


The returns of Jonathan Bostic from a back strain, Lance Briggs from a rib injury suffered in Carolina and D.J.