Phil Emery


On this date in NFL history…nothing happened. At least not involving the Bears.


For the Bears, it ranks as one of the great might-have-been’s, behind perhaps only the late Jim Finks’ near-miss effort at hiring Bill Walsh to coach the Bears.


During NFL owners meetings last March, coach John Fox made something of an uncharacteristic public assessment of cornerback Tim Jennings.


A significant portion of the Bears’ offseason consisted of a makeover of the defensive coaching staff; a complete change of defensive scheme, and a virtual makeover of the depth chart staffing tha