Not a Goat, Hanie Almost a Cult Hero

Put into a near impossible situation, Chicago Bears third-string quarterback Caleb Hanie injected some life into a sleepwalking offense and made the NFC title game very interesting down the stretch.
January 23, 2011

Backup QB Debate May Never Happen

Chicago Bears vet quarterback Todd Collins, by his own admission, played the worst game of his career Sunday in Carolina. If all goes to plan, Jay Cutler is going to be under center again in Week 6.
October 11, 2010

Collins Had Success as a Reliever Before

Todd Collins has been in the NFL since 1995, when he was a second-round pick of the Bills. He'll get the start Sunday for the Chicago Bears, but it will only be the 21st start of his 16-year career.
October 8, 2010

Bears QBs Bruised, Battered in Jersey

The Chicago Bears have been saying all year long they need to do a better job protecting the passer, but Lovie Smith didn't realize just how desperately until he lost two QBs Sunday in New Jersey.
October 4, 2010

Coverage Ace Given a Raw Deal

The Bears tend to put a priority on special teams, but they still cut Tim Shaw. All Shaw did was set a club record with 30 special-teams tackles in 2009. Maybe these players should have been cut first:
September 6, 2010