Browns-Packers: Gameballs and Goats

Who deserves praise after Week 7? Who gets the blame? Browns fans find few to single out, but are unhappy with the entire organization in this week's results. Refreshing beer, however, is zooming up the charts.
October 28, 2009

Bear Report Audio: TE Michael Gaines

The Chicago Bears have a great deal of players on the proverbial bubble heading into final cuts, with free agent addition Michael Gaines most likely one of them. Will he make the 53-man roster? Listen to what Gaines told Bear Report in the Soldier Field locker room in this exclusive audio feature.
September 3, 2009

Camp Chat: TE Michael Gaines

Not many teams use their tight ends as much as the Chicago Bears do, which is why the inking of Michael Gaines via free agency made news even though Greg Olsen and Desmond Clark are on the depth chart. Here's what Gaines told Bear Report after practice Sunday in this exclusive interview.
August 2, 2009

Offensive Issue: Pick Up the Slack

While the receiving corps leaves a lot to be desired for the Chicago Bears, tight end is believed to be a spot of strength. But here is the key question: Can excellent tight ends make up for an average group of receivers? In Part IV of this five-part series, the TEs are under the microscope.
July 2, 2009

OTAs Report: June 10

Head coach Lovie Smith and quarterback Jay Cutler won't talk to the media again until OTAs wrap up next week, but there was still plenty to chat about Wednesday on the practice fields at Halas Hall. Bear Report had a front-row seat for the action and made these observations ...
June 10, 2009

Insider Analysis: TE Michael Gaines

The Chicago Bears have been searching for a big blocking tight end since losing John Gilmore as a free agent this past offseason. Kellen Davis was not able to fill that role in '08. Can Michael Gaines do that job this year? Lions expert Nate Caminata drops by with an insider's take on Gaines.
June 10, 2009

Better Chance for Young WRs in '09

The Chicago Bears needed a lot of help at receiver last season, so they went out and signed veterans Marty Booker and Brandon Lloyd. But this year, the younger wideouts will have to step up and deliver because nobody else is there. Get the Inside Slant from the NFL experts at
May 15, 2009