Roquan Smith Joins Long List of Sidelined Bears Defenders
A hamstring injury has sidelined Bears lost linebacker Roquan Smith, the brains and heart of their defense, leaving them dependent the bench.
Bears Emerge from Chaos with a Victory
The 16-14 last-second win on Cairo Santos' 28-yard field goal ended a short week when Matt Nagy's job seemed in jeopardy, ownership addressed the team, and Andy Dalton had to start at quarterback with Justin Fields injured.
Report: George McCaskey Denies Matt Nagy Firing Story
According to a report by The Athletic's Dan Pompei, Chicago Bears board chairman George McCaskey told players on Wednesday that there was no truth to a report that he had already fired coach Matt Nagy effective after Thursday's game with Detroit.
Bears and Lions Injury Report: Allen Robinson Doubtful
The Bears look to be without Allen Robinson for the second straight game as he has been listed as doubtful while Eddie Jackson is questionable for a return from a hamstring injury suffered Oct. 31.
Botched Firing Reeks of Past Bears Fouled-Up Hiring
Analysis: The premature report of Matt Nagy's imminent firing brings back memories of the attempt to hire another coach by the Bears organization.
Bears Secondary Picks Up the Pieces and Loses One
Starting Bears slot cornerback Duke Shelley has gone on injured reserve with a hamstring injury and now defensive coordinator Sean Desai has personnel problems besides the issues with coverage and scheme dogging his secondary the last two games.
Bears Unite Behind Matt Nagy Despite Firing Report
Bears coach Matt Nagy says he hasn't been told he'll be fired after Thursday's game while assistants and players talked about how united the group is despite a 3-7 record and five straight defeats.
No Time to Worry About QB Switch for Bears
The Bears will be starting Andy Dalton due to Justin Fields' injury according to an NFL Network report and while there is little time to address the change it should not require a huge adjustment period because of the veteran's experience and time this year in games.
Nothing Rosy About Losing for Roquan Smith or Robert Quinn
Bears defensive players putting up big numbers but disappointment of two straight come-from-ahead defeats is making this five-game losing streak tough for them to take.
More Bears Communication Errors Say Little for Coaches
The long list of communication errors in recent Bears games adds up to possible coaching issues on both sides of the ball, including the key defensive mistake of Sunday's loss to Baltimore.