Found November 29, 2011 on NBC Chicago:
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your collection of the best Bears news. Read on for Lovie Smith's take on the loss, Martz's baffling play-calling, Hanie's lessons, Tillman's frustration with lack of turnovers, odds for Kansas City's game, and Gould's take on the weather in Oakland. Lovie Smith accentuated the positives in the Bears loss. No word on if he eliminated the negative, grasped on to the affirmative or messed with Mr. In-Between. (Chicago Tribune) More baffling play-calling by Mike Martz and the lack of a contract extension calls into question his job security. (Chicago Sun-Times) Caleb Hanie learned that reckless play doesn't cut it. (ESPN Chicago) Charles Tillman was not happy about the lack of turnovers against Oakland. (Chicago Tribune) The Bears are back to being favorites in Sunday's game against Kansas City. (ESPN Chicago) Robbie Gould says that the weather in Oakland gives their impre...

Lovie Smith says Bears have no room for error in last 5 games

With the Bears in a precarious playoff position at 7-4, and knowing quarterback Jay Cutler is out indefinitely because of a broken right thumb, not even coach Lovie Smith is taking them one at a time. ‘‘We feel like we need to win out,’’ Smith said at his news conference Monday at Halas Hall...

Would the Bears be Better off Without Mike Martz?

Complete this sentence in one word; Mike Martz is a __________ offensive coordinator.  If you picked a word that rhymes with pity that was my thought exactly and since we are in agreement it’s all the more reason that the Chicago Bears should gladly part ways with their offensive coordinator at the end of the season. Here’s what Martz is.  He’s an egomaniac who believes that...

Tillman Misses Practice, Expected to Play Sunday

Cornerback Charles Tillman sat out Wednesday’s practice while nursing a sore knee, but Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith expects Tillman to workout Thursday and be on in the starting lineup on Sunday when the Bears host the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field.  Meanwhile, corner D. J. Moore, out the last two contests with a sprained ankle, returned to [...]

Hanie wants short learning curve

Bears QB admits Raiders threw some surprises at himAs Caleb Hanie dissected the loss to the Raiders on Monday, he came to one conclusion: Better days are ahead.

Martz won't discuss reports he's interested in two college jobs

Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz declined comment on reports that he's interested in the head coaching jobs at Arizona State and UCLA.

Go West? UCLA, Arizona State jobs would intrigue Bears' Martz

Mike Martz hasn't coached in college in 20 years. But that doesn't mean the Bears' offensive coordinator would rule out consideration for the UCLA and Arizona State head-coaching jobs.

Report: Bears' Martz interested in Arizona State job

Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz reportedly is interested in the head-coaching opening at Arizona State, where he once served as an assistant.

Hanie's 'learning experience' ends Bears' last shot at comeback

Caleb Hanie threw for 254 yards and three interceptions in his first career start in place of Jay Cutler, and the Chicago Bears lost 25-20 to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday after a late rally ended with a whimper.

Hanie throws 3 INTs, Raiders edge Bears (AP)

Playing against a fill-in quarterback making his first career NFL start, the Oakland Raiders managed to win despite struggling to punch the ball into the end zone. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a team-record six field goals and the Raiders took advantage of three interceptions from Chicago's Caleb Hanie to beat the Bears 25-20 Sunday.

Kansas City Chiefs at Chicago Bears Game Preview

Will Kyle Orton be returning to Chicago as a starting quarterback? I think so. Will Caleb Hanie be able to improve upon his performance of a week ago? He has to. Will the Bears right the ship at home? Absolutely. WHY DO I LIKE THE CHICAGO BEARS THIS WEEK? I always like the Chicago Bears... Read more »
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