Ben Kotwica says he's never seen an onside kick such as the one that beat the Atlanta Falcons last week. The kick helped leave the Falcons (0-2) already facing pressure as they prepare to play the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Dallas kicker Greg Zuerlein placed the ball flat on the ground - with no tee - for the unusual onside kick that set up his game-winning 46-yard field goal in the Cowboys' 40-39 win.
I know it's early, but can you pinpoint any identity with this Bears team yet? Dan Wiederer: The identity of this team is similar to the identity of so many Bears teams over the past 40 years. Win with defense and hope the offense can do enough to spark a run to the playoffs.
For me growing up and not really playing football until high school, I was searching for players to follow. And my dad always led me toward a group of certain players that we had VHS tapes on. And one of those guys was Gale.
It’s no secret that Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky doesn’t have many supporters left following a disappointing three-season career. In fact, Trubisky has been the butt of many jokes across the NFL — whether it’s for his blatant overthrows from last season or comments about turning televisions off at Halas Hall, which he might’ve made as a joke but didn’t exactly come off that way.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bears gave Danny Trevathan a day of rest Wednesday, three days after his playing time took a significant cut, but they didn't list an injury for the inside linebacker that would explain something hampering his performance the last two weeks. Trevathan was held out of the full-pads afternoon practice at Halas Hall. He walked onto the field as the stretching period began ...