Bears’ defense dominates even with Mack out of lineup

Football 10/29/18, 03:10

The Chicago Bears showed they could dominate on defense, even with Khalil Mack out of the lineup.Then again, playing the Jets didn't hurt.The Bears were ready without Mack, shutting down Sam Darnold and New York's struggling offense in a 24-10 victory Sunday they sorely needed."We played together," linebacker Aaron Lynch ...

Trubisky throws 2 TDs as Bears beat Jets 24-10

Football 10/28/18, 16:19

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, and the short-handed Chicago Bears beat the New York Jets 24-10 on Sunday.The Bears (4-3) got the win they needed after dropping two in a row to fall out of the NFC North lead, even though star pass rusher Khalil Mack (right ankle) and ...

Raiders QB Derek Carr tries to ignore criticism

Football 10/24/18, 19:11

Derek Carr's No. 1 receiver has been traded just weeks after the Oakland Raiders dealt away another cornerstone player in Khalil Mack. Carr has just one win, has struggled to adjust to coach Jon Gruden's offense and has taken more of a physical beating than he has at any time ...

Bears searching for answers after problem areas surface

Football 10/22/18, 22:08

Losing consecutive games for the first time exposed several flaws with the Chicago Bears.Although coach Matt Nagy sees no easy fix after a 38-31 loss to the New England Patriots, he believes solutions are within reach for problems with Mitchell Trubisky's passing, a fading pass rush, and a feeble running ...

Raiders heading into rebuild mode following Amari Cooper trade

Football 10/22/18, 22:06

Soon after Jon Gruden arrived for his second stint as Oakland Raiders coach last winter he called Amari Cooper a "focal point" of the offense and pointed to Khalil Mack as a reason why he came back to coaching. Less than two months into his first season back in Oakland, both ...

Belichick: Don’t compare Bears’ Mack to LT just yet

Football 10/17/18, 19:35

No matter how dominant Chicago Bears star pass rusher Khalil Mack is, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wanted to make one thing clear.He's no L.T."Wait a minute, we're talking about Lawrence Taylor now," Belichick said Wednesday. "Yeah, I'm not putting anybody in Lawrence Taylor's class. So, you can put ...

After loss, Matt Nagy, Bears deal with big dose of adversity

Football 10/15/18, 16:03

After three weeks of success, adversity hit the Chicago Bears in waves.An injury to pass rusher Khalil Mack, a key missed field goal, turnovers at critical times, penalties, and a faltering defense all combined to help take down the Bears 31-28 in overtime Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.The mistakes ended ...

Bears’ defense suddenly shaky in 31-28 OT loss at Miami

Football 10/14/18, 19:09

The Miami Dolphins devised a simple plan to keep Khalil Mack out of their backfield."We had about four guys blocking him," Miami coach Adam Gase said.But what happened to the rest of the Chicago Bears' defense? A unit stirring memories of the Bears' glory days gave up 541 yards Sunday ...

Dolphins’ injury-depleted line must try to block Bears’ Mack

Football 10/11/18, 16:17

Last week the Miami Dolphins resorted to eight-man pass protection, so desperate were they to slow an onslaught against quarterback Ryan Tannehill.And now they have to block Khalil Mack.That will be a daunting task when Miami faces the Chicago Bears on Sunday in a matchup of first-place teams headed in ...

Bears reach bye with different view: from top of NFC North

Football 10/04/18, 19:45

The Chicago Bears rolled into their bye with their most lopsided victory in six seasons and sole possession of the NFC North lead for the first time in five years.For a team long buried at the bottom of the division, it's a different look. Just don't tell coach Matt Nagy ...

Bears’ ‘D’ gets help from ‘O’ in 48-10 romp over Bucs

Football 10/01/18, 03:00

For most of the season, it's been a solo act for Khalil Mack and the Chicago Bears' defense.After quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's breakthrough game Sunday, the Bears' defense and offense seem to be in sync.The defense made three interceptions and Mack continued pressuring the quarterback, while Trubisky threw for a career-high ...

Mack, Amukamara lead Bears over Seahawks 24-17

Sports 09/17/18, 23:35

CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 Monday night to give coach Matt Nagy his first career victory.

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