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  • Hoge: Bears Inching Back Towards Relevance, But Offense Needs To Catch Up

    SOLDIER FIELD — The Bears’ rebuilding effort under general manager Ryan Pace has been a long, painstaking process with few highlights and plenty of losses.  But that seems to be changing, at least on one side of the ball. 

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Patience Required With Trubisky, Run-Heavy Offense

    The Bears got a win in Baltimore Sunday, but you almost wouldn't know it based on the reaction to John Fox's team blowing an 11-point lead in the final three minutes, which forced rookie Mitch Trubisky to work his magic in overtime.

  • Hoge: Bears’ Defense Goes From Good To Great In Baltimore

    BALTIMORE — Sorry, Mitch. But for once, you’re not the story today. Sure, the Bears would not have beat the Ravens 27-24 in overtime Sunday without Trubisky’s athleticism, which bailed out his center’s bad snaps and helped setup the game-winning field goal, but this one would have looked much different had Vic Fangio’s defense not delivered its most impressive performance to date.

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Dowell Loggains Has His ‘Heisman’ Moment

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Mitch Trubisky era is fully upon us, and while the Bears lost his debut Monday night, there were plenty of exciting (and hopeful) moments, including the creative, brilliant two-point conversion that was pulled off. Let’s dive into this week’s “10 Bears Things,” which includes the genesis of a play 17 years in the making: 1. Back in August, the Bears were wrapping up practice on a sunny day in Bourbonnais, giving each quarterback a chance […]

  • Hoge: If Bears Drafted ‘Right Guy,’ Trubisky’s ‘Readiness’ Won’t Matter

    Not surprisingly, some are worried that the disastrous four-game Mike Glennon era is resulting in the Bears rushing Trubisky onto the field. Is he playing too early?

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: How Mitch Trubisky Changes The Offense

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- It's all about the quarterbacks this week as Mitchell Trubisky takes over as the Bears' starter. Here are 10 things you need to know now that the No. 2 overall pick is in charge of the Bears' offense.

  • Hoge and Jahns, Episode 118: Mitch Trubisky Is The Starter

    The Bears have officially made the inevitable move, promoting Mitch Trubisky to the starting quarterback job after Mike Glennon struggled throughout the preseason and the first four weeks of the regular season. Trubisky will make his first start on Monday Night Football against the Minnesota Vikings. How much does he change the offense, and how much does this change the outlook for the rest of the 2017 season? And from Mike Glennon's side of things, will he even want to stick around? Adam Hoge and Adam Jahns discuss it all on an emergency episode of The Hoge & Jahns Podcast.

  • Hoge: Everyone Knows It — It’s Trubisky Time

    GREEN BAY, Wis. — The correct time to play Mitch Trubisky already came and went. That time was two weeks ago in Tampa when the Bears found themselves in a 17-0 hole after three early turnovers, two by Mike Glennon. 

  • Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Hard To Compare Trubisky’s Development To Aaron Rodgers

    LAKE FOREST — There is a lot to get to on this short week before a Bears-Packers game so let’s dive right in: 1. Aaron Rodgers knows the value of learning from the bench, but his situation in Green Bay was a lot different than Trubisky’s current situation in Chicago.  “It was the best thing that happened to me, being able to sit for three years and learn behind a Hall-of-Famer,” Rodgers said on a conference call Tuesday. That Hall-of-Famer […]

  • ‘That’s Really Unprofessional’: An Oral History Of The Wacky, Confusing Play That Almost Cost The Bears A Win

    The Steelers were lining up for 35-yard field goal that would have cut the Bears’ lead to four points before halftime. What should have been a 14-10 halftime score suddenly appeared destined for 21-7 before eventually settling on 17-7.  And it’s even more confusing than it sounds.