The Bears on Friday placed veteran linebacker Lance Briggs on injured reserve with a groin injury, meaning that he will miss the final four games of the season.
Senior writer Larry Mayer identifies four things he learned in the Bears' 34-17 Thanksgiving loss to the Detroit Lions Thursday at Ford Field.
Read what national publications had to say about the Bears' 34-17 loss against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving at Ford Field.
Facing the NFL's top-ranked run defense Thursday in Detroit, the Bears used their short-passing game as an extension of their running attack.
ChicagoBears.com takes you inside the locker room with quotes from Bears players following Thursday's loss against the Lions at Ford Field.
Receiver Alshon Jeffery provided one of the Bears’ few bright spots in Thursday’s 34-17 loss to the Lions, catching nine passes for 71 yards and two touchdowns.
The Bears defense generated a key takeaway early in Thursday's game in Detroit, but later allowed touchdowns on three straight possessions en route to a 34-17 loss to the Lions.
The Bears jumped to the quick start they so desperately needed Thursday in Detroit, but they were outscored 31-3 over the final three quarters in a discouraging 34-17 Thanksgiving loss to the Lions.
Read situational updates from the field as they unfolded during the Bears' 34-17 loss on Thanksgiving against the Lions at Ford Field.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses why the Bears didn't run the ball more against the Lions, why Willie Young drew a 15-yard penalty and the Bears' record on Thanksgiving.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the latest news regarding Bears injuries, why the Bears declined a penalty on the last play of the first half Sunday and the last time two straight Bears games ended with the same final score.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether defensive end David Bass will get more reps, rookie safety Brock Vereen playing more on defense and the last time the Bears faced one of their former head coaches.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the Bears record when Matt Forte rushes for more than 100 yards, passes thrown to Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, and why the Bears ran the ball late in the first half against the Vikings.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether the Bears will lean more on receiver Alshon Jeffery, what the Bears' three wins have in common and how the Bears have fared against the Vikings at home.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the breakdown that left Packers receiver Jordy Nelson wide open for an easy touchdown, if Kyle Long will get some reps at tackle and if Marquess Wilson is ready to make his season debut.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses who will start at linebacker for the Bears Sunday night in Green Bay, how the offense compares statistically to last season and if Robbie Gould matched a career low with one point against the Patriots.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses if the Bears will keep rotating their captains, the likelihood of receiver Marquess Wilson playing against the Packers and the plan to replace injured defensive lineman Lamarr Houston.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether linebacker Lance Briggs will be able to play against the Packers, how close the Bears came to making a trade before the deadline and players in the 1,000-yard rushing and receiving club.