Julius Peppers decision is Bears' top priority - Brad Biggs: The Bears must decide whether to keep veteran end Julius Peppers before they can formulate a plan to rebuild their struggling defense. Dan Hanzus: Among five big-name potential salary cap casualties.
Rookie review: Marquess Wilson - Jeff Dickerson: The coaching staff’s willingness to sprinkle Wilson into the offense as a rookie signals the organization likely has big plans for him.
2014 Bears outlook: Offensive Line - Moon Mullin: Slauson, Bushrod, Long and Mills all are signed for three more years, projecting to bring a stability in the foundation of the offense.
2014 Bears outlook: Defensive backs - Moon Mullin: Safety will be on the shopping list again this offseason, and 2014 could begin with new starters at three of the four positions in the secondary.
Bears mailbag - Michael C. Wright's Q&A session on all things Bears. Who[m - Den] or what position on defense will the Bears go after with their first pick?
Bears doing good things - Larry Mayer: Charles Tillman, 2013 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, gave his two Super Bowl tickets to a New Jersey man whose brother was killed while serving in the Army in Iraq.
Rahm Emanuel big on promoting sports in Chicago - David Haugh: From a Super Bowl for Soldier Field to Wrigley Field renovation to advocating and supporting youth activities in Chicago, the mayor's all in.
Sun-Times Bears section here.
Ditka - Scott Krinch: Legendary Bears head coach doesn't think his old team is far off from the Super Bowl champions.
Ugly NFL Xmas sweaters are always in season - Clark Toys is selling ugly NFL sweaters for all 32 teams for $49.99 apiece. [The Bears Xmas sweatervest is pretty sweet - Den]
Probably Wales' finest.