Brandon Marshall may be making coaches' decision for them - Moon Mullin: Mercurial wideout, who effectively orchestrated his exits from Denver and Miami through questionable conduct and commitment, may have taken a first step away from the course being set by Ryan Pace and John Fox.
[Video] SportsTalk Live - Is the Brandon Marshall sideshow starting up? Patrick Finley: Salary becomes guaranteed March 12 ... Dane: More Bears contract dates of note.
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Drayton hired as running backs coach - Larry Mayer: The Bears on Thursday reached an agreement with Stan Drayton to become their running backs coach, completing John Fox's staff of coordinators and position coaches.
Roster analysis: O-line - Not-Hub Arkush: With starting jobs possibly opening up at center and right tackle, which free agents could the Bears look at luring to Chicago?
[Video] Making the Grade - CSN's Bears panel analyzes what went right and what went wrong for the O-line during the 2014 season.
Roster analysis: QB - Dan Durkin: Clearly Ryan Pace has to add competition to the mix at quarterback, but of the available options, none are an upgrade over Jay Cutler. Lester's QB roster breakdown.
Roster analysis: QB - Hub Arkush: The question isn’t what do the Bears do about Jay Cutler, it’s what should they do at the position in addition to Jay Cutler? Dan Cahill: Steve McMichael not a fan.
Plays that shaped the season - Michael C. Wright: No. 7: Teddy Williams' early hit on Panthers punt returner Philly Brown, and Brown's subsequent scoop and score.
Bears mailbag - Brad Biggs' readers' Q&As on the likelihood of trading away high-priced veterans, looking at the draft, and whether the Bears will be rebuilding or contending.
Rookie watch (snippet) - Robert Klemko: What would Brock Vereen have done differently in the time between his final collegiate game and the day he was drafted?
Grading the 2015 coaching hires - Will Brinson isn't so hot on John Fox, only awarding the hire a C+.
Draft preview - Greg Gabriel breaks down two top talents at DE, Shane Ray and Dante Fowler [both of whom are coincidentally mock-drafted to the Bears by Steven Ruiz and Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz].
Draft preview - (CBS): Matt Miller joined the Boers and Bernstein Show and cautioned that trading back in this year’s draft would be a dangerous proposition [with Audio].
Documents shed new light on Chicago's plans to host NFL draft - Jared S. Hopkins: League makes dozens of costly requests to city, asks not to pay for almost any of them.
[Video] - Funny man Craig Robinson stops by FOX Sports Live to talk about changing a Super Bowl outcome, the other Craig Robinson, and to deliver some words of encouragement for his Bears.
Why don't people care about the Falcons' noise-gate? - Ross Tucker: Is it OK to cheat in the NFL, as long as you aren't winning at a high level and you admit to what you did?
Know thy enemy: Lions - Michael Rothstein: With 53 tackles this season, 8.5 sacks and two pass breakups and picking up four out of five first-place votes, Ndamukong Suh is the NFC North DPotY.
Know thy enemy: Vikings - Tom Pelissero: NFL, NFLPA go to federal court about Adrian Peterson's suspension.