How many 3-13 teams bounced back?

If the Bears rebound from their lackluster 3-13 record in 2016 to make the playoffs in 2017, it wouldn't be an unprecedented accomplishment.Read more.

Thrower made history in Bears debut

As a member of the Bears in 1953, Willie Thrower became the first African-American quarterback in NFL history when he entered a game against the San Francisco 49ers.Read more.

Payton, Dent featured in photo gallery

Bears Hall of Famers Walter Payton and Richard Dent are included in a photo gallery on NFL.com that features 30 of the top NFL players from historically black colleges.Read more.

Bears earn high marks for rookie class

The Bears are one of five NFL teams to receive an "A" grade for their 2016 rookie class from NFL.com analysts Bucky Brooks and Conor Orr.Read more.

Focusing on Bears special teams units

Kicker Connor Barth, who rebounded from a slow start to have a solid 2016 season, is one of a handful of Bears special-teams contributors who is due to become a free agent.Read more.