Colleen Kane, chicagotribune.com

Colleen Kane

chicagotribune.com

Chicago, IL, United States

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  • Pioneer Press
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • Hartford Courant
  • The Baltimore Sun

Past articles by Colleen:

Which player grabbed attention in OTAs? What does Justin Fields need to show in training camp? 4 key topics as the Chicago Bears head into their summer break.

The Chicago Bears have five weeks to regroup before preparation for the 2023 season kicks into high gear at training camp. → Read More

5 things we learned at Chicago Bears practice, including the ‘best friends’ rapport between DJ Moore and Justin Fields

Smooth. Savvy. Smart. New Chicago Bears receiver DJ Moore is drawing praise across Halas Hall. But his budding chemistry with QB Justin Fields might be most important. → Read More

Get to know the Chicago Bears 2023 draft class

The Chicago Bears drafted 10 players in last month’s NFL draft, from Darnell Wright at No. 10 to Kendall Williamson at No. 258. → Read More

Chicago Bears 2023 schedule: Here’s who they’ll play — and our predictions for each matchup

The 2023 Chicago Bears schedule is set. They'll open against the Green Bay Packers and have four prime-time games. Here’s how our trio of Bears reporters sees the season playing out. → Read More

8 things we heard at Chicago Bears rookie minicamp, including excitement about 1st-round pick Darnell Wright’s potential

The Chicago Bears coaching staff is eager to begin developing first-round pick Darnell Wright, a talented offensive tackle out of Tennessee: “The game is kind of slow for him.” → Read More

The Chicago Bears have 3 picks on Day 2 of the NFL draft. Here are 10 prospects who could be a fit.

The Chicago Bears still have more roster holes to fill and more chances to do so in the next rounds of the NFL draft. → Read More

Chicago Bears in the 2023 NFL draft: Top pick Darnell Wright could be an immediate starter at right tackle

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles is off and running with his draft weekend to-do list. → Read More

13 players the Chicago Bears could select at No. 9 in the 2023 NFL draft

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Poles remains excited about the menu of prospects he likely will be choosing from when he gets his first big swing in the NFL draft. Here are 13 players who could make sense. → Read More

5 things we heard from the Chicago Bears, including trade scenarios for the NFL draft and reaction to the Aaron Rodgers deal

Chicago Bears assistant GM Ian Cunningham met with reporters to preview what’s ahead as they prepare to make 10 draft picks, starting with No. 9 on Thursday. → Read More

Are Jalen Carter or Peter Skoronski options for the Chicago Bears at No. 9 in the NFL draft? 4 questions facing GM Ryan Poles.

Ryan Poles is just four days from his second draft as Chicago Bears GM. The three-day event is crucial for the Bears as they continue rebuilding their roster, starting with the No. 9 pick. → Read More

10 things we heard from — and about — the Chicago Bears at the NFL meetings, including DJ Moore’s energy and adding hometown players

The NFL’s spring meetings wrapped up Tuesday evening at the Arizona Biltmore resort in Phoenix where the Chicago Bears remained a hot topic of conversation. → Read More

Bound by basketball, friendship and grief: Simeon’s terrific 2013 state championship team, a decade later

A decade after Simeon Career Academy won its fourth consecutive state title, the death of a teammate binds arguably the greatest basketball team in Illinois high school history. → Read More

Chicago Bears free-agency news: Veteran linebacker Dylan Cole added as a depth piece

In his second offseason with the Chicago Bears, general manager Ryan Poles has plenty of salary-cap space to rework a roster that finished 3-14 in 2022. → Read More

Jon Hoke returns as defensive passing game coordinator as the Chicago Bears announce staff hires and promotions

The Chicago Bears have hired Jon Hoke to be their cornerbacks coach and defensive passing game coordinator. → Read More

As Ryan Poles begins Year 2 as the Chicago Bears GM, he has a new collaborator in Kevin Warren for a crucial offseason

How can new Chicago Bears President Kevin Warren help Ryan Poles in the general manager's second year? → Read More

3 things we heard about the Chicago Bears’ Arlington Heights stadium project, including how Kevin Warren can help

New Chicago Bears president/CEO Kevin Warren is a self-described "stadium nerd" who's excited about the Arlington Park property. → Read More

Highlights from Kevin Warren’s introduction as Chicago Bears president and CEO: ‘You need to plan before you start digging’

New Chicago Bears president and CEO Kevin Warren expressed his vision for how he hopes to propel the team into a promising future, including thoughts on a potential new stadium in Arlington Heights. → Read More

What will Kevin Warren bring to the Chicago Bears? What should GM Ryan Poles do with the No. 1 pick? 4 questions for the offseason.

A lot of hope is swirling around a Chicago Bears team that finished the season on a franchise-record 10-game losing streak. → Read More

Chicago Bears hire Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren — ‘a man of integrity, respect and excellence’ — as their new president/CEO

Kevin Warren’s arrival comes at a landmark time in the organization’s history with the Chicago Bears pursuing a grand venture to build a new stadium. → Read More

Ryan Poles says the Chicago Bears are ‘excited’ to see Justin Fields develop as the starting QB in 2023, but improved passing is needed

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Poles plans for Justin Fields to be his starting quarterback in 2023 and would have to be "blown away" to draft a quarterback at No. 1. → Read More