Daniel Pompei
Reporter, Specialist
My Role

Covers the Chicago Bears and pro football.
My Biography

Dan Pompei has covered more than 500 NFL games and 23 Super Bowls in a career that has taken him from the Sun-Times to The Sporting News to the Tribune. He is one of 44 selectors for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and one of nine members of the senior committee. Follow him on facebook.
My Interests

Fitness, marine fish, family and church activities.
My Recent Articles

Chicago's overlooked champions 8/31/2013
50 years later, remaining members of '63 Bears still have many great stories to tell The story of the 1963 Bears, Chicago's overlooked champions, begins at the end of the 1962 season.        

From here to there, quite a journey 8/3/2013
Tribune writer gives thanks to all who helped him along to recognition at Pro Football Hall of Fame CANTON, Ohio — There is a country song that has been playing in my head this weekend.        

Tanney knows scores behind score 8/2/2013
When Bears director of analytics looks at numbers, things begin to add up BOURBONNAIS — When Phil Emery joined the Bears as an area scout in 1998, then-college scouting director Bill Rees asked him to devise a program that would rate players based on various combine tests.        

Believing in Jeffery no longer a leap of faith 8/1/2013
Bears 2nd-year receiver has made big jumps in overall skill level — literally and figuratively BOURBONNAIS — It was a play near the end of practice Tuesday when Alshon Jeffery made it clear something was different.        

Bears rookie guard Long stands out 7/30/2013
It's evident first-round pick will have significant role BOURBONNAIS — Even if you didn't know much about the Bears and you happened on a practice at Olivet Nazarene University, you probably would ask the person next to you who that No. 75 is.