Monthly Archives: August 2008

10 things to watch in preseason Game 2

August 16th, 2008 - 10:43 am

The Bears concluded their training camp in Bourbonnais on Thursday with a light, free-spirited practice in which players exchanged jerseys and had a walkthrough preparing for tonight’s second preseason game in Seattle. Much like last week’s preseason opener against the [...]

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Bears QBs atop the one important statistical category

August 15th, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Say what you want about the Bears’ quarterbacks: they lack consistency, one doesn’t have the arm to make the necessary NFL throws but won’t make mistakes, the other has a cannon for an arm but suffers from brain farts. But [...]

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Bears set to close training camp

August 13th, 2008 - 11:14 pm

The Bears will have their final practice of the 2008 training camp Thursday, and it will be closed to the public. Even though there are still three and a half weeks of preseason remaining until the Bears kick off the [...]

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Bears absorbing cheap shots, verbal abuse

August 12th, 2008 - 3:54 pm

I love the Internet. I always have and always will. It’s one of my biggest passions in life. And yet, with every good thing, there must be at least some negative. One of my least favorite things about the Internet [...]

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Muhsin Muhammad on the Chicago Bears

August 11th, 2008 - 1:11 pm

“That’s right. It’s where receivers go to die.” -Carolina wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad on the Chicago Bears.

Wolfe playing hurt

August 11th, 2008 - 9:24 am

Apparently Garrett Wolfe can play hurt, because the second year back had a successful game against the Chiefs on Thursday and has been playing with a sore hamstring for some time now. In a story on ChicagoSports.com, Wolfe says he [...]

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Thoughts and observations from Bourbonnais

August 10th, 2008 - 9:46 am

I made the 2-hour trek down south to Bourbonnais Saturday night to watch the Bears practice, and, I have to admit, while I appreciate the opportunity to watch them in person and get a good feel for what they’re doing, [...]

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Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

August 9th, 2008 - 11:34 am

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball without the defense respecting the [...]

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Brett Favre the New York Jet

August 8th, 2008 - 5:01 pm

Brett Favre holds up his new New York Jets jersey at Cleveland Browns Stadium before an NFL exhibition football game between the Jets and the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, in Cleveland. Favre was traded from the Green [...]

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Williams to miss extended time

August 8th, 2008 - 10:01 am

Nothing that happened in Thursday night’s preseason game was nearly as significant as the news which broke prior to kickoff. Rookie left tackle Chris Williams, who had been out of practice for two weeks with back spasms, underwent surgery to [...]

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