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Bowman’s development gives Bears depth, flexibility

Posted in News and Rumors on August 2, 2009 at 9:56 am by

During the 2008 draft, while skimming through one of four draft guides I had bought, I came across an interesting nugget. As I’m sure most of you are aware, most draft guides have some kind […] Read the full article »

Bowman, not Graham, will open camp at cornerback

Posted in News and Rumors on July 30, 2009 at 10:58 am by

According to ChicagoBears.com, it will be second-year pro Zack Bowman, not Corey Graham, that will open training camp filling in for the injured Charles Tillman. Bowman appeared in one game last year, the Bears’ 48-41 […] Read the full article »

Keeping Tillman at cornerback the correct decision

Posted in News and Rumors on February 17, 2009 at 2:28 pm by

For the past few years, the popular topic of discussion around town was moving cornerback Charles Tillman to safety because he’s a big, physical defensive back who can strip the ball with the best of […] Read the full article »

Déjà vu for the Bears at Ford Field?

Posted in News and Rumors on October 2, 2008 at 7:56 pm by

In last year’s 37-27 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field, the Bears limped into Detroit with an entirely different secondary than the one that started that season opener in San Diego. In 2007, […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

Posted in News and Rumors on August 27, 2008 at 11:24 pm by

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

Posted in News and Rumors on August 21, 2008 at 1:22 pm by

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the […] Read the full article »

Bears set to close training camp

Posted in News and Rumors on August 13, 2008 at 11:14 pm by

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 […] Read the full article »

Bears-Chiefs postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 7, 2008 at 10:23 pm by

While watching the Bears’ preseason game against Kansas City tonight, I took some notes during the game. I jotted down about 66 different tidbits, some good and some bad. Of course, I won’t go through […] Read the full article »

Graham overtaking McBride?

Posted in News and Rumors on July 27, 2008 at 11:32 am by

Last season, when Nathan Vasher missed 12 games with a groin injury, rookie cornerback Trumaine McBride started in his place and actually played admirably. So much so, in fact, that sports talk shows were flooded […] Read the full article »