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Jared Allen shows ability to win you over

April 1st, 2014 - 12:45 pm

As a lifelong Bears fan, as well as a humble man who appreciates humility and grace both on and off the football field, I have no qualms saying that I once hated Jared Allen. Everything from the redneck mullet he …

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Allen, other additions immediately upgrade defense

March 26th, 2014 - 12:52 pm

The Bears continued to overhaul their defense on Wednesday with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen. The former Minnesota Viking agreed to a four-year deal with the Bears and will immediately upgrade not only the stagnant pass …

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Emery again gets aggressive at start of free agency

March 12th, 2014 - 9:41 am

The jury is still out on the kind of general manager Phil Emery is or will be, but if I were in the room, he’d get a vote of confidence from me. If nothing else, he has shown he can …

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Bears’ loss(es) a bitter pill to swallow

October 20th, 2013 - 4:59 pm

The Bears may have run out of time in a 45-41 shootout loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but it was the losses on the field, rather than the scoreboard, that hurt the most. Already hobbled by various injuries …

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An inside look at the road traveled by Bears head coach Marc Trestman

October 9th, 2013 - 7:09 pm

Mark Kriegel, NFL Media analyst for NFL.com, wrote an interesting piece about Marc Trestman, his past, and the road he took to get where he is today. Check it out on NFL.com. Article: Marc Trestman, Chicago Bears hope different approach …

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Picking the Bears’ 53-man roster

August 29th, 2013 - 7:18 pm

As I sat down to start “predicting” what the Bears’ 53-man roster would be when final cuts are made in the next few days, it occurred to me that it’d be more worth my time to assemble my 53-man roster …

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Cutler doesn’t see need to force-feed other receivers

August 20th, 2013 - 5:51 pm

A lot of pundits make a habit of pointing out how often Jay Cutler targets Brandon Marshall with the football. In Thursday’s preseason game against the Chargers, for instance, the ESPN crew mentioned that last year, of Cutler’s 255 completions, …

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Mr. “Boom”-Bostic: Linebacker Jon Bostic blows up Mike Willie

August 16th, 2013 - 11:05 am

Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic blows up Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie.

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Bears Notes: Things that remain a concern

August 15th, 2013 - 7:27 am

The Bears wrapped up training camp Tuesday in Bourbonnais and will now enter regular preseason mode with their second practice game coming Thursday against the Chargers. The team has plenty to work on to get ready for regular season action, …

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Wootton, McClellin still battling for starting DE job

August 13th, 2013 - 7:29 am

According to new defensive line coach Mike Phair, there remains an open competition for the starting defensive end spot opposite Julius Peppers. Fourth-year pro Corey Wootton finished the 2012 season with the first-string defense but second-year man Shea McClellin will …

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