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Cutler MVP might be a reach, but Marshall correct to set bar high

July 31st, 2014 - 9:13 am

On Wednesday, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall made headlines when he said that his friend and quarterback, Jay Cutler, could “absolutely” win the Most Valuable Player award this upcoming season. It’s a lofty goal, for sure, and I don’t expect [...]

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Bears Training Camp: Cutler’s progress taking backseat to backup competition

July 23rd, 2014 - 4:19 pm

“We asked one hundred Bears fans what’s the biggest storyline surrounding the Bears quarterback position. Top five answers are on the board. Survey SAYS…” Okay, it’s not exactly a game of Family Feud, but while gauging the interest level in [...]

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New York out, Chicago and Los Angeles alive for 2015 NFL Draft

July 18th, 2014 - 8:21 am

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that the league has dropped New York from discussions for hosting the 2015 NFL Draft. “We’re focusing solely on Los Angeles and Chicago now,” Goodell told reporters. New York has hosted the draft every [...]

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The Cutler Maturity Show has jumped the shark

June 18th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

That’s it. I’ve had it. I’m done with this show. I’ve never cared enough about the dramatics to emotionally invest myself, anyway, but I always followed from afar. The plot has run its course. The mystery is nonexistent. All discussion [...]

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Relish the Marshall and Jeffery dynamic while it lasts

June 4th, 2014 - 12:15 pm

If you’re a lifelong Bears fan, I don’t need to tell you just how much a treat it was to watch wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery go to work last season. The Bears offense has been so bad [...]

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Wilson could soar under the radar

June 4th, 2014 - 11:45 am

Marquess Wilson has the world at his fingertips right now. All he has to do is reach out, grab it, and run like the wind. The second-year wide receiver, who possesses good speed and size (6-foot-3, and a much stronger [...]

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Defensive line will be a different beast this season

June 4th, 2014 - 11:15 am

I’m not a fortune teller, nor am I a gambling man, but from years of analysis and instincts, my gut tells me that the Bears will be much improved along the defensive line in 2014. For starters, the Bears are [...]

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Conte feeling good, not experiencing setbacks

June 4th, 2014 - 10:45 am

Bears safety Chris Conte is continuing his rehab from offseason shoulder surgery and the much maligned pro is anxious to get medical clearance to play. “As soon as I can get back out there, I’ll get back,” Conte said Tuesday. [...]

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Tillman and Ratliff absent from OTA, Williams back

June 4th, 2014 - 10:15 am

Cornerback Charles Tillman and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff both were absent from Tuesday’s organized team activity. These practices are voluntary, of course, so neither absence comes as a big shocker for two players who have been in the league a [...]

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Houston-Bennett scuffle tame, but meaningful

June 4th, 2014 - 9:45 am

On a hot, late spring day in Lake Forest, the Bears added a little spice to an otherwise dull organized team activity practice. Tempers flared between the gregarious tight end Martellus Bennett and newly acquired defensive end Lamarr Houston, as [...]

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