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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.

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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Webb moved to second string

August 12th, 2013 - 7:22 am

Well, my concerns didn’t last for long. Immediately after writing of my concern of right tackle J’Marcus Webb’s issues and lack of improvement at right tackle, we’ve learned that Webb was demoted to the second team and replaced by rookie [...]

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Things to watch in the Bears-Panthers preseason game

August 9th, 2013 - 2:00 pm

It’s finally here. Football is back. Sure, it’s just preseason and we’re not likely to see much of the starters — or much from them — but it’s football. The crack of the pads, the thrill of the pursuit, the [...]

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George McCaskey would pay Jay Cutler big in exchange for Super Bowl

August 8th, 2013 - 7:15 am

Last year, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco played out the final year of his contract in hopes of getting a bigger pay day than the the team was offering him before the season began. Flacco rolled the dice, so to [...]

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