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The Bears Beat (05.02.13): Bears agree to deals with rookies Greene, Wilson

May 2nd, 2013 - 6:00 pm

The Bears continued their aggression to get their rookies signed by agreeing to deals with linebacker Khaseem Greene and receiver Marquess Wilson. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the four picks the Bears agreed to deals with (Greene and Wilson plus …

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The Bears Beat (05.01.13): Bears move quickly to sign draft picks

May 1st, 2013 - 6:04 pm

As is the case almost every year, the Bears moved quickly to sign their draft picks by agreeing to terms with offensive tackle Jordan Mills and defensive end Cornelius Washington. Also, Soldier Field will host a Blackhawks game in 2014. …

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End of an era: Bears and Urlacher will part ways

March 20th, 2013 - 5:42 pm

Multiple news outlets reported that the Bears have announced they will not be bringing back Brian Urlacher next season. In Urlacher’s 13 seasons with the Bears, he grew into the face of the franchise and led a Hall of Fame …

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Emery, Trestman appear to be good match

January 18th, 2013 - 12:09 pm

There is no guarantee that a general manager of a professional sports organization, particularly in the NFL where tolerance for slow turnaround is low, will get more than one chance at hiring the right head coach for the ball club. …

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Bears hire Marc Trestman to be next head coach

January 16th, 2013 - 8:39 am

The Bears broke news overnight when they agreed to terms with Marc Trestman to be the team’s 14th head coach in franchise history. Early indications are that the Bears went an unconventional, yet strategically smart route in hiring their guy. …

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Patience will pay off in Bears head coach search

January 8th, 2013 - 6:18 pm

Some Bears fans and a handful of media are growing restless as the search for the next Bears head coach enters its second week and the list of candidates that have been or will be interviewed surpasses a dozen. The …

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Bowman’s return, if only minimally, offers an upgrade

October 18th, 2012 - 9:02 am

The Bears released former first round offensive tackle Chris Williams this week and in his place they signed cornerback Zack Bowman, who was with the team for four seasons. As trivial as the addition seems, it still remains an upgrade …

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Bears Notebook: Bears have opportunity to send message to league

October 15th, 2012 - 7:00 pm

Before the 2012 season began, the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots were widely predicted to represent their respective conferences in Super Bowl XLVII. While that certainly remains a viable possibility, expectations have shifted numerous times through the first …

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The Bears Beat (10.10.12): Bears deny Lovie Smith contract negotiation rumors

October 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm

Both general manager Phil Emery and head coach Lovie Smith denied a report from Tuesday that the head coach was in negotiations with the organization about a contract extension. Also, Emery defended and supported Jay Cutler as the team’s franchise …

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The Bears Beat (09.06.12): Urlacher held out of Thursday practice

September 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm

Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher was held out of Thursday’s practice for precautionary reasons. The average Bears season ticket is reportedly $110. And more Bears-Colts related news and information. Urlacher held out as precautionary measure Thu Sep 6 15:45:28 2012 …

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