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2012 Chicago Bears final roster

September 1st, 2012 - 11:06 am

The Bears, like all NFL teams, made final cuts Friday night to get down to the 53-man roster limit. The word “final” is such a fluid term as teams will continue to shape their rosters before the start of the …

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2012 NFL final roster cuts

September 1st, 2012 - 10:15 am

A look at the final roster cuts from around the NFL. Arizona Cardinals roster cuts CB Crezdon Butler, LB Anthony Coleman, DB Blake Gideon, LB Clark Haggans, OL Russ Hochstein, DT Ricky Lumpkin, LB Colin Parker, CB Larry Parker, WR …

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The Bears Beat (08.28.12): Injury updates for Urlacher, Podlesh, others

August 28th, 2012 - 5:40 pm

In the midst of the final week of the preseason and just a week and a half from the season opener, injuries to Bears defenders and punter Adam Podlesh have been piling up. Lovie Smith expects Urlacher to be ready …

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Urlacher owes no explanation to the media

August 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 am

For those who have been reading me long enough, you know of my shortage of respect for the members of the Chicago media. Specifically the Chicago sports media. Specifically Chicago Tribune columnist David Haugh, who fulfills his job as required …

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Report: Urlacher sought alternative procedure to surgery

August 22nd, 2012 - 8:23 am

As Mike Mulligan reports in the Chicago Tribune, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher reportedly sought treatment for his knee in Germany as an alternative to having surgery this offseason. According to two league sources, Urlacher explored what is called “Regenokine …

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From the Notebook: Thoughts and observations while watching Bears-Redskins preseason game

August 19th, 2012 - 11:14 am

The following are notes I took while reviewing the Bears-Redskins preseason game from Saturday night. –Brian Urlacher’s missing presence is clearly looming among the first string defense, particularly in the run game. Nick Roach does not have Urlacher’s awareness and …

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10 things to watch in Bears-Redskins preseason Game 2

August 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm

Here are 10 players, positions, or story lines to watch in the meaningful meaningless preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins on Saturday. Left tackle competition The single biggest concern entering this exhibition contest — which will probably …

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Reports: Urlacher had multiple knee surgeries this offseason

August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm

According to multiple reports, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher had at least two knee surgeries during the offseason, one immediately after the regular season ended and another during the spring. If true, it would add extra concern to the already …

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The Bears Beat (08.16.12): Urlacher intends to play Week 1 vs. Colts

August 16th, 2012 - 5:27 pm

Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher said he still plans on being back on the field by the first week of the regular season following his arthroscopic knee surgery. Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III figures to be a good test …

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Urlacher knee scope a necessary procedure

August 14th, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Veteran middle linebacker Brian Urlacher reportedly underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday, ending more than a week of speculation regarding his absence from the practice field. After taking part in practices from the beginning of camp, Urlacher missed several days …

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