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Harris suspended for Lions game

October 2nd, 2008 - 4:45 pm

According to ChicagoBears.com, defensive tackle Tommie Harris was suspended for the Detroit Lions game this Sunday for violating an unspecified team rule. “It’s always disappointing when you have to suspend one of your players, but nothing’s bigger than the team,” [...]

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Lloyd, Booker hobbled by knee injuries

October 2nd, 2008 - 12:08 pm

A pair of Bears receivers were sidelined Wednesday with knee injuries. Brandon Lloyd, who hurt his knee against the Eagles and could not finish the game, has a knee sprain that could prevent him from playing against the Lions this [...]

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Bears jump up rankings after win over Eagles

October 1st, 2008 - 11:34 am

After knocking off one of the top teams in the NFC, the Philadelphia Eagles — a media darling if ever there was one — the Bears were expected to make a jump in the national power rankings. They did just [...]

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Hass added to the practice squad

October 1st, 2008 - 10:24 am

Wide receiver Mike Hass, whom the Bears cut in their final roster cutdown at the end of training camp, was added to the practice squad Tuesday. Hass’ addition might signal that the Bears are concerned about Brandon Lloyd’s knee, which [...]

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Bradley latches on with Chiefs

October 1st, 2008 - 9:36 am

On the same day that fellow 2005 Bears draft pick Cedric Benson signed with the Cincinnati Bengals, second round pick Mark Bradley inked a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs. The 2005 draft class is arguably Jerry Angelo’s worst as [...]

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Bengals sign ex-Bear Benson

September 30th, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Seeking a complement at running back to start Chris Perry, the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed former Bear Cedric Benson. Benson will take over the role held by DeDe Dorsey, who was placed on injured reserve Tuesday after suffering a [...]

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Kiffin out as Raiders head coach

September 30th, 2008 - 5:39 pm

Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin was fired by the organization Tuesday, one day after the firing of St. Louis Rams head coach Scott Linehan. It was just a matter of time before the move happened, as Raiders owner Al Davis [...]

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Jets’ DB Smith fined, suspended for hit on Bolden

September 29th, 2008 - 6:15 pm

New York Jets safety Eric Smith has been fined $50,000 and suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Anquan Boldin. After the hit, Bolden collapsed in the end zone and was carted off the field. [...]

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Bears Beat: The buzz about the Bears

September 29th, 2008 - 10:13 am

After a big prime time victory over one of the preseason NFC favorites, the media is buzzing. Here is some commentary following the Bears’ victory over the Eagles Sunday night: The Bears had the ball at their own 39-yard line [...]

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Level of bitterness emanating from Philly

September 29th, 2008 - 9:40 am

We know all too well how the Chicago media can get, but after reading this story from Philly.com, there’s a whole new level of bitterness I’ve come to realize. This quote struck me the most: …this was a game against [...]

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