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Agent: Packers CB Harris likely done for season

September 23rd, 2008 - 3:29 pm

The agent for Green Bay Packers cornerback Al Harris said his client suffered a torn spleen on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys and is likely done for the season. Sure, I’ve made fun of the guy before because of [...]

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Mike Brown has career game?

September 23rd, 2008 - 9:57 am

As reported by the Sun-Times’ Brad Biggs, Bears safety Mike Brown was credited with a career-best 17 tackles in Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after coaches reviewed the game film. Tackles are not an official NFL statistic and, [...]

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Hester out, Peterson up

September 21st, 2008 - 10:37 am

Lovie Smith was on Bears Gameday Live, a pregame show on Fox, and he confirmed that Devin Hester will be out for this game against the Buccaneers and Adrian Peterson will suit up in his place. At receiver, Marty Booker, [...]

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Friday roundup: LaRocque promoted, Hester questionable

September 19th, 2008 - 4:31 pm

The Bears on Friday promoted linebacker Joey LaRocque from the practice squad to replace the injured Brandon McGowan, who was placed on IR after sustaining a season-ending injury. LaRocque’s activation to the 53-man roster will upgrade the special teams coverage, [...]

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On the injury front: McGowan done for season

September 18th, 2008 - 1:58 pm

The status of two injuries from the Bears-Panthers game became a little bit clearer recently. Brandon McGowan, who was helped off the field Sunday, will undergo season-ending surgery to repair an ankle injury. You never like to see anybody get [...]

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Bears slide, but remain steady in rankings

September 17th, 2008 - 4:56 pm

Despite the Bears’ loss to the Panthers on Sunday, they’ve remained firmly in the middle-to-top of the pack in most national power rankings. In fact, the Bears made a bigger jump between preseason rankings to Week 1 rankings, and less [...]

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Benson back in the NFC North?

September 17th, 2008 - 1:58 pm

There’s a rumor picking up intensity that Cedric Benson could sign with the Detroit Lions soon. According to the Detroit Free Press, Austin, Texas, city council member Mike Martinez says Benson is about to sign with the team. I’m sure [...]

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Bears coaches Hamilton, Wilks friends as kids

September 17th, 2008 - 9:32 am

In a good story from ChicagoBears.com, Bears quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton and defensive backs coach Steven Wilks — 5 years Hamilton’s elder — were friends growing up. Hamilton used to follow Wilks in awe because Wilks was a star quarterback [...]

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Stats update

September 16th, 2008 - 6:51 pm

I’m not a big stat man. In fact, I hate stats. I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts. Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a lot of people do enjoy [...]

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Bears LBs show little concern for Delhomme

September 16th, 2008 - 10:07 am

In a great story from the Chicago Tribune’s Vaughn McClure, Bears linebackers Lance Briggs and Brian Urlacher showed little compassion for Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme. On a play that has been called the turning point of the Bears-Panthers game on [...]

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