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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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Forte battling sore ankle

September 13th, 2008 - 3:05 pm

Bears rookie running back Matt Forte is battling a sore ankle and is listed as probable on the injury report for Week 2. Forte’s appearance on the list as well as his reduced reps during practice this week caused a [...]

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Dolphins claim Barton off waivers

September 11th, 2008 - 10:53 pm

Rookie offensive lineman Kirk Barton, waived by the Bears to make room on the active roster for the return of Fred Miller, was picked up by the Miami Dolphins and will be joining their active roster. The move obviously signals [...]

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Ogunleye named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

September 11th, 2008 - 9:19 am

Bears defensive end Adewale Ogunleye was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 1 of the NFL season. Ogunleye recorded 6 tackles — including three for a loss — against Indianapolis Sunday night, none more important than his [...]

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Bears welcome back Fred Miller

September 10th, 2008 - 4:56 pm

The Bears solidified their offensive line on Wednesday by bringing back veteran tackle Fred Miller. The move has been rumored for weeks and finally has come to fruition. While I was one of the biggest advocates for releasing Miller this [...]

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Bears shoot up the ranks with victory over Colts

September 10th, 2008 - 9:01 am

The Bears found themselves in a comfortable position entering the regular season. They were thrust into the limelight as the underdog, a role they’ve thrived in under Lovie Smith. And as the underdog, they were ranked near the bottom of [...]

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Bowman returns to Bears

September 4th, 2008 - 10:19 am

As expected, just a day after the Bears traded for offensive lineman Dan Buenning from Tampa Bay and released rookie cornerback Zackary Bowman to make room on the active roster, Bowman returned to the Bears by taking the last remaining [...]

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Bears hiding Tommie Harris injury?

September 3rd, 2008 - 9:32 am

According to ChicagoSports.com, a team source said that defensive tackle Tommie Harris hasn’t practiced since after the third preseason game against San Francisco. He was held out of the preseason finale against Cleveland and the Bears haven’t mentioned his absence [...]

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