Category Archives: Training Camp

Holding out would be a grave mistake for Forte

July 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm

The latest drama to surface surrounding the Bears is that running back Matt Forte is “strongly considering not showing up to training camp in Bourbonnais,” according to the Chicago Tribune. Forte is set to make $550,000 in this, the final [...]

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Hanie’s injury not a cause for concern

August 17th, 2010 - 9:12 am

It seems like the biggest news surrounding the Bears at the moment is what they will do about their quarterback situation now that Caleb Hanie suffered a shoulder injury in Saturday’s preseason opener against the Chargers. Will they sign a [...]

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Bears linebackers sporting Mohawks

August 13th, 2010 - 9:32 am

In a unique training camp twist, Bears linebackers, led by Lance Briggs, have decided to go with Mohawks, according to Sean Jensen of the Sun-Times. “I spearheaded the movement,” Briggs said. “Hopefully, the whole city of Chicago will have them.” [...]

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Training camp notes: Hester returns with flare

August 11th, 2010 - 9:08 am

When one of your team’s best playmakers sits out practices for nearly a week, it’s perfectly normal to feel a touch of anxiety, especially when your team has missed the playoffs in three straight years. But, as it turns out, [...]

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Garza fighting for a starting job

August 9th, 2010 - 9:30 am

Apparently the coaching staff has enough faith in their younger linemen that Roberto Garza will not be handed a starting job like Olin Kreutz and Chris Williams. Garza, who has been a model of consistency though not spectacular during his [...]

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Martz “pleased” with offense

August 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm

For the first time in a couple months, Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz spoke with the media and had nothing but glowing things to say about his offense. Saying Devin Hester “has had a remarkable camp” and the tight ends [...]

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Sources: Favre not returning to Vikings

August 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm

It may seem like it’s stating the obvious, but if Brett Favre does not return to the Vikings as NFL.com reported Tuesday it clearly levels the playing field in the NFC North. Not only will the Vikings have lost backup [...]

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Projected starters at safety banged up

August 2nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Training camp is only in its fourth day and already one of the biggest question marks about this year’s Bears team — the safety position — just became even more bleak. Over the weekend, Chris Harris suffered a back injury [...]

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Manumaleuna sees offensive progress in teammates

August 2nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm

New Bears tight end Brandon Manumaleuna, who played under offensive coordinator Mike Martz in St. Louis, said in a story on ChicagoBears.com that he sees his offensive teammates making progress with Martz’s scheme. “The guys are picking it up well,” [...]

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Seifert: Pass defense biggest disappointment so far in training camp

August 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm

ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert, who writes for the NFC North Blog, posted an entry today with his thoughts and observations about the Bears training camp so far. He covers three hot issues including whether the Bears can get on track by [...]

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