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Favre says league has reinstated him

August 3rd, 2008 - 10:29 am

ESPN.com is reporting breaking news that Brett Favre has told Ed Werder that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated him. The Packers refused to confirm or deny that report because today isn’t an official business day. Favre will fly to [...]

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Bears to face Carolina sans Steve Smith

August 2nd, 2008 - 3:37 pm

Some angry words, flying fists, and a broken nose later and the Bears will be sitting pretty September 14 against the Carolina Panthers. Carolina has suspended star receiver Steve Smith for the first two games of the regular season due [...]

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Orton stands out on Family Night

August 1st, 2008 - 11:35 pm

In all fairness to Rex Grossman, he worked mainly with players who won’t be on this year’s roster, or, at best, won’t see much of the field. That didn’t stop Kyle Orton from shining in front of 25,000 fans at [...]

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Bears defensive tackles in good company

August 1st, 2008 - 4:38 pm

Last season, injuries to Tommie Harris, Dusty Dvoracek, and Darwin Walker depleted the middle of the defensive line and left the Bears vulnerable against the run. Upgrading the tackle position was an off-season requirement, one that was solved simply by [...]

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News and tidbits for Friday

August 1st, 2008 - 10:06 am

Marty Booker celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday, and, proving he still has adoring fans in Chicago, was presented wrapped presents and listened to “Happy Birthday” sung by some of his loyal supporters. From a football standpoint, he might be [...]

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Brian Urlacher on Brett Favre

July 31st, 2008 - 2:53 pm

“You can’t even change the channel without people talking about it: Brett Favre wiped his nose today. Brett Favre threw a pass to a high school kid. That’s all you hear about. I wish they’d figure out what they’re going [...]

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Bears’ running game center of attention

July 31st, 2008 - 1:18 pm

When the season kicks off in Indianapolis on September 7, it won’t matter to me who’s taking snaps from center. Nor do I care who is catching passes or even the ratio of offensive plays to kick returns for one [...]

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Favre to a division rival?

July 31st, 2008 - 9:12 am

Brett Favre in a Bears jersey? It’ll never happen, right? Favre donning the purple helmet of the Vikings? Also unlikely. Or is it? ESPN.com, among other media outlets, is reporting that the Packers are considering sending Favre to a division [...]

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Turner updates offensive progress

July 31st, 2008 - 8:23 am

Following the evening practice Wednesday night, offensive coordinator Ron Turner spoke to the media about the progress made by his offense. Here are a few noteworthy comments: On wide receivers: It depends how it unfolds, but I can see a [...]

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Tommie Harris on training camp

July 30th, 2008 - 11:19 pm

“You go from a nice big ol’ house to sharing showers and having stalls and having to see dudes’ feet underneath while you’re trying to handle your business.” -Tommie Harris on training camp