August 28th, 2014 - 3:30 pm
For a brief period early in training camp and into the preseason, it looked like the Bears had the makings of a two tight end formation with the emergence of Zach Miller. Unfortunately, that moment was fleeting as Miller suffered [...]
Continue reading Bears-Browns preview: Do the Bears have enough at tight end?
August 28th, 2014 - 3:00 pm
When the Bears brought in veteran wide receiver and former Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes, they wanted to see what the 30-year-old still had left in the tank. Through one preseason game, Holmes hasn’t had much time to display what [...]
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August 28th, 2014 - 9:15 am
Last year, the Chicago Bears finished second in the NFL in points per game with 27.8. With the emergence of second-year wide receiver Alshon Jeffery paired with No. 1 wideout Brandon Marshall, the Bears possessed arguably the best 1-2 wide [...]
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August 14th, 2014 - 6:30 pm
No matter how many times I hear from fans that preseason games are pointless and boring, I can’t respond enough that they’re not purely for our own entertainment. Now, if you’re complaining about full-price game tickets, I can’t blame you. [...]
Continue reading Bears-Jaguars preview: Key depth battles are tight, intriguing
August 8th, 2014 - 3:30 pm
The Bears received a crushing blow earlier this week when third wideout Marquess Wilson went down with a broken clavicle while laying out to make a catch. The “blow” might have been more emotional than statistical, for we don’t know [...]
Continue reading Bears-Eagles preview: Which wide receiver(s) will step up in Marquess Wilson’s absence?
July 31st, 2014 - 9:13 am
On Wednesday, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall made headlines when he said that his friend and quarterback, Jay Cutler, could “absolutely” win the Most Valuable Player award this upcoming season. It’s a lofty goal, for sure, and I don’t expect [...]
Continue reading Cutler MVP might be a reach, but Marshall correct to set bar high
June 4th, 2014 - 12:15 pm
If you’re a lifelong Bears fan, I don’t need to tell you just how much a treat it was to watch wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery go to work last season. The Bears offense has been so bad [...]
Continue reading Relish the Marshall and Jeffery dynamic while it lasts
June 4th, 2014 - 11:45 am
Marquess Wilson has the world at his fingertips right now. All he has to do is reach out, grab it, and run like the wind. The second-year wide receiver, who possesses good speed and size (6-foot-3, and a much stronger [...]
Continue reading Wilson could soar under the radar
August 16th, 2012 - 8:19 am
“I’ve seen it done with one, but not with two. Unstoppable? You already know that.” -Bears wide receiver Devin Hester on offenses using tall receivers in the red zone and the possibility the Bears will use two in Brandon Marshall [...]
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July 11th, 2012 - 5:32 pm
In the latest position preview from ChicagoBears.com, receivers coach Darryl Drake discusses the benefit of having two big receivers in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. Also, the Chicago Park District expects the sod to hold up on Soldier Field. Plus, [...]
Continue reading The Bears Beat (07.11.12): Big receivers will give offense a boost