Tag Archives: Charles Tillman

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-49ers (09.14.14)

September 15th, 2014 - 2:31 pm

After hours and days of studying, reviewing game film, analyzing rosters and projecting strengths and weaknesses of each team in the NFL, I think we can say this much is certain: There is nothing certain in the NFL. I think [...]

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Bears-Browns preview: How much does Charles Tillman have left?

August 28th, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Charles Tillman, like his Class of 2003 alum Lance Briggs, has looked slow and old thus far in the preseason. And like I said in my preview of the linebacker position, I’m not ready to declare with any kind of [...]

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Bears-Browns preview: Linebackers have to step it up a notch

August 28th, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Of the three levels of the defense — line, linebackers, secondary — a team can perhaps get by best with a subpar linebacking corps on the second level. Does that make it an ideal scenario? No. Because a good defense [...]

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Bears-Eagles preview: Can the defensive line improve their woeful run defense?

August 8th, 2014 - 4:30 pm

To see a Bears defense rank last against the run is as bad as seeing the Green Bay Packers hoist the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Super Bowl. It’s like a punch in the gut. The Bears have long been [...]

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Tillman and Ratliff absent from OTA, Williams back

June 4th, 2014 - 10:15 am

Cornerback Charles Tillman and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff both were absent from Tuesday’s organized team activity. These practices are voluntary, of course, so neither absence comes as a big shocker for two players who have been in the league a [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.19.13): Tillman: Bears in ‘win right now mode’

July 19th, 2013 - 6:44 pm

Bears Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Tillman said the Bears are in a “win right now mode” for the 2013 season. Plus, Jay Cutler seen in an obnoxious outfit with wife Kristin Cavallari at an ’80s-themed charity function. And more NFL [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.17.13): Marshall expecting big things from Bennett

July 17th, 2013 - 6:13 pm

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he expects new tight end Martellus Bennett to be “awesome” this year for the team. Plus, is this Charles Tillman’s last season with the Bears? And more news from the Bears and around the [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.23.13): Tillman, Peppers, and McClellin earn Piccolo honors

April 23rd, 2013 - 5:56 pm

Veterans Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers and rookie Shea McClellin were named this year’s recipients of the Brian Piccolo Award. Tillman answered questions about Brian Urlacher and the nature of the tough NFL business. Plus more NFL news and Draft [...]

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NFL players need to stop with the crybaby act

August 3rd, 2012 - 9:14 am

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, one of the most disliked men in NFL locker rooms these days, visited Bourbonnais on Wednesday to review the new practice regulations put into effect with last year’s collective bargaining agreement. He also was on hand [...]

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The Bears Beat (07.20.12): Offensive questions remaining as Bears head to camp

July 20th, 2012 - 4:34 pm

A look at what questions remain on offense as the Bears prepare to head to training camp. Also, the importance of Charles Tillman to the cornerback position as well as the entire defense. And Brian Urlacher says “there’s no doubt [...]

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