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Friday roundup: LaRocque promoted, Hester questionable

September 19th, 2008 - 4:31 pm

The Bears on Friday promoted linebacker Joey LaRocque from the practice squad to replace the injured Brandon McGowan, who was placed on IR after sustaining a season-ending injury. LaRocque’s activation to the 53-man roster will upgrade the special teams coverage, …

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Bears-Panthers postgame thoughts

September 14th, 2008 - 3:13 pm

Two things, above all else, stood out during this game.  The first was that the game played out almost precisely as I thought it would.  The final score was 20-17 — and I predicted 20-16 — and the Bears ultimately …

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Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers

September 13th, 2008 - 10:52 pm

Bears offense vs. Panthers defense Things do not play into the Bears favor this week at Carolina.  In Week 1 against the Colts, the Bears were able to gash a defense similar to theirs, one which is susceptible against the …

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Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts

September 7th, 2008 - 4:47 pm

Bears offense vs. Colts defense We’ve heard it before, from the media to even Lovie Smith, that the Bears’ offense has a lot of “question marks”, and in order to have any chance at beating the Colts tonight, the offense …

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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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Bears, Hester need to ‘compromise’

July 25th, 2008 - 9:34 am

Devin Hester surprised a few teammates by reporting to training camp this morning and will participate in activities today, but that doesn’t mean they resolved his contract status. Perhaps somebody told him, “Hey, Devin, if you hold out for a …

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ESPN’s Clayton suggests Orton has edge

July 24th, 2008 - 9:25 pm

When the Chicago Bears first announced that there would be an open competition for the starting quarterback job, it was met with some skepticism among Bears fans and football analysts alike. After all, Grossman was the chosen one, a first …

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Camp notes: Kreutz, Dvoracek sidelined

July 24th, 2008 - 9:26 am

With all the fuss over Devin Hester’s holdout and the Chris Williams signing, one of the bits of news flying under the radar is the injury to center Olin Kreutz.  There’s probably good reason for that, though, as the Sun-Times …

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Hester holding out

July 23rd, 2008 - 6:45 pm

The biggest news of the day ended up not being rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams agreeing to a contract to prevent him from holding out, but instead the holdout of electrifying return man Devin Hester. Viewing a recent poll on …

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Williams avoids holdout, agrees to deal

July 23rd, 2008 - 1:25 pm

Rookie offensive tackle Chris Williams has avoided a holdout by agreeing to a 5-year deal with the Bears, just hours before the first practice of training camp. Williams, as you may recall, publicly stated that the word “holdout” was not …

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