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Bears-Raiders recap

August 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 am

It didn’t take long for Bears fans to feel discouraged by the performance of the first team offense or defense in Saturday’s 32-17 preseason loss to the Raiders. To summarize, the Raiders’ offense received the opening kickoff, converted a 3rd-and-17 …

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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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Countdown to Camp: High hopes for Tice to improve offensive line

July 20th, 2010 - 8:00 am

This is Part 5 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. It was only a year ago that one of the best position coaches in the NFL was brought …

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Tuesday Roundup: Urlacher, offensive line, and June

December 1st, 2009 - 6:59 pm

Over the weekend, Yahoo! Sports writer Michael Silver spent some time with Brian Urlacher and even watched the Vikings game with him.  Some of what Urlacher said in the informal interview has been blown up in the Chicago media the …

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In-season changes to offensive line not an option

November 3rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm

The Bears’ offensive line has been under heavy scrutiny all season and with just cause.  What was supposed to be a vastly improved position with three new starters, including a red-shirt first round draft pick and a future Hall of …

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Ten things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason game

August 22nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm

The Bears are done with training camp and will face the Giants Saturday night in their second preseason game. It’ll mark the Soldier Field live-action debut for quarterback Jay Cutler. Here are ten things to watch in Game 2:

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Ten players to track throughout the preseason

August 3rd, 2009 - 7:35 pm

Adding a Pro Bowl quarterback to a franchise that hasn’t seen stability at the position in quite some time is surely going to draw a lot of attention. That being said, it comes as no surprise that most of the …

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Assessing the shock waves from the Cutler trade

April 3rd, 2009 - 11:09 am

The day after your favorite team makes a trade, particularly one with the magnitude of the Jay Cutler acquisition, is in some ways similar to the morning after you’ve hosted a party at your house. You fondly remember the previous’ …

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Bears swap tackles, sign Browns’ Shaffer

March 25th, 2009 - 4:07 pm

The Bears signed veteran offensive tackle Kevin Shaffer on Wednesday to help bolster a depleted offensive line.  Shaffer was replaced in Cleveland by former Bear John St. Clair, so the Bears and Browns essentially traded tackles. Shaffer, 29, started all …

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Are Bears eyeing an OT in the first round?

March 20th, 2009 - 5:59 pm

At the outset of free agency, the Bears offered free agent offensive tackle John St. Clair a modest contract which he eventually turned down in favor of a deal with the Cleveland Browns, leaving the team with three unproven tackles …

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