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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:

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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Rideau activated, Miller placed on IR

November 22nd, 2008 - 1:57 pm

The Bears on Saturday activated wide receiver Brandon Rideau from the practice squad and placed veteran offensive tackle Fred Miller on injured reserve, effectively ending his season, and likely career, with the team. Rideau has spent most of his four-year [...]

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Three Bears out for Sunday

November 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 am

The Bears released their injury report on Friday and three players were listed as out for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Wide receiver Marty Booker (knee), linebacker Darrell McClover (hamstring), and offensive tackle Fred Miller (shoulder), will not dress this [...]

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Thursday roundup

September 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm

Fines levied on pair of Bears A pair of Bears were fined this week for penalties in Sunday’s Buccaneers game. Cornerback Charles Tillman was fined $5,000 for his unnecessary roughness penalty in overtime, which gave the Bucs a first down [...]

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Forte battling sore ankle

September 13th, 2008 - 3:05 pm

Bears rookie running back Matt Forte is battling a sore ankle and is listed as probable on the injury report for Week 2. Forte’s appearance on the list as well as his reduced reps during practice this week caused a [...]

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Is Angelo cracking under the pressure?

August 25th, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spoke to the media via a conference call with trainer Tim Bream, who is rarely made available to the media, so you can tell Angelo meant business. On the docket? Rookie offensive lineman Chris Williams’ [...]

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