Tag Archives: Dusty Dvoracek

No surprise: Dvoracek done for year with torn ACL

August 28th, 2009 - 11:48 am

It was reportd by a few sources earlier this week that Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek would miss the season after tearing his ACL in Saturday’s preseason game against the Giants.  Dvoracek and the Bears refused to confirm that report …

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Roundup: Addition of McClover a curious one

August 26th, 2009 - 7:44 am

The Bears signed linebacker Darrell McClover to a one-year contract Tuesday.  McClover spent three seasons with the Bears from 2006 to ’08.  He was a solid special teams contributer and blocked a punt in Carolina last year that Brandon Lloyd …

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NFL going overboard with QB protection

August 23rd, 2009 - 8:11 am

In last Saturday’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills, Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek delivered a shot to Ryan Fitzpatrick after the quarterback had released the ball. Fittingly, a flag was thrown on the play and replays clearly showed that …

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Dvoracek on IR for third straight season

December 1st, 2008 - 9:08 pm

Bears defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek will be placed on injured reserve for the third season in a row after he ruptured his right biceps on the second play of the Minnesota game.  Anthony Adams figures to spend more time on …

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Thursday injury news and tidbits

October 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher had full participation in practice Thursday and should be ready to go for Sunday’s game against the Lions. All players listed on the injury report participated in at least a portion of practice, including …

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First quarter awards

September 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I would give out if I …

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

August 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season because it’s the …

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Bears set to close training camp

August 13th, 2008 - 11:14 pm

The Bears will have their final practice of the 2008 training camp Thursday, and it will be closed to the public.  Even though there are still three and a half weeks of preseason remaining until the Bears kick off the …

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 1

August 7th, 2008 - 5:43 pm

The preseason is a time of the year when most football fans are teased with some action from their favorite teams. Stadiums never sell out and fans rarely stay up to watch entire games. I, however, am different. I thirst …

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Bears defensive tackles in good company

August 1st, 2008 - 4:38 pm

Last season, injuries to Tommie Harris, Dusty Dvoracek, and Darwin Walker depleted the middle of the defensive line and left the Bears vulnerable against the run.  Upgrading the tackle position was an off-season requirement, one that was solved simply by …

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