August 28th, 2014 - 4:30 pm
One of the most critical positional groups for the upcoming Bears season is the defensive line. Last year, the Bears posted historically low numbers, their statistically worst season in franchise history. The run defense was worst in the NFL, giving [...]
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August 25th, 2014 - 11:00 am
The Bears released veteran defensive tackle Nate Collins in the first wave of cuts this weekend, and while Collins wasn’t exactly a Pro Bowl player, he was a solid veteran with a good motor who had a fair amount of [...]
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August 14th, 2014 - 4:30 pm
The Bears’ biggest off-season addition will make his debut with the team Thursday against the Jaguars. After sitting out last week’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles a few days after his wife gave birth, new defensive end Jared Allen will [...]
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August 8th, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Give Bears general manager Phil Emery credit. While he may not always make the right move — but, really, no GM ever does — he at least recognizes problems and moves quickly to improve them. When the Bears were offensively [...]
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June 4th, 2014 - 11:15 am
I’m not a fortune teller, nor am I a gambling man, but from years of analysis and instincts, my gut tells me that the Bears will be much improved along the defensive line in 2014. For starters, the Bears are [...]
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May 15th, 2014 - 8:45 am
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Bears have agreed to terms with third-round defensive tackle Will Sutton. Sutton was the final player among the Bears’ draft class to be signed, making the Bears the first team in the league to [...]
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May 14th, 2014 - 8:25 am
Two more Bears draft picks are in the fold after the team announced deals had been reached with second-round defensive tackle Ego Ferguson and sixth-round punter Pat O’Donnell Tuesday evening. Six of the Bears’ eight draft picks are now in [...]
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May 13th, 2014 - 3:00 pm
The Bears continued to strike quickly in getting their draft class under contract with the announcement of agreements made with fourth-round running back Ka’Deem Carey and seventh-round offensive tackle Charles Leno, Jr. Both players agreed to four-year deals on Tuesday. [...]
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