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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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Projecting the starters at the “uncertain” positions

June 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am

The Bears are in the midst of their organized team activities and it’s difficult to gauge just how much progress players are making during the summer and without pads on. Hence, it’s still too early to accurately project which players [...]

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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:

Ten things to watch in Bears-Bills preseason game

August 14th, 2009 - 6:03 pm

The Bears will take the field for the first time in 2009 under the leadership of new quarterback Jay Cutler Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills. While it may just be a preseason game, there will still be plenty to [...]

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Bears wrap up first day of 2009 training camp

July 31st, 2009 - 8:25 pm

As the first day of the 2009 training camp comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the news, observations, sights and sounds from Bourbonnais. Cutler has slow start: New Bears quarterback Jay Cutler began training camp [...]

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Revised 2009 off-season wish list

April 19th, 2009 - 3:36 pm

There are six days remaining until the 2009 NFL Draft and it’s time to revisit my off-season wish list. Due to a couple big moves by the Bears, I’m not at all displeased with having to re-do the list. First, [...]

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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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