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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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Countdown to Camp: Peppers should dramatically improve defensive line

July 22nd, 2010 - 9:09 am

This is Part 6 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. Lovie Smith will be entering his seventh season as the head coach of the Bears and by now …

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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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Bears fans may not notice loss of Brown

April 2nd, 2010 - 7:42 am

The Bears, as expected, parted ways with eight-year defensive end Alex Brown on Thursday.  Talks of the Bears shopping Brown spread quickly last week and after not finding a trade partner, the team released him. After signing free agent Julius …

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Bears extend Idonije two years

May 29th, 2009 - 11:13 am

The Bears on Friday agreed to a two-year contract extension with defensive lineman Israel Idonije, which will expire at the conclusion of the 2011 season. The Bears have said they wanted to get a deal done with Idonije while exploring …

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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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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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