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Bears-Jaguars preview: Key depth battles are tight, intriguing

August 14th, 2014 - 6:30 pm

No matter how many times I hear from fans that preseason games are pointless and boring, I can’t respond enough that they’re not purely for our own entertainment. Now, if you’re complaining about full-price game tickets, I can’t blame you. [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Protection and cohesiveness a must on offensive line

August 14th, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Last year the Bears offensive line was healthy and successful in protecting Jay Cutler and paving the way for Matt Forte and the run game. But thus far through a few weeks of training camp, there have been injuries to [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Progress and pressure from Jared Allen-led defensive line

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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Bears-Jaguars preview: Can Zach Miller have an encore performance?

August 14th, 2014 - 4:00 pm

With Bears starting tight end Martellus Bennett suspended and off the grid, the Bears turned to backup Zach Miller last week against the Philadelphia Eagles. Miller turned in one of the best performances of the first week of the preseason [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Cleaner special teams a must

August 14th, 2014 - 3:30 pm

If NFL team units were a family, think of special teams as the little brother to the twin brothers of offense and defense. They often get left out and don’t pull as much weight as their more prominent siblings. But [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: Continued focus on the safety depth chart

August 14th, 2014 - 3:00 pm

At the time of this writing, it’s unknown if safety Chris Conte will make his first appearance of the preseason, but if he sees the field, rest assured that all eyes will be upon him and his every minuscule move. [...]

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Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

August 14th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been as discouraged as most that [...]

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 14

December 8th, 2008 - 2:38 pm

Due to the tardiness of this post — and, once again, I apologize to those loyal readers who come here every Monday morning to read it — I’ve had plenty of time to reflect on yesterday’s results. Not that extra [...]

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Bears-Jaguars postgame thoughts

December 7th, 2008 - 3:28 pm

First, a few quick things about the game before I get into the grand scheme of it all. I was pleased with the way the Bears played in the first half against the Jaguars, racking up a 20-3 advantage. Once [...]

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Bears-Jaguars halftime thoughts

December 7th, 2008 - 1:44 pm

It’s still early, but it’s possibly shaping up to be a good day for the Bears on more than one front. Not only are they taking it to the Jaguars and leading, 20-3, at halftime, but they’re getting some help [...]

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