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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.07.11)

August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 7, 2011, including Major Wright’s comfortability in his second season, Henry Melton’s bigger role, and the competition between Roy Williams and Johnny Knox. Wright much more comfortable this year Wright [...]

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Upgrade at receiver is a need, not a want

February 23rd, 2011 - 9:10 am

Dan Pompei wrote a column in the Chicago Tribune in the past few days stating his opinion that wide receiver is a position of want, not need. He then proceeded to pompously — sounds similar to his last name, doesn’t [...]

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Forte deserves bigger contract — next year

February 4th, 2011 - 9:09 am

After finishing a season in which he became the first Bears running back since Walter Payton to gain 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards, Matt Forte is seeking a contract extension and a significant raise. It seems logical to [...]

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Third phase has to pick up the slack

August 31st, 2010 - 9:04 am

For the majority of Lovie Smith’s tenure as Bears head coach, the team has won games based on the play of its defense and special teams. With the exception of the Super Bowl season in 2006 when the team was [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Special teams consistency an invaluable commodity

July 28th, 2010 - 9:11 am

This is Part 9 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. With all the attention this off-season focused on the the additions to the defense and a new offensive [...]

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Countdown to Camp: Deep corps of receivers the strength of the team?

July 16th, 2010 - 8:59 am

This is Part 3 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. My, how things can change in a year. It was at this time last year that almost all [...]

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Ravens-Packers MNF provides preview for Bears

December 8th, 2009 - 7:01 am

Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers provided Bears fans with a glimpse of what is to come in the next two weeks. The Bears will host the Packers this week at Soldier Field before traveling [...]

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Brown “should be good to go”

September 21st, 2009 - 5:31 pm

Bears coach Lovie Smith said defensive end Alex Brown has “no more than” an ankle sprain and “should be good to go.” Brown, the team’s most dependable end over the past seven years, injured his ankle in Sunday’s win over [...]

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Bears sign seven of nine draft picks

May 29th, 2009 - 5:06 pm

The Bears certainly had a busy Friday afternoon. In addition to extending defensive lineman Israel Idonije’s contract by two years, and signing free agent linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa to a one-year deal, the Bears agreed to terms with seven of their [...]

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Bears hit nail on head in 2009 Draft

April 26th, 2009 - 7:48 pm

The Bears did not select a player in either of the first two rounds, the first time they’ve failed to do that since 1978 and only the third time in team history. But that didn’t stop them from having a [...]

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