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Bears need better backup RB to replace injured Jones

September 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm

Friday’s news of running back Kevin Jones’ season-ending ankle injury was disturbing news, about as unsettling to hear as the injury was to see in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Browns. What’s even more disconcerting is what might become of [...]

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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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Ten players to track throughout the preseason

August 3rd, 2009 - 7:35 pm

Adding a Pro Bowl quarterback to a franchise that hasn’t seen stability at the position in quite some time is surely going to draw a lot of attention. That being said, it comes as no surprise that most of the [...]

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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 re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

March 6th, 2009 - 11:57 pm

The Bears signed a veteran backup running back to complement Matt Forte, and they didn’t have to look very far to do it. The team agreed to a 2-year contract with free agent Kevin Jones, who played sparingly on offense [...]

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What happened to the two-back system?

November 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm

The plan was to use two running backs. It’s something Lovie Smith has stressed since he became Bears head coach five years ago. “You need at least two good running backs to make it through a season,” Lovie has said. [...]

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Lloyd out for Detroit game

October 3rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm

Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who has been the most steady receiver for the team this year, has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Detroit. Lloyd sprained his knee in last week’s victory over the Eagles and has not [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

August 27th, 2008 - 11:24 pm

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things in a meaningless fourth game, [...]

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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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Bears set to close training camp

August 13th, 2008 - 11:14 pm

The Bears will have their final practice of the 2008 training camp Thursday, and it will be closed to the public. Even though there are still three and a half weeks of preseason remaining until the Bears kick off the [...]

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