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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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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:

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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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Erik Kramer on Marcus Harrison

August 31st, 2008 - 6:56 pm

“What’s Marcus Harrison doing jumping offsides? It’s not like a 300-pounder is going to go block the punt. Just hold up your guy. Of course, what do I know about special teams?” -Bears’ preseason color commentator, Erik Kramer, on rookie …

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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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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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News and tidbits for Monday

July 28th, 2008 - 4:44 pm

With Olin Kreutz still out with a sore Achilles’ tendon, second-year pro Josh Beekman, a personal favorite of mine because of his mean streak, has been gaining reps with the first team offense.  It’s never good for your All-Pro center, …

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