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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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Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 1

August 16th, 2009 - 9:51 am

Welcome to the Sunday version of Monday Morning Quarterback. Let’s not waste any time and jump right into it. I have no doubts that much of Chicagoland is feeling melancholy right now. The Jay Cutler debut was far from spectacular …

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Bowman’s development gives Bears depth, flexibility

August 2nd, 2009 - 9:56 am

During the 2008 draft, while skimming through one of four draft guides I had bought, I came across an interesting nugget.  As I’m sure most of you are aware, most draft guides have some kind of graphic that lists one …

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Bowman, not Graham, will open camp at cornerback

July 30th, 2009 - 10:58 am

According to ChicagoBears.com, it will be second-year pro Zack Bowman, not Corey Graham, that will open training camp filling in for the injured Charles Tillman. Bowman appeared in one game last year, the Bears’ 48-41 victory over the Minnesota Vikings …

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Give me five: Reasons Bears will/won’t win NFC

July 26th, 2009 - 3:42 pm

The countdown to the start of the 2009 campaign is rapidly dwindling. Although the NFL has become a 12-month sport in the past two decades, in my mind the official kickoff for the new season does not begin with free …

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With Vasher on IR, it’s Graham’s show now

November 30th, 2008 - 9:38 am

For weeks, there were concerns among Bears fans and analysts that Nathan Vasher was a main problem in the breakdown of the pass defense.  Many speculated that Corey Graham should have started ahead of him because Graham has played well …

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Let’s hold off on the position switches

October 31st, 2008 - 5:33 pm

With Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher expected back this week, much has been made about where that leaves Corey Graham, who has developed nicely while filling in for the injured starters. Immediately, antiquated suggestions of moving Tillman to safety and …

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Thursday injury news and tidbits

October 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm

Cornerbacks Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher had full participation in practice Thursday and should be ready to go for Sunday’s game against the Lions. All players listed on the injury report participated in at least a portion of practice, including …

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Bennett up, Vasher down

October 5th, 2008 - 10:40 am

Late last week, it was revealed that top wide receiver Brandon Lloyd would miss the Lions game with a sprained knee, and there was speculation that rookie Earl Bennett would make his first stint on the active roster. Lovie Smith …

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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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