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Game Preview: Buffalo Bills (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0)

September 6th, 2014 - 10:11 am

Hoping to put the painful memory of last year’s missed opportunity behind them, the Bears open their 2014 season on Sunday at home against the Buffalo Bills. Last year, in head coach Marc Trestman‘s first season with the franchise, the [...]

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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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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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Cutler earns respect, role of captain

September 9th, 2009 - 3:48 pm

The role of team captain isn’t always reserved for a team’s best player. That explains why guys like Lance Briggs and Devin Hester aren’t and haven’t been captains for the Bears. What’s more important in determining who should be a [...]

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Orton named a team captain

September 1st, 2008 - 5:55 pm

For the Bears to name a quarterback — a position of instability for more years than I can count on my fingers and toes — a team captain, it speaks volumes about how the Bears players and coaches view starter [...]

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