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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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Orton named starter

August 18th, 2008 - 3:21 pm

In a widely expected move, Lovie Smith announced today that Kyle Orton will start the season opener Sept. 7 in Indianapolis. The move comes as a relief to a lot of Grossman-bashers, one of whom I work with who just [...]

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Is QB competition all but over?

August 18th, 2008 - 11:23 am

There’s an overwhelming feeling around Chicago — and even throughout the national media — that the competition between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton is all but over. It is widely believed that Orton already has secured the starting quarterback job [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 2

August 16th, 2008 - 10:43 am

The Bears concluded their training camp in Bourbonnais on Thursday with a light, free-spirited practice in which players exchanged jerseys and had a walkthrough preparing for tonight’s second preseason game in Seattle. Much like last week’s preseason opener against the [...]

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Bears QBs atop the one important statistical category

August 15th, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Say what you want about the Bears’ quarterbacks: they lack consistency, one doesn’t have the arm to make the necessary NFL throws but won’t make mistakes, the other has a cannon for an arm but suffers from brain farts. But [...]

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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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Bears absorbing cheap shots, verbal abuse

August 12th, 2008 - 3:54 pm

I love the Internet. I always have and always will. It’s one of my biggest passions in life. And yet, with every good thing, there must be at least some negative. One of my least favorite things about the Internet [...]

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Thoughts and observations from Bourbonnais

August 10th, 2008 - 9:46 am

I made the 2-hour trek down south to Bourbonnais Saturday night to watch the Bears practice, and, I have to admit, while I appreciate the opportunity to watch them in person and get a good feel for what they’re doing, [...]

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Bears-Chiefs postgame thoughts

August 7th, 2008 - 10:23 pm

While watching the Bears’ preseason game against Kansas City tonight, I took some notes during the game. I jotted down about 66 different tidbits, some good and some bad. Of course, I won’t go through each and every one of [...]

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Addressing the Chad Pennington gossip

August 7th, 2008 - 4:59 pm

Following the New York Jets’ acquisition of Brett Favre from the Green Bay Packers, the Jets had a surplus of quarterbacks and released veteran Chad Pennington on Thursday. The rumor mill was abuzz immediately. Because many Bears fans’ hopes were [...]

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