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Bears-Eagles preview: Can the offensive line resume stability from last year?

August 8th, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Last season, the Bears added four new pieces to their offensive line in veteran free agents Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson as well as rookies Kyle Long and Jordan Mills. Veteran Roberto Garza remained anchored in the middle at center. [...]

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Garza fighting for a starting job

August 9th, 2010 - 9:30 am

Apparently the coaching staff has enough faith in their younger linemen that Roberto Garza will not be handed a starting job like Olin Kreutz and Chris Williams. Garza, who has been a model of consistency though not spectacular during his [...]

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Countdown to Camp: High hopes for Tice to improve offensive line

July 20th, 2010 - 8:00 am

This is Part 5 of the 10-part position analysis leading up to the start of the Bears’ 2010 training camp in Bourbonnais. It was only a year ago that one of the best position coaches in the NFL was brought [...]

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Metcalf suspended four games

October 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm

Reserve offensive lineman Terrence Metcalf was suspended by the league for four games Monday for violating the league’s policy on anabolic steroids and related substances. Metcalf, who was hurt in the preseason and lost his starting job to Josh Beekman, [...]

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Bears trade for G Buenning from Bucs

September 2nd, 2008 - 4:15 pm

The Bears on Tuesday added depth to their offensive line by trading an undisclosed 2009 draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive lineman Dan Buenning. Buenning, a 26-year old guard, started all 16 games for the Buccaneers in [...]

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Offensive line troubles spell bad news for season

August 9th, 2008 - 11:34 am

It’s a common fact for all levels of football: It all starts up front for the offense. A team can’t sustain a running game without a good offensive line, and it can’t pass the ball without the defense respecting the [...]

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