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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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Keeping Tillman at cornerback the correct decision

February 17th, 2009 - 2:28 pm

For the past few years, the popular topic of discussion around town was moving cornerback Charles Tillman to safety because he’s a big, physical defensive back who can strip the ball with the best of them and also upgrade the [...]

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Déjà vu for the Bears at Ford Field?

October 2nd, 2008 - 7:56 pm

In last year’s 37-27 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field, the Bears limped into Detroit with an entirely different secondary than the one that started that season opener in San Diego. In 2007, the Bears were beat up [...]

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10 things to watch in preseason Game 4

August 27th, 2008 - 11:24 pm

In keeping with my previous entries, we’ll take a look at some of the things to watch in Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns. It’s a bit harder to find ten distinct things in a meaningless fourth game, [...]

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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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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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Graham overtaking McBride?

July 27th, 2008 - 11:32 am

Last season, when Nathan Vasher missed 12 games with a groin injury, rookie cornerback Trumaine McBride started in his place and actually played admirably. So much so, in fact, that sports talk shows were flooded with calls from eager Bears [...]

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