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Chicago Tribune
Bears give Matt Forte more motivation than he needs to prove them wrongMatt Forte stopped talking to me almost four years ago. He had his reasons and
Bears give Matt Forte more motivation than he needs to prove them wrong
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Matt Forte stopped talking to me almost four years ago. He had his reasons and I always respected them. In May 2012, with Forte in the midst of a contract dispute, the Tribune reported one reason the Bears were hedging on an extension. A major... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Matt Forte's career highlights: biggest game to best seasonRunning back Matt Forte, of Tulane, waits to run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Co
Matt Forte's career highlights: biggest game to best season
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte, of Tulane, waits to run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine in 2008. Running back Matt Forte, of Tulane, waits to run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine in 2008. The beginning: Forte officially became a Bear on April 26,... Read more
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NFL.com
Matt Forte: Chicago Bears aren't going to re-sign me"Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to
Matt Forte: Chicago Bears aren't going to re-sign me
NFL.com / Posted 13 hours ago
"Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end," Forte wrote. "I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they will not be attempting to re-sign me in free agency. I will remain forever grateful for my... Read more
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The Daily Review
Mets reliever Mejia banned for lifeNew York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifeti
Mets reliever Mejia banned for life
The Daily Review / Posted 15 hours ago
New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time. The commissioner's office said Friday... Read more
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Denver Post
Brian Callahan, Broncos offensive quality control coach, hired by LionsBrian Callahan, the Broncos' offensive quality control coach, was hired to be t
Brian Callahan, Broncos offensive quality control coach, hired by Lions
Denver Post / Posted 15 hours ago
Brian Callahan, the Broncos' offensive quality control coach, was hired to be the Lions' quarterbacks coach, an NFL source confirmed. The move reunites Callahan with Jim Bob Cooter, also a former Broncos offensive assistant who was promoted to... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Running back Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasonsLAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ni
Running back Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasons
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 15 hours ago
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram on Friday morning that the team informed him this week it will not offer him a contract for next... Read more
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New York Post
Why Jets or Giants could make run at Matt ForteOne of the most productive running backs in the NFL over the past eight seasons
Why Jets or Giants could make run at Matt Forte
New York Post / Posted 17 hours ago
One of the most productive running backs in the NFL over the past eight seasons is going to hit the open market next month. The Bears announced Friday that Matt Forte won’t be re-signed when his contract expires in March, providing a tempting — if... Read more
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Northwest Herald
What's next for the Chicago Bears' backfield without Matt Forte?As clear as Forte has made it that his first choice would be to remain a Bear,
What's next for the Chicago Bears' backfield without Matt Forte?
Northwest Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
As clear as Forte has made it that his first choice would be to remain a Bear, and as much as we all admire those rare and special players like Dick Butkus, Doug Buffone, Dan Hampton and, of course, Walter Payton who had long and illustrious careers... Read more
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The Advocate
Matt Forte won’t return for a ninth season with the Chicago BearsLAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ni
Matt Forte won’t return for a ninth season with the Chicago Bears
The Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl running back, a former Slidell High School and Tulane standout, announced on Instagram on Friday morning that the team informed him this... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bears thank Matt Forte 'for everything'; fans irate he's leavingIt's not uncommon for teams to part ways with veteran players, even those who w
Bears thank Matt Forte 'for everything'; fans irate he's leaving
CBS Sports / Posted 21 hours ago
It's not uncommon for teams to part ways with veteran players, even those who were among the best at their position for much of their career. So it's no surprise that the Bears chose not to re-signMatt Forte after eight seasons. What is uncommon,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Did Upset Bears Fan Send Major Snow Message to John Fox?Someone in Chicago really thinks John is an idiot. A large message was written
Did Upset Bears Fan Send Major Snow Message to John Fox?
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 hours ago
Someone in Chicago really thinks John is an idiot. A large message was written in the snow in Chicago Friday morning that read “John You Idiot.” The message appeared on the south side of the Chicago River between Columbus Drive and Michigan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Could Matt Forte's next stop in NFL be with Packers?The decision to bid Matt Forte farewell does not come as a surprise. Nor did it
Could Matt Forte's next stop in NFL be with Packers?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
The decision to bid Matt Forte farewell does not come as a surprise. Nor did it come down to money for the Bears. Forte will find a job in free agency and could be productive for another few seasons, but it won't be in Chicago after he revealed... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Matt Forte says Bears won't re-sign him, ending 8-year Chicago careerForte announced on his Instagram account Friday morning that the club informed
Matt Forte says Bears won't re-sign him, ending 8-year Chicago career
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
Forte announced on his Instagram account Friday morning that the club informed him earlier this week he was not in its plans moving forward. He will be an unrestricted free agent and is free to sign with any team beginning March 9. The Bears met... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jeremy Langford takes center stage in Bears backfield with Matt Forte goneFriday's news registered as noteworthy but far from surprising. Matt Forte's da
Jeremy Langford takes center stage in Bears backfield with Matt Forte gone
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
Friday's news registered as noteworthy but far from surprising. Matt Forte's days with the Bears are officially over, a development the running back made public in an Instagram post with the team later confirming that announcement. Forte's contract... Read more
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Baller Status
Matt Forte, Chicago Bears Part Ways After 8 SeasonsAfter eight seasons, running back Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears are parting
Matt Forte, Chicago Bears Part Ways After 8 Seasons
Baller Status / Posted 23 hours ago
After eight seasons, running back Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears are parting ways. Forte revealed the news himself in an Instagram post, writing: "Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end. I was... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
KY3 Springfield / Posted 23 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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23h
ABC 7 El Paso
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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News 8000
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
News 8000 / Posted 23 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
KECI Missoula / Posted 23 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 hours ago
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears | Sports - Home POSTED: 11:19 AM PST February 12, 2016 David Banks/Getty Ima
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| Sports - Home POSTED: 11:19 AM PST February 12, 2016 David Banks/Getty Images Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. More From... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
RB Forte says goodbye to BearsRunning back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no l
RB Forte says goodbye to Bears
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Running back Matt Forte took to social media on Friday to announce he will no longer be part of the Chicago Bears. Forte, the second-most productive running back in franchise history, spent eight seasons with the Bears, rushing for 8,602 yards and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Chicago Bears dump longtime running back Matt Forte after eight seasonsThe two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday morning that t
Chicago Bears dump longtime running back Matt Forte after eight seasons
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday morning that the team informed him this week it will not offer him a contract for next season. The Bears confirmed it, with general manager Ryan Pace calling him one of the “all-time... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Bears will not bring back Matt Forte next seasonThe second-leading rusher in franchise history announced Friday on Instagram th
Bears will not bring back Matt Forte next season
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
The second-leading rusher in franchise history announced Friday on Instagram that the Bears have decided not to offer him a contract as a free agent. "Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end," wrote... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: Appreciation For Matt Forte, The NFL's Most Underappreciated PlayerMatt Forte celebrates a touchdown. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) As Matt
Hoge: Appreciation For Matt Forte, The NFL's Most Underappreciated Player
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
Matt Forte celebrates a touchdown. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) As Matt Forte left Halas Hall on Jan. 4, he left a very important item behind. Hanging in his locker was his patented cut-off workout shirt that says “WORK HORSE” with the No. 22... Read more
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USA Today
Matt Forte won't be re-signed by Chicago BearsRunning back Matt Forte's time with the Chicago Bears has concluded, eight year
Matt Forte won't be re-signed by Chicago Bears
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Running back Matt Forte's time with the Chicago Bears has concluded, eight years after being drafted by the franchise. He wrote his “days as a member of the Bears have sadly come to an end” on his Instagram account on Friday. The Bears confirmed the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why didn't Bears leverage a deal with Matt Forte?Emery felt secure on the job, confident in his position on Urlacher’s contract
Why didn't Bears leverage a deal with Matt Forte?
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Emery felt secure on the job, confident in his position on Urlacher’s contract offer and hopeful for the Bears future under his direction. Similarly on Friday, Ryan Pace – after his first season as Bears general manager – took a firm stance and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Bears, Matt Forte part waysThe Matt Forte era in Chicago is over. After an eight-season run during which
Chicago Bears, Matt Forte part ways
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
The Matt Forte era in Chicago is over. After an eight-season run during which the running back gained more rushing yards in a Bears uniform than anybody except Walter Payton, the team and Forte announced today that he won't be re-signed when he... Read more
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CBS Sports
Matt Forte says the Chicago Bears are not going to re-sign himForte, a second-round pick by the Bears in the 2008 NFL Draft out of Tulane, sp
Matt Forte says the Chicago Bears are not going to re-sign him
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
Forte, a second-round pick by the Bears in the 2008 NFL Draft out of Tulane, spent his entire career thus far in Chicago. It looked like he was done with the team as recently as November, when he issued some ominious comments about his future. The... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Bears thank Forte for his service, professionalismThe Bears released a statement Friday officially announcing their intentions no
Bears thank Forte for his service, professionalism
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
The Bears released a statement Friday officially announcing their intentions not to re-sign veteran running back Matt Forte — and thanking Forte for his service. “These decisions are never easy, especially given what Matt has meant to our team and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Matt Forte says Bears won't re-sign him, ending 8-year Chicago careerForte announced on his Instagram account Friday morning that the club informed
Matt Forte says Bears won't re-sign him, ending 8-year Chicago career
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Forte announced on his Instagram account Friday morning that the club informed him earlier this week he was not in its plans moving forward. He will be an unrestricted free agent and is free to sign with any team beginning March 9. The Bears met... Read more
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ESPN
RB Forte says he won't be re-signed by BearsMatt Forte, the second-most-productive running back in franchise history, took
RB Forte says he won't be re-signed by Bears
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Matt Forte, the second-most-productive running back in franchise history, took to social media Friday to say that he'll no longer be a member of the Chicago Bears. "Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an... Read more
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NFL.com
Franchise tag primer: Miller, Cousins top candidatesTuesday marks the first day that teams can place the franchise or transition ta
Franchise tag primer: Miller, Cousins top candidates
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
Tuesday marks the first day that teams can place the franchise or transition tag on prospective free agents. March 1 is the deadline for clubs to designate franchise or transition players. With the recent salary-cap bumps, the number of tags has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will the Bears play tag or not? First day to secure Alshon Jeffery is TuesdayIt's difficult to complain about the wide receiver corps Jay Cutler had last se
Will the Bears play tag or not? First day to secure Alshon Jeffery is Tuesday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
It's difficult to complain about the wide receiver corps Jay Cutler had last season and make a case for the Bears to plot a future without Alshon Jeffery. Jeffery's difficulty staying on the field as he dealt with a series of calf, hamstring and... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Adam Hoge talks Super Bowl 50 and Bears on Sports FeedCHICAGO - From the action on the field to what was said (or not said) during th
Adam Hoge talks Super Bowl 50 and Bears on Sports Feed
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO - From the action on the field to what was said (or not said) during the postgame news conference, Super Bowl 50 gave NFL fans a lot to talk about over the past few days. That was the case on Tuesday's episode of Sports Feed where the... Read more
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ESPN
Offseason predictions for all 32 NFL teamsFrom Kirk Cousins signing a long-term deal in Washington to Colin Kaepernick ma
Offseason predictions for all 32 NFL teams
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
From Kirk Cousins signing a long-term deal in Washington to Colin Kaepernick making amends in San Francisco, NFL Nation reporters give one prediction for every team in the league. Buffalo Bills: The Bills will re-sign left tackle Cordy Glenn and... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: 2016 Bears Mock Draft 1.0Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner splits a double-team against the Washingt
Hoge: 2016 Bears Mock Draft 1.0
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner splits a double-team against the Washington Huskies. (Chris Poulsen / Eric Evans Photography / Courtesy University of Oregon) After years of “talking” about the need to stockpile draft picks, the Bears finally... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Saints cut Jahri Evansbassplucker says:Feb 8, 2016 5:07 PM Interesting to see if Ryan Pace calls on
Saints cut Jahri Evans
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
bassplucker says:Feb 8, 2016 5:07 PM Interesting to see if Ryan Pace calls on his Saints background and makes a play to bring him to Chicago. This guy was one of the best in the league at one point and the Bears need help at G since all indications... Read more
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CBS Sports
Matt Forte on wanting to return to Bears: Jay Cutler plays 'a huge role'Impending free agent Matt Forte hit the dreaded age of 30. He's piled up more t
Matt Forte on wanting to return to Bears: Jay Cutler plays 'a huge role'
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
Impending free agent Matt Forte hit the dreaded age of 30. He's piled up more than 2,000 carries in his eight-year career, catching nearly 500 passes as well. He's coming off a season that saw him miss three games due to injury, which led to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears' Kyle Long in 'no rush' for contract extensionBack from Hawaii where he played in the Pro Bowl for the third consecutive year
Bears' Kyle Long in 'no rush' for contract extension
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Back from Hawaii where he played in the Pro Bowl for the third consecutive year, Long was in a suit and tie early Thursday morning awaiting a marketing appearance for Snickers. Leaning forward in a lounge chair of the lobby of the Hilton Union... Read more
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ESPN
Every team's odds to win the Super Bowl next yearNFL Nation reporters analyze every team's odds to win Super Bowl LI. All odds a
Every team's odds to win the Super Bowl next year
ESPN / Posted 10 days ago
NFL Nation reporters analyze every team's odds to win Super Bowl LI. All odds are courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Super Bowl Odds: 30-1 The Bills have the 13th-best odds to win the Super Bowl, which seems perfectly reasonable for a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jared Allen grateful to Bears for his Super Bowl shotIt’s hard to say things have come full circle for Jared Allen when you consider
Jared Allen grateful to Bears for his Super Bowl shot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
It’s hard to say things have come full circle for Jared Allen when you consider all the twists and turns he has experienced to reach this point, five days away from Super Bowl 50, a game that will be played less than 20 miles from his high... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Charles Tillman not picky about path to Super BowlWhen Charles Tillman suffered a partially torn ACL in his right knee in Novembe
Charles Tillman not picky about path to Super Bowl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
When Charles Tillman suffered a partially torn ACL in his right knee in November, he knew the risk in making the injury worse when returning to the field after sitting out only four weeks. And the veteran cornerback would take that risk again in a... Read more
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NBC Chicago
No Increase in Bears' Season Ticket PricesThe Chicago Bears didn’t give fans a lot to cheer about during the 2015 season,
No Increase in Bears' Season Ticket Prices
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
The Chicago Bears didn’t give fans a lot to cheer about during the 2015 season, but we have some news that will definitely give season ticket holders a bounce in their step. According to a letter sent out by the team on Wednesday, the organization... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears announce significant change to season ticket pricingIn a letter sent to season ticket holders on Wednesday, the Bears announced a d
Bears announce significant change to season ticket pricing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
In a letter sent to season ticket holders on Wednesday, the Bears announced a dramatic reduction in the prices for tickets to its two home preseason games but revealed, in unison, an approximate 10 percent increase per game in the price of tickets... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Bears season-ticket prices staying flat for second yearFor the second straight year, the Bears won't raise the cost of season tickets.
Bears season-ticket prices staying flat for second year
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
For the second straight year, the Bears won't raise the cost of season tickets. But a change in the face value of tickets likely will mean higher prices for regular-season single-game seats. Despite enjoying virtually inelastic demand for its... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints hoping their scouting process has settledMOBILE, Ala. — The Saints arrived here last year in one form and began transfor
Saints hoping their scouting process has settled
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
MOBILE, Ala. — The Saints arrived here last year in one form and began transforming into something else by the time the buses pushed off the curb. New Orleans showed up at the Senior Bowl weeks after losing Ryan Pace to the Chicago Bears, leaving a... Read more
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