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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: Projecting The Bears' 53-Man RosterBears running back Ka’Deem Carey. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) CHICAGO — Wi
Hoge: Projecting The Bears' 53-Man Roster
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
Bears running back Ka’Deem Carey. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) CHICAGO — With the preseason in the books, it’s time to make an educated guess at what the Bears’ 53-man roster will look like after final cuts are made this weekend. Full... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sutton makes the grade with Chicago Bears coach FoxWhen training camp began, 2014 third-round draft pick Will Sutton was potential
Sutton makes the grade with Chicago Bears coach Fox
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
When training camp began, 2014 third-round draft pick Will Sutton was potentially a man without a position. Drafted to be a 3-technique tackle in a 4-3 defense, Sutton seemed miscast in the Bears' 3-4. But Sutton's 3 tackles against the Cincinnat... Read more
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Daily Herald
Breaking down Chicago Bears' bubble playersOne of coach John Fox's mantras since the start of training camp has been that
Breaking down Chicago Bears' bubble players
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
One of coach John Fox's mantras since the start of training camp has been that he and his staff do not pick the final 53-man roster -- players do that, by their performance. Thursday night's final preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals is the... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Longhorns in the NFL: Preseason Week 3After three weeks of preseason action, 40 Longhorns remain on NFL rosters. Her
Longhorns in the NFL: Preseason Week 3
Texas Longhorns / Posted 3 days ago
After three weeks of preseason action, 40 Longhorns remain on NFL rosters. Here are the highlights from the third week of the preseason: Arizona Cardinals• WR Jaxon Shipley caught one pass for 11 yards in the Cardinals 30-23 victory over the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Is Kyle Long The New Right Tackle?Kyle Long warms up before a game at Soldier Field. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribu
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Is Kyle Long The New Right Tackle?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Kyle Long warms up before a game at Soldier Field. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Here are ten things you need to know before the Bears’ final preseason game Thursday against the Cleveland Browns at Soldier Field: 1. Kyle Long... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
QB Jimmy Clausen experienced delayed concussion symptomsBears quarterback Jimmy Clausen wasn’t able to practice Monday, sidelined after
QB Jimmy Clausen experienced delayed concussion symptoms
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen wasn’t able to practice Monday, sidelined after suffering a concussion late in Saturday night’s 21-10 loss to the Bengals. Clausen took a shot to the head from Bengals linebacker P.J. Dawson at the end of a 2-yard... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Questions Persist Up And Down The RosterBears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune) CINCINNATI —
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Questions Persist Up And Down The Roster
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune) CINCINNATI — Here are ten “things” I took away from the Bears’ third preseason game against the Bengals: 1. Saturday’s game did not provide any clarity at cornerback. I wouldn’t read... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Biggest Names on NFL Roster BubbleWe knew there would be a lot of changes on the defensive unit of the Chicago Be
Biggest Names on NFL Roster Bubble
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
We knew there would be a lot of changes on the defensive unit of the Chicago Bears in 2015. That’s what happens when you give up the third-most total yards in the league for consecutive seasons and a 93 offensive touchdowns in 32 games. We have also... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eddie Goldman forced to leave Bengals game with concussionThe Bears' top two nose tackles were injured in the first half of Saturday's ex
Eddie Goldman forced to leave Bengals game with concussion
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Bears' top two nose tackles were injured in the first half of Saturday's exhibition game against the Bengals and did not return, bad news for a defense without established depth at the position. Jeremiah Ratliff suffered an ankle injury. He was... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Bears Missing Wilson, Royal vs. BengalsThe Chicago Bears have been dealing with plenty of injuries at the wide receive
Bears Missing Wilson, Royal vs. Bengals
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
The Chicago Bears have been dealing with plenty of injuries at the wide receiver position, and their depth is being sorely tested on Saturday night as they will be without two key players. Those receivers are Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson, and... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Willie Young trying to focus on football rather than Bears depth chartWillie Young’s 10 sackes were one of the rare good things to come out of the 20
Willie Young trying to focus on football rather than Bears depth chart
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 9 days ago
Willie Young’s 10 sackes were one of the rare good things to come out of the 2014 Bears defense, but they may not be enough to get Young a second season with the team. Young tore his Achilles in December and the Bears changed defensive schemes a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Underdog roster status no impediment to Bears' Willie YoungWillie Young's 10th and final sack of 2014 came on Dec. 15, a second quarter ta
Underdog roster status no impediment to Bears' Willie Young
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Willie Young's 10th and final sack of 2014 came on Dec. 15, a second quarter takedown of Saints quarterback Drew Brees that featured power and persistence and, yes, finished with Young's personalized fishing celebration. It was yet another snapshot... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
JP Presser: Preseason Game 2 - Bears at ColtsIn this week’s JP Presser, we will break down the Bears second preseason game a
JP Presser: Preseason Game 2 - Bears at Colts
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
In this week’s JP Presser, we will break down the Bears second preseason game against the Colts. Going into the game, I was looking for a few things. I wanted to see the Bears offense put together solid drives, finish in the red zone by sticking the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Reasons for optimism, concern after Bears' 2nd exhibition winSmiles and laughter brightened the Bears locker room Saturday night after their
Reasons for optimism, concern after Bears' 2nd exhibition win
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Smiles and laughter brightened the Bears locker room Saturday night after their 23-11 exhibition victory over the Colts in Indianapolis. It was a gratifying finish to a four-day road trip that challenged players in the new schemes. In the end, both... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
GALLERY: Colts vs. Bears, Aug. 23, 2015INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 22: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts shares
GALLERY: Colts vs. Bears, Aug. 23, 2015
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 22: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts shares a laugh on the sideline in the second half of a preseason game against the Chicago Bears at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: Initial Observations From The Bears' Second Preseason GamePernell McPhee. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) INDIANAPOLIS — With a simple f
Hoge: Initial Observations From The Bears' Second Preseason Game
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
Pernell McPhee. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) INDIANAPOLIS — With a simple fist bump in the Lucas Oil Stadium elevator, Bears general manager Ryan Pace let his defensive coordinator know his unit made progress Saturday night in Circle City. While... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago Bears' offense better, but starters can't find end zoneINDIANAPOLIS -- Given the advantage of enviable field position, the Bears' offe
Chicago Bears' offense better, but starters can't find end zone
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Given the advantage of enviable field position, the Bears' offense showed that it could consistently move the ball -- it just couldn't get it into the end zone. Still, the Bears moved to 2-0 with a 23-11 victory over the Colts, who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Eddie Goldman and Adrian Amos now key to draft class, and 2015 successINDIANAPOLIS — Pinning the hopes of this Bears rookie class on the broad should
Eddie Goldman and Adrian Amos now key to draft class, and 2015 success
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Pinning the hopes of this Bears rookie class on the broad shoulders of tackle Eddie Goldman would be unfair, but if the franchise is going to lay a major foundation with general manager Ryan Pace's first draft class, it starts with the... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Longhorns in the NFL: Preseason Week 1In the first week of the NFL preseason, 41 former Longhorns were on NFL rosters
Longhorns in the NFL: Preseason Week 1
Texas Longhorns / Posted 17 days ago
In the first week of the NFL preseason, 41 former Longhorns were on NFL rosters. Here's a look at some of the notable performances. Arizona Cardinals WR Jaxon Shipley made an impact in the return game with four kickoff returns for a total of 34... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Jeffery Not Expected To Practice, Play In IndyAlshon Jeffery. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune) LAKE FOREST, Ill. — For th
Hoge's 10 Bears Things: Jeffery Not Expected To Practice, Play In Indy
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
Alshon Jeffery. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune) LAKE FOREST, Ill. — For the first time since 2004, the Bears will practice against an NFL opponent this week. After returning to Halas Hall Tuesday for a padless practice, the Bears flew to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Take 3: What were the positives and negatives from Chicago Bears training camp?Fishbain: I felt I was doing a disservice to my Twitter followers at times duri
Take 3: What were the positives and negatives from Chicago Bears training camp?
Northwest Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Fishbain: I felt I was doing a disservice to my Twitter followers at times during camp when I'd mention how impressive Alshon Jeffery or Matt Forte looked. Those guys should be performing at a high level. So for my star of Bears camp, I go with Eddie... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sunday's Bears training camp rundownPosition battle: Outside linebacker During the Bears' extremely tense practice
Sunday's Bears training camp rundown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Position battle: Outside linebacker During the Bears' extremely tense practice Sunday, Lamarr Houston drew the ire of tight end Dante Rosario when he contacted quarterback Jimmy Clausen for the second time in a 15-minute span. Hitting the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Acho ecstatic to be a BearBOURBONNAIS -- Free agency was not going the way Sam Acho anticipated as winter
Acho ecstatic to be a Bear
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
BOURBONNAIS -- Free agency was not going the way Sam Acho anticipated as winter turned to spring this past off-season. The first wave of big-money signings came and went without the veteran linebacker getting a nibble. "I remember going through... Read more
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Daily Herald
Good and bad from Chicago Bears' preseason openerWhile there was very little to be encouraged about from the Bears' starters in
Good and bad from Chicago Bears' preseason opener
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
While there was very little to be encouraged about from the Bears' starters in the preseason-opening 27-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins, there were some individual winners to go along with the losers. The Bears' second preseason game is Saturday... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Despite exhibition win, Bears don't offer many reasons for confidenceThe Bears left Soldier Field with a victory Thursday night, putting together a
Despite exhibition win, Bears don't offer many reasons for confidence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
The Bears left Soldier Field with a victory Thursday night, putting together a dominant second half in a 27-10 blowout of the Dolphins. Still, no one in the locker room was viewing the result as emphatic proof the team will be charging toward the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
JP Presser: Bears preseason game 1 vs. DolphinsChicago Bears head coach John Fox on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 at Soldier Field.
JP Presser: Bears preseason game 1 vs. Dolphins
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
Chicago Bears head coach John Fox on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) Chicago Bears head coach John Fox on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 at Soldier Field. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune) This is the moment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New Bears coaches, new Bears system, same Bears lousinessLinebacker Pernell McPhee was supposed to represent violent play of the Bears’
New Bears coaches, new Bears system, same Bears lousiness
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Linebacker Pernell McPhee was supposed to represent violent play of the Bears’ new 3-4 defense. He sure talked big, salivating over the chance to hurt someone entering the exhibition opener. And he still might get around to playing that way, but the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: Initial Observations From Bears’ First Preseason GameBears linebacker Sam Acho after grabbing an interception against the Dolphins.
Hoge: Initial Observations From Bears’ First Preseason Game
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
Bears linebacker Sam Acho after grabbing an interception against the Dolphins. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) CHICAGO — When evaluating the preseason, here’s a tip you must follow: Evaluate everything on an individual basis, not a team... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dolphins' Tannehill looks sharp, Bears rally for 27-10 winCHICAGO — Ryan Tannehill picked apart a rebuilt defense, throwing for a touchdo
Dolphins' Tannehill looks sharp, Bears rally for 27-10 win
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO — Ryan Tannehill picked apart a rebuilt defense, throwing for a touchdown on the game's opening drive, and the Miami Dolphins led into the second half before the Chicago Bears rallied for a 27-10 victory in the preseason opener Thursday... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Not much positive to glean from Chicago Bears preseason openerIt is not good news that defensive coordinator Vic Fangio got to see his guys f
Not much positive to glean from Chicago Bears preseason opener
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
It is not good news that defensive coordinator Vic Fangio got to see his guys for 14 plays without having to play them for more than the one series preferred in a first preseason game. The only thing the Bears did to stop the Dolphins was allow... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery misses exhibition opener with strained calfReceiver Alshon Jeffery did not play in Thursday night's exhibition opener beca
Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery misses exhibition opener with strained calf
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Receiver Alshon Jeffery did not play in Thursday night's exhibition opener because he strained a calf muscle at practice in Bourbonnais earlier in the week. Coach John Fox said Jeffery is day to day, but he did not know when Jeffery will return to... Read more
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Daily Herald
With 27-10 win, Chicago Bears off to good preseason startAs preseason openers go, Thursday night's 27-10 Chicago Bears victory the Miami
With 27-10 win, Chicago Bears off to good preseason start
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
As preseason openers go, Thursday night's 27-10 Chicago Bears victory the Miami Dolphins was fairly typical. "For the first game, the first time they've ever executed the offense in a game, not bad," Bears coach John Fox said of the first team. "Too... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Bears 17, Dolphins 10The Chicago Bears came into Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Miami
Bears 17, Dolphins 10
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
The Chicago Bears came into Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins looking to make a statement, but it took their second string offense to do so as Ka'Deem Carey's touchdown run gave the team a 17-10 lead. The Dolphins had an... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Bears Unveil First Preseason Depth ChartThe Chicago Bears are preparing for their first preseason game on Thursday nigh
Bears Unveil First Preseason Depth Chart
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
The Chicago Bears are preparing for their first preseason game on Thursday night, and ahead of that contest against the Miami Dolphins at Soldier Field, they have unveiled their first unofficial depth chart. There aren’t many surprises on the list,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Quick analysis of Chicago Bears first preseason unofficial depth chartAs a general rule of thumb, rookies tend to start out at or near the bottom on
Quick analysis of Chicago Bears first preseason unofficial depth chart
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
As a general rule of thumb, rookies tend to start out at or near the bottom on most clubs. It's not that Eddie Goldman and Jeremy Langford haven't impressed in camp - on the contrary, both have stood out. It's more a formality. * indicates... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jay Cutler's checklist: Limit mistakes and scoreAs the Bears host the Dolphins in Thursday's exhibition opener at Soldier Field
Jay Cutler's checklist: Limit mistakes and score
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
As the Bears host the Dolphins in Thursday's exhibition opener at Soldier Field, here are four storylines to keep under the magnifying glass. Jay Cutler, Jay Cutler, Jay Cutler Yep, the Bears' narrative still revolves heavily around the same ol'... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
5 observations from Monday's Bears practiceHere are five observations from Monday's practice ahead of Thursday’s exhibitio
5 observations from Monday's Bears practice
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Here are five observations from Monday's practice ahead of Thursday’s exhibition game against the Dolphins 1. Third-year wideout Marquess Wilson had the top highlight of practice with a leaping one-handed catch during a live 2-minute drill session.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Chicago Bears Outside Linebacker Sam Acho Could Be a Surprise Starter on DefenseWhen the Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator earlier this o
Chicago Bears Outside Linebacker Sam Acho Could Be a Surprise Starter on Defense
Bleacher Report / Posted 26 days ago
When the Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator earlier this offseason and decided to run a 3-4 defense, the team knew it needed to add some experience to the outside linebacker position. Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee has... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge: A Look Inside The Bears' New And Drastically Different DefenseBears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune) BOU
Hoge: A Look Inside The Bears' New And Drastically Different Defense
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune) BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — While doing a radio show with Bears cornerback Tim Jennings last season, I pointed out to him that I was able to read the Bears’ coverage before one... Read more
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ESPN
Braylon Beam gets his chance to coach the Carolina PanthersNFL Nation reporters look ahead to Friday practices at their team's training ca
Braylon Beam gets his chance to coach the Carolina Panthers
ESPN / Posted 28 days ago
NFL Nation reporters look ahead to Friday practices at their team's training camp. Buffalo Bills: The Bills will incorporate some live hitting into Friday's practice before they hold a full-fledged scrimmage Saturday night. EJ Manuel, who had a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Defense too much for Fangio to repairBut how is a Bears defense that was 30th in total defense last season, 17th aga
Defense too much for Fangio to repair
Daily Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
But how is a Bears defense that was 30th in total defense last season, 17th against the run, 31st against the pass and, most damningly 31st in points allowed suddenly going to go from awful to mediocre? Bears fans hope the answer is a flood of new... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Is Fangio enough to make Bears' defense work?But how is a Bears defense that was 30th in total defense last season, 17th aga
Is Fangio enough to make Bears' defense work?
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
But how is a Bears defense that was 30th in total defense last season, 17th against the run, 31st against the pass and, most damningly 31st in points allowed suddenly going to go from awful to mediocre? Bears fans hope the answer is a flood of new... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
McPhee sees Bears striking fear in opponentsLinebacker Pernell McPhee envisions a day when the Chicago Bears strike fear in
McPhee sees Bears striking fear in opponents
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 1 months ago
Linebacker Pernell McPhee envisions a day when the Chicago Bears strike fear in opposing offenses, and he sees it happening sooner rather than later. Considering the way the defense performed the past two years, that is one lofty picture. But this... Read more
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Covers.com
Bears won't baby their linebackers -BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The hunt for outside linebackers to rotate with Pernell Mc
Bears won't baby their linebackers -
Covers.com / Posted 1 months ago
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The hunt for outside linebackers to rotate with Pernell McPhee and Sam Acho left the Chicago Bears' coaching staff sorting through players with problems from the outset of training camp. On one hand, they have Jared Allen, who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears training camp rundownOutside linebacker Lamarr Houston performed position drills Thursday, his firs
Bears training camp rundown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Outside linebacker Lamarr Houston performed position drills Thursday, his first practice action with the Bears since having surgery to reconstruct the torn ACL in his right knee in October. As he continues to ease his way into full participation, he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sack leader Jared Allen has chip on shoulder and something to proveJared Allen kept his mind open and enthusiasm high in March when new Bears coac
Sack leader Jared Allen has chip on shoulder and something to prove
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Jared Allen kept his mind open and enthusiasm high in March when new Bears coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace approached him with moving to outside linebacker in the Bears' new 3-4 front. The NFL's active sack leader saw it as a spark after... Read more

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