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Bears O-Line Looks For Bounce-Back Year

Editor’s Note: Continuing series examining the Bears position groups prior to training camp. This is the last story on the offensive side of the ball. By Connor Curts, Associate Editor If the Chicago Bears want to be a playoff contender for the 2015 season, or even years to come after that, they’re going to have to put the O back [...]
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How the Monsters of the Midway have Fallen

“The Bears? They suck!” “What a pathetic franchise!” “Joke of the NFL!” “Will this team ever win a championship again?!” “Bears lose, Bears lose again…” The number of times I have seen or heard people say these things is uncountable. The Chicago Bears of the twenty-teens are a laughing stock and a joke to the sports world. The last five years have seen the Bears...

DE Lamarr Houston a member of the 'most grossly overpaid' club

Chicago Bears signed defensive end Lamarr Houston to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2014 after spending four years with the Raiders and was expected to be a key contributor on defense in the Windy City. However, an ill conceived attempt to celebrate a sack against the Patriots last October left him on injured reserve after tearing his ACL and sinking his season before it...
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Chicago Bears: Burning questions loom as camp nears

The Chicago Bears begin training camp about a month from now, and there are multiple burning questions that will undoubtedly be topics of conversation among Bears fans until they see some semblance of an on-field product. In the meantime, let’s delve into those questions in an attempt to quell some anxiety. Will we see more of Kyle Long at right tackle? Ever since he was drafted...
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Chicago Bears WR Kevin White seeks advice from Larry Fitzgerald

Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White was one of many who attended the NFL Rookie Symposium last week. The event is something like a league-wide orientation for first-year players, designed to emphasize "NFL history, total wellness, experience and professionalism," according to the official website of NFL Player Engagement.At the event, White consulted with veteran receiver Larry...
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Bears offense starting to gain momentum as training camp nears

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said after OTAs that he's comfortable at where the offense is heading and that knowing some of the coaches from the past, in particular offensive coordinator Adam Gase has helped in the transition to the new system. “I’m comfortable with these guys,” Cutler said, via “I’ve known some of these coaches throughout...
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Predicting three potential Chicago Bears’ award winners

The Chicago Bears aren’t going through very high expectations right now. The team is completely rebuilding, and new head coach John Fox has his work cut out for him, as the impatient Bears fans are expecting a playoff team very soon. Well, the Bears have a lot of talent, but there is a lot of work to do if they’re going to surprise the league next year. Still, you can’t count...
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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook: Chicago Bears

  The Chicago Bears were one of the NFL’s most disappointing teams in 2014, taking a step backwards and finishing 5-11 on the season while dropping their final five games.  Full Article » The post 2015 Fantasy Football Outlook: Chicago Bears appeared first on Fantasy Football Rankings & more, The Fake Football.
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PHOTO: Former Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher Means It When He Says the Fish Was This Big

If you still wonder why Brian Urlacher walked away from the Chicago Bears and the NFL when he did all you have to do is take a look at his Twitter timeline at the photos of his deep sea fishing trips. The big man went on a trip over the weekend and did pretty well catching some big ole boys.Who knows--future competitive fisherman?@BUrlacher54 Read more »
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Chicago Bears Adjust to new Defensive Scheme

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – DECEMBER 28: Christian Jones #59 of the Chicago Bears tackles Joe Banyard #23 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on December 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) When the Chicago Bears made organizational changes during the offseason, there was speculation by experts in the...
Via The Sports Journal
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S Ryan Mundy says defense will 'put a lot of pressure on the quarterback'

Chicago Bears safety Ryan Mundy like the new defense coordinator Vic Fangio has installed and said unlike the old 'Tampa 2' system, this defense will give opposing signal caller's headaches. "We're putting a lot more pressure on the quarterback, and not just from the defensive line, but from the secondary positions," Mundy said, via ESPN. "We're playing routes a lot tighter...
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Early Chicago Bears awards predictions

The Chicago Bears season is still two and a half months away, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t make some early predictions for their upcoming season. 2015 is a rebuilding year, with lots of changes in the roster and on the coaching staff. Who will be the team’s best and worst performers next season? Let’s take a look at my early predictions for team awards in 2015. You...
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Chicago Bears: Position battles to monitor in training camp

The Chicago Bears‘ roster has endured a major turnover this offseason, with plenty of new faces in Chicago. Entering training camp, their roster will boast up to forty players that either did not make the roster last season or were not even in camp with the Bears a year ago at this time. A roster that goes through that much change undoubtedly offers a few interesting positional...
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Will 2015 Be Any Different for Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – DECEMBER 28: Sharrif Floyd #73 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to block a pass from Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears during the fourth quarter on December 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) The 2014 season was another year of woe and worry for the Chicago Bears as they finished last place in the NFC...
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Ka'Deem Carey has confidence, professionalism in Chicago Bears RB competition

Chicago Bears running back Ka'Deem Carey is in a stiff running back competition, led by incumbent starter Matt Forte. Carey, however, is enjoying the battle behind Forte with Jeremy Langford, Daniel Thomas and Jacquizz Rodgers, according to Kevin Fishbain of Chicago Football."[The competition is] exciting," Carey told Chicago Football. "If you can get this spot here, then you know...
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2 moves the Chicago Bears shouldn’t have made in the offseason

The Chicago Bears had a major change and overhaul during the offseason. New head coach John Fox, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and general manager Ryan Pace have major roles in trying to turn around a frustrating franchise. Chicago cleaned house and allowed many veterans to go as they enter rebuilding mode whilst trying to find their identity. Whether or not they’ve done enough...
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Jeffery looks to fill big WR shoes with Bears

With Brandon Marshall – the Bears’ clear number one receiver for the past few seasons – being traded to the New York Jets by the new management regime, experts and fans are looking to Alshon Jeffery to be the team’s new go-to guy. Jeffery is entering his 4th season with the Bears, and his contract is up at the end of the [...]
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Addition of Coaches John Fox and Vic Fangio Could Re-energize Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox yells out over the field during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Chicago Bears did not have an impressive season last year, finishing with a record of 5-11. They have made some changes within the staff that they hope will re-energize the team and get them back on track. The...
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Cutler tries to clarify wife's comments about Chicago

If Jay Cutler didn’t have an acrimonious relationship with Chicago Bears fans already, comments recently made by wife Kristin Cavallari that seemingly illuminated the couple’s unfavorable disposition about living in the Windy City made it that much worse, leaving the quarterback in a position where he had to defend his wife and extoll the virtues...Read More The post Jay Cutler...
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Chicago Bears TE Martellus Bennett Compares Himself to Ash Ketchum

It is not unusual for athletes of all sports to compare themselves to someone else--especially fictional characters. Several athletes like to lay claim to Superman every year and from time to time there are a couple Batman wannabees too. Saturday afternoon Chicago Bears tight end tweeted out a new one for himself.He has gone by Big Weirdo in the past along with the Black Unicorn...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears shuffle roster as mini-camp ends

Before the Chicago Bears embarked on a brief summer vacation following the conclusion of the team’s mandatory mini-camp, the team made a series of personnel moves toward the bottom of the 90-man roster. The Bears added veteran safety Sherrod Martin and running back Daniel Thomas for additional depth at those respective positions. The club’s official announcement follows: The...
Via Bears Claws
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Chicago Bears: What we learned from the mandatory minicamp

Mandatory minicamps are an important part of the offseason for any team, but especially for a team breaking in a new coaching staff and new schemes like the Chicago Bears are. A lot of news has broke during the minicamp, and these are three tidbits that look to effect the Bears this upcoming season: Alshon Jeffery, a true No. 1 receiver? Alshon Jeffery looks to continue his growth...
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Korea Times anoints Chicago Bears as Stanley Cup champions

It’s a good day for the Chicago Bears, who don’t even play hockey, but have been declared as the Stanley Cup champions by The Korea Times: There’s just a slight difference between the Bears and the Blackhawks, but, hey, maybe Bears fit better in that headline. This does raise intriguing questions about how the Bears would do at hockey, though. Jay Cutler, power-play quarterback...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Martellus Bennett Reports to Bears Facility Early

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett likely wants to avoid the fine he would have received if he skipped the team’s mandatory minicamp this week. The tight end reportedly showed up at Halas Hall one day early for his physical, according to The Chicago Tribune. Bennett has held out of all previous Bears activities this offseason as an attempt to leverage himself into a new...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald's defamation suit against rape accuser thrown out

NFL defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been accused of three separate acts of domestic violence in the past year. In one of them, McDonald tried to turn things around the on the accuser by filing a defamation lawsuit. A judge wasn’t having it. According to Pro Football Talk, McDonald’s defamation suit against his accuser was...Read More
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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