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New Bears’ Quarterbacks Jordan Palmer and Trent Edwards to Make Preseason Debuts Friday
August 19th, 2013 at 3:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a good weekend to be a free-agent quarterback, as the Chicago Bears came to agreements with both Jordan Palmer and Trent Edwards. Head Coach Marc Trestman said both quarterbacks will see action in Friday's preseason game against at the Oakland Raiders, and will play extensively in the preseason finale...

Brian Urlacher Vows: ‘I’m Playing Sunday’
September 3rd, 2012 at 11:49 AM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher says he still expects to play Week 1 versus the Indianapolis Colts despite going under the knife multiple times to cure his left knee. The recent injury has kept him off the field throughout the preseason, and the 34-year-old linebacker told WFLD-Channel 32's "The Final...

Chicago Bears Finalize 53-Man Roster: Carry 2 Quarterbacks
September 1st, 2012 at 11:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** For those who have missed it, the Chicago Bears have officially announced their 53-man roster for the 2012/13 season. What some are calling the biggest surprise, the Bears have decided to only keep two quarterbacks. However, it's actually a smart move. There was no need to Chicago to waste a roster spot...

J’Marcus Webb or Chris Williams to the Trade Block?
August 30th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
With the Chicago Bears gearing up for their final game of the preseason, expect the phone lines in the general manager's office to be busy. Around this time, usually every team is more apt to make a deal for depth players as teams try to narrow their rosters down to 53...

Brian Urlacher Undergoes Knee Surgery: Still Eyes Week 1
August 14th, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an arthroscopic debridement procedure on his left knee Tuesday according to general manager Phil Emery. Despite the surgery Urlacher's goal is to be on the field for the Sept. 9 regular season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. "It's probably going to be (an issue all season...

Mike Tice: Chicago Bears LT Competition is Wide Open
August 14th, 2012 at 8:23 AM
It was reported last week that J'Marcus Webb was running away with in the Chicago Bears position battle for starting left tackle. Following the first preseason game, that may no longer be the case. Most first team players played just a series or two to open the preseason. Webb, however, was...

Brian Urlacher Out for Thursday’s Preseason Opener
August 7th, 2012 at 9:20 PM
After missing practice time for the sixth straight day and amid a barrage of injury rumors, the Bears have announced the linebacker Brian Urlacher will not play in this Thursday's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos.  The Bears are stressing however, that Urlacher's absence has nothing to do with the injury...

Updating the Chicago Bears LT Situation
August 7th, 2012 at 7:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have officially unveiled their first depth chart in preparation for Thursday night's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos. In no surprise to anyone surrounding the Bears, J'Marcus Webb was slotted as the team's starter at left tackle. New offensive coordinator Mike Tice prefers a team where the offensive...

Chicago Bears Sign Special-Teamer Rashied Davis
August 6th, 2012 at 1:54 PM
The Chicago Bears announced today that they've signed wide receiver and special-team specialist Rashied Davis to a one-year contract. ***PHOTO1*** Davis is an eight-year veteran of the NFL and played his first six seasons with the Bears. He started in 15 games in his career, but was more known for his special...

Chicago Bears Show Concern Over Brian Urlacher’s Knee
August 6th, 2012 at 12:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** It isn't news that Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher sprained both his medial collateral and posterior collateral ligaments in last seasons' finale against the Minnesota Vikings. Although the injury looked as if it would keep him out at the beginning points of this season, Urlacher has said he felt 100 percent...

Bears DT Brian Price Struggles in Practice
August 1st, 2012 at 6:52 PM
It's been a rough start for new defensive tackle Brian Price. After getting traded to the Bears last week from Tampa, Price has yet to really wow anyone at camp. Price suffered through notable growing pains during his first practice with the team but he made no excuses for it...

Jay Cutler to Have More Freedom in Chicago Bears Offense
August 1st, 2012 at 8:01 AM
Newly appointed Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice has been in constant contact with quarterback Jay Cutler throughout training camp thus far. ***PHOTO1*** Tice, who was the team's offensive line coach for the past two seasons, has said he wants Cutler to indicate his 'likes' and 'dislikes' about the plays they run....

Brandon Marshall Has High Praise for Alshon Jeffery
July 31st, 2012 at 4:46 PM
As training camp continues for the Chicago Bears, the team chemistry seems to get better and better. We've already heard of teammates and coaches having great things to say about rookie defensive end Shea McClellin, and now the Bears No. 1 receiver has something to say about the guy who...

Chicago Bears Wide Receivers Will Be a Nightmare for DBs
July 31st, 2012 at 11:17 AM
After the first few days of practice, the Chicago Bears receiving corps has looked dominant. This is what the team's coaches and management was hoping for when they went out and brought in multiple weapons in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Brandon Marshall dominated every defensive back that lined up against him during drills...

Michael Bush’s Role: the ‘Battering Ram’
July 31st, 2012 at 9:18 AM
With Matt Forte in the midst of a contract dispute, the Chicago Bears went out and signed running back Michael Bush to a four year contract as a precautionary measure. Now that Forte has signed and is working out in camp, the question beings, where will Michael Bush be slotted in...

Shea McClellin Earning Respect on the Defensive Line
July 30th, 2012 at 10:54 AM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears rookie defensive end Shea McClellin isn't going to start just because he's a high first round draft pick. The Bears have let it be known that the rookie from Boise State needs to earn that right and so far in training camp, he's doing exactly that.  Defensive Coordinator Rod...

Devin Hester Looking to Finally Make an Offensive Impact
July 29th, 2012 at 6:04 PM
    ***VIDEO1***   It was said before training camp started that the Bears would be trying return king Devin Hester out at wide receiver more so then they have in the past. The hope is to turn Hester into more than just a one trick pony and into yet another weapon for the...

Bears Brandon Marshall, Chris Conte Survive Injury Scares
July 29th, 2012 at 10:58 AM
Chicago Bears No. 1 receiver Brandon Marshall survived an injury scare not long after Devin Hester survived an injury scare of his own. After the two devastating and season crushing injuries that the Bears suffered last season with Jay Cutler and Matt Forte both going down, any sort of scare...

Chicago Bears Training Camp: Day 4
July 28th, 2012 at 8:35 PM
The Chicago Bears made some more roster noise just four days into training camp. After acquiring defensive tackle Brian Price from Tampa Bay the other day, Chicago added cornerback Jeremy Ware and waived kicker David Teggart. Ware was a seventh round pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2010 and appeared in eight...

Chicago Bears’ Lovie Smith Safe Through 2012
July 28th, 2012 at 2:46 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey said on Friday that Lovie Smith would be the head coach for the Chicago Bears in 2012, and new general manager Phil Emery would have the freedom to make a change at season's end. "We told Phil when he came in that Lovie had to be...