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Lance Briggs Practices with Starters, Limited for Chicago Bears
December 18th, 2013 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs practiced with the first team Wednesday, but was limited according to the team.  Briggs has missed two months with a shoulder injury, but head coach Marc Trestman is still hopefull he'll be able to make his return Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. “It’s still day-to-day,” Trestman...

CB Charles Tillman Will Miss Rest of Season for Chicago Bears
December 16th, 2013 at 1:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Charles Tillman will not return for the Chicago Bears this season. The Pro Bowl cornerback was placed on injured reserve with the designation to return, but that won't happen this season as he continues to battle a triceps injury. Head coach Marc Trestman made the announcement Monday.  He told reporters Tillman...

Lance Briggs on Track for Dec. 22nd Return
December 13th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs could be ready to return by Dec. 22nd vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. Briggs fractured his shoulder in late October, and the Bears defense has struggled ever since.  Briggs had 75 tackles and two sacks before getting hurt, and the Bears have had the NFL's worst run...

Cutler Improving, Still not Ready to Return for Chicago Bears
December 6th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler continues to work at practice, but the Chicago Bears say the quarterback still isn't ready to make a return to game action. Backup Josh McCown will start again in Cutler's place. Cutler sustained a high ankle sprain soon after returning from a different injury in in week 10.  He has...

Matt Forte Misses Chicago Bears Practice Wednesday
November 27th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was held out of practice Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Forte injured his knee Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, but didn't miss any time. Forte rehabbed the injury on Tuesday, and may have been held out of Wednesday's practice as precaution. As of now, Forte is...

Chicago Bears Rule Out Cutler, Briggs Vs. St. Louis Rams
November 18th, 2013 at 2:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman told reporters both quarterback Jay Cutler, and linebacker Lance Briggs have been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the St. Louis Rams. "I would rule Jay out for Sunday," Trestman said about Cutler in his Monday press conference.  The Bears' starter was seen wearing a cast...

Baltimore Ravens’ Injury Report Vs. Chicago Bears
November 15th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
The Baltimore Ravens list ten players on the injury report ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Chicago Bears. Ladarius Webb, Marlon Brown, James Ihedigbo Haloti Ngata and Daryl Smith are all listed as questionable.  Neither Brown or Ngata were able to practice Friday. Brandon Stokely, Terrell Suggs, Chris Canty and Bernard Pierce are...

Chicago Bears Could Be Without Bennett, McClellin Sunday Against Baltimore Ravens
November 15th, 2013 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The banged up Chicago Bears face even more injury issues this week against the Baltimore Ravens, as both tight end Martellus Bennett and Shea McClellin could be in danger of missing the game. Make sure to adjust your fantasy lineups for this weekend accordingly. McClellin's situation looks more dire, as he's...

Chicago Bears Put Charles Tillman on IR; Cutler Week to Week
November 11th, 2013 at 6:06 PM
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will miss at least the rest of the regular season, after the team placed him on injured reserve Monday, with a designation to return. Tillman injured his triceps Sunday against the Detroit Lions.  He will be eligible to begin practicing after six weeks, and could return...

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler Says He’s 100% Recovered and Ready to Face Detroit Lions
November 8th, 2013 at 10:54 AM
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says he's 100% recovered from his groin injury, and ready to take on the Detroit Lions, Sunday. Cutler took all the first team snaps at practice on Thursday, and head coach Marc Trestman told reporters his QB looked ready to go.  Cutler was expected to miss...

Jay Cutler Cleared for Return, Expects to Start Sunday
November 7th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Just like Brandon Marshall predicted.  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was back at practice Thursday, and expects to start Sunday against the Detroit Lions. "He's cleared to play so he's going to play," said head coach Marc Trestman, according to the Chicago Tribune.  Trestman reportedly also told reporters that Cutler will have...

Report: Jay Cutler Will Return to Chicago Bears Lineup Next Week
November 4th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Jay Cutler is expected to return next week, according to the ESPN Monday Night Football broadcast. The network reported Cutler says he'll be ready to start against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The Bears' QB tore a groin muscle against the Redskins, and was supposed to miss at least a month.  All...

Chicago Bears Optimistic Jay Cutler Can Return Early from Injury
October 29th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
The Chicago Bears are hopeful QB Jay Cutler will be ready to return faster than originally expected.  Cutler injured his groin two weeks ago, and was expected to miss at least a month.  Head coach Marc Trestman thinks Cutler might be able to beat that timeline.  According to NFL.com: "It could happen faster," Trestman...

Chicago Bears Re-sign QB Jordan Palmer, Add Linebacker Larry Grant
October 28th, 2013 at 3:55 PM
The Chicago Bears signed two players for depth Monday, after healing up over the bye week. With starting QB Jay Cutler expected to miss at least another five weeks, G.M. Phil Emery brought back quarterback Jordan Palmer, who was with the team in the preseason. Palmer went 12 for 18 with 116...

Report: Chicago Bears Work Out Several Linebackers Over Bye Week
October 25th, 2013 at 3:12 PM
The Chicago Bears reportedly brought in several linebackers for a workout over the bye week.  The team will be without Lance Briggs for more than a month, and rookie John Bostic has taken over at middle linebacker after D.J. Williams was lost for the season. The Chicago Tribune reports, multiple players...

That Hurts: Chicago Bears Lose Jay Cutler at Least 4 Weeks, Lance Briggs at Least 6
October 21st, 2013 at 1:56 PM
The news out of Halas Hall was not good on Monday.  The Chicago Bears will be without quarterback Jay Cutler at least a month, and linebacker Lance Briggs at least six weeks. Cutler injured his groin in the first half of Sunday's loss to the Washington Redskins.  The team announced Monday...

Report: Chicago Bears’ Corey Wootton to Stay at Defensive Tackle
October 19th, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Chicago Bears defensive lineman Corey Wootton is likely to remain at defensive tackle even when the injured Stephen Paea returns, according to the Chicago Sun Times. The Bears have been scrambling to fill a void on the inside of their line since Pro Bowler Henry Melton and interior lineman Nate Collins...

Chicago Bears to Promote LB Jerry Franklin from Practice Squad
October 18th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
With injuries mounting, the Chicago Bears will promote linebacker Jerry Franklin to the active roster in an effort to fill a void on special teams. The Bears lost linebacker D.J. Williams to a season ending injury, so rookie Jon Bostic will take over as the starter.  Bostic's promotion means Franklin will be...

Bad News Bears: DT Nate Collins Tears ACL
October 7th, 2013 at 1:18 PM
The Chicago Bears' depth at defensive tackle is going critical.  ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Nate Collins is lost for the season with a torn ACL. ***PHOTO1*** The news couldn't come at a worse time for the Bears defense that's already lost Henry Melton for the season, and was missing Stephen...

Chicago Bears Injury Report: DL Depth in Question
October 4th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
The Chicago Bears could be extremely thin on the defensive line when they take on the New Orleans Saints. Already missing Pro Bowler Henry Melton for the entire season, Chicago can't afford to be without Stephen Paea.  Paea is listed as questionable, after injuring his toe last Sunday. According to the Bears...