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Chicago Bears Win; Still Miss Out on Playoffs
December 30th, 2012 at 7:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Minnesota Vikings were not only able to beat the Green Bay Packers today, but in turn also knocked the Chicago Bears out of the playoff picture. The Vikings locked up the No. 6 and final seed in the NFC, and the Chicago Bears are going home, despite their narrow...

Chicago Bears Vs Detroit Lions: Week 17 Injury Report and Preview
December 30th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status RB Armando Allen KNEE QUESTIONABLE S Chris Conte HAMSTRING OUT LB Blake Costanzo CALF OUT RB Matt Forte ANKLE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER PROBABLE DT Henry Melton CHEST QUESTIONABLE T Jonathan Scott HAMSTRING PROBABLE CB Charles Tillman RIBS, ELBOW PROBABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING DOUBTFUL Detroit Lions Pos Player Injury NFL Status S Don Carey KNEE PROBABLE S Louis Delmas KNEE QUESTIONABLE CB Chris Houston HAMSTRING, HIP QUESTIONABLE WR Calvin Johnson KNEE, ANKLE PROBABLE TE Brandon Pettigrew ANKLE DOUBTFUL RB Kevin Smith THUMB PROBABLE DE Kyle Vanden Bosch NOT INJURY RELATED PROBABLE *** Prior to the start of the season, when people saw this game on the schedule for the final week, they likely thought it would...

Chicago Bears Legend Mike Ditka Says He’s a Green Bay Packers Fan
December 21st, 2012 at 8:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears are in the midst of a December collapse. Some Chicago players have recently come out and expressed their displeasure with their treatment from the fans at home. Just when you think things couldn't get any worse for the Chicago Bears, Mr. Chicago Bear himself publicly said he is...

Chicago Bears’ Brian Urlacher Says He Doesn’t Care About the Fans
December 17th, 2012 at 3:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ouch. What more is there to say if you're a fan of the Chicago Bears. Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been the face of the franchise for years, and after the team lost to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, he gives the fans a shot to the jaw. "Two of the people...

Chicago Bears Lose to Green Bay Packers for Second Time This Season; Packers Clinch NFC North
December 17th, 2012 at 8:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Aaron Rodgers connected with James Jones three times for scores to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 21-13 victory over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Sunday. It marks the second time this season that the Packers beat the Bears, and this win clinched them the NFC North Division. The...

Chicago Bears Vs Green Bay Packers: Week 15 Injury Report and Preview
December 16th, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION OUT LB Lance Briggs KNEE, HIP PROBABLE RB Michael Bush RIBS QUESTIONABLE QB Jay Cutler NECK, KNEE PROBABLE TE Kellen Davis KNEE PROBABLE LB Geno Hayes KNEE QUESTIONABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER OUT DE Shea McClellin KNEE DOUBTFUL DT Henry Melton CHEST DOUBTFUL DT Stephen Paea FOOT PROBABLE T Jonathan Scott SHOULDER PROBABLE G Chris Spencer KNEE PROBABLE CB Charles Tillman SHOULDER PROBABLE DT Matt Toeaina KNEE QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Green Bay Packers Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Donald Driver THUMB QUESTIONABLE CB Davon House ILLNESS PROBABLE G T.J. Lang ANKLE PROBABLE LB Terrell Manning SHOULDER QUESTIONABLE LB Clay Matthews HAMSTRING PROBABLE S Jerron McMillian BACK PROBABLE DE Mike Neal SHOULDER PROBABLE WR Jordy Nelson HAMSTRING OUT T Marshall Newhouse WRIST PROBABLE G Josh Sitton HIP QUESTIONABLE RB James Starks KNEE OUT DE C.J. Wilson KNEE OUT S Charles Woodson COLLARBONE OUT DL Johnny Jolly Suspension OUT *** You know how you know it's Week 15? Look at the lists. Both teams have...

Brandon Marhsall Calls Chicago Bears Vs Green Bay Packers Rematch ‘Personal’
December 13th, 2012 at 11:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sunday will mark the "biggest game" of Brandon Marshall's career and he also considers it "personal." The Chicago Bears will have a rematch with the Green Bay Packers, and if anyone remembers the first meeting, it wasn't pretty for Chicago fans. "I had this game marked since we played them last. I...

Jay Cutler Expects to Play Sunday Vs. Green Bay Packers
December 11th, 2012 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler took a vicious hit from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen in Sunday's 21-14 loss, leaving everyone worried the quarterback suffered yet another concussion. He's had a history of them throughout his career, even going back to his Vanderbilt days, but Cutler was lucky to avoid one on this...

Adrian Peterson Runs All Over Chicago Bears in 21-14 Minnesota Vikings Win
December 10th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Adrian Peterson continues to amaze week in and week out. When the Minnesota Vikings have the ball, teams could put 11 guys in the box and he's still run wild. Everyone knows he's getting the ball, and he's still able to accumulate big, timely plays for his team. It started on the...

Chicago Bears Vs Minnesota Vikings: Week 14 Injury Report and Preview
December 9th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION OUT T Gabe Carimi HAMSTRING PROBABLE WR Alshon Jeffery KNEE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER OUT DT Stephen Paea FOOT QUESTIONABLE G Chris Spencer KNEE QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Minnesota Vikings Pos Player Injury NFL Status P Chris Kluwe LEFT KNEE PROBABLE T Phil Loadholt KNEE PROBABLE C John Sullivan RIBS, KNEE PROBABLE *** As the season has worn on, the Chicago Bears have become weaker across the board. All of a sudden, the leader on the defense, Brian Urlacher, may be done for the year. Tim Jennings,...

Chicago Bears’ Earl Bennett Status Uncertain for Sunday
December 6th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Earl Bennett left the Chicago Bears' loss to the Seattle Seahawks last week in the first half after suffering a concussion. We here at Bears 101 already alluded to the fact that the Bears wouldn't bring in additional help at the position, but the team will be undermanned at the wide...

4 Chicago Bears Fined for Actions During Sunday’s Win Over Minnesota Vikings
December 1st, 2012 at 2:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and middle linebacker Brian Urlacher were among the Chicago Bears that received fines from the NFL for their actions in Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings. Cutler was fined $10,000 by the league for flipping the ball at Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson after a short run...

Jared Allen Fined $21,000 for Hit on Chicago Bears’ Lance Louis
November 29th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jared Allen's hit on Lance Louis will cost Louis the rest of the 2012-13 season as the guard tore his ACL on the play. The same hit will cost Allen $21,000. ***VIDEO1*** Allen hit Louis while blocking after an Antoine Winfield interception. Louis didn't see Allen coming, and his left leg was...

Jay Cutler Involved in 2 On-Field Altercations Sunday
November 28th, 2012 at 1:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** Throughout his career, Jay Cutler sure has rubbed some people the wrong way. That has been made evident here, here and here amongst many more places that you could fill in on your own. As a result, Cutler is criticized more often than not, even if it's undeserving. Prior to Sunday's...

Charles Tillman Could Be Most Costly Injury for Chicago Bears
November 28th, 2012 at 10:04 AM
***VIDEO1*** Charles Tillman left Sunday's win against the Minnesota Vikings with what was thought to be an ankle injury. Prior to the injury, Tillamn recovered an Adrian Peterson fumble, recorded two tackles, and broke up what would've been a first down pass to Jerome Simpson. He was on his way to a...

Chicago Bears Lose Lance Louis for Season; Sign Former All-Pro Andre Gurode
November 28th, 2012 at 7:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jared Allen's "cheap shot" on Chicago Bears' Lance Louis has ended the right guard's 2012-13 season. Louis was diagnosed with a torn ACL on the play that occurred at the beginning of the third quarter during the Bears' 28-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Antoine Winfield intercepted a pass thrown by...

Chicago Bears Sunday Recap: Jay Cutler MVP?
November 27th, 2012 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears came away with a much needed divisional win Sunday, to the tune of 28-10 against the Minnesota Vikings. Jay Cutler returned to action after missing last week's game because of a concussion and threw for 188 yards and a touchdown. The win improved the Bears to 8-3 and...

Chicago Bears Vs. Minnesota Vikings: Keys to Victory
November 25th, 2012 at 11:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the first time this season, the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings will face off in a game with major playoff implications. The Bears just lost the division lead last week, and sit at 7-3 with the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings aren't far behind at 6-4, and a win today...

Chicago Bears Vs. Minnesota Vikings: Week 12 Injury Report
November 25th, 2012 at 10:29 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status LB Lance Briggs THUMB PROBABLE QB Jason Campbell RIBS PROBABLE QB Jay Cutler CONCUSSION QUESTIONABLE TE Kellen Davis ANKLE QUESTIONABLE WR Alshon Jeffery KNEE OUT G Lance Louis ANKLE PROBABLE WR Brandon Marshall SHOULDER PROBABLE DE Shea McClellin CONCUSSION PROBABLE DT Stephen Paea SHOULDER PROBABLE DE Julius Peppers THIGH PROBABLE DT Matt Toeaina CALF PROBABLE Minnesota Vikings Pos Player Injury NFL Status DE Jared Allen SHOULDER PROBABLE WR Stephen Burton ANKLE PROBABLE DT Letroy Guion FOOT QUESTIONABLE WR Percy Harvin ANKLE OUT WR Michael Jenkins FOOT PROBABLE G Charlie Johnson TOE QUESTIONABLE P Chris Kluwe LEFT KNEE PROBABLE RB Adrian Peterson ANKLE PROBABLE CB Antoine Winfield KNEE PROBABLE *** What a difference a few weeks make. Not long ago, the Bears' injury report was virtually empty. They did a great job of limiting their...

Chicago Bears Lose NFC North Lead with Loss to San Francisco 49ers
November 20th, 2012 at 1:35 PM
***VIDEO1*** Put the Chicago Bears in Candlestick Park, and you have a recipe for disaster. This is Chicago's eighth straight loss in San Francisco, and on Monday they were embarrassed by a score of 32-7 by the San Francisco 49ers. Sure, the No. 1 excuse for the Bears can be that Jay...