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Playing Reporter: Bears Linebacker Lance Briggs Reveals NFL Fine for Rookie Jon Bostic
August 21st, 2013 at 9:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic was fined $21 thousand Wednesday for a hit he levied on an unsuspecting San Diego Chargers wide receiver last week. The fine was revealed by none other than Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs on his twitter account:  ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO3*** The NFL has yet to confirm the fine.  Bostic...

Chicago Bears Fire Every Offensive Coach
January 17th, 2013 at 9:57 PM
***PHOTO2*** Marc Trestman is looking for a fresh start with the Chicago Bears. Every coach on the offensive side of the football has been let go since the hiring of Trestman as the team's 14th head coach in its history. ***PHOTO1*** The offense was terrible for Chicago this year, at times looking lost as...

Rod Marinelli Won’t Return as Defensive Coordinator for Chicago Bears
January 17th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
***VIDEO1*** While Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery was searching for a new head coach for the team, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wasn't even a candidate. When he hired Marc Trestman as head coach, the move put Marinelli's fate with the team in jeopardy, so he took matters into his own hands...

Chicago Bears Hire Marc Trestman to Replace Lovie Smith
January 16th, 2013 at 10:40 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears closed their search for the 14th head coach in team history by making the decision to hire Montreal Alouettes' Marc Trestman in the wee hours of the morning. Bears general manager Phil Emery decided on Trestman after an exhausting interviewing process that included 12 known candidates for the...

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...

Week 17 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 30th, 2012 at 11:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last week marked a great week for us here at Bears 101. We selected 14 of the 16 games correctly and are looking to end the year on a high note. Our record to date is 140-81-1, and we have 16 more games to choose until the 2012-13 regular season...

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 Prove They Can Beat the Non-Elite in Thrashing of Arizona Cardinals
December 24th, 2012 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears kept their playoff chances alive Sunday by dismantling the Arizona Cardinals 28-13, in a game that wasn't as close as the score suggests. The Bears improve to 9-6 on the season, but still remain behind the Minnesota Vikings in their search for a playoff birth. The defense returned to...

Fantasy Football Week 16: Playoff Edition Start’em/Sit’em
December 23rd, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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Chicago Bears Vs Arizona Cardinals: Week 16 Injury Report and Preview
December 23rd, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION QUESTIONABLE LB Blake Costanzo CALF QUESTIONABLE LB Geno Hayes KNEE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER QUESTIONABLE WR Brandon Marshall HAMSTRING PROBABLE DE Shea McClellin KNEE PROBABLE DT Henry Melton CHEST DOUBTFUL T Jonathan Scott HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Arizona Cardinals Pos Player Injury NFL Status DE Calais Campbell CALF PROBABLE WR Early Doucet CONCUSSION OUT LB Quentin Groves FOOT QUESTIONABLE TE Rob Housler KNEE QUESTIONABLE S Rashad Johnson HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE TE Mike Leach BACK, SHOULDER PROBABLE T Nate Potter KNEE QUESTIONABLE S James Sanders CALF QUESTIONABLE RB Anthony Sherman KNEE QUESTIONABLE DE Ronald Talley ANKLE QUESTIONABLE CB Greg Toler HAMSTRING PROBABLE DT Dan Williams HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE *** If the Chicago Bears don't win this game, their playoff hopes are all but gone, and Lovie Smith might actually be fired on the...

Week 16 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 22nd, 2012 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2012-13 season is winding down and this could be the last week some starters play for their respective teams. Tonight's contest between the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons is a prime example of that as the Falcons could wrap up the NFC and gain home field advantage throughout the...

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’ Lance Briggs Backs Brian Urlachers Comments Regarding Fans
December 21st, 2012 at 7:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** After team leader Brian Urlacher opened his mouth about the fans, other teammates are beginning to follow suit. Linebacker Lance Briggs is the latest Chicago Bear to talk about being booed at home. "Obviously, some people think the way it came off, they might be upset about it," Briggs said. "I understand...

Former Chicago Bears’ John Helwig’s Daughter Charged for Illegally Collecting Pension Checks
December 20th, 2012 at 9:23 AM
After a strange set of events, the NFL has charged the daughter of John Helwig, a Chicago Bear player in the 1950s, with illegally collecting money from an NFL pension plan years after her father's death. Constance Helwig-Langlois was charged Wednesday with fraud in Detroit. Court documents show that Helwig's wife, Ruth,...

Chicago Bears Lose Goal Line Threat with Michael Bush Placed on IR
December 19th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***VIDEO1*** Although Michael Bush didn't want his sole purpose of joining the Chicago Bears to be the goal line back when he signed a four-year deal this offseason, he has been pigeon-holed to that role, and was quite effective. More often than not, Bush has found the end zone in goal-to-goal situations,...

Chicago Bears Could Add Kahlil Bell Back into Running Back Mix
December 18th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
The Chicago Bears could be adding a familiar face into its running back rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Kahlil Bell was recently released by the New York Jets, and is expected to return to the Bears because backup Michael Bush is ailing from a rib injury. Bell was on the Bears earlier this season before being...

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...

Fantasy Football Week 15: Playoff Start’em or Sit’em
December 16th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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Week 15 NFL Picks: Bears 101′s Game Predictions
December 16th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Week 15 just may be the most interesting week in the history of the NFL. There will be six games taking place with major playoff implications. That means there will be 12 teams in action against each other this week, and all 12 of those teams have a shot at...