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Brandon Marshall a Team Player According to Chicago Bears’ Marc Trestman
October 9th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
Given his history, its no wonder much is being made of Brandon Marshall's comments after Sunday's Chicago Bears' loss to the New Orleans Saints.  Marshall caught just four passes, for 30 yards in the game and often played second fiddle to fellow wideout Alshon Jeffrey.   Marshall let it be known after...

Chicago Bears Come Back from 11 Points Down to Beat Cincinnati Bengals
September 8th, 2013 at 3:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler hasn't been known for second-half comebacks in his Chicago Bears career, but that could be changing after he led his team back from an 11-point deficit to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener. Cutler completed 21 of 33 passes, for 242 yards, two touchdowns and an interception....

Wide Receiver Earl Bennett Agrees to Pay Cut with Chicago Bears
September 6th, 2013 at 11:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has agreed to take a $1 million pay cut, according to NFL Network's Ian Rappaport. Bennett was believed to be on the roster bubble after struggling to get healthy after a concussion earl in training camp.  The restructured contract may have been what solidified his...

Brandon Marshall ‘Hip’ to the Chicago Bears Plans; Says It’s ‘Go Time’
September 3rd, 2013 at 9:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** If you’re looking for controversy and histrionics from your football team, you’re better off spending time in the Meadowlands with the New York Jets and Rex Ryan, because you won’t find them with the Chicago Bears.  Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall returned to practice after his four-day team-approved “vacation”...

Report: Chicago Bears Would Consider Trading WR Earl Bennett
August 28th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have considered trading away wide receiver Earl Bennett, according to a tweet from ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Schefter posted this to his Twitter account this afternoon: ***PHOTO2*** Bennett has been battling concussion symptoms since leaving a practice on August third.  On Wednesday, head coach Marc Trestman said Bennett was making progress...

Brandon Marshall’s Comments a Zero on the ‘Diva Scale’ for Chicago Bears
August 28th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall had an excused absence from practice Wednesday, according to multiple reports.  Head coach Marc Trestman said Marshall had a pre-planned four-day break, meaning he will not be in attendance for the team's final preseason game.  This comes a day after telling reporters: “I’m still trying to...

Best/Worst Case for the Chicago Bears’ Offense at the Oakland Raiders
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:38 AM
The Chicago Bears are in the Bay Area for their third (and most important) preseason matchup, this time against the Oakland Raiders.  As the Bears go for their final "dress rehearsal," we take a look at the best and worse case scenarios for the offense... with a dramatic twist. Jay Cutler: Spaceballs Best...

Analysis: Why the Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall Combo Isn’t Enough for the Chicago Bears
August 21st, 2013 at 12:17 PM
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says, “Don’t panic.”  Despite targeting wide receiver Brandon Marshall on all five of his passes in the team’s second preseason game, Cutler says he’ll spread the ball out once the regular season hits. ***PHOTO1*** But what is his definition of “spread the ball out?”  Cutler’s reliance on...

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...

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...

Lovie Smith Says Chicago Bears Won’t Sign Free Agent Receiver
December 4th, 2012 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears can't stay healthy at the wide receiver position. Brandon Marshall has remained healthy and on the field *knock on wood* but options two through four have each missed at least one game. Despite multiple receivers going down for various reasons, Bears head coach Lovie Smith insists that the...

Eric Weems to Receive Larger Role Due to Devin Hester Concussion
November 28th, 2012 at 9:16 AM
***VIDEO1*** This offseason, the Chicago Bears brought in wide receiver/return specialist Eric Weems via free agency from the Atlanta Falcons. The question heading into the season was simply: why? It was originally thought that Devin Hester was being removed from return duties and the team would focus more on him becoming the...

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 to Be Without Rookie WR Alshon Jeffery Again
November 21st, 2012 at 8:44 AM
After breaking his hand a few weeks ago, Chicago Bears rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was anxious to get back to playing football. The team was glad to have him back as well as he's another option opposite Brandon Marshall. The much anticipated return didn't last long as Jeffery left Monday...

Brandon Marshall Very Frustrated After Chicago Bears Loss to San Francisco 49ers
November 20th, 2012 at 9:03 AM
***VIDEO1*** Brandon Marshall was visibly upset throughout the Chicago Bears loss to the San Francisco 49ers Monday night, and his frustration escalated near the end of the game when he couldn't corral a pass along the sideline. First reports said Marshall became involved in a verbal altercation with teammate Matt Forte following...

Chicago Bears’ Alshon Jeffery: Fantasy Football Buy NOW
November 7th, 2012 at 11:34 AM
Although there is a slight chance Chicago Bears rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery could return Sunday night against the Houston Texans, it isn't likely. Chances are, Chicago will keep Jeffery out against Houston to let his hand fully heal. He'd be ready next week for the San Francisco 49ers. "Alshon Jeffery...

Chicago Bears Don’t Expect Johnny Knox to Play This Season
October 31st, 2012 at 1:23 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears placed wide receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list during training camp in hopes he may be ready to play at some point this season. Unfortunately for Knox, that doesn't seem to be the case. Knox lost 30 pounds off his 6-0, 185-pound frame after...

Chicago Bears to Get Wide Receiver Alshon Jeffery Back Very Soon
October 31st, 2012 at 9:23 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears passing game should get some relief soon with rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery set to make a return to the Chicago Bears soon. Although Jeffery won't play Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, he should be ready to go the following week against the Houston Texans....

Brandon Marshall Calls Ndamukong Suh’s Hit on Jay Cutler ‘Not Cool’
October 23rd, 2012 at 12:31 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler didn't have a problem with the hit Ndamukong Suh put on him in the second quarter of last night's game. Head coach Lovie Smith didn't either. But Brandon Marshall took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with the big hit. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The NFL ruled that the hit...

Chicago Bears Vs. Detroit Lions: Week 7 Injury Report
October 22nd, 2012 at 12:56 PM
The Chicago Bears are coming off their bye week and were even given an extra day to study the Detroit Lions. The division rivals square off on Monday Night Football tonight on ESPN. Here's the injury report for tonight's contest. Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Devin Hester QUADRICEPS PROBABLE WR Alshon Jeffery HAND OUT CB Sherrick McManis HIP QUESTIONABLE Detroit Lions Pos Player Injury NFL Status DE Cliff Avril BACK PROBABLE CB Bill Bentley SHOULDER DOUBTFUL S Louis Delmas KNEE PROBABLE CB Jacob Lacey CONCUSSION OUT DE Ronnell...