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Hazing Banned in Chicago Bears Locker Room
November 7th, 2013 at 11:12 AM
Rookie hazing practices in the NFL are in the spotlight as more information is uncovered about the Jonathan Martin/Richie Incognito story with the Miami Dolphins.  In Chicago, wide receiver Brandon Marshall has been vocal in his support of the Chicago Bears locker room, and its lack of hazing. There's a good reason...

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’ Martellus Bennett Wants to Punch Brandon Meriweather
October 22nd, 2013 at 2:44 PM
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather unleashed two helmet-to-helmet hits on Chicago Bears players Sunday, and it earned him a two-game suspension. The former Bear is now enemy number one in the Chicago locker room, with several players, including Brandon Marshall taking verbal shots at their former teammate. Tight end Martellus Bennett minced no...

Chicago Bears’ Brandon Marshall Turns Fine for Green Cleats into Charity Event
October 15th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL has shown its support by outfitting its players in pink gloves, shoes and wristbands. Chicago Bears’ wide receiver Brandon Marshall, however, decided to take up support of his own cause and wear lime green cleats in last Thursday night’s win...

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...

Trio of Chicago Bears Miss Wednesday’s Practice
October 2nd, 2013 at 4:43 PM
Wide receiver Brandon Marshall, cornerback Charles Tillman and defensive tackle Stephen Paea all missed practice Wednesday for the Chicago Bears, due to injury. Marshall is battling a foot injury, while Tillman is still feeling the effects of a strained groin.  Meanwhile, Paea injured his toe in Sunday's loss to the Detroit...

Chicago Bears See “Bad Jay” Return in Loss to Detroit Lions
September 30th, 2013 at 3:27 PM
In comic books, an evil twin usually wears opposite colors and has a goatee.  On the Chicago Bears, he throws interceptions.   "Bad" Jay Cutler made his first appearance of the season for the Bears, in a loss to the Detroit Lions Sunday.  He threw three interceptions and lost a fumble....

No Lovie, No Problem. Chicago Bears Defense Keeps Rolling Under Marc Trestman
September 23rd, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the Chicago Bears hired offensive minded-head coach Marc Trestman in the offseason, many fans worried it meant the end of the team's suffocating and opportunistic defense.  But after three games it's clear; the reports of the demise of the Bears' defense have been greatly exaggerated. Chicago's defense once again proved...

Charles Tillman Still Banged up for Chicago Bears, Questionable for Sunday
September 20th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears Pro-Bowl cornerback Charles Tillman is officially listed as questionable for Sunday night's matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers.   Tillman did practice on Friday, but was limited.  If he was forced to sit out, it would be the first time since 2009 that Tillman was unable to suit up.   According to ESPNChicago.com,...

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....

Chicago Bears Bring Dangerous ‘O’ According to Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowler Geno Atkins
September 4th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second straight year, the Chicago Bears enter the regular season full of offensive hope and promise.  But after finishing in the top half of the NFL on that side of the ball just once in the last 11 years, they’ve got a ways to go before proving their...

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”...

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...

Chicago Bears Flash Glimmer of Offensive Potential Against Oakland Raiders
August 24th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** It must have been a heck of a pep talk from "Da Coach," Mike Ditka, in practice this week.  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sliced the Oakland Raider defense for 142 yards and a touchdown, running back Matt Forte powered his way to 76 yards, and that was in just a...

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...

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 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...

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...