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Mr. Boom Bostic: Why Handing the Keys to Rookie Jon Bostic is Good for the Chicago Bears
August 20th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** For more than a decade, middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears has been the home of an all-time great.  But with Brian Urlacher gone, the Bears have two choices: a veteran stop-gap, or an unproven rookie with miles of potential. The Bears should choose the rookie. With veteran D.J. Williams battling a...

Chicago Bears Veteran LB Brian Urlacher Retires
May 22nd, 2013 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears lost veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher to retirement today. The Bears have long been known for their strong defense, and for the last 13 seasons, Urlacher has been a leader on that defense. Chicago will be hard pressed to find a replacement for Urlacher, who averaged over 100...

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...

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...

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 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...

Chicago Bears: Will Lovie Smith Be Back If Team Fails to Make the Playoffs?
December 13th, 2012 at 7:23 AM
***VIDEO1*** This looks all too familiar for the Chicago Bears, doesn't it. It isn't uncommon for the team to get off to a hot start under head coach Lovie Smith, only to taper off at the end of the year to the point where the team is no longer in the playoff...

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...

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 Have Weak Plan B to Brian Urlacher
December 6th, 2012 at 7:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite the injury Brian Urlacher suffered at the end of last season, as well as his age, it's rather surprising that the Chicago Bears never acquired an adequate backup to their middle linebacker for situations like this. Doctors said Urlacher would miss about 2-4 weeks with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. Hamstrings...

BREAKING: Brian Urlacher to Miss at Least 3 Weeks with Hamstring Injury
December 4th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is expected to miss the next three games with what sources are calling a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The eight-time Pro-Bowler suffered the injury on the second-to-last play of Sunday's overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks. It's an injury that has the potential to sideline Urlacher for...

Seattle Seahawks Shock Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Behind Russell Wilson Late Game Heroics
December 3rd, 2012 at 8:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the NFC playoff race as tight as it is, Russell Wilson had a message for his teammates when they took possession of the ball at their own three-yard line, down 14-10 late in the fourth quarter. "I just told the guys, 'This is what the season comes down to, right...

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...

Chicago Bears’ Kicker Robbie Gould not Happy with Soldier Field Grounds Crew
November 14th, 2012 at 1:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The conditions at Solider Field Sunday night when the Chicago Bears played the Houston Texans could've been much better for the players had the grounds crew taken come precautionary measures prior to kickoff with rain in the forecast, according to placekicker Robbie Gould This isn't the first time the grounds of...

Chicago Bears Week 9 Fantasy Football Review
November 7th, 2012 at 12:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** For those of you who started your Chicago Bear studs this week, you had yourselves a great Sunday. If you're just a fan of the team, you also had a great Sunday -- even if you were facing somebody starting any Chicago Bears because a team victory trumps a fantasy...

Chicago Bears Embarrass Tennessee Titans 51-20
November 5th, 2012 at 9:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** The rule with the Tennessee Titans is to not let them hang around as they are 3-1 in games decided by seven points or less. Chicago accomplished that wish scores in all three phases of the game in the first quarter Sunday en route to a 51-20 win. Chicago (7-1) was...

NFL Week 2: Green Bay Packers Vs. Chicago Bears Injury Report
September 13th, 2012 at 3:49 PM
Here's the injury report for provided for you by Bears 101. The most intriguing name on the list is Greg Jennings of the Green Bay Packers. He's listed as doubtful, with ESPN's Adam Schefter saying he's "50/50" for tonight, while ESPN's John Clayton recently tweeted that he didn't think Jennings...

Jay Cutler Leads Chicaco Bears in Rout of Indianapolis Colts
September 10th, 2012 at 7:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler went behind center and found Brandon Marshall with ease, as if the two had never been separated from their time in Denver. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall had 119 yards and a touchdown through the air to spoil No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck's debut...

NFL Week 1: Chicago Bears Vs. Indianapolis Colts Injury Report
September 9th, 2012 at 9:45 AM
IND Mewelde Moore RB Chest   Probable Jerraud Powers CB Knee   Probable Joe Reitz G Knee   Out Cory Redding DE Knee   Probable T.Y. Hilton WR Shoulder   Questionable Pat Angerer LB Foot   Out Austin Collie WR Head   Questionable Delone Carter RB Chest   Questionable   CHI Brian Urlacher LB Knee   Probable Lorenzo Booker RB Head   Questionable Adam Podlesh P Hip   Probable Earl Bennett WR Hand   Probable Chris Conte S Shoulder   Probable Looking at the list, you wouldn't believe it's Week 1 of the NFL season. Players all around the league are down, but here's the injury report for the Bears and Colts game.

Brian Urlacher Vows: ‘I’m Playing Sunday’
September 3rd, 2012 at 11:49 AM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher says he still expects to play Week 1 versus the Indianapolis Colts despite going under the knife multiple times to cure his left knee. The recent injury has kept him off the field throughout the preseason, and the 34-year-old linebacker told WFLD-Channel 32's "The Final...