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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 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’ 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 Week 8 Fantasy Football Review
October 30th, 2012 at 12:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** If there is one thing Week 8 proved to fantasy owners, it's that you really can't trust Jay Cutler. Even when he's put in a position to exceed -- with a true No. 1 wide receiver and two capable running backs -- Cutler will always find a way to not live...

Chicago Bears Week 7 Fantasy Football Review
October 24th, 2012 at 12:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions on ESPN's Monday Night Football 13-7, in a statement game for the Bears. The defense lived up to the hype, while the offense didn't power by Detroit's defense like it was thought. That could've been due to quarterback Jay Cutler playing the second half...

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...

Brody Eldridge Wants to Play Fullback: Chicago Bears Should Use Split Backs Instead
October 16th, 2012 at 10:17 AM
***PHOTO1*** With Evan Rodriguez having been slowed by injuries to this point in the season, the Chicago Bears have lined up tight end Kyle Adams in the backfield on occasion. Chicago recently signed tight end Brody Eldridge, who said he would "love" to play fullback for the Bears. The 6-5, 265-pound Eldridge hasn't...

Plaxico Burress Wants to Join the Chicago Bears
October 10th, 2012 at 7:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** If the Chicago Bears are searching the free agent market for a replacement wide receiver while Alshon Jeffery is out with a fractured hand, veteran Plaxico Burress has made it clear that he wants to be a Bear, saying he'd be honored to receive a phone call from the team. "For...

Chicago Bears Week 4 Fantasy Football Review
October 3rd, 2012 at 4:37 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys had the pleasure of playing the first Monday night game with the regular officials. That meant that we weren't likely to see the a controversial ending like we did in Week 3's Monday night contest. The Chicago Bears blew out Dallas, to the tune of...

Chicago Bears Vs. Dallas Cowboys: Monday Night Grades
October 2nd, 2012 at 2:19 PM
***VIDEO1*** After the sound beating the Chicago Bears took from the Green Bay Packers on Thursday Night Football in Week 2, they needed a rebound on national TV to get themselves back in positive light. Not only did they do that, but they made themselves look real good in a 34-18 tromping...

Chicago Bears Blowout Dallas Cowboys: Rapid Reaction
October 1st, 2012 at 11:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Who saw this one coming? The Chicago Bears (3-1) played very poorly the past two games on offense, and Jay Cutler was the center of attention heading into Monday night. The defense was expected to play great, and that they did, but the offense was full of question marks. Matt Forte was...

Devin Hester’s Role in the Offense
October 1st, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Devin Hester started the year at the Chicago Bears' No. 2 wide receiver opposite Brandon Marshall. Although he has lined up opposite Brandon Marshall to start the game, he's seen his playing time diminish through the first three weeks. In fact, against the Rams he was only on the field for...

Chicago Bears: Week 2 Fantasy Football Review
September 19th, 2012 at 11:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** If you started a lot of Chicago Bears this week in fantasy football, they let you down. It wasn't even like the recovery process was fast as you had to wait Friday and Saturday before other members of your team could put points on the board. The whole offense performed poorly,...

Chicago Bears: Week 1 Fantasy Football Review
September 13th, 2012 at 1:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** For any fantasy owner who started at least one Chicago Bear on Sunday vs. the Indianapolis Colts, you were likely smiling from ear-to-ear, that is unless you went the tight end route. The Chicago Bears lit up the scoreboard 41 points, while the defense allowed just 15 (because of the pick-six)....

Alshon Jeffery: Bears Rookie to Start as No. 3 WR
September 7th, 2012 at 2:25 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears made a commitment to addressing their aerial attack this offseason by acquiring Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins and drafting Alshon Jeffery in the second round of April's draft. Despite Jeffery's stellar preseason (eight receptions, 106 yards) he has been placed as the No. 3 wideout on the...

Devin Hester Being Relieved of Kick Return Duties Makes No Sense
August 28th, 2012 at 4:03 PM
When the Chicago Bears drafted Devin Hester in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, everyone knew they were getting a dynamic kick return specialist. ***PHOTO1*** As the years have gone on, Bears head coach Lovie Smith has said time and time again that he'd like to limit the number...

Chicago Bears Wide Receivers Will Be a Nightmare for DBs
July 31st, 2012 at 11:17 AM
After the first few days of practice, the Chicago Bears receiving corps has looked dominant. This is what the team's coaches and management was hoping for when they went out and brought in multiple weapons in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Brandon Marshall dominated every defensive back that lined up against him during drills...