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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...

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...

Chicago Bears Henry Melton and Earl Bennett Nearing Returns from Concussions
August 28th, 2013 at 12:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Injured Chicago Bears Henry Melton and Earl Bennett are progressing towards returns, according to head coach Marc Trestman. Trestman told reporters Wednesday that Melton should be ready to go by early next week. Bennett is slightly more behind, but he has been spotted wearing a helmet at practice. Melton, a defensive tackle, left the...

Monday Roundup: Chicago Bears Make Cuts/ Injury Updates
August 26th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
Two important Chicago Bears remain sidelined, as defensive tackle Henry Melton and wide receiver Earl Bennett were once again forced to watch practice Monday, according to ESPNChicago.com. ***PHOTO1*** Both players were spotted at the team's Monday workout, but neither were on the field.  The duo are still battling lingering concussion symptoms, and can't...

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’ 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...

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...

Chicago Bears Vs. Seattle Seahawks: Week 13 Injury Report
December 2nd, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Chicago Bears Name                                      Pos      Injury                           Status Kellen Davis TE Ankle Probable Matt Forte RB Ankle Probable Devin Hester WR Concussion Out Stephen Paea DT Shoulder Probable Brian Urlacher LB -- -- Edwin Williams G Shoulder Probable Charles Tillman CB Ankle Probable Alshon Jeffery WR Knee Doubtful Lance Briggs LB Ankle Probable Chris Spencer G Knee Out Seattle Seahawks Name Position Injury Game Status Marcus Trufant CB Hamstring Doubtful Sidney Rice WR Calf Questionable Red Bryant DE Foot Questionable Marshawn Lynch RB Back Probable Greg Scruggs DE Oblique Probable LeRoy Hill LB Ankle Questionable ** Last week against the Minnesota Vikings was a rough one for the Chicago Bears. They won the game, but saw many players go down due to injury. Luckily...

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 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...

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...

Alshon Jeffery Has Right Hand Fracture
October 9th, 2012 at 2:02 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery suffered a fracture in his right hand during Sunday's 41-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jeffery injured the hand on his second career touchdown reception at the very beginning of the fourth quarter. The hand swelled and was in a cast after the game, and the...

Chicago Bears Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week 5 Injury Report
October 7th, 2012 at 10:01 AM
Here's the official injury report for the Chicago Bears and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Team Pos. Player Injury Status CHI TE Evan Rodriguez Knee Out CHI WR Earl Bennett Hand Questionable CHI RB Matt Forte Ankle Probable CHI DE Julius Peppers Ankle Probable JAX WR Laurent Robinson Concussion Out JAX LB Daryl Smith Groin Out JAX DE George Selvie Knee Questionable   The Bears find themselves in a weird spot, and have considered the unthinkable. It's been reported that Matt Forte and Julius Peppers could be rested for this game. Both players have nagging...

Dallas Cowboys Vs. Chicago Bears: Week 4 Injury Report
October 1st, 2012 at 3:40 PM
The Chicago Bears travel to Dallas to take on the Cowboys on Monday Night Football to conclude Week 4 of the NFL season. Chicago needs a win to keep pace with the first-place Minnesota Vikings. Both the Bears and Boys come into the contest 2-1, but both have injury concerns.   Name Position Injury   Game Status CHICAGO Matt...

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,...

Green Bay Packers 23 – Chicago Bears 10: Rapid Reaction
September 13th, 2012 at 11:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** "Good luck" staying on your feet Jay Cutler. That was the message the Green Bay Packers should've handed out after Cutler wished them well covering his wide receivers. Cutler was sacked seven times in this one, and was constantly being flushed out of the pocket. The Green Bay defense caused four Jay...