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Marc Trestman: Chicago Bears Still in Playoff Hunt
December 2nd, 2013 at 9:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite a thoroughly disappointing overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman isn't giving up on the team's playoff chances. “There are some historical points of view that show that it doesn’t [mean the Bears can't make the playoffs].  We’ve got a long season left. We’ve got...

Chicago Bears Could Be Without Bennett, McClellin Sunday Against Baltimore Ravens
November 15th, 2013 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The banged up Chicago Bears face even more injury issues this week against the Baltimore Ravens, as both tight end Martellus Bennett and Shea McClellin could be in danger of missing the game. Make sure to adjust your fantasy lineups for this weekend accordingly. McClellin's situation looks more dire, as he's...

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...

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 Injury Roundup: Expect Charles Tillman to Be Fine, More from Julius Peppers
September 19th, 2013 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears defense hasn't hasn't exactly looked like it's normal self early in the season.  Part of the problem may be that a couple of its stars are either banged up, or under the weather. Charles Tillman was held out of Wednesday's practice thanks to a knee issue that's bothered...

2013 Chicago Bears Offense Already Proved to Be More Clutch than 2012
September 16th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Fourth-quarter comebacks are becoming a regular occurrence for the Chicago Bears this season.   The Bears have now won two straight games in the fourth quarter to open the season, but you'll forgive Bears fans who still aren't really used to the feeling.  Last season, the Bears managed just one comeback...

Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman not Concerned About Soldier Field Turf Sunday
September 14th, 2013 at 12:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The playing surface at Soldier Field is in for a big test this weekend, playing host to two games.  That's a lot of work for a field that's generally thought to be one of the NFL's worst. On Saturday, the University of Illinois plays host to Washington, while the Bears host...

Chicago Bears Expecting More Pressure from Noticably Quiet Julius Peppers
September 11th, 2013 at 7:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Bears Pro-Bowl defensive lineman Julius Peppers battled injuries throughout the preseason, and there were concerns about his availability for the regular season opener.  Peppers started, last Sunday against the Bengals, but you might not have known it from watching the game.  Peppers finished with no tackles, no quarterback hits, and...

Chicago Bears Victory Monday; How the Bears Beat the Cincinnati Bengals
September 9th, 2013 at 11:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** It took a patented (well, soon to be maybe) Jay Cutler second-half comeback, but the Chicago Bears found a way to win their season opener 24-21 over the Cincinnati Bengals. Yes, the defense turned the Bengals over on three occasions.  Yes, at times it seemed like the Bengals coaching staff was...

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”...

Chicago Bears Cut QB Jordan Palmer Despite Strong Performance
August 30th, 2013 at 9:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler wasn't exactly looking over his shoulder, but it seemed as if quarterback Jordan Palmer had won himself a job with the Chicago Bears with his performance Thursday night.  Except, the team surprisingly waived him Friday morning.  Palmer announced the move via Twitter: ***PHOTO2*** Palmer was 11-17 passing, for 111 yards...

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...

What to Watch for in the Chicago Bears Preseason Finale
August 27th, 2013 at 1:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Now that Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has announced that he won't be playing the majority of the team's starters in the final preseason game, it's time for the young players to show what they've got.  Here's a list of players Bears fans should be watching Thursday night against...

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...

Chicago Bears Expect Julius Peppers to See Action at Oakland Raiders
August 21st, 2013 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman expects star defensive end Julius Peppers to see his first preseason game action Friday, when the team faces off against the Oakland Raiders. Peppers has been battling a sore hamstring, but was expected to be able to suit up last week against the San Diego Chargers....

“Iron” Mike Ditka on Hand at Tuesday’s Chicago Bears’ Practice
August 20th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** A familiar face was roaming the sidelines at Chicago Bears' practice Tuesday.  Legendary former head coach Mike Ditka was on hand, as a guest of none other than new coach Marc Trestman. The Bears official twitter account tweeted a photo Tuesday afternoon.  Ditka hasn't been seen at practice for more than...

Report: Cut in Playing-Time Equals Cut in Pay for Chicago Bears’ J’Marcus Webb
August 20th, 2013 at 12:06 PM
After being banished to second team duty, Chicago Bears offensive lineman J'Marcus Webb got more bad news this week according to the Chicago Tribune.  Webb's base salary has been dropped, and he'll have to earn the remainder of his pay through performance bonuses. ***PHOTO1*** Webb was scheduled to earn $1.323 million this year,...