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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...

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...

Chicago Bears Encouraged by Rookies on the Offensive Line
August 22nd, 2013 at 9:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears are in the middle of a youth movement on the offensive line.  Both rookie right tackle Jordan Mills and rookie right guard Kyle Long have impressed so far this preseason, and could be in line to crack the starting lineup on opening day. The duo isn't just impressing...

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,...

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 Goal Line Threat with Michael Bush Placed on IR
December 19th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***VIDEO1*** Although Michael Bush didn't want his sole purpose of joining the Chicago Bears to be the goal line back when he signed a four-year deal this offseason, he has been pigeon-holed to that role, and was quite effective. More often than not, Bush has found the end zone in goal-to-goal situations,...

Chicago Bears Could Add Kahlil Bell Back into Running Back Mix
December 18th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
The Chicago Bears could be adding a familiar face into its running back rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Kahlil Bell was recently released by the New York Jets, and is expected to return to the Bears because backup Michael Bush is ailing from a rib injury. Bell was on the Bears earlier this season before being...

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...

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...

Matt Forte, Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs All Expect to Play Sunday
December 1st, 2012 at 1:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** A plethora of Chicago Bears were unable to finish Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, but following a week of rest and practice, many believe they'll be able to give it a go. Matt Forte, Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs all left Sunday with apparent ankle injuries, and all believe they...

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 Vs. Minnesota Vikings: Keys to Victory
November 25th, 2012 at 11:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the first time this season, the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings will face off in a game with major playoff implications. The Bears just lost the division lead last week, and sit at 7-3 with the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings aren't far behind at 6-4, and a win today...

Chicago Bears Midseason Report Card: a Lot to Smile About
November 9th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears have gotten off to a great start in the 2012-13 season, jumping out to a 7-1 record, allowing their fans to believe the preseason Super Bowl hype. They've won big, they've won ugly and they've lost real ugly. But at the end of the day, the Bears have...

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 Defense Setting the Standard; Offense Trying to Catch Up
November 6th, 2012 at 1:45 PM
***VIDEO1*** For those of you who actually watched the video -- see what we did there, now you have to watch the video -- the key word by the announcer was "another." It was "another" forced fumble by Charles Tillman. He asked whether or not it would be "another" touchdown for the...

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...