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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...

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 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...

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...

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 Week 3 Fantasy Football Review
September 26th, 2012 at 11:52 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears of old are back. We're not saying they technically ever left, but this team was supposed to be able to win games with just their offense alone. General manager Phil Emery made moves on the offensive side of the football this offseason, bringing in wide receivers Brandon Marshall...

Chicago Bears to Workout RB Ryan Grant
September 25th, 2012 at 11:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears will workout ex-Packer running back Ryan Grant at Halas Hall today. ***PHOTO2*** The fact that the Bears are working out the running back would make you think Matt Forte won't play Monday. In Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams, Michael Bush took some shots according to head coach...

Lovie Smith ‘Hopeful’ Matt Forte Will Play Vs. Dallas Cowboys
September 24th, 2012 at 1:50 PM
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said he hopes running back Matt Forte will be available for the team's next game, Oct. 1 against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** Michael Bush started in place of Forte on Sunday and racked up 55 yards and a touchdown in his absence. As...

Chicago Bears’ Offense Struggles in Win Over St. Louis Rams
September 24th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
The Chicago Bears were supposed to be a different team this year. It once was a team that relied on defense and special teams to win games, the the offense's job was to not turn the ball over. It was thought it would all change this year, but that doesn't seem...

Chicago Bears Vs. St. Louis Rams: Week 3 Preview
September 23rd, 2012 at 9:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Every preview you read, the Chicago Bears are the favorite today over the St. Louis Rams. The fans hope they will come out firing after last week's embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers. There will be a few road blocks, however. First and foremost, Matt Forte has been ruled out with...

Matt Forte Ruled Out Vs. St. Louis Rams
September 22nd, 2012 at 10:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte will not be in the lineup Sunday vs. the St. Louis Rams because of a right ankle injury, according to head coach Lovie Smith. "Matt Forte is making a lot of progress but he won't be ready to this week, so he is out 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,...

Lovie Smith: No High Ankle Sprain for Matt Forte
September 17th, 2012 at 11:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Good news for Matt Forte, he doesn't have a high ankle sprain. That's what Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said Monday, but didn't go into specifics on the running back's ankle. Forte was injured during the Bears 23-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers Thursday night and it was reported he...

Chicago Bears’ Matt Forte Leaves Game with Ankle Injury
September 14th, 2012 at 10:32 AM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte left Thursday night's game vs. the Green Bay Packers with a right ankle injury in the third quarter. Forte caught a pass from quarterback Jay Cutler out left and fell directly on the ankle when being brought to the ground. It is believed Forte suffered...

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)....

Chicago Bears: Week 2 Keys to Victory
September 12th, 2012 at 1:36 PM
Last season, the Green Bay Packers swept the Chicago Bears in their season series, and Chicago isn't looking for a repeat in Week 2. The two sides will kickoff their NFC North rivalry this year in primetime on Thursday Night Football. Even though Chicago enters this one with a better record,...

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...

Michael Bush’s Role: the ‘Battering Ram’
July 31st, 2012 at 9:18 AM
With Matt Forte in the midst of a contract dispute, the Chicago Bears went out and signed running back Michael Bush to a four year contract as a precautionary measure. Now that Forte has signed and is working out in camp, the question beings, where will Michael Bush be slotted in...