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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...

Jay Cutler Expects to Play Sunday Vs. Green Bay Packers
December 11th, 2012 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jay Cutler took a vicious hit from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen in Sunday's 21-14 loss, leaving everyone worried the quarterback suffered yet another concussion. He's had a history of them throughout his career, even going back to his Vanderbilt days, but Cutler was lucky to avoid one on this...

Adrian Peterson Runs All Over Chicago Bears in 21-14 Minnesota Vikings Win
December 10th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Adrian Peterson continues to amaze week in and week out. When the Minnesota Vikings have the ball, teams could put 11 guys in the box and he's still run wild. Everyone knows he's getting the ball, and he's still able to accumulate big, timely plays for his team. It started on the...

Chicago Bears Vs Minnesota Vikings: Week 14 Injury Report and Preview
December 9th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status WR Earl Bennett CONCUSSION OUT T Gabe Carimi HAMSTRING PROBABLE WR Alshon Jeffery KNEE PROBABLE CB Tim Jennings SHOULDER OUT DT Stephen Paea FOOT QUESTIONABLE G Chris Spencer KNEE QUESTIONABLE LB Brian Urlacher HAMSTRING OUT Minnesota Vikings Pos Player Injury NFL Status P Chris Kluwe LEFT KNEE PROBABLE T Phil Loadholt KNEE PROBABLE C John Sullivan RIBS, KNEE PROBABLE *** As the season has worn on, the Chicago Bears have become weaker across the board. All of a sudden, the leader on the defense, Brian Urlacher, may be done for the year. Tim Jennings,...

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...

4 Chicago Bears Fined for Actions During Sunday’s Win Over Minnesota Vikings
December 1st, 2012 at 2:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and middle linebacker Brian Urlacher were among the Chicago Bears that received fines from the NFL for their actions in Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings. Cutler was fined $10,000 by the league for flipping the ball at Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson after a short run...

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...

Jay Cutler Involved in 2 On-Field Altercations Sunday
November 28th, 2012 at 1:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** Throughout his career, Jay Cutler sure has rubbed some people the wrong way. That has been made evident here, here and here amongst many more places that you could fill in on your own. As a result, Cutler is criticized more often than not, even if it's undeserving. Prior to Sunday's...

Charles Tillman Could Be Most Costly Injury for Chicago Bears
November 28th, 2012 at 10:04 AM
***VIDEO1*** Charles Tillman left Sunday's win against the Minnesota Vikings with what was thought to be an ankle injury. Prior to the injury, Tillamn recovered an Adrian Peterson fumble, recorded two tackles, and broke up what would've been a first down pass to Jerome Simpson. He was on his way to a...

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 Lose Lance Louis for Season; Sign Former All-Pro Andre Gurode
November 28th, 2012 at 7:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jared Allen's "cheap shot" on Chicago Bears' Lance Louis has ended the right guard's 2012-13 season. Louis was diagnosed with a torn ACL on the play that occurred at the beginning of the third quarter during the Bears' 28-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Antoine Winfield intercepted a pass thrown by...

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 Vs. Minnesota Vikings: Week 12 Injury Report
November 25th, 2012 at 10:29 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury NFL Status LB Lance Briggs THUMB PROBABLE QB Jason Campbell RIBS PROBABLE QB Jay Cutler CONCUSSION QUESTIONABLE TE Kellen Davis ANKLE QUESTIONABLE WR Alshon Jeffery KNEE OUT G Lance Louis ANKLE PROBABLE WR Brandon Marshall SHOULDER PROBABLE DE Shea McClellin CONCUSSION PROBABLE DT Stephen Paea SHOULDER PROBABLE DE Julius Peppers THIGH PROBABLE DT Matt Toeaina CALF PROBABLE Minnesota Vikings Pos Player Injury NFL Status DE Jared Allen SHOULDER PROBABLE WR Stephen Burton ANKLE PROBABLE DT Letroy Guion FOOT QUESTIONABLE WR Percy Harvin ANKLE OUT WR Michael Jenkins FOOT PROBABLE G Charlie Johnson TOE QUESTIONABLE P Chris Kluwe LEFT KNEE PROBABLE RB Adrian Peterson ANKLE PROBABLE CB Antoine Winfield KNEE PROBABLE *** What a difference a few weeks make. Not long ago, the Bears' injury report was virtually empty. They did a great job of limiting their...

Chicago Bears Show Concern Over Brian Urlacher’s Knee
August 6th, 2012 at 12:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** It isn't news that Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher sprained both his medial collateral and posterior collateral ligaments in last seasons' finale against the Minnesota Vikings. Although the injury looked as if it would keep him out at the beginning points of this season, Urlacher has said he felt 100 percent...

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...