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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 Make Final Cuts to Get Down to 53 Players
September 1st, 2013 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears roster is down to 53, after parting ways with five players Saturday. The team safety Brandon Hardin, linebacker J.T. Thomas, tackle Cory Brandon, defensive tackle Corvey Irvin and receiver Terrence Toliver to get their roster down to the required number. Thomas was considered an up-and-coming player on special teams, after...

New Bears’ Quarterbacks Jordan Palmer and Trent Edwards to Make Preseason Debuts Friday
August 19th, 2013 at 3:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a good weekend to be a free-agent quarterback, as the Chicago Bears came to agreements with both Jordan Palmer and Trent Edwards. Head Coach Marc Trestman said both quarterbacks will see action in Friday's preseason game against at the Oakland Raiders, and will play extensively in the preseason finale...

Time for Chicago Bears to Move on from J’Marcus Webb
August 13th, 2013 at 1:23 PM
He may have been playing right tackle instead of left, but the performance of offensive lineman J’Marcus Webb was just too similar for Bears head coach Marc Trestman. Webb was banished to second-team duty after the Bears’ first preseason game, and fifth-round pick Jordan Mills will get a chance to...

Rod Marinelli Won’t Return as Defensive Coordinator for Chicago Bears
January 17th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
***VIDEO1*** While Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery was searching for a new head coach for the team, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli wasn't even a candidate. When he hired Marc Trestman as head coach, the move put Marinelli's fate with the team in jeopardy, so he took matters into his own hands...

Chicago Bears Hire Marc Trestman to Replace Lovie Smith
January 16th, 2013 at 10:40 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Bears closed their search for the 14th head coach in team history by making the decision to hire Montreal Alouettes' Marc Trestman in the wee hours of the morning. Bears general manager Phil Emery decided on Trestman after an exhausting interviewing process that included 12 known candidates for the...

Chicago Bears Have Weak Plan B to Brian Urlacher
December 6th, 2012 at 7:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite the injury Brian Urlacher suffered at the end of last season, as well as his age, it's rather surprising that the Chicago Bears never acquired an adequate backup to their middle linebacker for situations like this. Doctors said Urlacher would miss about 2-4 weeks with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. Hamstrings...

Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery Squashes Plaxico Burress Rumors
October 11th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday that he's happy with the teams' current group of wide receivers. Pretty much, Emery all but officially said the team isn't interested in the services of free agent Plaxico Burress, who said he wanted to join the Bears. The report came about following...

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...

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...

Brian Urlacher Undergoes Knee Surgery: Still Eyes Week 1
August 14th, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an arthroscopic debridement procedure on his left knee Tuesday according to general manager Phil Emery. Despite the surgery Urlacher's goal is to be on the field for the Sept. 9 regular season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. "It's probably going to be (an issue all season...