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Chicago Bears Training Camp: Notes and Observations

Chicago Bears Training Camp: Notes and Observations
Your loyal CBH contributor and avid Bears backer attended Chicago Bears Training Camp on Monday and Friday of last week and came away with some observations, though it’s clear that the games will be a somewhat better barometer of things to come. No, lives aren’t at stake here, but jobs certainly are, so it’s a... Read more »

Chicago Bears MLB Jon Bostic hoping to rebound from rough rookie year

Chicago Bears MLB Jon Bostic hoping to rebound from rough rookie year
When the Chicago Bears drafted Florida Gators star middle linebacker Jon Bostic with the 50th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, timing and circumstance meant that expectations were probably never going to be realistic. Dealing with the loss of future Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, Chicago was desperate to find their next great mike... Read more »

Offensive continuity critical for Marc Trestman and the Chicago Bears

Offensive continuity critical for Marc Trestman and the Chicago Bears
Over the course of the last 100 years and change, the city of Chicago has gotten used to seeing its professional sports franchises predicate themselves on defense. In 2005, the White Sox pitching staff dominated throughout the postseason and the led the Southsiders to their first World Series title in 88 years. The Chicago Bulls... Read more »
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Chicago Bears Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

Chicago Bears Training Camp Preview: Special Teams
Part 2: Special Teams . . . “I’m telling you, every year special teams is going to win or lose you two or three ballgames. That proves true time after time.” Matthew Slater, New England Patriots’ special teams captain. In Chicago, the Bears have won their fair share of games thanks to a stellar special... Read more »

Chicago Bears Training Camp Preview: Defense

Chicago Bears Training Camp Preview: Defense
The highly anticipated 2012 season comes loaded with lofty expectations from Bears fans. But, despite a seemingly successful off-season campaign, there are still plenty of questions to be answered (as with any team). So, in this—the first of a three-part series focusing on offense, defense and special teams—we’ll look at what those questions are as... Read more »