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With Charles Tillman out, Bears look to future in Kyle Fuller

With Charles Tillman out, Bears look to future in Kyle Fuller
The shot NBC got on the Chicago Bears’ sideline of veteran cornerback Charles Tillman in tears broke the heart of anyone who has followed the guy they call “Peanut” throughout his career. Tillman has become the backbone of this defense in recent years, thriving on his uncanny and unmatched ability to turn the ball over.... Read more »

The definition of insanity: Believing this is the year Jay Cutler will stop being Jay Cutler

The definition of insanity: Believing this is the year Jay Cutler will stop being Jay Cutler
It’s been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result. Well, Jay Cutler apologists, I hate to break it to ya, but based on that definition, you’re totally flipping nuts. With only about eight minutes left in the opening game of the Chicago... Read more »

A comprehensive Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft preview

A comprehensive Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft preview
The Chicago Bears 2014 NFL Draft is upon us! And I’m here to give you a comprehensive and extensive look into every position and prospect the Bears might be considering and why. Phil Emery will have seven picks this year, with no seventh rounder (two picks in the sixth). The Bears are currently in position... Read more »
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Chicago Bears sign homegrown defensive end Austen Lane

Chicago Bears sign homegrown defensive end Austen Lane
The Chicago Bears announced on Monday that they have signed DE Austen Lane to a one-year contract. Originally drafted in the fifth round (153rd overall) by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2010, Lane spent three years with the team at right defensive end, playing in 28 games with 17 starts under then defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.... Read more »

Chicago Bears rookie review: Part 1

Chicago Bears rookie review: Part 1
The Chicago Bears’ second draft class under general manager Phil Emery has finished its first season. The class was again headlined by what many considered to be a risky pick in Kyle Long, whose athleticism and potential outmatched any real production of note at the college level. In addition to Long, Emery selected five more... Read more »

Phil Emery will look to retool, not rebuild, broken Bears defense

Phil Emery will look to retool, not rebuild, broken Bears defense
Last season, the Chicago Bears found themselves with a new identity; a new head coach with a new philosophy, and a new regime of players looking to take the franchise to the next phase of its storied history. The new offensive-minded Bears ended 2013 8-8, missing the playoffs by one fourth-and-eight conversion. Looking back on... Read more »
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Like it or not, Jay Cutler is the Chicago Bears' present and future

Like it or not, Jay Cutler is the Chicago Bears' present and future
It initially appeared on the surface to be nothing more than the typical end-of-the-year press conference Thursday morning until Phil Emery sat down and told the media that the team had elected to re-sign Tim Jennings and Matt Slauson before pausing (for dramatic effect) to include Jay Cutler in that list. “We’re very excited to... Read more »

Five reasons bringing back Jay Cutler a no-brainer for Chicago Bears

Five reasons bringing back Jay Cutler a no-brainer for Chicago Bears
I could play the told-you-so game and pat myself on the back by saying that there was never any doubt in my mind the Chicago Bears would bring Jay Cutler back. I could even say that I predicted the deal would happen rather swiftly, suspecting Cutler and Emery both knew the plan prior to the... Read more »

Robbie Gould and Chicago Bears come to terms on four-year extension

Robbie Gould and Chicago Bears come to terms on four-year extension
Kicker Robbie Gould and the Chicago Bears came to terms on a four-year contract extension Friday afternoon that will keep the 31 year-old in blue and orange through 2017. According to Pro Football Talk, the deal is reportedly worth $15 million, with $9 million in guarantees. His last big deal with the team came in... Read more »
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A self-aware Jay Cutler may be just what the Chicago Bears need

A self-aware Jay Cutler may be just what the Chicago Bears need
As he approached the podium in his nicely pressed suit, wearing a fashionably tied scarf, Jay Cutler looked like a man about to be photographed for the cover of GQ magazine, and I thought to myself, he’s the same old Jay. As I waited to hear how he was going to mumble and groan his... Read more »
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