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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 »

Chicago Bears’ LB Lance Briggs out four to six weeks

Chicago Bears’ LB Lance Briggs out four to six weeks
Chicago Bears’ starting weakside linebacker Lance Briggs will miss four to six weeks of the season with a shoulder injury, according to multiple reports. Pro Football Talk had the news first. The injury will not require surgery, and Briggs is expected to return this year. Throughout his 11-year career, Briggs has never missed more than... Read more »

Chicago Bears quarterly review: Debunking 4-0, assessing the scene, handing out awards

Chicago Bears quarterly review: Debunking 4-0, assessing the scene, handing out awards
It’s 7:00 a.m. Friday morning and the sun is rising slowly over Chicago. Out the window on my quiet block I can see folks heading to work, or running with their dogs, but I’m inside thinking about that fire-starter Drew Brees and his band of Saints coming to Soldier Field. The Bears haven’t lost to... Read more »
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Chicago Bears’ red zone defense comes up big in victory over Vikings

Chicago Bears’ red zone defense comes up big in victory over Vikings
The Chicago Bears won in dramatic fashion on Sunday, with Jay Cutler throwing a touchdown to Martellus Bennett to cap off a 76-yard drive in the waning seconds of the fourth quarter. The win put the Bears in first place in the NFC North and moved the Minnesota Vikings into a 0-2 hole. The win,... Read more »

Chicago Bears can stop Adrian Peterson Sunday; here's how

Chicago Bears can stop Adrian Peterson Sunday; here's how
Slowing down Adrian Peterson … You don’t read the words “slowing down” and “Adrian Peterson” in the same sentence often. I, along with 31 NFL defensive coordinators, have no idea how to slow this guy down, as proven by his 2012 season. Last year, Peterson came eight yards short of one of the more prestigious... Read more »

Chicago Bears depth chart projection series: Linebacker

Chicago Bears depth chart projection series: Linebacker
Continuing on in our Chicago Bears depth chart projection series, we take a look at the LB position, which has been revamped this off-season: Starters Starting weak-side LB: Lance Briggs Heading into his 11th season with the Bears, Lance Briggs will being playing without his good friend Brian Urlacher manning the middle of the defense.... Read more »
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Nick Roach the logical choice to replace Brian Urlacher for the Bears

Nick Roach the logical choice to replace Brian Urlacher for the Bears
Nick Roach will hit the free agent market on Tuesday, and he is reportedly already drawing interest from a number of clubs for him to fill their inside LB vacancies. Roach has predominantly played OLB in the Bears’ 4-3 style, but in the absence of long-time middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, Roach stepped in and made an... Read more »

Who is the Bears' defensive MVP?

Who is the Bears' defensive MVP?
The Bears’ defense as a unit, from the front seven to the secondary, has contributed in a big way this season. It’s been a complete and total team effort from Rod Marinelli’s defense, which has been the driving force behind the Bears’ 6-1 record, putting Chicago second overall in the NFC. The Bears’ defense has... Read more »

Charles Tillman named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Charles Tillman named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
Charles Tillman, in his tenth season with the Chicago Bears, has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week, following his Week-5 performance in Jacksonville. Tillman had a 36-yard interception return for touchdown and four tackles in the Bears’ 41-3 win over the Jaguars. On the season, Tillman has 24 total tackles, two INTs for... Read more »
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Bears' balance wins out in Dallas

Bears' balance wins out in Dallas
The Bears are one of the few teams in the NFL that have the ability to win games on either side of the ball. The talent even leaks into the special teams, where the Bears have more than enough to win games with a key ST play. The balance the Bears have found throughout this first quarter... Read more »
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