Archive for August 2016

Bears Practice Report: Bullard returns, Porter sits out and Long does side work

Bears Practice Report: Bullard returns, Porter sits out and Long does side work
As each day progresses, the Bears are getting healthier and that bodes well with their regular season opener in Houston only 17 days away. Running back Jeremy Langford returned to full participation Thursday after being limited on Wednesday and out the three practices prior. Rookie defensive end Jonathan Bullard came back after being away from... Read more »

Bears Practice Report: Langford and Trevathan return, Long remains out

Bears Practice Report: Langford and Trevathan return, Long remains out
The Bears moved practice inside the Walter Payton Center on Wednesday to stay away from the rain. An ongoing injury list that reached 20 players on Saturday is starting to dwindle. Running back Jeremy Langford (foot) and linebacker Danny Trevathan (hamstring) took part in Wednesday’s practice on a limited basis. They likely won’t play much,... Read more »

Bears Practice Report: Key players remain out on Tuesday

Bears Practice Report: Key players remain out on Tuesday
Not much changed on the injury front Tuesday for the Bears. Offensive starters Kyle Long (shoulder) and Jeremy Langford (foot) and defensive starters Danny Trevathan (hamstring) and Bryce Callahan (hamstring) remained out. The lone good news was the return of four players headlined by rookie outside linebacker Leonard Floyd and defensive lineman Cornelius Washington. Running... Read more »
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'85 Bears documentary airing a preview screening on Sept. 7 on WTTW-TV

'85 Bears documentary airing a preview screening on Sept. 7 on WTTW-TV
PRESS RELEASE The 1985 Chicago Bears aka the “85 Bears” are one of the best teams in NFL history. On Wednesday, Sept. 7 the newest documentary about the team “‘85: The Greatest Team In Pro Football History” will air in a special Chicago preview screening at 8:00 p.m. CT on WTTW-TV (PBS). The new feature-length... Read more »

Bears Practice Report: 20 players held out of Monday's session

Bears Practice Report: 20 players held out of Monday's session
The Bears added four more players to their injury list after seeing 16 not participate in Saturday night’s practice at Western Township High School. Among the 20 Bears out of Sunday’s session, linebackers Leonard Floyd and Jerrell Freeman, defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard and cornerback Tracy Porter were new on the list, per Pro Football Weekly’s... Read more »

Bears Backer Roundtable: Joe Tidei and I discuss the latest concerns surrounding the Bears

Bears Backer Roundtable: Joe Tidei and I discuss the latest concerns surrounding the Bears
The start of the regular season is nearly upon us. 21 days to be exact for the Chicago Bears, who will open things up in Houston on Sept. 11. There’s a lot going on with the Bears lately in terms of injuries, depth concerns and overall talent. Here to discuss the latest with me in... Read more »
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Bears Practice Report: Langford and Long are battling injuries

Bears Practice Report: Langford and Long are battling injuries
Two key Bears offensive starters sat out practice on Saturday night at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, Ill. Running back Jeremy Langford and right guard Kyle Long were on the sidelines watching the festivities. Head coach John Fox revealed after practice that Langford’s foot was “landed on” Thursday night against New England. The second-year... Read more »

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 8

Unnecessary Roughness Episode 8
Welcome to the Unnecessary Roughness podcast page. You can listen/stream the show in the attached link here Unnecessary Roughness Episode 8 or Spreaker. It will be up on iTunes later, so make sure to subscribe (link here). Episode 8 Summary: Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) and Eli Hershkovich (@EliHershkovich) break down the Bears’ second preseason game against the... Read more »

Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots

Bears' first team makes strides in preseason loss to Patriots
The Bears looked much better on Thursday night after scoring no points in a 22-0 home loss to Denver last week. In New England, a place the Bears have been for the past four days, three of which spent in joint practices, John Fox’s group put together a better showing. Yes, the Patriots didn’t have... Read more »
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5 players to watch in the Bears preseason clash with the Patriots

5 players to watch in the Bears preseason clash with the Patriots
The Bears showed very little in last week’s preseason opener against the Denver Broncos losing 22-0. On Thursday night, they’ll play AFC elite New England which includes Tom Brady pre-suspension. Although Brady likely won’t have two of his top targets, tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver Julian Edelman, you know the Patriots will be... Read more »