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Marcus Cooper's signing represents hope for the Bears' secondary

Marcus Cooper's signing represents hope for the Bears' secondary
On Saturday, the Bears upgraded their secondary in a big way. Cornerback Marcus Cooper inked a three-year deal with the team, the Bears announced. Cooper, 27, joins Prince Amukamara and Johnthan Banks, who was re-signed to a one-year deal on Saturday as three new cornerbacks. Originally a seventh round pick out of Rutgers by San... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 3 vs. Seattle

Five Bears To Watch: Week 3 vs. Seattle
Arguably the top two offensive Bears starters outside of running back Matt Forte won’t be healthy enough to play in Sunday’s road tilt with the Seattle Seahawks. Quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery have both been ruled out with hamstring injuries. Cutler, of course suffered a strained hamstring in last week’s blowout loss... Read more »

2015 Chicago Bears Training Camp: News and Notes From Friday

2015 Chicago Bears Training Camp: News and Notes From Friday
Just before the Bears and their 90-man roster scrimmage on Saturday at Family Fest at Soldier Field, they held one last practice in Bourbonnais on Friday. Well, that is before they run another practice session on Monday and then the last four of camp ending on Aug. 16. Longtime Bear Pat Mannelly, who was the... Read more »
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Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Linebackers

Inside Look: The Chicago Bears Linebackers
Much like the cornerback group that saw longtime Bear Charles Tillman depart this off-season, the linebacker unit will be without Lance Briggs, who spent the last 12 years alongside Tillman. Here’s an Inside Look at the current Bears linebackers in the third installment of this series. You can read the stories on the Bears safeties and the Bears... Read more »

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season
Veteran middle linebacker D.J. Williams was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Thursday with a neck injury. He becomes the fourth defensive starter to be placed on injured reserve along with Charles Tillman, Lamarr Houston and Lance Briggs. The 32-year-old Miami product finishes his 2014 campaign with 10 starts in 12 games along with 73... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 13 (Bennett, Bostic, Hurst, Jones, Mariani)

Five Players To Watch: Week 13 (Bennett, Bostic, Hurst, Jones, Mariani)
The Bears haven’t made an appearance on Thanksgiving Day since a 21-7 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in 2004. On Thursday, they’ll square off with divisional rival Detroit, who they last played on Thanksgiving in 1999. The Bears trail the all-time series on Thanksgiving Day 8-7 dating back to 1935. The Lions have won three... Read more »
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2014 NFL Draft: Bears Fill Roster With Nine Undrafted Free Agents

2014 NFL Draft: Bears Fill Roster With Nine Undrafted Free Agents
The Bears officially announced the signing of nine undrafted rookies on Sunday, filling their final spots on the 90-man roster after selecting eight prospects over the past three days. Jordan Lynch (Northen Illinois) leads the group. The 6-foot, 217-pounder rushed for 1,815 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2012 and 1,920 yards and 23 TDs in... Read more »