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  1. Bears roster battles to watch vs. Browns

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here are three positional battles to monitor heading into the Chicago Bears' preseason finale versus the Cleveland Browns: 1. Running back: Undrafted rookie Michael Ford is making a strong push to grab one of the final spots on the 53-man roster a...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Early returns on Hester are positive

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The early returns on Devin Hester's transition to full-time special teamer have been encouraging. Without the responsibility of having to take a single rep at wide receiver, Hester has looked fresh and re-energized when given ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Bears' Peppers won't play vs. Chargers

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers will be sidelined for the second time this preseason Thursday against the San Diego Chargers, the team announced before the game. Bears coach Marc Trestman said on Tuesday he anticipated Peppe...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  4. Earl Bennett (concussion) remains away

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Wide receiver Earl Bennett remained at home on Monday, nine days after he left the annual Family Night practice held at Soldier Field with a concussion. Bennett did not travel to Charlotte, N.C., last week for the Chicago Bears' ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  5. Bears sign RB Brinkley to one-year deal

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Veteran running back Curtis Brinkley passed his physical on Monday and officially signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears. The Bears were in need of depth in their backfield after Armando Allen suffered a hamstring injur...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  6. Bears elevate Harvey Unga to roster

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - With Michael Bush already on injured reserve and Armando Allen (knee) questionable for Sunday's must-win game in Detroit, the Chicago Bears elevated running back Harvey Unga to the active roster from the practice squad and waived...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  7. Matt Forte says he will play against Detroit Lions

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte left Sunday's 28-13 victory over the Arizona Cardinals with a right ankle injury, but he said he will play in the regular season finale against the Detroit Lions next Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2012
  8. Lovie: Injury no factor in Bush sitting late

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith said the decision to sit running back Michael Bush for the final 10 minutes of their 23-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday was not injury related, but he acknowledged Bush absorbed a coupl...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  9. Bears elevate Allen, place Booker on IR

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears made a handful of roster moves on Saturday when they elevated running back Armando Allen to the active roster from the practice squad, placed vested veteran running back Lorenzo Booker on injured reserve and waived lineb...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  10. With Booker iffy, will Allen get the call?

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lorenzo Booker's prospects of being available to play against the Indianapolis Colts are slim after the running back missed his fourth consecutive practice on Friday. The Bears likely will be forced to make a personnel change to ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  11. Five Things We Learned: Preseason finale

    Jeff Dickerson

    CLEVELAND -- Here are Five Things We Learned in the Chicago Bears' 28-20 win over the Cleveland Browns in the preseason finale. 1. Lovie Smith treats preseason in proper fashion: It's a shame that NFL fans have to purchase two preseason games in...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  12. Decision day looming on Booker, Allen

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With four days left until the Chicago Bears must be down to their final 53-man roster, Armando Allen and Lorenzo Booker have one final opportunity to stake their claim for the No. 3 running back spot when the team visits Clevelan...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  13. Bears-Giants: Three things to watch

    Jeff Dickerson

    NEWARK, N.J. -- The left tackle competition headlines the position battles, but there are other areas to keep an eye on as the Chicago Bears take on the New York Giants in their third preseason game on Friday night. Here are three to watch: Bears ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  14. RB Allen making a play to stick with Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Armando Allen's long touchdown reception on a beautifully executed wheel route in a full-team drill on Thursday is the latest in a string of impressive plays made this offseason by the running back as he works to earn a spot on t...

    Blog | August 02, 2012