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  1. Bears, OT Britton agree on one-year deal

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Bears have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Eben Britton on a one-year contract, the team announced Thursday. The veteran appeared in 13 games for the Bears in 2013, starting four of them as a sixth eligible lineman. Bears head coach Mar...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Mel Tucker's status with Bears up in the air

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman offered no definitive statement on the future of embattled defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, but Trestman praised the way Tucker handled the injury-riddled defense on multiple occasions durin...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. Trestman: Briggs' outlook 'not optimistic'

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is "not optimistic" that seven-time Pro Bowl weakside linebacker Lance Briggs will return from a fractured shoulder to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. This would mark the sevent...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman maintains Jay Cutler will remai...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman reiterated after Monday's 45-28 victory against the Dallas Cowboys that quarterback Jay Cutler will return to the starting lineup when he receives medical clearance from the team's doctors.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  5. Jay Cutler of Chicago Bears to miss third game in row

    Jeff Dickerson

    A severe high-ankle sprain will force Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to miss his third consecutive game on Sunday, Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced at a press conference on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  6. Trestman: DC Tucker doing 'amazing job'

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman gave embattled defensive coordinator Mel Tucker a public vote of confidence Wednesday, this despite the unit ranking No. 26 in total defense, No. 27 in points allowed, No. 31 in rushing defe...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. Marc Trestman: Balance is insignificant

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago coach Marc Trestman rejects the notion that a successful offense must have balance in the play-calling department. While former Bears head coach Lovie Smith used to stress a balanced approach on offense and even had to...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  8. Trestman: Cutler responsible for costly penalty

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said on Monday quarterback Jay Cutler was responsible for a critical red zone penalty that backed up an important drive with New Orleans up 23-7 with 5:03 left in the third quarter. With t...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  9. Gould nails 10 straight from long range

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- There used to be a theory floating around that Bears kicker Robbie Gould lacked the necessary leg strength to connect on field goals of 50-plus yards. The truth of the matter is that former Bears head coach Lovie Smith simply pre...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  10. Williams, Bostic both options at MLB

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman left the door open for both veteran D.J. Williams and rookie Jon Bostic receiving snaps at middle linebacker in the regular season opener Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. "It certain...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  11. Palmer, Edwards to handle all reps in finale

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman revealed on Monday that starting quarterback Jay Cutler and his primary backup, Josh McCown, will not see the field in the team's preseason finale Aug. 29 versus the Cleveland Browns. Ins...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  12. Turk McBride of Chicago Bears ruptures Achilles out for season

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears defensive end Turk McBridge ruptured an Achilles in practice Monday and is done for the season, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  13. Lovie: Urlacher will be difficult to replace

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith reflected on his nine-year run in Chicago for the first time publicly since the Bears fired him on December 31 after the club missed the playoffs for the fifth time in the last six years, despite ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. Lovie touts importance of 'great' QB play

    Jeff Dickerson

    Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith knows first-hand the importance of an NFL team protecting itself at quarterback. On several occasions during Smith's nine-year tenure in Chicago, the Bears' season went down the tubes because of poor pla...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  15. Trestman: Carimi a better fit at guard

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said on Tuesday he believes third-year offensive lineman Gabe Carimi is better suited to compete for a starting job at guard, not at right tackle, where it was presumed the former 2010 first...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  16. Mike Groh of Alabama expected to be hired as Chicago Bears receiv...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is expected to finalize his coaching staff by naming Mike Groh as the new wide receivers coach, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013