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  1. Clausen officially the No. 2 quarterback

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A combination of experience, preseason performance and upside landed Jimmy Clausen the No. 2 job at quarterback, according to Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman. The Bears released Clausen's primary competition, Jordan Pal...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. 3 bold opinions about the Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman spent nearly an hour Wednesday addressing the media for the start of training camp at Olivet Nazarene University, and touched on a variety of topics. Here a...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. Analyzing Kiper Grade A draft: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears hold the No. 14 pick in the 2014 NFL draft after putting together an 8-8 record under head coach Marc Trestman and missing the postseason for the sixth time in seven seasons, in part because of a traditionally strong defense finally...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  4. Kiper's Mock 3.0: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears missed the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons, and their 8-8 record in 2013 under first-year head coach Marc Trestman earned the club the No. 14 overall pick in this year's draft. The Bears added five starters on offens...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Julius Peppers released by Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears released veteran defensive end Julius Peppers on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  6. Pondering what Chicago's D might be in '14

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker tried in 2013 to run the same defense as former head coach Lovie Smith, and even assimilated to teaching the same language from the scheme. But it didn't work for several reasons, with injuries to key...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  7. Bears prep to play with passion of Ditka

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill -- The anticipated jersey retirement of former Chicago Bears tight end and head coach Mike Ditka reminds current coach Marc Trestman of his team's need to "play with the kind of passion and love for the game" the franchise icon had -...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  8. Hazing outlawed under Trestman

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Marc Trestman made the eradication of rookie hazing one of his first directives upon taking the job as head coach of the Chicago Bears, and many of the team's players believe the move has fostered a better work environment. At...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  9. Urlacher: Smith should be head coach again

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher "would be shocked" if former head coach Lovie Smith isn't leading a new team in 2014. Urlacher ate lunch with Smith a couple of weeks ago, and told the "Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000 that the ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  10. Trestman changing Bears' practice routine

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURNONNAIS, Ill. -- Twelve games on the schedule for the Chicago Bears in 2013 feature noon kickoffs, which is part of head coach Marc Trestman's logic in making his team hit the field early for training camp workouts at Olivet Nazarene University. ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  11. Bennett sees new offense helping receivers

    Michael C. Wright

    Like the vast majority of his teammates, Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett expressed optimism about the club's new staff, and the possibilities of the offense under head coach Marc Trestman and offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer. Bennett called...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  12. Hester focused on producing, not retiring

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Despite comments indicating a possible desire to retire in the wake of the firing of former head coach Lovie Smith, veteran Bears return man Devin Hester admitted Thursday his remarks came as a result of overwhelming emotion, not...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  13. Mike Groh named Bears receivers coach

    Michael C. Wright

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Chicago Bears announced Saturday that they had reached an agreement with Alabama receivers coach Mike Groh to hold the same position with the Bears, completing the staff of new head coach Marc Trestman. In addition to his dutie...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  14. New QB coach anxious to work with Cutler

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The new coaching staff of the Chicago Bears continued to hear the inevitable five-word question regarding quarterback Jay Cutler. Is he a franchise quarterback? Like new head coach Marc Trestman did in his initial press con...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  15. Emery feels a kinship with Trestman

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- During his search to find a new head coach to lead the Chicago Bears, general manager Phil Emery almost immediately connected with new hire Marc Trestman because he felt a sense of kinship and respect for the road the coach had t...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  16. Emery turned to Cutler for input on finalists

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jay Cutler expressed a reluctance to be involved early on in the team's search for a new head coach, but once general manager Phil Emery whittled to the finalists, he asked the Chicago Bears quarterback to sit down with the candi...

    Blog | January 17, 2013