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  1. Charles Tillman undergoes triceps surgery

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman underwent surgery to repair the torn right triceps muscle that landed the two-time Pro Bowl selection on injured reserve Sept. 15. Tillman suffered the injury during the Bears' Week 2 28-20 victo...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  2. Bears re-sign CB Demontre Hurst

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears used their final open roster spot to re-sign cornerback Demontre Hurst, the team announced on Thursday. Hurst earned a place on the Bears' 53-man roster at the conclusion of the preseason, and made his NFL d...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Five things we learned vs. 49ers

    Jeff Dickerson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 28-20 victory against the San Francisco 49ers: 1. NFL is a wild league: Never envisioned the Bears defeating the 49ers in brand new Levi's Stadium. Especially not after t...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Allen: Bears better fix run D

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Determined to improve a unit that ranked dead last stopping the run (161.4 yards per game) and recorded only 31 sacks in 2013, the Chicago Bears spent a substantial amount of offseason money and used two high draft picks to help fix its de...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  5. Bears Camp Report: Day 10

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp: While the Bears actively monitor the waiver wire and scan the list of available free-agent wide receivers in the aftermath of Marquess Wilson's fract...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  6. Lance Briggs wants to retire a Bear

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- For all the changes made on the defensive side of the ball, the key to the unit's overall success might hinge on the health of 12-year veteran linebacker Lance Briggs. The linchpin of the defense, Briggs started strong in 201...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. Bears' Kyle Fuller shines on Day 1

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears drafted Kyle Fuller at No. 14 overall because the organization believed Fuller had the ability to make an immediate impact on defense, even though two Pro Bowl cornerbacks were already on the roster. It's da...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  8. Tillman on Chi return: "This is a business"

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The chances of Charles Tillman returning to Chicago for a 12th season seemed remote at the onset of free agency in March. Tillman, an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his illustrious career, appeared destined to r...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Observations: Vereen challenging at FS

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Based on the organized team activities (OTA) portion of the Chicago Bears' offseason program, rookie fourth-round pick Brock Vereen looks to be a serious contender to earn a permanent place in the starting lineup. Vereen took...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  10. Observations: Scuffle breaks out

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A brief skirmish broke out at Tuesday's organized team activity during a team drill between members of the Chicago Bears' starting offense and defense. Involved in the short-lived fracas was defensive end Lamarr Houston, right ta...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  11. Conte: 'No setbacks' with repaired shoulder

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chris Conte is unsure of the exact date he'll receive medical clearance to return to the field, but the Chicago Bears free safety said on Tuesday he's experienced no setbacks with his surgically repaired shoulder. Conte underw...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  12. GM Phil Emery: Greater value at CB over S

    Jeff Dickerson

    One week after Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery called the safety position "wide open," the Bears bypassed the top two safeties in the 2014 NFL draft class (Calvin Pryor and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix) and selected Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  13. GM rules out Tillman move to safety

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The arrival of cornerback Kyle Fuller will not force 33 year old veteran Charles Tillman to move to safety. Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery confirmed Friday that Tillman is not a candidate to switch positions. "Yo...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  14. Bears draft focus: CB

    Jeff Dickerson

    With veteran two-time Pro Bowler Charles Tillman back in the fold on just a one-year deal, the clock is ticking for the Chicago Bears to find a future starting cornerback. Ideally, the Bears would draft a corner that is comparable in size to Till...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  15. Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team's Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood's Pierre Desir, according to a source p...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  16. LS Mannelly undecided about future

    Jeff Dickerson

    DES PLAINES, Ill. -- If Bears free-agent long snapper Patrick Mannelly does not return to Chicago for a franchise record 17th season, the team's all-time leader in games played (245) would probably lean toward retirement. That's the scenario Mann...

    Blog | April 08, 2014