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  1. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  2. Packers-Bears II: Special-teams hit

    Kevin Seifert

    A bit later Tuesday, we'll take a look at the big-picture implications of Sunday's matchup at Soldier Field. In the meantime, however, let's note that the Chicago Bears won't have three of their top special-teams players when they host the Green Bay ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  3. Bears' hidden treasure: Safety

    Kevin Seifert

    Examining a position group that could exceed its preseason expectations: The Chicago Bears' annual search for long(er)-term answers at safety has turned up some interesting possibilities for 2012. Rookie Brandon Hardin, a third-round draft pick...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  4. NFC North free-agency assessment

    Kevin Seifert

    Chicago Bears Key additions: Running back Michael Bush, linebacker/special teams Blake Costanzo, quarterback Jason Campbell, receiver Brandon Marshall (trade), receiver Devin Thomas, receiver/returner Eric Weems. Key losses: Running back Marion...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  5. NFC North Quick Hits: Saturday

    Kevin Seifert

    It's been a relatively quiet Saturday here in the NFC North, which is not unexpected given the Tuesday start to the NFL's player acquisition period. But this gives us a chance to catch up on some divisional odds and ends in quick-hitting fashion, of ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  6. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 35-21 loss against the Green Bay Packers, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Bears usually do a decent job of limiting quarterback Aaron Rodgers' big plays against them, but he threw a career-high ...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  7. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Getting inside the Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Safety Major Wright (shoulder) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. Craig Steltz is expected to start in his place. Other than quarterback Jay Cutler (thumb) and running...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  8. BBAO: The James Starks dilemma

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers will play at least four, and potentially six, consecutive games outdoors on grass fields in cold-weather locales. That means it's time to get their running game in order. But just as they hit th...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  9. Bears safeties: Steltz and Meriweather

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears will be without both Week 1 safeties Chris Harris and Major Wright in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. That's the upshot of the inactive lists we were just given here in the Soldier Field press box. Brandon...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  10. BBAO: Jordy Nelson catches on

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Here's something that might catch you by surprise: Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson is on an extraordinarily productive run dating back to Week 16 of last season. As Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sen...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  11. NFC North at night

    Kevin Seifert

    Catching up on Thursday's news bits around the NFC North, including what is expected to be a one-day practice absence for a part-time receiver in Minnesota: Chicago Bears: Receiver Roy Williams (groin) fully participated in practice, a good sign f...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  12. Wrapping up the 2011 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    Cleaning out my notebook with the 2011 NFL draft in the books: The Chicago Bears love their safeties. Cal's Chris Conte is the ninth they've drafted since general manager Jerry Angelo took over in 2002. (Extra credit if you can name all nine. T...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  13. Touchdown (for me) in Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    CHICAGO -- Believe it. I rolled in to Soldier Field at about 10:15 a.m. ET, fresh and ready to hit Round 2 of our NFC North playoff doubleheader. After the Green Bay Packers' victory Saturday night in Atlanta, we're halfway to nirvana Enough about...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  14. Major Wright's ascension delayed

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears the Chicago Bears' long-term plan at safety will be pushed back -- again. Rookie Major Wright could miss up to a month because of a strained hamstring suffered in Sunday's victory over the Dallas Cowboys, according to Michael C. Wright of ...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  15. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Every Friday, NFL teams are required to classify each injured player's availability for the next game. And so traditionally on this blog, we take that occasion to translate the information as best we can. The big Week 1 news is that Detroit Lions lin...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  16. Final arguments loom for position battles

    Kevin Seifert

    As we enter the final week of the preseason, position battles and depth chart competition should be nearing their conclusion. No clear answers generally means trouble. So with that timing in mind, let's take a look at the key summer issues in each NF...

    Blog | August 30, 2010