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  1. Trestman optimistic run game will improve

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Matt Forte continues to run the wrong way this preseason, carrying seven times for a loss of 7 yards in two outings, but Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman remains optimistic his team can improve the rushing attack by the time the games cou...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  2. Pre-camp check: Centers and guards

    Michael C. Wright

    Overview: Keeping the interior of the pocket clean allows the quarterback to step up and follow through on throws, and in 2013 the trio of starters Roberto Garza, Kyle Long and Matt Slauson certainly allowed the Chicago Bears' signal callers to do th...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Bears make smart play with Garza

    Michael C. Wright

    So what if Chicago Bears center Roberto Garza turns 35 in less than a month? The team absolutely made the right decision in shrugging off age and instead focusing on production in deciding to bring back Garza for what will be his 1oth season in Chica...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  4. Roberto Garza agrees to deal with Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears on Thursday re-signed veteran center Roberto Garza to a one-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  5. Bears sign Taylor Boggs, Derrick Martin

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears announced Monday they signed center Taylor Boggs and safety Derrick Martin to one-year contracts. Financial terms of the deals weren't disclosed. A three-year veteran, Boggs (6-foot-3, 285 pounds) played in one game last seaso...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  6. Countdown to Combine: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    With the NFL combine starting Feb. 22, here's a look at Chicago's positions of need and which prospects the Bears might be looking taking a closer look at in Indianapolis. Positions of need are listed in order of importance. Position of need: Cent...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  7. The next big thing: Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears took care of some of the heavy lifting by signing quarterback Jay Cutler to an extension, in addition to bringing back guard Matt Slauson, cornerback Tim Jennings and kicker Robbie Gould. The Bears now need to turn their attentio...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  8. Twitter mailbag: D can return to form

    Michael C. Wright

    With the season over and the cupboard bare in terms of Chicago Bears news, I decided to try my first Twitter mailbag to answer some of the questions you guys had. Throughout the offseason, we'll try to knock out at least one of these per week. ...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  9. Teammates hope for Cutler return in 2014

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Brandon Marshall broke down the history of the quarterback-starved Chicago Bears franchise on Monday when asked whether Jay Cutler should be brought back in 2014 on a new contract. With Chicago's season coming to an end Sunday...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  10. Kyle Long explains missed assignment

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Kyle Long likened his on-the-job training in the team's win over Cincinnati on Sunday to what puppies go through when being housebroken. On Chicago's third play from scrimmage, Long missed a blocking assignment...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  11. Bears name captains for 2013

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears on Friday announced captains for the 2013 season, and each of the five players for the seventh consecutive year will wear a special patch on their jerseys as part of an NFL initiative to emphasize that role. Offensive captains fo...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  12. Five things to watch: Bears-Panthers

    Michael C. Wright

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Here are five things to keep an eye on Friday night when the Chicago Bears face the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. 1. OL blocking: It's likely the Bears go into this game with a starting five up front that you won...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  13. Bears draft preview: Center

    Michael C. Wright continues its daily Bears draft preview series with a look at the centers. The Chicago Bears brought in California center Brian Schwenke on Wednesday for a pre-draft visit, lending credence to the notion the club plans to at least ...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  14. Bears free agency preview: Center

    Michael C. Wright

    ESPNChicago examines unrestricted free agents by position that might interest the Bears. FA previews: RB | S | CB | DT | DE | G | WR | TE | QB | LB | OT » Roberto Garza enters the final season of a two-year extension signed in November of 201...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  15. Louis, Bears not fazed by Lions' D-line

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears interior offensive linemen Lance Louis and Chilo Rachal shrugged off the suggestion the team could be under increased pressure Monday night when it faces a Detroit Lions defensive line that might be one of the leagu...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  16. Bears staying patient with ground game

    Michael C. Wright

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Chicago Bears balk at making excuses for lack of production in the rushing attack through the first three games of the preseason. The truth, though, is the Bears aren't unlike other clubs around the league in that c...

    Blog | August 25, 2012