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  1. Colton Underwood added to practice squad

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA - The Eagles added linebacker Colton Underwood to complete their 10-man practice squad. Underwood was an undrafted free agent who played his college ball at Illinois State. The 6-foot-3, 254-pound outside linebacker spent training cam...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  2. Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

    Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  3. Does Dustin Vaughan have staying power?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Few things excite fans in training camp more than the play of an unsung quarterback fighting to make a team. In 2003 and '04, Tony Romo was that guy for the Dallas Cowboys. He was the unknown guy from Eastern Illinois who blossome...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  4. Bears owe Cook County millions in taxes

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes, plus interest. A three-judge panel at the 1st District Appellate Court posted its ruling Thursday on the dispute. Cook County has been ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. Historically, B1G top conference for defense

    Josh Moyer

    Grab a pencil and a notepad. There will be a short test. Five questions. Open answer. And no cheating. Ready? OK, who is the best linebacker in college football history? How about defensive tackle? Defensive end? Cornerback? Safety? Time's up. ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  6. Chicago Bears Preseason Live

    ESPN.com staff

    Welcome to Chicago Bears training camp! ESPN.com Bears reporters Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson have live updates and the latest news from Bourbonnais, Illinois. ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  7. Slimmed-down Lynch ready to compete

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Making the move from quarterback to running back at the NFL level is daunting. But that is the challenge awaiting former Northern Illinois standout and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch, a fan favorite who lost 15 pounds s...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. Poll: Big Ten unit under most pressure

    Brian Bennett

    Just before the holiday last week, we took a look at some Big Ten units that will be under pressure to perform this season. Now we want your opinion on which groups have the most riding on them. Cue David Bowie as we list the nominees under the mo...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. Pre-camp check: Safety

    Michael C. Wright

    With veteran minicamp coming to a close on June 19, the Chicago Bears receive a much-needed break to recharge before the start of training camp in July at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. During the team's time of inactivity, w...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  10. Pre-camp check: Cornerback

    Michael C. Wright

    With veteran minicamp coming to a close on June 19, the Chicago Bears receive a much-needed break to recharge before the start of training camp in July at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. During the team's time of inactivity, w...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  11. Big Ten units under pressure in 2014

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we presented a poll on the Big Ten players facing the most pressure in 2014. But football, of course, is a team sport. So what about the league units that will be facing the most pressure this fall? There's little doubt that the No. 1 u...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  12. Bears release camp schedule

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears released their 2014 training camp schedule with the first practice set for Jul. 25 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. For fans wishing to attend, parking is free and the gates at training camp open at 9 a.m. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  13. Rookie QB intriguing to 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Kory Faulkner very likely will not be any factor for the 2014 San Francisco 49ers. But the undrafted rookie quarterback out of Southern Illinois was a topic Tuesday when the 49ers started minicamp. Quarterbacks coach Greg Ro...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  14. Big Ten lunch links

    Mitch Sherman

    Quiet days of May... Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and the Pac-12's Larry Scott discuss the NCAA's autonomy model for five major conferences. Charting the dream recruits for every Big Ten program in the class of 2015, according to Bleacher Re...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  15. Saints sign two rookies after auditions

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints have apparently signed two of the undrafted rookies that tried out during this weekend's rookie minicamp -- Tulane running back Derrick Strozier and Illinois receiver Steve Hull. Both players announced the news via Twitter. ...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  16. Lynch's transition to RB promising

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch picked up the phone last week during the seventh round of the NFL draft with Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman on the other end. The Bears weren't sure what direction they'd ta...

    Blog | May 16, 2014