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  1. Time to return to Bears football

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- At the newly renovated Halas Hall, which now teems with security, coach Marc Trestman often invites visitors to speak to his players about what they should already know. Mike Singletary told them. Mike Ditka did, too. Otis Wil...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  2. Jimmy Clausen expected to stick

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman revealed Thursday that the club was looking to trim its roster of five quarterbacks as mandatory minicamp concluded, and he expects recent addition Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers t...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. D playing with 'edge,' but results are key

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman and players on the offensive side of the ball recognized a degree of saltiness this offseason from the defense throughout organized team activities and mandatory minicamp. That's a positive si...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. Bears optimistic about Cutler's growth

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jay Cutler senses he has changed since joining the Chicago Bears in 2009. And the new coaching staff, having worked with him for just a year, sees it too. Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer likened it from moving from a ...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  5. Kelvin Hayden: 'Every day a blessing'

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Kelvin Hayden spun around to point at the 40-yard line nearest the north end zone inside the Walter Payton Center.This is the spot Hayden remembers emotion overcoming him the first time he could run anywhere even close to full sp...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Bears' Palmer, Clausen set to compete

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Quarterback Jordan Palmer finally revealed the reasoning behind his lack of participation in team drills during Bears organized team activities Wednesday, saying he suffered a right shoulder strain that isn't considered serious. ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  7. Bears sign Edwards, Spurlock

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears increased competition in the return game on Tuesday by signing a couple of kick returners/receivers in Armanti Edwards and Micheal Spurlock. In corresponding roster moves the club terminated the contract of v...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  8. WR Wilson confident in prospects for '14

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Second-year receiver Marquess Wilson laughs thinking back to his rookie season, when he caught just two passes for 13 yards. Not because he wants more or feels he didn't do enough. It's just that Wilson understands he was bles...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  9. Jennings brings playmaking to nickel

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- When the coaching staff yelled for the first-team nickel defense to take the field Tuesday during organized team activities, cornerback Tim Jennings simply took a couple of steps inside from his customary spot outside to the nick...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  10. Bears' Domenik Hixon tears ACL at OTAs

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Initially, the injury didn't appear to be serious. Domenik Hixon popped up after being shaken up during a drill Tuesday at organized team activities, but he later indicated he won't be a contributor for the Chicago Bears in 201...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  11. Observations from Bears OTAs

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- You need your NFL fix, and with the spigot of information slowing to a little more a drip at this point of the offseason, it's important to get every nugget possible. So here are a few quick-hitting observations from Tuesday's...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  12. Williams, Martin absent from first OTA

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears kicked off organized team activities (OTAs) Tuesday at Halas Hall without middle linebacker D.J. Williams and cornerback Derrick Martin, who weren't in attendance during the workout for undisclosed reasons. I...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  13. McClellin excited about switch to LB

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Shea McClellin acknowledged after practice during Chicago Bears organized team activities Tuesday that his "first two years [in the NFL] weren't the greatest," but is hopeful a position switch to linebacker might lead to better r...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  14. Marshall's growth needs to continue

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Brandon Marshall called the trade that brought him to the Chicago Bears from the Miami Dolphins in 2012 "life-saving and career-saving," but those words will ring hollow if the receiver doesn't remain on the path he's paved. T...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  15. Brandon Marshall says trade to Chicago Bears 'career saving'

    Michael C. Wright

    Brandon Marshall called his trade to the Bears "life-saving and career-saving" when discussing a recently signed three-year contract extension.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  16. Twitter mailbag: It's OK to draft a punter

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Sorry for the wait on this week's mailbag, but because there were some questions regarding rookies, I figured I'd take in the team's three-day rookie minicamp over the weekend to get an eye on those players before digging into th...

    Blog | May 19, 2014