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  1. Lance Briggs: Lovie Smith on par with George Halas, Mike Ditka

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Veteran linebacker Lance Briggs considers current Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith one of the greatest coaches in Chicago Bears franchise history, on par with team founder George Halas and the iconic Mike Ditka. "Lov...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Kyle Fuller probable, Jordan Mills questionable for Sunday

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A lingering foot injury kept starting right tackle Jordan Mills off the practice field Friday -- forcing the Chicago Bears to list Mills as questionable to face the New England Patriots on Sunday. Mills went backwards o...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  3. Bears CB Kyle Fuller limited at practice

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller (hand, hip) returned to practice on Thursday wearing a protective brace on his fractured right hand. The official injury report listed Fuller as having limited participation. "I ta...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  4. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marsha...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday was in no way off-putting.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  5. Bears OL reunited at practice

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Injuries forced the Chicago Bears to use four different offensive line combinations through six games, but all five starters were together on the practice field Thursday in preparation to play the Miami Dolphins. Left tackle J...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  6. Matt Forte practices, Lance Briggs and Jon Bostic sit out

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (coaches' decision) returned to practice Thursday, but injuries continue to sideline starting linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) in advance of Sunday's road game against the...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  7. Bears center Roberto Garza moves closer to return

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The Chicago Bears listed center Roberto Garza as participating fully in practice for the first time since the 14-year veteran suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 1, increasing the likelihood that Garza will return to the starting...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  8. Marshall (ankle) has full participation

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears received encouraging news on the health front Wednesday with the return of five previously injured/ill starters to the practice field in advance of Sunday's road game in Carolina. Headlining the group is wid...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  9. Bears fail to pressure Aaron Rodgers

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker rolled the dice. Instead of dialing up a variety of blitzes to disrupt Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ' rhythm in the pocket, the Bears opted to drop the back seven into coverag...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  10. Briggs excused, Conte limited in practice

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears veteran linebacker Lance Briggs was excused from the first regular season practice by coach Marc Trestman, who said Briggs cleared the absence with him. Trestman declined to elaborate on Briggs' whereabouts, but ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  11. Khaseem Greene no longer overthinking it

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Linebacker Khaseem Greene admittedly struggled to acclimate himself to the speed of the NFL game last season when a shoulder injury to Lance Briggs thrust the rookie into the starting lineup for four games. But with a year of ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Emery excited about McClellin's weight loss

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery couldn't resist cracking a smile on Thursday when responding to a question about converted linebacker Shea McClellin's new trimmed and toned offseason physique. "He looks like an extra f...

    Blog | May 01, 2014