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  1. Josh Robinson trying to learn from Bears game before facing Aaron...

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Josh Robinson's first meaningful lesson in the perils of defending Aaron Rodgers came in the Metrodome last October, when the Green Bay Packers were trying to finish a 90-yard drive in the first quarter and tie their game with ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. NFL - NFL - Week 8 gambling lessons and Week 9 early line moves

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley takes a look back at Week 8, offering what he learned from the books and bettors, and looks ahead to Week 9's early line moves.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  3. Bears tight end Martellus Bennett maturing

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A fresh start and a renewed focus, combined with lessons learned, have created a perfect storm that has allowed new Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett to thrive in the early going. Bennett, who signed a four-year deal with the Be...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. NFL - Teams most reliant on rookies in 2013

    Mel Kiper

    ESPN Insider Mel Kiper identifies the NFL teams that will lean most heavily on their rookies in 2013, including the Bills, Jets and Jaguars.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  5. Jim Brown cancels speaking visit with NFL rookies due to illness

    Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown has cancelled a speaking engagement with NFL rookies because of an illness.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  6. Long needs to be patient with Pac 12 rule

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears first-round draft choice Kyle Long is approaching the club's three-day rookie minicamp like a student who is given a copy of the teacher's lesson plan before missing school for several weeks. That's because foll...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  7. Schiano taking lessons from Belichick

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The two coaches who stood at the podium in the media room at One Buccaneer Place on Wednesday sounded almost exactly alike. They spewed the usual cliches coaches say this time of year, about how they're working to get their teams re...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. Jeffery works out with McCown in S.C.

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- The entire Chicago Bears 2012 draft class is scheduled to descend on Halas Hall beginning Friday for the club's annual three-day rookie minicamp, but second-round choice Alshon Jeffery recently got an introductory lesson to the offense cou...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  9. Bears GM Phil Emery keeps us guessing

    Kevin Seifert

    One of these days, we'll learn our lesson about Phil Emery. All of us -- media members, fans and executives on other NFL teams -- need to stop acting as if they know what the Chicago Bears' new general manager is up to. Emery has now pulled two si...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  10. Former Chicago Bear Jim McMahon's investment woes; Ryan Leaf's le...

    Lester Munson

    When it looks, sounds and feels too good to be true, it probably is. Jim McMahon found that out the hard way. Plus, what's next for Ryan Leaf.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  11. Lessons from Marshawn Lynch, Matt Forte

    Mike Sando

    An irate Matt Forte lashed out at the Chicago Bears after the team signed Michael Bush to a four-year contract Thursday. Forte has reason to be mad -- at the Bears, perhaps, but mostly at his predicament. "There's only so many times a man that ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  12. Bears learned tough lesson on Meriweather

    Jeff Dickerson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Bill Belichick taught the Chicago Bears a valuable lesson. When the New England Patriots cut a player still believed to be in his prime, watch out, because there was probably a good reason behind his release. The Bears got burne...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  13. Scottie Pippen, Rudy Ruettinger and Rumeal Robinson face legal di...

    Lester Munson

    The Scottie Pippen saga should reinforce the lesson we all heard from our teachers: Watch your language! Why? Because if we don't, the long arm of the libel law will.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  14. Melissa Isaacson: Chicago Bears QB Caleb Hanie deserves another ...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Caleb Hanie's less than stellar debut shouldn't be his only chance as Bears QB.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  15. DST/Kicker wrap: More lessons learned

    Eric Karabell

    What happened to the New York Jets defense during the 2010 fantasy season is precisely why this unit should not have been chosen in the seventh round of ESPN average live drafts. Don't get me wrong, the Jets D wasn't bad, rebounding from a...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  16. The Green Bay Packers defense ranks No. 1 in 2011 fantasy footbal...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at both the team defense and kicker options for the best, the worst and what might lay ahead.

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2011