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  1. 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
  2. Marshall on-pace to eclipse Cris Carter

    Jeff Dickerson

    The likelihood of Brandon Marshall eclipsing Hall of Famer Cris Carter's receiving milestones boils down to one simple question: Can Marshall maintain his current level of production over the next four to five years? Over eight seasons with Chica...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  3. Bears pick Ka'Deem Carey in 4th

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The pick: Ka'Deem Carey, running back, Arizona My take: General manager Phil Emery said before the draft the Bears planned to add more competition at running back behind starter Matt Forte after the team released veteran Michae...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  4. Bears draft focus: RB

    Jeff Dickerson

    The signing of veteran tailback Shaun Draughn last week eased some concerns about the Bears' lack of depth in their offensive backfield, but the team could decide to add another running back in the later rounds of next month's draft to compliment the...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Bears schedule: 5 key games

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here is a look at the five key matchups on the Chicago Bears' 2014 regular-season schedule: 1. Sep. 14, Bears at San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. CT, NBC: The 49ers have been one of the NFC's elite teams under head coach Jim Harbaugh with a 36-11 regular ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  6. Bears sign RB Shaun Draughn

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears signed running back Shaun Draughn to a one-year contract, the team announced. Draughn played in 20 games for the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens from 2011-13. His best season came in 2012 when he carried the ball 59 time...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  7. Bears keep tabs on RB James White

    Jeff Dickerson

    The release of veteran running back Michael Bush on March 10 left a hole in the Chicago Bears' backfield the team must eventually fill. While the Bears do currently have second-year tailback/return man Michael Ford slotted behind two-time Pro Bow...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Bears free agency: good and bad

    Jeff Dickerson

    Good Tim Jennings Position: Cornerback Contract: Third contract with Bears -- four years, $22.4 million Years of service with Bears: 2010-present Recap: The Bears viewed Jennings as a placeholder when they initially signed him to a two-year de...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Bears free agency: good and bad

    Jeff Dickerson

    Good Jermon Bushrod Position: Left tackle Contract: Five years, $35,965,000 with $17,715,000 in total guarantees Years of service with Bears: 2013-present Recap: The perception is the Bears overpaid for Bushrod. In reality, the seven-year NFL ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  10. Can Bears maximize Michael Bush?

    Jeff Dickerson

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's hard to blame the Chicago Bears for signing veteran tailback Michael Bush to a four-year, $14 million contract in 2012 that included $7 million in total guarantees. With starting running back Matt Forte locked in a contract di...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. 2013 FA review: TE Martellus Bennett

    Jeff Dickerson

    Money: Signed a four-year contract worth $20.4 million with $9.215 million in guarantees ($4.5 million signing bonus). Bennett will earn a total of $4.9 million in 2014 and is scheduled to count $6.025 million against the Bears' salary cap in the sec...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  12. Rookie Kyle Long earns Pro Bowl nod

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears 2013 first-round pick right guard Kyle Long has been added to the 2014 NFC Pro Bowl roster after San Francisco 49ers left guard Mike Iupati fractured his left fibula during the NFC Championship Game. Long is th...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  13. Tim Jennings added to the Pro Bowl

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings has been added to the 2014 NFC Pro Bowl roster, the team announced on Monday. This marks the second consecutive year Jennings has been named to the Pro Bowl. The Bears rewarded Jennings with a n...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  14. Year in review: Best and worst of 2013

    Jeff Dickerson

    This was a year of transition for the Chicago Bears. The firing of former head coach Lovie Smith, who led the Bears to three division titles in nine years, signaled a changing of the guard philosophically at Halas Hall. No longer was defense king...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  15. 5 things we learned vs. Packers

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' season-ending, 33-28 loss to the Green Bay Packers: 1. Bears took a step backward in 2013: The offense made strides in both personnel (Phil Emery) and scheme (Marc Trestman), but whe...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  16. Report Card: Bears-Packers

    Jeff Dickerson

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    Blog | December 29, 2013