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  1. Mailbag: Trestman for Coach of Year?

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here are your questions from this week's mailbag: 1. Marc Trestman for coach of the year? No Charles Tillman, Lance Briggs or Jay Cutler. He is the only coach who is winning with a backup quarterback and I think his analytical approach has been a ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  2. GM - Chicago Bears talked to Brian Urlacher about return

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday that the team has approached linebacker Brian Urlacher about returning for a 14th season.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  3. Source: Bears to release Toeaina

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Bears are expected to release defensive tackle Matt Toeaina after he refused to take a pay cut, a league source confirmed to ESPN Chicago on Wednesday. Toeaina was entering the final year of a three-year extension he signed ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  4. Moore among Bears inactives vs. 49ers

    Jeff Dickerson

    SAN FRANCISCO -- After failing to play a single snap last week in the Chicago Bears' 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, former starting nickel back D.J. Moore is a healthy scratch against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday. Moore had been the club'...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  5. Toeaina has chance to make impression

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Matt Toeaina is not the kind of person to make excuses, By Toeaina's own admission, his fifth NFL season is off to an uncharacteristically slow start after he started a combined 22 games at nose tackle the past two years. The vet...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  6. Paea appears poised to take starting NT job

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Stephen Paea appears to be the frontrunner to be the Chicago Bears' starting nose tackle after the 2011 second-round pick took every practice rep with the first team on Thursday. Paea has been in competition with veteran Matt ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Chicago Bears starter D.J. Moore out vs. Oakland Raiders; Devin H...

    Jeff Dickerson

    For the second consecutive week, Chicago Bears starting nickel back D.J. Moore was inactive due to a sprained ankle he suffered on the practice field 11 days ago.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  8. DT Adams back in starting lineup

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Adams' hiatus lasted a grand total of one week. Six days after being a healthy scratch against the Eagles, the veteran nose tackle started against the Lions in place of injured Matt Toeaina, who was inactive due to a knee injur...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  9. Chicago Bears' Anthony Adams upbeat despite sitting vs. Philadelp...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Defensive tackle Anthony Adams refused to speculate on the reasons for his failure to dress against the Philadelphia Eagles

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  10. Anthony Adams is one of the Chicago Bears' inactives versus Phila...

    Jeff Dickerson

    In a surprise move, veteran Chicago Bears defensive tackle Anthony Adams was inactive for Monday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles after being in the starting lineup the previous two weeks.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  11. Chris Harris starts for Chicago Bears against Tampa Bay Buccaneer...

    Jeff Dickerson

    One week after being a surprise inactive, veteran safety Chris Harris was back in the starting lineup as the Bears faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Wembley Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2011
  12. Carimi, Toeaina expected to sit Sunday

    Jeff Dickerson

    LONDON -- Right tackle Gabe Carimi (knee) and defensive tackle Matt Toeaina (knee) both sat out practice before the Chicago Bears departed for London, and neither is expected to play Sunday versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium. The...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  13. Bears' Bennett close to returning

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Receiver Earl Bennett (torso) is inching closer to a return to the field after he had full participation in Wednesday's practice that was held indoors at the Walter Payton Center. Bennett hasn't been active since he suffered a se...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  14. Rookie Paea makes impactful debut

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- A knee injury to starting defensive tackle Matt Toeaina paved the way for rookie Stephen Paea to be active for the first time in his short NFL career. It's safe to say the Bears' 2011 second-round pick made the most of the opportunity. ...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  15. Chicago Bears Julius Peppers is doubtful against the Minnesota Vi...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers was unable to practice Friday and is doubtful to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night at Soldier Field.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  16. Bennett returns to practice field

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Injured Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett (torso) returned to the field Thursday for the first time in almost a month and practiced on a limited basis. Bennett had been running on the side at practice for the last week, an...

    Blog | October 13, 2011