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  1. Forte looking to build off '13

    Michael C. Wright

    First they signed Chester Taylor to a $12.5 million deal; then they brought on Marion Barber to the tune of $5 million before adding Michael Bush the next year for $14 million. Three years in a row, the Chicago Bears invested heavily in No. 2 runn...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- A few thoughts on the Chicago Bears' 21-19 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field: What it means: The Bears missed an opportunity to seize the division lead and put some cushion between themselves and the Green Bay Packers...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  3. Halftime adjustments: Bears 25-3

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears shook off an early Matt Forte fumble that led to a quick Minnesota Vikings score by scoring 10 points in the first quarter on the way to a 24-3 advantage at the half. Michael Bush scored touchdowns on a pair of 1-yard ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  4. Lovie: Commitment to run not enough

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith likes his team's "commitment" to running the football, but he's not as pleased about is the team's inability to do so through the first three games. Although the Bears average 101 yards per game...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  5. Chicago Bears work out Ryan Grant, source says

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears plan to work out former Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant on Tuesday at Halas Hall, according to a league source.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  6. Bears staying patient with ground game

    Michael C. Wright

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Chicago Bears balk at making excuses for lack of production in the rushing attack through the first three games of the preseason. The truth, though, is the Bears aren't unlike other clubs around the league in that c...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  7. Bush OK with sharing goal-line carries

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush flashed wiggle and fleet feet Saturday in shaking Washington Redskins linebacker Perry Riley on an 8-yard touchdown run. While Bush continues to prove he can move, the running back insis...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  8. First quarter: Bears 14, Redskins 0

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Perhaps the Chicago Bears flashed the fireworks to come during Saturday's preseason game, starting with a 41-yard pass on the club's first play from scrimmage, ending with a 1-yard touchdown run by Michael Bush that put them up 7-0 on the ...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Broncos 31, Bears 3

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- A preseason opener shouldn't cause panic. But what's clear is that two of the main concerns for the Chicago Bears coming into 2012 -- the new offense, and the offensive line -- remain issues for this team coming off a 31-3 throttling Thurs...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  10. First quarter: Broncos 3, Bears 0

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Playing without starting quarterback Jay Cutler, the Chicago Bears sputtered on offense as the Denver Broncos took advantage of a Michael Bush fumble to take a 3-0 first-quarter advantage. In a sloppy preseason debut delayed by lightnin...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  11. New dad Jay Cutler sits in opener against Denver Broncos

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler warmed up and dressed but did not play in his team's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos on Thursday, a day after his fiancee, Kristin Cavallari, gave birth to the couple's first child.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  12. Bears draft preview: Running backs

    Michael C. Wright

    Given the protracted contract impasse with Matt Forte, addressing the running back position through the NFL draft would seem to be an enticing option for the Chicago Bears. Realistically, however, it's not -- in part -- because of the insurance pr...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  13. Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber retired

    Michael C. Wright

    Veteran running back Marion Barber has retired, the Chicago Bears announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  14. 2012 NFL free agency -- Chicago Bears sign Michael Bush; Matt For...

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with running back Michael Bush, and Matt Forte isn't too happy about it.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012