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  1. Clausen intriguing pick in backup QB derby

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago's addition of veteran Jimmy Clausen on Thursday added a level of intrigue to the competition for the job as the primary backup to quarterback Jay Cutler. Jordan Palmer appeared to be the front runner to seize that gig. But for undisclosed ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  2. Chicago Bears add Jimmy Clausen to corps of backup quarterbacks

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery made good on his plan to continue to ramp up the mix for the backup quarterback spot on Thursday, signing former Carolina Panthers second-round pick and Notre Dame standout Jimmy Clausen.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  3. Bears' Bostic knows he's got work to do

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Jonathon Bostic's perception of his debut against the Carolina Panthers on Friday didn't change after a day off to study the film. Sure, he made a dynamic play when he picked off Cam Newton and returned the interception 51 ya...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  4. Rookie LB Bostic makes immediate impact

    Michael C. Wright

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Only film study will reveal whether Jon Bostic truly outperformed his peers from the Chicago's 2013 draft class, but he certainly provided the most entertainment in the first quarter of a 24-17 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the ...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  5. Jennings limited impact of Panthers' Smith

    Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- When Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings drew the assignment to shadow Steve Smith he set a pregame goal of "minimizing" the impact of the Carolina Panthers star wide receiver, who has always been a thorn in the side of Lovie Smith's def...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  6. Halftime Adjustments: Play keep-away

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Jay Cutler basically handed the Carolina Panthers a touchdown with a fumble in the second quarter, while the defense gave up a 62-yard gain that set up one of two Justin Medlock field goals as the Chicago Bears fell behind 13-7 in the firs...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  7. W2W4: Bears vs. Panthers

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO BEARS (5-1) vs. CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-5) Noon Sunday at Soldier Field on Fox er"> QuarterbackAdvantageDespite all the criticism he's taken thus far, Cam Newton's statistics are very similar at this point in 2012 compared to what they were...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  8. Lovie feels for his ex-coordinator Rivera

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lovie Smith empathizes with the plight of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, the former Bears defensive coordinator, who appears to be on shaky ground after his team's 1-5 start culminating in the firing Monday of general manage...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Bears 34, Panthers 29

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Running back Matt Forte ran for a career-high 205 yards and a touchdown, proving he can carry the often-ignored rushing attack, while electric return man Devin Hester proved why the Chicago Bears' special teams units rank among the league...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  10. Bears ready to get shots in on Newton

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs marveled at the performance of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton over the first three weeks, saying those games would still be impressive even if it was a veteran l...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  11. Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher, Lance Briggs impressed with Caroli...

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs marveled at the performances by Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton over the first three weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  12. Power Rankings: Bears stay in Top 10

    Michael C. Wright

    Despite a 30-12 thumping by the New Orleans Saints on the road, the Bears remained in the top 10 of's most recent Power Rankings. The Bears fell three spots from No. 7 to 10. Obviously, the panelists took into account the fact the underdo...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  13. Wright's mock draft 1.0

    Michael C. Wright

    With less than three weeks remaining before the NFL draft, here's a look at my projections. 1. Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, QB: Auburn, Potential trumps character concerns. 2. Denver Broncos, Marcell Dareus, DT, Alabama: Broncos ranked 31st in ru...

    Blog | April 09, 2011