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  1. Bears pick David Fales in 6th

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears used the first of their two sixth-round picks Saturday to add a developmental quarterback in San Jose State's David Fales with the 183rd overall pick. My take: Perhaps general manager Phil Emery threw up the ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  2. Julius Peppers released by Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears released veteran defensive end Julius Peppers on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  3. Houston addition a good start for Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears acquired versatility along the front four Tuesday when they agreed to terms with former Oakland Raiders defensive end Lamarr Houston on a five-year deal worth $35 million, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, which includes ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. McCown's drawl draws an odd comparison

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Shaking his head and smiling, Josh McCown paused for a couple of seconds Thursday to consider how someone could hear his thick Texas drawl in the huddle and think it's reminiscent of "a combination of Jesus and Ben Stiller," as t...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. Bears claim Bass, add 7 to practice squad

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears agreed to terms Sunday with seven practice-squad players, including former Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson, who worked out last week for the team at Halas Hall. The club also claimed defensive end David Bass off waivers ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  6. Brandon Marshall of Chicago Bears frustrated with slow recovery p...

    Michael C. Wright

    Still recovering from his third hip surgery, Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall expressed frustration Tuesday with his current physical state.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  7. Bears early cuts done as courtesy

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Bears released veteran safety Tom Zbikowski on Sunday, and the team also parted ways with veteran defensive end Kyle Moore. In all, the club cut 14 players which moves the roster to 76. The moves came two days before Tuesday's 4 p...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  8. Long, Mills and Frey impress vs. Raiders

    Michael C. Wright

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- In the aftermath of Chicago's 34-26 win Friday over the Oakland Raiders, surely some players long for one last shot to prove their worth, while others may have earned starting jobs that will likely keep them on the sideline for the...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  9. Bears hope to build on strong showing

    Michael C. Wright

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Instead of leaning on the basic plays utilized over the first two preseason games, the Chicago Bears dug deeper into the playbook Friday night to execute "more of our packages," tight end Martellus Bennett said. That resulted in...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Bears 34, Raiders 26

    Michael C. Wright

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Maybe Jay Cutler, at least for the time being, put an end to the notion that he's overly reliant on receiver Brandon Marshall. Cutler completed 12 of 21 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown in the Chicago Bears' 34-26 win over t...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  11. Julius Peppers to make preseason debut

    Michael C. Wright

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Defensive end Julius Peppers makes his preseason debut Friday night when the Chicago Bears face the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum, but 10 players won't be suiting up to take the field. Veteran receiver Earl Bennett and defens...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  12. 5 Things To Watch: Bears at Raiders

    Michael C. Wright

    For those craving real action, this is the closest you're going to get until Sept. 8, when the Chicago Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals in the regular-season opener. Teams around the league view Week 3 of the preseason as the most important becau...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  13. Too much Marshall? Cutler not buying it

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jay Cutler uttered three words in defiance of the perception outside the organization that he's become too reliant on receiver Brandon Marshall. Asked if it would be on his mind to make it a point to throw to other receivers ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  14. Source: JaMarcus Russell in shape

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell put together a solid showing during his tryout for the Chicago Bears on Friday at Halas Hall, according to a league source who attended the session, but it doesn't appear likely the team will...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  15. Source - JaMarcus Russell gives solid workout but Chicago Bears n...

    Michael C. Wright

    Source: JaMarcus Russell had a solid workout for the Chicago Bears, but the team isn't likely to sign him.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  16. Source: Bears to work out QB Russell

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Oakland Raiders No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell gets his first shot at returning to the NFL on Friday when he visits the Chicago Bears for a workout that will include three other signal callers, according to an NFL source with knowledge of...

    Blog | June 04, 2013