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  1. Cutler eighth on MVP Watch list

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- New York Giants reporter Dan Graziano released his MVP Watch list on Wednesday, and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler checks in at No. 8, just behind Seattle's Russell Wilson and Philadelphia's LeSean McCoy. Here a...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  2. Could Bostic get call to start opener?

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears rookie second-round pick Jonathan Bostic steered reporters away from the notion he could be edging past veteran D.J. Williams for the starting job at middle linebacker. With Williams sidelined since Jul. 31 with...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Bears invite five players to minicamp

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears brought in five players to work out during the team's voluntary minicamp Tuesday on a tryout basis. The players include Southern California defensive tackle Christian Toupou, Texas A&M defensive back Coryell...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  4. Cutler: Have to win to earn big QB money

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Entering the final year of his contract, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler watched the monstrous amounts of money being tossed to players at his position this offseason, and joked "it doesn't make me mad." But in assessing...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  5. Bears free agency preview: Center

    Michael C. Wright

    ESPNChicago examines unrestricted free agents by position that might interest the Bears. FA previews: RB | S | CB | DT | DE | G | WR | TE | QB | LB | OT » Roberto Garza enters the final season of a two-year extension signed in November of 201...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  6. Bears unlikely to announce finalists

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears kept their fans in the loop in 2012 during the search for a new general manager, but the team won't conduct business that way as it scours the NFL for a new head coach. A team spokesman says it's unlikely the Bears will announce ...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  7. Playoff exits push coaching search along

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery acknowledged Jan. 1 that in his search for a new head coach "the playoffs are a consideration," but that potential roadblock appears to have come down Sunday with the conclusion of the divisional round of the ...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  8. DeCicco happy to be back with Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Since the Chicago Bears waived him on Aug. 29, linebacker Dom DeCicco always wanted to return to the team that took a shot on him in 2011 as an undrafted free agent. DeCicco tried out for the Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders and...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  9. Four Downs: Will Texans expose Bears?

    The 7-1 Houston Texans come to town for a Sunday night showdown in prime time, giving the Chicago Bears a chance to notch by far their most impressive win so far. The combined record of their opponents through eight games is 24-33, and they have ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  10. 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
  11. Martz: Webb needs confidence to develop

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz believes confidence, or lack thereof, to be the most pressing issue for left tackle J'Marcus Webb to overcome in his quest to become a consistent starter in the NFL. Working now as an analyst f...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  12. Cutler says he's confident in O-line

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice joked Monday about losing sleep over the offensive line's potential inability to adequately protect quarterback Jay Cutler. A new father, Cutler cracked a joke of his own, while ex...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  13. Tice doesn't hold back on OL criticism

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice eschewed sugar coating Monday in articulating blunt assessments of the offense's performance in a 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in the preseason opener, and a situation on the line ...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  14. Bears giving Williams longer look at LT

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The latest development in the battle for the Chicago Bears starting left tackle job unfolded Saturday when the club worked Chris Williams with the starters at the position. Although Williams split time with J'Marcus Webb at le...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  15. Brian Urlacher returns to camp

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to training camp after missing time for what the team called personal reasons, but he did not take part in the afternoon practice session Saturday. Urlacher missed six consecuti...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  16. It's only preseason, but Bears' OL a concern

    Michael C. Wright

    Daylight closed quickly for the backs and time to sit in the pocket waned for the quarterbacks, who were hit a combined six times Thursday night in the Chicago Bears' 31-3 preseason-opening loss to the Denver Broncos. This couldn't be the new O-li...

    Blog | August 10, 2012