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  1. Brandon Marshall held out of practice

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears held out receiver Brandon Marshall (quadriceps) from Thursday's practice, but the injury isn't expected to keep him out of Monday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys. "He's got a little bit of a quad," Be...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. Defense gets pressure, but can't stop run

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Whether reeling from injuries to Henry Melton, Nate Collins, Jay Cutler or Lance Briggs, the Chicago Bears continued to survive the majority of the season with a help-is-on-the-way mentality. Against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday,...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  3. Trestman: Bears' season is not over

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A 23-20 overtime heartbreaker of a loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday didn't eliminate the Chicago Bears from playoff contention. But it certainly made the road beyond the regular season much more difficult to navigate. Marc Tr...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  4. Bears safety Wright among inactives

    Michael C. Wright

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Chicago's already depleted run defense took another hit Sunday when the Bears listed safety Major Wright among their inactives for Sunday's matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. Wright pulled a hamstring during a workout Friday ins...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  5. Major Wright questionable for Vikings

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears safety Major Wright pulled a hamstring Friday during practice inside the Walter Payton Center, and he will be listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to coach Marc Trestman....

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  6. McCown relives big day against Vikings

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Call him a career backup, but one claim Bears quarterback Josh McCown can make is he's never lost to the Minnesota Vikings as a starter. On Sunday, McCown hopes to continue his run of success against Minnesota that started bac...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  7. Adrian Peterson isn't predicting a big day

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson declined to make predictions about what he might do to Chicago's 32nd-ranked run defense Sunday at the Metrodome. But if someone as innocuous as St. Louis' Benny Cunningham could ...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  8. Bears' run defense building a bad reputation

    Michael C. Wright

    ST. LOUIS -- Defensive lineman Corey Wootton pulled on a shirt slowly Sunday, shaking his head at the thought of knowing how his team's next opponent -- the Minnesota Vikings -- might react after seeing the St. Louis Rams run roughshod over the Chica...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  9. Power Rankings: No. 10 Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    A weekly examination of the Bears' ESPN.com Power Ranking: Preseason: 13 | Last Week: 9 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002 The panelists voting for ESPN.com's Power Rankings apparently haven't lost faith in the Chicago Bears even though the te...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  10. Power Rankings: No. 9 Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    A weekly examination of the Bears' ESPN.com Power Ranking: Preseason: 13 | Last Week: 4 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002 Chicago fell from the top five of ESPN.com's Power Rankings but remained in the top 10 at No. 9 after Sunday's 40-32 los...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  11. Full offense still hasn't been unveiled

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- For a meticulous planner such as Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman, the slow manner in which the offense continues to evolve appears to be a function of design rather than circumstance. Running back Matt Forte indicated as muc...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  12. Tillman held out for precautionary reasons

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears held out cornerback Charles Tillman (knee) from Wednesday's practice inside the Walter Payton Center, but he is expected to be ready to play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Just precautionary -- he s...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  13. Jay Cutler No. 6 on MVP Watch list

    Michael C. Wright

    NFL Nation New York Giants reporter Dan Graziano updated his MVP Watch list for Week 3 of the season, and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler checks in at No. 6 after guiding his team to its second consecutive come-from-behind victory Sunday over th...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  14. Stock Watch: Forte shows his versatility

    Michael C. Wright

    RISING 1. Jay Cutler, QB: Cutler turned over the ball three times, including a fumble that was returned for a touchdown. Instead of melting down, Cutler completed 8 of 10 (including a spike to stop the clock) passes for 76 yards on the club's game w...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  15. Trestman prophetic in pregame speech

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman warned his team just before it came out to the field Sunday that the Minnesota Vikings would throw the first punch, but the most important thing would be how the club responded. "[Trestman] warned us before the ga...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  16. Illness affected Peppers' performance

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The staff sent Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers home last week due to him exhibiting flu-like symptoms, but apparently he hadn't fully recovered by Sunday when the team defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-30. Peppers c...

    Blog | September 16, 2013