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  1. Slimmed-down Lynch ready to compete

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Making the move from quarterback to running back at the NFL level is daunting. But that is the challenge awaiting former Northern Illinois standout and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch, a fan favorite who lost 15 pounds s...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Long arrives at ONU

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long's absence lasted just one day. The 2013 first-round pick arrived on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University around lunchtime Thursday, one day after the rest of the team reported to training cam...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. Tillman on Chi return: "This is a business"

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The chances of Charles Tillman returning to Chicago for a 12th season seemed remote at the onset of free agency in March. Tillman, an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his illustrious career, appeared destined to r...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  4. Bears' Chris Conte lands on PUP

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Three-year starting Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list (PUP) and is expected to miss the team's first preseason game versus the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 8, ge...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  5. Palmer, Clausen to battle for No. 2 QB

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Jordan Palmer, 30, showed the Chicago Bears' coaching staff enough in the offseason program to enter training camp as the No. 2 quarterback, but Palmer's spot on the roster is far from secure. The most immediate threat to Pal...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  6. Son of ex-Bears RB has rare brain tumor

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson and his wife, Angela, recently received devastating news when the couple's 6-year-old son A.J., the eldest of their four children, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor known as Diffu...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  7. Chicago Bears sign veteran safety Adrian Wilson

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Bears signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  8. Patrick Mannelly of Chicago Bears announces retirement

    Jeff Dickerson

    Patrick Mannelly of Chicago Bears retires after 16 seasons.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  9. Observations: D lacked toughness in 2013

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A conclusion was reached after the Chicago Bears' front office and coaching staff sifted through the wreckage of last year's defense. The unit, which ranked No. 30 overall and allowed a league worst 161.4 rushing yards per gam...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  10. Ex-QB Bernie Kosar present at Bears' OTA

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has made a habit of inviting his former quarterbacks to watch practice at Halas Hall. The latest ex-NFL quarterback with connections to Trestman to spend a day in Lake Forest is 12-year v...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  11. Observations: Vereen challenging at FS

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Based on the organized team activities (OTA) portion of the Chicago Bears' offseason program, rookie fourth-round pick Brock Vereen looks to be a serious contender to earn a permanent place in the starting lineup. Vereen took...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  12. Observations: Scuffle breaks out

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A brief skirmish broke out at Tuesday's organized team activity during a team drill between members of the Chicago Bears' starting offense and defense. Involved in the short-lived fracas was defensive end Lamarr Houston, right ta...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  13. Conte: 'No setbacks' with repaired shoulder

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chris Conte is unsure of the exact date he'll receive medical clearance to return to the field, but the Chicago Bears free safety said on Tuesday he's experienced no setbacks with his surgically repaired shoulder. Conte underw...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  14. Marshall impressed with Bears' offseason

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears made significant offseason repairs to the defense after that group finished 2013 dead last against the run. It hasn't gone unnoticed by wide receiver Brandon Marshall. The team allocated financial resources in free agency to sig...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  15. Brandon Marshall of Chicago Bears hopes to play until he is 36, e...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall spoke openly Tuesday about his desire to retire as a member of the Chicago Bears after signing a three-year extension with the club that runs through the 2017 season.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  16. GM Phil Emery: Greater value at CB over S

    Jeff Dickerson

    One week after Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery called the safety position "wide open," the Bears bypassed the top two safeties in the 2014 NFL draft class (Calvin Pryor and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix) and selected Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller...

    Blog | May 15, 2014