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  1. Five things learned in 1st half vs. Seattle

    Jeff Dickerson

    SEATTLE -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears lopsided first half against the Seattle Seahawks: 1. Seattle is on a different level: The season is not over. In fact, the real season is still two weeks away. No, the thrashing recei...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  2. Bears Camp Report: Day 10

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp: While the Bears actively monitor the waiver wire and scan the list of available free-agent wide receivers in the aftermath of Marquess Wilson's fract...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Bears' Kyle Fuller shines on Day 1

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears drafted Kyle Fuller at No. 14 overall because the organization believed Fuller had the ability to make an immediate impact on defense, even though two Pro Bowl cornerbacks were already on the roster. It's da...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. GM rules out Tillman move to safety

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The arrival of cornerback Kyle Fuller will not force 33 year old veteran Charles Tillman to move to safety. Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery confirmed Friday that Tillman is not a candidate to switch positions. "Yo...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  12. Bears draft focus: CB

    Jeff Dickerson

    With veteran two-time Pro Bowler Charles Tillman back in the fold on just a one-year deal, the clock is ticking for the Chicago Bears to find a future starting cornerback. Ideally, the Bears would draft a corner that is comparable in size to Till...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  13. Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team's Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood's Pierre Desir, according to a source p...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  14. Zack Bowman close to signing with New York Giants

    Jeff Dickerson

    Free agent cornerback Zack Bowman, who played with the Chicago Bears last season, is close to signing a one-year deal with the New York Giants, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  15. Tillman's deal maxes out at $3.25M

    Jeff Dickerson

    Cornerback Charles Tillman's new one-year deal with the Chicago Bears is worth a maximum of $3.25 million, according to NFLPA records posted Tuesday morning. Tillman is scheduled to earn a base salary of $2.25 million in 2014, with $250,000 of t...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  16. Tillman's return surprises Briggs

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Veteran cornerback Charles Tillman's decision to return to the Chicago Bears on a one-year deal even surprised his closest friend on the team. Seven-time Pro Bowl weakside linebacker Lance Briggs told ESPN 1000's "Carmen and Jurko Show...

    Blog | March 17, 2014