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  1. Bears OL reunited at practice

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Injuries forced the Chicago Bears to use four different offensive line combinations through six games, but all five starters were together on the practice field Thursday in preparation to play the Miami Dolphins. Left tackle J...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. 5 things we learned: Bears 27, Falcons 13

    Jeff Dickerson

    ATLANTA -- Here are five things we learned in the Chicago Bears' 27-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons: 1. Defining game for Cutler: Jay Cutler played like a franchise quarterback versus the Falcons. He achieved the perfect balance of checkdowns ...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  3. Matt Forte practices, Lance Briggs and Jon Bostic sit out

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (coaches' decision) returned to practice Thursday, but injuries continue to sideline starting linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) in advance of Sunday's road game against the...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  4. Bears center Roberto Garza moves closer to return

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The Chicago Bears listed center Roberto Garza as participating fully in practice for the first time since the 14-year veteran suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 1, increasing the likelihood that Garza will return to the starting...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  5. Marshall (ankle) has full participation

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears received encouraging news on the health front Wednesday with the return of five previously injured/ill starters to the practice field in advance of Sunday's road game in Carolina. Headlining the group is wid...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Bears fail to pressure Aaron Rodgers

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker rolled the dice. Instead of dialing up a variety of blitzes to disrupt Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers ' rhythm in the pocket, the Bears opted to drop the back seven into coverag...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  7. Rookie Fuller shines with pair of picks

    Jeff Dickerson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Veteran defenders gushed over the performance of rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller; the 2014 first-round draft choice responsible for two fourth-quarter interceptions that helped lead the Chicago Bears to a 28-20 upset over the hea...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. Briggs excused, Conte limited in practice

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears veteran linebacker Lance Briggs was excused from the first regular season practice by coach Marc Trestman, who said Briggs cleared the absence with him. Trestman declined to elaborate on Briggs' whereabouts, but ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  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. Reviewing the Bears' drafts: 2013

    Jeff Dickerson

    Here is Part 5 of our series reviewing the past five drafts of the Chicago Bears. With one full-season under his belt, general manager Phil Emery took on the task of rebuilding the offensive line, while inserting youth into an aging defense that w...

    Blog | April 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