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  1. Bears to judge Sam solely on ability

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery expressed "tremendous respect" for Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, an All-American and SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, who on Sunday revealed he is gay. Speaking to Sam during the pre-draft evaluat...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  2. A vote for Luke Kuechly as NFL MVP

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I keep reading how Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a shoo-in for NFL Player of the Year because he has thrown a record 51 touchdown passes. If not him, then New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who also has t...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  3. Chicago Bears will host Kansas State LB Arthur Brown

    Jeff Dickerson

    Former Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown will make an official pre-draft visit to the Chicago Bears early this week, according to a league source.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  4. Harlon Hill, former Chicago Bears receiver, dies at 80

    Harlon Hill, the former star receiver for the Chicago Bears whose name adorns the NCAA Division II player of the year trophy, has died. He was 80.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  5. Gallery: Brian Urlacher's career in photos


    ESPN Chicago takes a look at the career of Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, who is likely to headed to the Hall of Fame. From his versatile days as a safety at New Mexico through his Defensive Player of the Year season with the Bears to hi...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  6. Tillman honored by Obama's praise

    Charles Tillman thanked President Barack Obama for the "shout-out" after Obama said the Chicago Bears cornerback may be the defensive player of the year during a pre-election appearance on "Monday Night Football." "I think it's a huge honor," Till...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  7. Clay Matthews falls two votes shy of DPOY

    Kevin Seifert

    IRVING, Texas -- Linebacker Clay Matthews was thisssssss close to winning the Green Bay Packers' second consecutive Defensive Player of the Year award. In voting just announced by The Associated Press, Matthews finished two votes behind Pittsburgh...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  8. Urlacher promotes Peppers for top award

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Statistics don't tell the whole story when it comes to Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers, according to teammate Brian Urlacher. "He's unbelievable, in my mind he's defensive player of the year," Urlacher said. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  9. Have at It: Two tremendous comebacks

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat was winding down when Madhu volunteered a savvy "Have at It" topic: Madhu (South Windsor) Urlacher or Henderson for Comeback Player of the Year? Kevin Seifert (2:52 PM) Ohhhh. I like that. Check back on the blog ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  10. Chicago Bears' linebacker Brian Urlacher wants everyone to know h...

    Michael C. Wright

    Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher wants everyone to know he's back.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2010
  11. BBAO: Is Woodson angling for new deal?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson is the NFL's reigning Defensive Player of the Year. He'll turn 34 in October and has three years left on his contract. So is he angling for a new deal, especially in light...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  12. Ending where I started: Bears minicamp

    Kevin Seifert

    It's a good thing I have no life. That way, I can sit home on a Friday night and catch up on all the news for a crazy-busy day in the NFC North. We named our preseason Player of the Year. We had a Williams Wall ruling that in essence will allow Mi...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  13. NFL Comeback Player of the Year award candidates in 2010

    Cameron Martin

    We're already looking ahead to the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award in 2010. Why? Because there will be some great candidates!

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2009
  14. Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs wants a good reputation off...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has a good reputation on the field, and wants one off the field to match.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2009
  15. Big-play Bears use defense, returns to rout Chargers

    Brian Urlacher returned an interception 64 yards for a touchdown on the game's third play from scrimmage and Rashied Davis took a kickoff 100 yards for another first-quarter TD Friday night to lead the Bears over the San Diego Chargers 24-3.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 18, 2006
  16. Urlacher named AP Defensive Player of the Year

    Brian Urlacher, the latest leader of the Monsters of the Midway, won The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2006