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  1. Lance Briggs: Lovie Smith on par with George Halas, Mike Ditka

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Veteran linebacker Lance Briggs considers current Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith one of the greatest coaches in Chicago Bears franchise history, on par with team founder George Halas and the iconic Mike Ditka. "Lov...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Stock Watch: Jared Allen picking up steam

    Jeff Dickerson

    RISING 1. Jared Allen: The Minnesota Vikings pulled the best out of Allen. The veteran defensive end played his most impactful game of the season versus his old team and abused Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil the entire afternoon. Allen finished with...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  3. Bears focused on Bucs, not reunion with Josh McCown, Lovie Smith

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman called Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown "a great teammate" and "unselfish player," but declined to elaborate if he misses McCown's veteran presence inside the building. "I don...

    Blog | November 17, 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. Jared Allen rejoins teammates following illness

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Veteran Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen worked out and attended meetings at Halas Hall on Monday after being inactive in Week 4 due to a reported case of pneumonia. Allen's absence on Sunday in the Bears' 38-17 defeat ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  6. 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
  7. FB Fiammetta (hamstring) questionable

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears fullback Tony Fiammetta (hamstring) was limited in practice on Friday and listed as questionable for the regular-season opener versus the Buffalo Bills, the team announced. A five-year NFL veteran, Fiammet...

    Blog | September 05, 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. Holmes contributes on offense, special teams

    Jeff Dickerson

    CLEVELAND -- Veteran Santonio Holmes' odds of making the Chicago Bears' 53-man roster increased on Thursday when the wide receiver turned a routine slant route into a 32-yard second-quarter touchdown reception, a sequence that proved Holmes still has...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  10. Chicago Bears release safety Craig Steltz

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears terminated the contract of vested veteran safety Craig Steltz on Monday, the team announced. The Bears' roster now stands at 77 active players in advance of Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT deadline to trim the roster to...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  11. Bears hopeful for Conte return in Seattle

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman praised the preseason work of veteran Ryan Mundy on Friday, but refused to anoint any starters at safety in the aftermath of the team's 20-19 victory over Jacksonville. That's likely beca...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  12. Brian de la Puente suffers MCL sprain

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS -- Chicago Bears center/guard Brian de la Puente suffered a Grade 2 left MCL sprain in the preseason opener versus the Philadelphia Eagles and is expected to be sidelined for a couple of weeks, the veteran offensive lineman told reporters...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  13. Brawl breaks out between Martellus Bennett, Kyle Fuller of Chicag...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman cut practice short Monday following a heated, physical altercation between veteran tight end Martellus Bennett and rookie first-round draft choice Kyle Fuller during a red-zone drill.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  14. Lance Briggs wants to retire a Bear

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- For all the changes made on the defensive side of the ball, the key to the unit's overall success might hinge on the health of 12-year veteran linebacker Lance Briggs. The linchpin of the defense, Briggs started strong in 201...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  15. McCray takes first-team safety reps

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - In the latest twist to the Chicago Bears' "wide open" safety competition, fifth-year veteran Danny McCray handled all the first-team reps alongside Ryan Mundy on Wednesday, while rookie fourth-round choice Brock Vereen worked excl...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  16. 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