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  1. Chicago's most underrated addition

    Joe Kaiser

    Willie Young doesn't have nearly the NFL resume of several other big-name players that he lines up next to on Chicago's defensive line, but the former seventh-round pick is looking like one of the NFL's most underrated signings of the offseason. You ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Bears fall hard in Power Rankings

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears deservedly took a tumble in the latest edition of ESPN.com's NFL Power Rankings, falling eight spots from No. 10 to No. 18 after the club's 23-20 overtime loss in the season opener to the Buffalo Bills. ESPN's Power Panel, which ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  3. Stock Watch: Willie Young earns more time

    Jeff Dickerson

    RISING 1. Willie Young, DE: Young had a strong Bears debut with one sack, two tackles-for-loss and one quarterback hit in only 21 snaps at defensive end. That is the definition of production. The original offseason plan called for Young to start ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  4. Chicago Bears defense has to adjust on fly with San Francisco 49e...

    Jon Greenberg

    The Chicago Bears' revamped defense failed its first test, and there's no relief in sight with the 49ers up next.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  5. Allen: Bears better fix run D

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Determined to improve a unit that ranked dead last stopping the run (161.4 yards per game) and recorded only 31 sacks in 2013, the Chicago Bears spent a substantial amount of offseason money and used two high draft picks to help fix its de...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  6. Trestman feels no trepidation about D

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman drew laughs Monday attempting to repeat the word "trepidation" in response to whether he feels any regarding the defense, as the club prepares to open the regular season against Buffalo. While...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  7. Bears Camp Report: Day 13

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp: Morning showers soaked the practice fields at Olivet Nazarene University on Tuesday. So the Bears moved their session across the street to Ward Field,...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  8. W2W4: Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears (0-0) and Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) open the preseason Friday night at Soldier Field. 1. Backup quarterbacks: Expect Bears coach Marc Trestman to pull the starters after a series or two, which means we won't see much of quarterba...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  9. Young: Bears' D more 'sound' than Detroit's

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- It's a tad premature to start the usual back and forth between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions, but former Lions defensive end Willie Young indicated Thursday that his new scheme is a little more complicated than what he had ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  10. Calvin Johnson - Quotes from current, former players about Detroi...

    Current and former NFL players discuss the skill set of Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and strategies to defend him.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  11. Chicago Bears defense adopts hand-on approach as a fix

    Jon Greenberg

    The Chicago Bears seek to fix their porous defense with linemen who engage opponents with their hands, slip past them and race to the ball.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  12. Nate Collins stars in Bears' pass-rush drill

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Arguably the best drill conducted in full pads is the one-on-one pass-rush competition between offensive and defensive linemen. Granted, football is not an individual sport, but players are required to win individual battles i...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  13. Bears Camp Report: Day 2

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Chicago Bears training camp. " Day 1 of training camp Friday brought about a spirited workout that included a minor shoving match between Sherrick McManis and Eric Weems. On Satur...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  14. Jennings, Young day to day with quad soreness

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears held out cornerback Tim Jennings from Saturday's workout as a precautionary measure as the veteran suffered a strained quadriceps on Friday, while defensive end Willie Young left practice after experiencing what...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  15. Tempers flare on Day 2 for Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - Even with temperatures in the low 70s, the Bears momentarily lost their cool for the second consecutive day. Friday's brief shoving match between wide receiver Eric Weems and cornerback Sherrick McManis lasted only a couple sec...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  16. Pre-camp check: Defensive tackle

    Jeff Dickerson

    Overview: Season-ending ACL tears to Henry Melton and Nate Collins left the Bears exceedingly thin at defensive tackle last season. Determined to avoid a repeat scenario, the Bears spent two early draft picks to inject some youth and increase depth a...

    Blog | July 01, 2014