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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. W2W4: Chicago Bears minicamp

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears convene one last time before taking a break as they await the start of training camp in July with Tuesday's beginning of a three-day minicamp at Halas Hall. Here are some storylines to keep an eye on at minicamp: Palmer's inj...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  12. Willie Young, Lions broke on good terms

    Michael Rothstein

    DEARBORN, Mich. -- There was a chance that Willie Young could have returned to Michigan much earlier than Saturday, that his cameo appearance at Stephen Tulloch's charity softball game would have been just another weekend. Young spent his first fo...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  13. Devin Taylor covets increased role on line

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Devin Taylor sees the chance. There is a wide open hole at defensive end opposite Ezekiel Ansah, and the second-year pro understands what winning the job could mean. A bigger role, which is something he has craved since he was ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  14. Chicago Bears draft wrap-up

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A wrap-up of the Chicago Bears' draft. Click here for a full list of Bears' draftees. Bears general manager Phil Emery likes to say a team can never expect to fill all of its needs via the draft. Well, eight draft choices lat...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  15. Bears draft focus: DE

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears invested $34.45 million guaranteed in defensive ends Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston and Willie Young in free agency, but it's not guaranteed the team won't continue to add at the position during the NFL draft, although now that possibi...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  16. 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