Found August 14, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Say this for the Chicago Bears linemen- they will break an unofficial NFL record for players with dinosaur nicknames. They have two. DE Corey Wootton is the Coreysaurus and Tight End Martellus Bennett is the Martysaurus Rex. So they got that going for them; which is nice. But that depends on what you classify TEs: lineman or receivers. To space and balance things out, I’m putting the TEs in with the WRs Since Jay Cutler came to the Chicago Bears from Denver in 2009, only one team in the NFL has let their signal caller get sacked more- the formerly of Chicago, and now Arizona Cardinals. So we the OL is terrible; we get it. Although, they made huge upgrades this offseason. As for the DL, it’s the monster Julius Peppers and…….????? A solid supporting cast yes. However, they are not Hall of Famers. On to the first installment of our four part Chicago Bears season series preview. Chicago Bears Offensive Line The Washington Redskins HOGS of the 80s and 90s….they are not! J’Marcus Webb c...

Jay Cutler happy to be in offense designed to limit sacks

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is very happy to be learning a new offense that is designed to limit sacks. New head coach Marc Trestman has implemented his offense, which focuses on pass protection and getting the ball out of the quarterback’s hands quickly. “You get rid of the ball,” said Cutler, who has been sacked 148 times in 56 games with the Bears. “You’re 

Chicago Bears still playing musical chairs with offensive line?

From the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs comes the tidbit that J’Marcus Webb is out at the right tackle position in favor of untested rookie fifth-rounder Jordan Mills. Earlier in the year, new Chicago Bears’ head coach Marc Trestman and offensive line coach Aaron Kromer shuffled the offensive line like a deck of canasta cards in one phase of an ongoing attempt to improve...

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Bears hold Peppers out for second straight game

Chicago Bears Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers sat out his second straight preseason game because of a hamstring injury. Peppers was expected to play Thursday night against the San Diego Chargers, but the Bears held him out again after he sat out the preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers. Peppers has been practicing off and on for about two weeks because of the problem...

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The Chicago Bears are a team in serious need of some added audacity.Since the end of Mike Ditka’s memorable tenure, the team has been left to meander around the ranks of mediocrity for much of the last two decades.The Bears often avoid bottom-feeder status, but they’re even less frequently placed in the conversation of top-tier teams in any given year.For all their pride, their...

All eyes on Cutler as Bears meet Chargers

The first step for Jay Cutler was a bit wobbly. Maybe this one will be a little smoother. The Chicago Bears meet the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and all eyes will remain on Cutler as he tries to adapt to new coach Marc Trestman's offense. ''We're moving along,'' Cutler said. ''I don't think I can pinpoint exactly where we're at, but we...

Same old questions for Bears offensive line

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By GENE CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press If it seems like the Chicago Bears have been here before, it's because they have. On Tuesday, the Bears held their final Bourbonnais training camp workout with two rookies playing the right side of their starting offensive line, and starting middle linebacker D.J. Williams remained out indefinitely with a calf injury...

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The Refrigerator is still running. While a report surfaced Wednesday morning that former Chicago Bears defensive lineman William Perry had passed away, the 50-year-old is still alive, his alma mater Clemson has confirmed. A link on that has since been deleted originally reported Perry had passed away. A tweet going out from the website’s Twitter account also reported...

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The Bears dropped their preseason opener against the Panthers last Friday night 24-17 while the Chargers lost at home to the Seattle Seahawks 31-10.One thing is certain this week, either Mike McCoy of the Chargers or Marc Trestman of the Bears will record their first win as a professional head coach. After that, here are five other things about this game to keep an eye on.1) How...

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