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The Chicago Bears football fortunes looked considerably brighter on September 11 when they opened with a convincing 30-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Fast Forward 16 weeks later, and the Bears (7-8) are hoping to snap a five-game losing skid that knocked them out of playoff contention when they travel to Minnesota Sunday to put the bow on the 2011 [...]
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Bears are done. But cornerback Charles Tillman is going to Hawaii with momentum. Tillman, who made the Pro Bowl for the first time in his ninth season, broke a franchise record with his fifth career interception return for a touchdown in the Bears’ 17-13 victory over the Minnesota...
MINNEAPOLIS — Bears running back Marion Barber is inactive for the game at Minnesota, his home state, because of a calf injury. Barber was listed as doubtful for Sunday, his second straight game missed after becoming the featured back a month ago when Matt Forte got hurt. Kahlil Bell makes his second...
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Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher’s MRI on his injured knee doesn’t require surgery at this time, a major sigh of relief to both the club and its fans. Urlacher was told by physicians the MRI revealed damage to the medial collateral and posterior cruciate ligaments. Urlacher’s knee will need 10 weeks of rehabilitation work. He hurt the knee with just [...]
On Sunday, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher landed awkwardly in a Metrodome end zone, twisting his knee. He limped off the field, and after the 17-13 win over the Vikings coach Lovie Smith said Urlacher has a sprained MCL. Thereafter, reports surfaced of a PCL injury. The Bears have announced that an MRI confirmed the MCL…
Running back Matt Forte sounds uncertain about his future status with the Bears.
When reports surfaced during the season that Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz was on his way out of Chicago after the season, Bears coach Lovie Smith said the reports were “made up.” He never said Martz would be back. When the issue was raised again in Week 17, Smith was upset the topic was even…
MINNEAPOLIS – You could hear a pin drop in the normally raucous Mall of America Stadium late in Sunday's game when Brian Urlacher was writhing in pain on the turf, clutching his knee.
Charles Tillman's interception return in the
second quarter gave Chicago the lead for good, and the Bears
stopped their five-game losing streak with a 17-13 victory over the
Minnesota Vikings on Sunday despite 3½ sacks by Jared Allen.
The Bears achieved a modicum of respectability with their season-ending victory over the Vikings Sunday in Minneapolis. They halted a five-game skid by winning for the first time since quarterback Jay Cutler went out with an injury, finishing even with the league at 8-8.…
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Linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an MRI on his ailing left knee Monday and was told that no surgery was necessary at this time.