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Chicago Bears wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher appears to have overcome the odds to make the final 53-man roster for the second consecutive season. Prior to the start of training camp it appeared Sanzenbacher was a long shot to make the roster as the final wide receiver.
During the offseason the Bears signed wide receiver Devin Thomas for his special teams abilities. Thomas abruptly retired during the middle of training camp, which seemed to open the door back up for Sanzenbacher.
Then as fast as that window of opportunity it seemed to close ever so slightly with the re-signing of former Bears special teams ace Rashied Davis. Davis was not re-signed by the Lions and brought back by the Bears because of his talent on special teams.
Sanzenbacher now appears to have the final receiver spot locked up with Davis' waiver today.
On special teams Sanzenbacher has only gotten better, grading out with the second highest point total during the week two preseason game against the Re...
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Brian Urlacher is the unquestioned leader of the Bears, but may not have the legs to be the leader or player he once was.
The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that cutting the 12 year vet and 5 time all pro is a feasible option.
Urlacher will be an unrestricted free agent next season, and is due $7.5 million in 2012 if he is on the roster September 9.
He has been unable to...
Thursday night in Cleveland will mark the end of the preseason for the Bears and put them that much closer to the start of the regular season.
Game 4 of the preseason often means that most starters may play only a series or two or if at all. The fourth preseason game will give the staff the opportunity to take their final look at players on the bubble.
Here is my list of five players...
Usually, we hear about the Madden curse. It belongs to whoever is on the cover of the popular video game.
Every year, however, Madden runs a simulation to see how the teams will fare that season. This year, Madden has predicted that the Chicago Bears will finish 12-4 and clinch the No. 1 seed in the NFL.
As well as that, Chicago is destined for New Orleans.
But beware, it...
The Chicago Bears head to Cleveland Thursday night to battle the Browns in their final preseason game of 2012.
The starters will likely only play one or two drives in this game. This game is about the players on the roster bubble and the key backups.
The Bears roster is currently at 74 players, they need to be down to 53 players by Friday evening.
Here are five players you should...
The Chicago Bears are in the process of signing DT Amobi Okoye, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a knee scope that has kept him out of the preseason.
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