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The balance sought all training camp by the Chicago Bears offense came against Oakland in the third preseason game.
Yet quarterback Jay Cutler believes it can be even better.
So does wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
Marshall said on Tuesday his play is helping to hold the offense back and the Pro Bowl receiver believes he isn't physically where he needs to be after offseason hip surgery.
''It's one of those things where I'm just trying to get healthy for Week 1,'' Marshall said. ''So you've got to have a game plan coming off surgery, a third hip surgery.
''So yeah, I'm not where I want to be right now. It's a little frustrating but we'll see.''
Marshall received rest throughout training camp and in practices leading up to the preseason games.
''It's one of those things where you may be rushed a little bit and some people might think I need to be farther on than where I am,'' he said. '&...
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Brandon Marshall will be ready to play in the Chicago Bears season opener.
Marshall, 29, had been grated a four day leave of absence from Bears coach Marc Trestman on Wednesday.
Recovering from his third hip surgery, Marshall recently acknowledged that he felt rushed to get back on the field by the Bears staff.
“I woke up a couple days really sore when camp first started...
We reported earlier that Brandon Marshall isn’t happy with the way the Bears have reacted to his hip still bothering him.
It turns out though, that Marshall took a leave of absence to have his hip examined after undergoing offseason surgery about seven months ago.
Why is Brandon Marshall taking 4 days away from the #Bears? It's his previously scheduled follow-up appointment...
Brandon Marshall is taking a four-day absence from the Chicago Bears.
The absence of Marshall was per-approved by head coach Marc Trestman.
“This was a planned-out miss today for personal reasons,” Trestman said via the Chicago Tribune. “I let him go for personal reasons. But something that has been part of the off season plan since started training camp.”
Brandon Marshall was one of the best wide receivers in the league last season, prompting praise across the NFL and high selections in fantasy drafts everywhere. He enters the year with hefty expectations, but there are concerns involving his lingering hip injury. While he's currently on a four-day hiatus from the team, during which he'll have his hip re-examined, Marshall...
One day after Brandon Marshall raised questions about the status of his surgically repaired hip the Chicago Bears wide receiver has been giving a respite.
Bears coach Marc Trestman told reporters that Marshall's absence from Wednesday's practice marked the beginning of a four-day excused rest from team activities.
"This was a planned-out miss today for personal reasons...
Tweet Brandon Marshall, No stranger to being outspoken about topics expressed his displeasure with Bears coaches with pushing him too hard. Marshall is coming back from off-season surgery and has been working hard to return to last season’s form. However he missed practice Wednesday due to a “planned” absence according to Bears coach Mark Trestman. Marshall was […]
Brandon Marshall always has a great first season with any NFL team he plays on. Marshall’s problems start, usually during the second season on a team.
Marshall had a stellar first season in Chicago, but is now a bit disgruntled after having off-season hip surgery. Marshall first told reporters he was 100%, but is now angry with the Bears because he feels the organization is...
Brandon Marshall has been slow to return from a hip injury, and the Bears wide receiver is reportedly upset with the Chicago Bears because “the organization is not taking his hip injury seriously.”
Adam Schefter is reporting that Marshall is upset that the Bears are not listening to his concerns.
WR Brandon Marshall is upset Bears have not taken his concerns about his hip injury...
Chicago Bears fans received both good and bad news yesterday
on the injury front. On the one hand, Bears faithful were told that defensive
tackle Henry Melton was close to fully returning from the concussion he sustained
this preseason. However, it was also reported that wide receiver Brandon
Marshall’s leave of absence has to do with a scheduled follow-up to check out
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was given an excused four-day absence from the team, head coach Marc Trestman said after practice. “This was a planned-out miss today for personal reasons,” Trestman said, via the Chicago Tribune. “I let him go for personal
The Chicago Bears weren't afraid to think outside the box when they hired coach Marc Trestman.
They stretched boundaries. They hopped the border.
They lured him back to the NFL from Canada with the hope that he could connect with quarterback Jay Cutler and inject some life into a stagnant offense while leading the Bears to the playoffs after they missed out for the fifth time...