Found August 08, 2012 on
In the latest version of Bear Report radio we talked about the roster battles to watch for in the opening preseason game against the Denver Broncos. Who will step up in the battle between Greg McCoy and Isaiah Frey?
Can Brandon Hardin shake off the rust and develop into a safety?
We also talked about the emergence of Harvey Unga who suddenly looks like he may be making a run to land a spot on the 53 man roster.
We covered this and a lot more in the most in-depth podcast you'll find regarding the Bears' preseason opener.
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The Chicago Bears have claimed that linebacker Brian Urlacher has missed the past couple of practices because of some personal issues. Tonight general manager Phil Emery said Urlacher is doing well and he just needs some rest.
“Brian is doing well,” Bears general manager Phil Emery said in a pregame interview with WBBM-AM 780 via ESPN.com. “We treat each and every injury...
After missing practice time for the sixth straight day and amid a barrage of injury rumors, the Bears have announced the linebacker Brian Urlacher will not play in this Thursday's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos.
The Bears are stressing however, that Urlacher's absence has nothing to do with the injury rumors being pumped out of Bourbannias. Head coach Lovie...
The Chicago Bears held out quarterback Jay Cutler, defensive end Julius Peppers and linebacker Brian Urlacher from Monday's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos.
Urlacher was not expected to play after missing time in six practices because of his injured left knee and for personal reasons. Cutler and Peppers were in uniform, but the Bears decided to hold them out on a...
The real preseason story about the Chicago Bears defense is all the young talent that will be on display during these four games. No one will be paying much attention to these preseason games, but the players mentioned in the follow on blog all could legitimately represent the future of this franchise post Briggs, Peppers, Tillman and Urlacher.
What is the talent like that each...
According to NFL.com analyst Chad Reuter, Chicago wide receiver Brandon Marshall has "simply overwhelmed any cornerback trying to challenge him at the line of scrimmage" in training camp.Fantasy Spin:Marshall has been reunited with quarterback Jay Cutler in Chicago. The two combined for 206 completions for 2,590 yards for the Broncos from 2007-09. Marshall could challenge...
Former defensive end Alex Brown is officially retiring as a member of the Chicago Bears.
The team says Brown has signed a one-day contract and will be recognized in a ceremony on the field before the preseason opener against Denver on Thursday.
A fourth-round draft pick by the Bears in 2002, he played eight seasons in Chicago and was a key player on the 2006 team that reached the...
The Chicago Bears thinned their ranks at the tight end position, cutting second-year tight end Draylen Ross. With Ross leaving, Chicago has five tight ends remaining, and its entirely possible they’ll carry four (Kellen Davis, Matt Spaeth, Kyle Adams, and rookie fourth rounder Evan Rodriguez) once the 53 man roster is reached. As for Ross, the former North Texas product [...]
I see a bunch of sleepless nights ahead.
The Chicago Bears square off against the Denver Broncos tonight in the team's first preseason game of 2012. Join BR publisher Jeremy Stoltz from the Solider Field press box throughout the contest.