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Now that the preseason is over for Chicago’s starters, it’s time to look back and see what—if anything—we can learn about the Chicago Bears roster heading into the season. Taking a cue from WCS’ own Russ Thomas, I am going to evaluate the expected starters and key contributors for the Chicago Bears based on their play […]The post Evaluating the Chicago Bears preseason: defense and special teams by Jon Vander Woude appeared first on Water Cooler Sports.
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Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall returned to practice on Monday after missing some time due to a check up on his surgically repaired hip.
“I’m always concerned about my body,” Marshall said Monday, via ESPNChicago.com. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a little scratch, I’m always concerned. So coming off my third surgery, structurally, everything is good. After a few...
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton and receiver Earl Bennett expect to be ready for the season opener this week after being sidelined by concussions.
Out since the first preseason game, Melton said Monday he expects to suit up against the Cincinnati Bengals. So did Bennett, who was injured early in training camp.
Coach Marc Trestman said it's ''plausible'...
Chicago Bears General Manager Phil Emery didn’t let the final roster cutdown to 53 over the weekend stop him from continuing to make apparent upgrades to the Bears roster. He added rookie DE David Bass from Oakland on Sunday and today traded for Cowboys reserve TE Dante Rosario. The Bears gave up a what is believed to be a seventh-round draft [...]
Chicago Bears star Brandon Marshall says his surgically repaired hip is structurally sound heading into the season opener this week.
The Bears meet the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Pro Bowl receiver says he's in good shape after missing the preseason finale. He had an excused absence for that game against Cleveland and was examined over the weekend.
He was back with the Bears...
Here are the Week One power rankings from various sites around the web:
ESPN: #14 (Last year: #13)
Analysis, “New offensive-minded head coach Marc Trestman has work to do. The Bears’ offense has finished above the bottom 10 in total yards once in the past 11 years.”
NFL.com: #12 (Last year: #13)
Analysis, “Sketchy details are just now coming in about some Bears fans picketing...
The Chicago Bears have signed tight end Kyle Adams and waived offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.
According to the official website of the Chicago Bears, the team released former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Jonathan Scott late Tuesday evening.
Now, before any of you get too excited about Scott possibly returning to Pittsburgh for a second tour of duty, you should know that he has recently had issues with one of his knee and just recently returned to practice. According to Brad...
I totally understand why ESPN and now FOX Sports 1 want to have athletes on as studio analysts. People still remember these players from their playing days and will want to tune in to see their favorite former superstars talk about the game since they can't see them play it anymore.
They need to stop it. Too many of these guys just aren't any good at it.
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is on board with the growing list of people who feel that Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel needs to learn to keep a lower profile. On Saturday, Manziel provided the Aggies with a major spark against Rice after serving his one-half suspension. He came in and immediately electrified the […]
Maybe you think the Danica Patrick coverage on this site is excessive. To that I say, she is our “home team” NASCAR racer. Danica hails from Northern Illinois, and this site is based in Chicago. She is an Illinois woman. And this website puts Illinois first.
Besides unless Danica really does something newsworthy. Or something really newsworthy happens with Danica, you usually...
Bears coach Marc Trestman says it’s possible both Jon Bostic and D.J. Williams will get reps at middle linebacker with the first team in Sunday’s regular season opener against the Bengals.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says there are not structural issues with his hip heading into the regular season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.
13-year veteran Roberto Garza is the only current Chicago Bears’ offensive lineman who was on the active roster to start the 2012 season.
The 34-year old center was joined on the 53-man roster by guard James Brown and tackle Jonathan Scott after the season opening win against the Indianapolis Colts.
Starters Jermon Bushrod, Matt Slauson, Kyle Long, Jordan Mills and reserves Eben...
(Eds: Updates with player quotes.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer Marc Trestman wasn't about to wax poetic.
He makes his debut as an NFL coach when the Chicago Bears host the Cincinnati Bengals, and to say he's come a long way is no exaggeration.
After years as an assistant in the league and on the college level before heading to the CFL, Trestman finally has his opportunity...
The Chicago Bears added some depth at the tight end position with the acquisition of Dante Rosario on Monday. The Bears traded a conditional seventh-round pick to the Dallas Cowboys for the rights to the 28-year old Oregon product.
Rosario signed a one-year deal, $780,000 with the Cowboys on June 3. The seven-year veteran was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth-round...