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The Bears scored a big win against the Steelers on Sunday night, moving them to 3-0 on the season, but it came at a big cost. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton will miss the rest of the 2013 season after tearing his ACL during Sunday’s game, according to EPSN’s Adam Schefter. Melton, 26, has developed into one of the most fiercesome interior lineman in football over the past few seasons, racking up 13 sacks over the last two seasons and being selected to his first Pro Bowl in 2012. After an impressive run last season, the Bears signed Melton to the franchise tag this offseason. The tag gave Melton a hefty $8.5 million salary in 2013, but it now leaves him in a precarious position as he seeks a long-term deal this offseason. Melton managed five tackles and one fumble recovery in three games before the injury this season. Have a question for Luke Hughes? Send it to him via Twitter at @LukeFHughes or send it here. Filed under: Headlines, Luke Hughes, NFL

Henry Melton: Chicago Bears defensive tackle out for the year with torn ACL

The Chicago Bears are 3-0 and appear to be in complete cruise control atop the NFC North right now. But it’s not all good news in Chicago, as the team lost a huge piece for the season this week. On Moday afternoon, Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton was diagnosed with a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the 2013 season. Melton was a huge piece to the Bears’...

Bears’ Blitz key in rout of Steelers

“The more things change, the more they stay the same” – Chicago Bears fans in reference to the Bears’ defense in 2013. At its surface, that sentiment would appear to hold up. Sure, the Bears changed defensive coordinators and Brian Urlacher no longer dawns the navy and orange. But Mel Tucker is essentially running the same scheme as Lovie Smith did for years, and the Bears...

Bears fear ACL tear for DT Melton

The Chicago Bears do not have definitive word on the health of Henry Melton but the team fears the Pro Bowl defensive tackle suffered a torn ACL in Sunday’s 40-23 victory over the Steelers at Heinz Field a source told the Tribune. Melton was injured in the fourth quarter and was taken off the field in a cart. He had difficulty putting any weight on his left leg. It would be a...

Chicago Bears Look to Keep Winning Against Pittsburgh Steelers

The Chicago Bears travel to Pittsburgh on Sunday night to take on a struggling Steelers team.The Bears will be facing an offense that ranks near the bottom of the NFL in most major statistical categories.For a Bears defense that has struggled at times this season this could be just the remedy for what ails them. Pittsburgh averages just 37.5 rushing yards per game and is 31st in...

Chicago swarms its way to perfect 3-0 start

At the rate the Chicago Bears' defense is scoring, the offense might not be able to keep up. At the moment, that's hardly a problem. Major Wright returned an interception for a touchdown and Julius Peppers rumbled 42 yards after recovering Ben Roethlisberger's fumble for another score as the Bears remained unbeaten with a 40-23 win over the reeling Pittsburgh Steelers...

Opportunistic Bears stay unbeaten with win over Steelers

The Chicago Bears jumped out to a quick 17-0 lead, then withstood a Pittsburgh second half rally by making two huge fourth quarter plays en route to a 40-23 victory over the Steelers  at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh Sunday night. The Bears remain unbeaten at 3-0, and drop Pittsburgh to 0-3. Bears head coach Marc Trestman was proud of his [...]

Jay Cutler trucked the crap out of Steelers DB Robert Golden (GIF)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler had arguably the best hit of Week 3 during his team’s win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. With Chicago leading 27-24 in the fourth quarter, Cutler took off and scrambled for 13 yards to pick up a crucial first down on 3rd-and-10. Steelers safety Robert Golden made the […]

WATCH: Cutler runs over Steelers DB

Jay Cutler brought his boom stick with him for Sunday night's showdown between Chicago and Pittsburgh. The Bears QB runs over Steelers safety Robert Golden on a quarterback keeper in the fourth quarter.

Week Four NFL Power Rankings, Chicago Bears Edition

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Jay Cutler Issues A Sorry, Not Sorry Over Laying Big Hit

During a critical drive in the second half of the Bears’ win in Pittsburgh, Jay Cutler scrambled for a first down, ending his run by driving the shoulder of his throwing arm into Steelers defensive back Robert Golden. The hit wrecked Golden’s sh*t, but a quarterback throwing his body around like that is bound to elicit concern from those who would like to see Cutler play a full...

Chicago Bears at Pittsburg Steelers: Trap Game?

Two teams headed in opposite directions meet up under the bright lights on Sunday night. For the first time under the guidance of Mike Tomlin the Pittsburg Steelers enter a contest two games under .500.The Chicago Bears on the other hand are thriving under first-year head coach Marc Trestman.The most glaring issue for the Steelers is the lack of a running game. Through the first...

NFL Week 3 Wrap Ups: Bears over Steelers

def.  FINAL SCORE: 40-23 GAME MVP: Bears Defense ( 5 turnovers, 2 TDs ) ANALYSIS: The Steelers started to make it a close game going into halftime and through the beginning of the fourth quarter, but Chicago's defense was dominant to start and to end the game. They forced 5 turnovers including two returned for touchdowns. Aside from Big Ben's great connection...

Still perfect, Chicago Bears stymie Pittsburgh Steelers, 40-23

Recap For the third week in a row, the Chicago Bears (3-0) faced a tough game situation in the fourth quarter.  For the third week in a row, the Chicago Bears offense made some big plays down the stretch to pull out a victory. After jumping out to an early 24-3 lead, the Bears struggled […]The post Still perfect, Chicago Bears stymie Pittsburgh Steelers, 40-23 by Jon Vander Woude...

Unsung but not under-appreciated

Blake Costanzo is a key cog for the Chicago Bears on all four of the team’s special teams units, a player who could have a big impact in tonight’s contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Photo: Smokin’ Jay Cutler was back in action against Pittsburgh

Jay Cutler did whatever Jay Cutler wanted against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. He was Smokin' Jay Cutler.
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