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The NFL's fashion police came down hard on Earl Bennett. The Bears wide receiver told ESPNChicago.com that the league fined him $10,500 for wearing orange cleats Monday night during Chicago's 13-7 win over the Detroit Lions. Twice last year, Bennett was fined for violating the league's uniform policy by wearing the orange cleats. ESPNChicago.com reported that Bennett was told by the league he could be subject to a delay-of-game penalty and ejection if he wore the orange cleats for a third consecutive game. He hadn't worn the distinctive footwear again until Monday, when he made the decision to do so at the last minute. "It actually came about when I walked in the locker room (before the game), and because I had them in my bag, and I wasn't sure if I was going to wear them," Bennett told the website. "Then Brandon Marshall was like, 'Let's wear them.' So I just put them on. I probably wouldn't have worn them if he wouldn'...
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Earl Bennett, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears wore orange cleats against the Detroit Lions on Monday night. He told ESPNChicago that the league fined him $10,500 on Thursday for breaking the leagues uniform policy.
This is not a strange occurrence for Bennett. Twice last season he wore bright orange shoes and the league fined him a total of $15,000 for it. Bennett was coerced into [...]
The Chicago Bears find themselves atop the NFC North standings. Behind a revamped offense and determined defense the Bears have found a way to outlast most opponents and currently have the second best record in the NFC. Chicago came into the season with high expectations after a flurry of offseason moves and after six games, so far so good for the Bears, right? Well maybe not...
For the second time in three weeks, Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been named NFL Defensive Player of the Week.
As Week 7 in the NFL season came to an end last evening, the Chicago Bears picked up their fifth victory of the young season and sit atop the NFC North with a 5-1 record. It was a hard-fought battle against the division rival Detroit Lions. It was a perfect autumn evening for football, and the Bears did not disappoint the home crowd at Soldier Field in Chicago.The Bears have had...
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who suffered bruised ribs Monday night, had full participation in practice for the second consecutive day Friday and is listed as probable on the injury report against the Panthers on Sunday.
Cutler stated earlier in the week that intended to play regardless.
The only player unavailable for Sunday is receiver Alshon Jeffery, who continues to be sidelined...
Bears CB Charles Tillman named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week Seven.
Tillman received his second NFC Player of the Week honors. In the Bears win over Detroit, he had seven tackles, two passes defensed and two forced fumbles while locking down Lions star WR Calvin Johnson. Source: ProFootball Weekly Attached Thumbnails
For the second time in three weeks, Bears CB Charles Tillman was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week after recording nine tackles, two forced fumbles and two pass break ups in Chicago’s 13-7 victory over the Detroit Lions. Tillman helped hold Lions WR Calvin Johnson to 34 yards on three receptions and broke up a pass in the end [...]
With Halloween just around the corner, Chicago's aptly nicknamed Monsters of the Midway lived up to their menacing moniker by absolutely dominating the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football. The 13-7 final score was not actually indicative of the brutal beating that the vaunted Bears' defense bestowed upon the lackluster Lions' offense.In fact, the...
The records indicate otherwise, but when the 5-1 Chicago Bears host the 1-5 Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field Sunday afternoon, the division leading Bears can’t afford a misstep against the NFC South cellar-dwellers. Coming off a masterful defensive performance in their 13-7 win over Detroit Monday night, the question might be how focused and motivated the Bears will be on [...]
Carolina Panthers (1-5) at Chicago Bears (5-1) I normally hate laying more than a touchdown, but I like the Bears this week for several reasons. The first reason is simply that I think they’re the best team in the league in this wide open NFL (the undefeated Falcons have played a cupcake schedule and won [...]
Monday night, the Bears improved their record to 5-1 with a 13-7 victory over the Detroit Lions. Once again their defense put on a performance and slowed down the Lions' explosive offense.
This Sunday at Soldier Field, the Bears will take on the struggling Carolina Panthers who sit with a record of 1-5, losers of four straight.
The Bears defeated the Panthers last October...