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Bears cornerbacks are deep and we aren’t talking coverage

The Bears will hit camp tomorrow and their first practice is Friday. The rookies are already there including first-round pick Kyle Fuller. He’s a big reason why cornerback is one of the deepest positions on this roster. Veteran Charles Tillman returns for his 12th season with the Bears. He battled injuries all of last year and played in only eight games but when healthy, Tillman...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Chicago Bears training camp rated 10th most intriguing in NFL

Training camps are officially underway, with the Bills and Giants already going through two-a-day practices, and the rest of the league set to start at various times this week. As a result, excitement about the upcoming NFL season is at a fever pitch; 32 different fan bases believe their team can have a special year. But in reality, not all teams are created equal. And as a result...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman ready for another season with the Bears

There was some doubt during the offseason as to whether long term veteran and Pro Bowl corner Charles Tillman would return to the Bears. After flirting with his former head coach Lovie Smith down in Tampa, Tillman decided to return to Chicago on a one-year deal. Tillman is also coming off a series of injuries that caused him to miss all but eight games last season. Questions are...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman ranked top-15 in NFL, Tim Jennings is seventh

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Blessed to Be a Father

Posted to SuperBears SuperBowlA lot of people know that Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman is a great player, and very giving off of the field, but many people don’t know about his tumultuous journey as a father. Peanut went through every Dad’s nightmare. Tillman’s daughter had heart failure at only three months old, and had to be rushed to the ER. Tillman is a father of four...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tillman 'relieved' Bears not on 'Hard Knocks'

Chicago Bears officials have long made clear their preference not to be showcased on HBO's training camp documentary "Hard Knocks." Veteran cornerback Charles Tillman shares that sentiment, and he was happy to learn Thursday that the Atlanta Falcons will be featured this summer. "I’m pretty relieved that we don’t have to go 'Hard Knocks,' Tillman said...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

One Bears Player Relieved Team Won’t be Featured on ‘Hard Knocks’

Posted to Chicago BearsFrom a fans perspective, the idea of the Chicago Bears being featured on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’, seemed awesome. Well one Bear is relieved that it won’t be the case. Charles Tillman was glad that the Atlanta Falcons beat out Chicago for the show and he had this to say: “I’m pretty relieved that we don’t have to go ‘Hard Knocks,’ Tillman said...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Is The Man

Posted to Chicago BearsCharles Tillman says his deep roots as a philanthropist in Chicago did not affect his decision to re-sign with the Bears this offseason. Staying here, though, has allowed him to maintain his momentum in the community, as evidenced by the third annual Charles Tillman’s Celebrity Pro BOWLer Tournament, which he hosted Thursday night at Kings in Rosemont. ...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Bears have done an ‘amazing job’ this offseason

Brandon Marshall, who recently signed a $30 million extension, is impressed with the Chicago Bears offseason. The Bears have revamped the defense after finishing 2013 last against the run.  The team has signed defensive ends Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, plus re-signed cornerbacks Charles Tillmanand Tim Jennings and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. General...
Via Sports-Glory
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman the Author

Chicago Bears Football – It’s true. Charles Tillman is the co-author of several children’s books. On top of everything else that Tillman is involved in he writes with co-author Tony LiFonti to provide positive lessons to young children. Tillman Speaks to College Students The Characters The main characters of these books are bears who have to go through some tough times to...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker discusses Bears defensive scheme, personnel

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says the team’s defensive scheme will look different this year. “There are some alignments that we’re going to use with our defensive linemen that are going to look different, and the technique those guys will play also will be different. Some of our run fits will be different as well,” Tucker said to the team’s official website...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tillman: Bears Addressed Right Needs In Draft

In an interview with the Mully and Hanley Show on Monday morning, veteran Bears cornerback Charles Tillman said he was impressed with Chicago’s haul from the NFL Draft over the weekend. “I’m extremely confident with the draft picks they made, and I think they addressed the right situations, the right problems or areas of concern,” Tillman said. “I definitely think this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Grading all eight picks

OK, so my mock draft did not go as planned. The unpredictability of the NFL Draft is what makes the draft great, and it’s what makes each season special. Seeing these players fit to their teams and turn into key players is amazing to watch, especially if they help you win. Let’s take a look at how the Bears fared in this year’s draft. Grading the Chicago Bears’ picks  ...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Grab Kyle Fuller, Now Who’s Next?

The Chicago Bears surprised many of their fans when they selected (story via Chicago Bears official website) cornerback Kyle Fuller with the No. 14 pick of the NFL Draft. There were a few mock drafts which had the Bears nabbing the shutdown corner from Virginia Tech. The shock to Kyle Fuller’s selection... Read More The post Chicago Bears Grab Kyle Fuller, Now Who’s Next?...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears seven round mock draft

In a mere 36 hours, the 2014 NFL will commence and with only 15 players currently on the team that the Bears themselves drafted (Green Bay has 33), 2014 may be the most important draft in recent memory for Chicago. For the first time since 2008, Chicago has a full seven draft picks, the key is to make each and every one count. Here’s how they do it:   A full seven draft picks...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Speaks to College Students

Chicago Bears Football –  Charles Tillman is at it again, as he has been invited to speak at his Alma Mater, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. During the May 17th graduation ceremony, Chalres Tillman will make a commencement speech. It is just one more honor for the highly decorated, veteran Chicago Bears cornerback. Charles Tillman: Man of the Year Tillman was himself...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: why drafting a cornerback is biggest need

If you watched the Chicago Bears last season, you probably saw a defense that couldn’t get stops and a team that looked nothing like its former self. For a franchise built by legendary linebackers and renowned for tough, hard-nosed defenses, the Monsters of the Midway had to face a dark reality last season: becoming one of the worst defenses in team history. An aggressive stint...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. projects the 6-foot-1, 198 pound Desir...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A Street Named Charles Tillman

 Chicago Bears Football- The Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman was immortalized once again for his charitable services. In his hometown of Copperas Cove, TX there is now a street named ‘Charles Tillman Way’. “I really am humbled and thankful that you guys allowed me to be an ambassador for Copperas Cove. I will continue to do my part and try and change as many lives...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Gilbert or Darqueze Dennard for the Bears?

Being able to find a replacement for Charles Tillman is a high priority. The Bears could opt to select one of the many talented corners in this year’s draft with their first round pick. When you look at the top two options, the consensus is Oklahoma St.’s Justin Gilbert and Michigan St.’s Darqueze Dennard. While nobody is denying they are the two best, many are debating over...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bears big board, Solider Field is iconic and draft sleepers

We are now less than one month away from the NFL draft. Talk centering the event will come fast and furious as the team’s set to finalize their big boards. The Bears will have an important decision to make in the first round and we took the week to discuss a ton of potential options. Here’s what you missed in the rewind.   Ross believes the Bears should go corner in the first...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sorry Charles Tillman but the Bears are drafting your replacement

Free agency was fun this year. GM Phil Emery was spending like a recent lotto winner in Vegas as soon as the market opened for business. He made some great picks, too. The Bears got much better on the defensive line and convinced former rival Jared Allen to don the orange and blue. Because of the Allen signing, along with the addition of Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, I believe...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears GM says signing Jared Allen ‘was a little bit right out of a movie’

The Chicago Bears were able to surprise everyone with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen by treating the pursuit like a covert operation. “It was a little bit right out of a movie,” Bears general manager Phil Emery said Monday at Halas Hall. “It was very quiet. Just to give you a little aside; [Allen's agent] Ken Harris came to the hotel at the NFL Owner’s...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman steps up with a gift for an amazing young fan

Check out how the Bears defensive back gave a little girl quite a thrill.
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MAILBAG: Bears make a mistake with Henry Melton?

The Bears have lost a few key players on the defensive line over the last few days. Julius Peppers is in Green Bay and Henry Melton is now in Dallas. Melton headlines this week of questions in the mailbag.   Did the Bears make a huge mistake by letting Henry Melton go? -Anthony in River West    Not really Anthony. They sit in a good spot in the first round of the draft to replace...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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