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Chicago Bears set ridiculous rules for media reporting during training camp

It’s no secret that NFL head coaches like to keep things secret, but John Fox has taken things to another level this summer at Chicago Bears camp. The team has issued some crazy rules for reporters trying to give their loyal readers and fans a picture of what the team will look like heading into the 2015 season. Dan Berstein, a radio host in Chicago, outlined the silliness on...
Via Sportsnaut
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

McPhee sees Bears striking fear in opponents

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) Linebacker Pernell McPhee envisions a day when the Chicago Bears strike fear in opposing offenses, and he sees it happening sooner rather than later. Considering the way the defense performed the past two years, that is one lofty picture. But this is a different group of Bears from last season. They have a defensive-minded coach in John Fox, a new coordinator...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the First Quarter of Green Bay’s 2015 Campaign

Week 1 (Sept. 13): Green Bay @ Chicago (FOX – 1:00 p.m. ET)This season kicks off with a road trip to Chicago to take on the division rival Bears – a team that the Packers have topped in nine of the past 10 meetings. The Bears enter the 2015 season with a fresh coaching staff that includes head coach John Fox, former Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase and former 49ers defensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago news: Media upset with Bears’ new policies during training camp

An excerpt of my latest column for the Chicago Tribune: You also could access the entire column via my Twitter feed @Sherman_Report ******* Mark Giangreco was fuming Thursday. In previous years, WLS-7 would shoot extensive footage of drills during the Bears’ first day of training camp. However, the team’s new media policies limited his crew to shooting only eight minutes of the...
Via Sherman Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears RG Kyle Long describes different feel in locker room

The Chicago Bears players haven't had much time to get a feel for the new regime, but offensive lineman Kyle Long can already tell things are going to be much different under head coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace."You can definitely  tell that a lot of the walls that have been built, for whatever reason, in the locker room, have been knocked down," Long said, via Patrick...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Questions: A Super dish, best served cold

Since quarterback Peyton Manning signed with Denver in the spring of 2012, it has been Super Bowl or bust for our beloved Broncos. As soon as that ink dried, the goal of the organization changed. While it might have required a miracle for a Tim Tebow-led team to win the Super Bowl, the ultimate prize is just a few playoff wins away with Manning at the helm. This may very well be...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears rookie WR Kevin White to PUP list

Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, head coach John Fox announced Wednesday, per NFL.com. Fox said he would like the 2015 7th overall pick, who's currently battling a shin injury, to also improve on his "cardio" before hitting the field. The head coach has a habit of making it very difficult for rookies...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Top storylines to monitor as camp opens Thursday

What to watch for as Chicago Bears report to camp While we have until Saturday to see the new-look Chicago Bears in pads, the team will descend on Olivet Nazarene University Thursday morning to officially turn the page from last season’s debacle and start their on-field prep work. The biggest spotlight, undoubtedly, for most of training camp will be on quarterback Jay Cutler....
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears open first camp under Pace, Fox

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears made a lot of moves after last season, hiring general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox in hopes of turning things around. One change really stands out to Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long: He says there is now an ''open-air environment'' between the players, coaches and front office. The Bears settled in for training camp Wednesday with a long...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Building team chemistry is a top priority at camp

It’s finally here. Training camps are starting all across the country for all 32 teams this week. It’s the time of year where every team feels it’s their year and why shouldn’t they? Everybody’s tied for first place and all have a blank slate to either replicate success or try to recreate their philosophy in hopes of a few more wins. And it all starts with training camp...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Can we wait to get on the road again?

As if the Broncos didn’t have it hard enough with their non-divisional home schedule, they will face major tests on the road this year. Chief among these is a date with former head coach John Fox in Chicago, but the Broncos will also travel to take on the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, and Pittsburgh Steelers. Who is the toughest non-divisional road opponent...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears enter 1st camp under Fox looking to put losing in past

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears had just wrapped up a five-win nightmare season when chairman George McCaskey announced sweeping changes the following day. He fired general manager Phil Emery, sent coach Marc Trestman packing. And he became downright emotional when asked about his mom Virginia, the team matriarch and daughter of founding father George Halas. ''She's (ticked) off...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Look to Answer Questions During Training Camp

FILE – In this June 7, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bears coach John Fox shouts during NFL football minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. Fox has a reputation for turning around teams. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Chicago Bears fans might think it’s been a while since the organization fired Phil Emery and Marc Trestman after an embarrassing season and brought in Ryan Pace as the...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears were outright dismal last season (5-11). We didn’t expect their defense to be any good, but when the offense followed suit it made things even worse. In total, they finished 21st by averaging just 327.1 yards per game. This was the culmination of finishing 15th in passing and 27th in rushing. They couldn’t put any points on the board as 19.9 points per game...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Power struggles becoming the norm for successful franchises

Jim Harbaugh posted a 44–19–1 record in four years in San Francisco, never had a losing record and took the 49ers to the NFC...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox Wants To Run The Chicago Bears Like A Five Star Restaurant

NFL training camps are upon us, and one of the things that is always interesting is to see how old coaches fit in with new teams. John Fox is taking over the Chicago Bears this season, and he’s been highly successful in stints with the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. As he was giving insight into how he does it in an interview with the Chicago Tribune, he revealed that his...
Via Food and Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace big on keeping a close-knit group

After last season's abysmal, 5-11 finish, the Chicago Bears completely rebuilt their front office and coaching staff. General manager Phil Emery and head coach Marc Trestman were replaced by Ryan Pace and John Fox, respectively.For the Bears' new hires to be successful, they must instill a fresh philosophy. To Pace, that means creating a certain closeness between members of the front...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox wants to coach Bears like a 5-star restaurant, not a prison

Professional football isn't usually compared to the foodservice industry, but John Fox thinks outside the box when trying to describe his aspirations for the Chicago Bears.Fox doesn't want his players to feel like they're being fed prison "slop." Instead, he wants them to feel like they're enjoying the service of a fancy restaurant."My experience has been that if players know you...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL executive says Jay Cutler not the 'monster everyone has made him out to be'

While Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler looks to revive his career under new coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam Gase, one NFL executive believes that the perception the signal caller is tough to deal with isn't actually true. "I do not think he is the monster everyone has made him out to be," the evaluator said, via CSN Chicago. "He does have issues, but can you...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Three Chicago Bears’ videos that’ll pump you up for 2015

For the first time in years, it’s considered a brand new era for the Chicago Bears. A whole new front office and coaching staff highlighted by the hire of John Fox will kickstart a new time. Though the Bears have had two consecutive disappointing seasons, the truth is that this team has nowhere to go but up in 2015, and with a weak NFC, anything is possible for this Bears squad...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Positional Preview: Special Teams

While the offense and defense have the most highlighted positions on any football team, special teams is equally if not more important to have skilled players in order for a football team to flourish.The special teams unit is filled with unsung heroes. A good punter and an above-average kick returner can give their team an immediate advantage in the field position battle and ultimately...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears HC John Fox: TE Martellus Bennett has 'all the physical tools'

Of all the questions facing the Chicago Bears this summer, the talent of their starting tight end is not one of them. Last season, Martellus Bennett established himself as one of the NFL's best with 90 catches for 916 yards and six touchdowns. Bears head coach John Fox recently praised Bennett as a complete tight end. "This game's about matchups," Fox told Dan Wiederer of the Chicago...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Must-See Chicago Bears 2015 Hype Video

The 2015 NFL regular season is nearly upon us. The Chicago Bears will look to bounce back from a disappointing 5-11 record in 2014. The team will be led by new general manager Ryan Pace, head coach John Fox, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as well as some highly-regarded free agent signings and draft picks. Chicago will open the season at home against division rival Green Bay on...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2014 in a nutshell: After a 3-3 start, the Bears limp to only two victories over the final 11 weeks of what was their worst season since 2004. The culprit? A sloppy, injury-ravaged offense. Why 2015 could be different: According to...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2014 in a nutshell: After a 3-3 start, the Bears limp to only two victories over the final 11 weeks of what was their worst season since 2004. The culprit? A sloppy, injury-ravaged offense. Why 2015 could be different: According to...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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