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Chicago Bears: Three Matchups That Will Decide Week 2

Beating the San Francisco 49ers is all that matters to the Chicago Bears at this point.  Here are three key matchups that will prove decisive. Michael Ola and Brian De La Puente Against Justin Smith Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson, two mainstay veterans on the Bears offensive line are out with ankle sprains.  Still, the team has faith in their depth, especially reserves Brian De...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears WR situation unsure going into 49ers game

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears' wide receiver situation is still unsure going into Sunday night's game at San Francisco. Brandon Marshall, who has an ankle injury, missed practice again while Alshon Jeffery practiced for the first time this week. Josh Morgan, who has a groin injury, was downgraded to doubtful after suffering a setback in practice Wednesday and...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears to be without two offensive lineman against 49ers

The Chicago Bears will be without two starters along the offensive line and possibly two wide receivers on Sunday in San Francisco. Center Roberto Garza and left guard Matt Slauson will miss the Bears game against the 49ers while receivers Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) are listed as questionable. Garza and Slauson have been ruled out after both...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Panthers, & Rams

  Bears G Matt Slauson, C Roberto Garza and FB Tony Fiammetta have all been ruled out for Week 2. WR Josh Morgan (groin) is listed as doubtful for Week 2. Buccaneers Rookie TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (foot) missed practice again Friday. Cardinals RB Andre Ellington (foot) put in a limited practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 2. Chiefs RB/WR De’Anthony...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears update status for Alshon Jeffery & Brandon Marshall

Sunday’s loss to the visiting Buffalo Bills was bad enough for the Chicago Bears, but what’s even worse is they came out of it with several significant injuries. Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson both went down and more importantly wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery got hurt. Today the team released an update on their status heading into this weekend’s tilt with...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey held out of practice

Bears’ star receivers Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffrey (hamstring) were held out of practice on Wednesday. #Bears who did not practice: David Fales, Tony Fiammetta, Roberto Garza, Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall, Matt Slauson. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) September 10, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries hamper Bears as they practice for 49ers game

  Michael Ola and Brian de la Puente have been preparing for this since the start of Chicago Bears training camp, if not longer. A year after going through the entire regular season without a starting lineup change on their offensive line, the Chicago Bears are looking at the possibility that two spots will be manned by reserves at San Francisco on Sunday night due to the ankle...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries hamper Bears practice for 49ers game

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Michael Ola and Brian de la Puente have been preparing for this since the start of Chicago Bears training camp, if not longer. A year after going through the entire regular season without a starting lineup change on their offensive line, the Chicago Bears are looking at the possibility that two spots will be manned by reserves at San Francisco on Sunday night...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Important Pieces to Miss Multiple Weeks for Chicago Bears

According to ProFootballTalk.com, Chicago Bears linemen, Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson are going to be out for “multiple weeks” with ankle injuries. This a crippling  blow to a Chicago Bears team that looked to its offense to power the team. Garza, 35, was the anchor that held to line together through some tough years. Slauson, however, was added to team last season, and has...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears sign OL Britton to 1-year contract

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed offensive lineman Eben Britton to a one-year contract with center Roberto Garza and left guard Matt Slauson nursing ankle injuries. The Bears announced Tuesday they were bringing back Britton after releasing him at the end of the preseason. He appeared in the final 13 games for Chicago last season. Garza and Slauson were injured...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

More bad news for Bears: Injury bug bites hard in loss to Bills

Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills is turning out to be an ongoing nightmare for the Chicago Bears. Not only did the team drop a game at home in which they were favored by seven points, but it was the all-too-familiar way in which it happened that’s so infuriating for Bears fans. Jay Cutler threw a couple of bad picks, Chris Conte missed another key tackle. Even...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Buccaneers, Eagles, Jaguars

  Bears C Roberto Garza suffered a high-ankle sprain in Sunday’s loss to the Bills. (Michael C. Wright) Starting left guard Matt Slauson also suffered an ankle injury, and underwent an MRI on Monday. (Michael C. Wright) Buccaneers OC Jeff Tedford is back to working full-time after he was limited in recent weeks after undergoing a medical procedure. “He’s in the office...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trestman: Bears' injury evaluations 'ongoing'

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Coach Marc Trestman gave little clarity about the status of the Chicago Bears' injured players, a day after Pro Bowl receivers Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall got banged up along with center Roberto Garza and left guard Matt Slauson. The Bears suffered a surprising 23-20 overtime loss to Buffalo on Sunday. Garza and Slauson exited with ankle injuries...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Update: Roberto Garza, Matt Slauson

Not only was it tough on the Chicago Bears losing to the Buffalo Bills, but it was very tough on the offensive line with both Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson suffering lower leg injuries in week one.#176927591 / gettyimages.comAccording to Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk:Center Roberto Garza and guard Matt Slauson(pictured) each have ankle injuries.  Per multiple reports...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MRIs coming for Garza, Slauson

The Bears lost at home in overtime to the Bills on Sunday. They also may have lost 40 percent of their starting offensive line. Center Roberto Garza and guard Matt Slauson (pictured) each have ankle injuries. Per multiple reports, they’ll have MRI examinations on Monday to determine the extent of the injuries.
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears revive last season’s ghosts in loss to Bills

On paper this one was supposed to be a blowout. The Bears were heavily favored at home and shouldn’t have had any problem beating the Bills. The problem is, nobody told Buffalo. The Bills came in and out game planed the Bears en route to a 23-20 win in overtime. For the Bears, it was too much of what plagued them last year in this brutal loss. From the start, the offense looked...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Slauson, Roberto Garza suffer ankle injuries

A pair of Bears offensive line starters sustained ankle injuries in the first half of Sunday’s game vs. Buffalo. Left guard Matt Slauson and center Roberto Garza are both questionable to re-enter the contest, the team’s Twitter feed announced.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Rookie Charles Leno Jr. 6th overall ranked OT

Ok, the Chicago Bears have quite the carousel in the offensive line. You get the distinct feeling that GM Phil Emery wants to keep the competition deep at all positions. However, Emery has shown us with Kyle Long, Jordan Mills, Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson that he not only wants to keep the insanely expensive QB protected but also knows how to pick ‘em. The pick 2014′s NFL...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears guard Matt Slauson to miss OTAs

Chicago offensive lineman Matt Slauson went under the knife and will miss organized team activities (OTAs), Patrick Finley of the Sun Times reports.Slauson joined the Bears prior to last season after spending his career with the Jets. He, combined with the free agent signing of Jermon Bushrod and the drafting of Kyle Long, stabilized a Bears offensive line that Pro Football Focus...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

PFZ Interview: Bears LT Jermon Bushrod (Audio)

I had the pleasure of talking to Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod this afternoon.  We talked about the Bears offense going into this season as well as his annual charity gold tournament and youth football camp. Below are the details of Jermon’s golf tournament and youth football camp. Jermon Bushrod will host his 4th annual “Visualize and Rize” Foundation Celebrity...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

LG Matt Slauson says Bears' offense 'potential is off the charts'

Chicago Bears LG Matt Slauson didn't mince words about the team's offense and their potential to be one of the most explosive units in the NFL. "Our potential is off the charts," Slauson said, via Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com. "We have the ability to be one of those high powered explosive offenses and that's really exciting for me because I've...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign G Matt Slauson

Matt Slauson, a 6th round pick in 2009, made 48 starts for the Jets from 2010-2012, grading out slightly above average in each of those 3 seasons. The Bears were able to get him on a cheap one year deal last off-season and what started as a smart move paid off even more, as he broke out in his age 27 season in 2013, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 6th ranked guard. He also once...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears have a need at center

Last offseason the Bears made it a point to rebuild the offensive line. After spending big bucks on Jermon Bushrod, bringing in veteran Matt Slauson and drafting Kyle Long and Jordan Mills they did just that. Center Roberto Garza was the lone starter from the season before but now his future is in question. Garza is appraching 35 years old and is coming near the end of his career...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Would YOU like to be Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery For A Day?

Hey Chicago Bears fans, do you think you could handle being Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery for a day? The job of a pro football General Manager must be extremely stressful really. You have decisions to make that affect the careers of players, the joy or sorrow of fans, and of course millions of dollars coming and going. Of course, the decisions that affect you personally and your career...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Matt Slauson's deal has $12.8M base value

Chicago Bears left guard Matt Slauson did not want to venture into the free-agent market after watching what happened to veterans a year ago. Only three veteran guards got lucrative multi-year contracts in 2013 and Slauson wanted to remain with the Bears, so when the opportunity to re-sign came last week, he quickly took advantage of a solid offer. Slauson’s four-year contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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