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Matt Forte playing with a large ball at Bears camp (Photo)

Many of you may not care, but I thought this was a funny photo. This is not a photoshop. Some of the best images from training camp » http://t.co/BeOWvEEbKI pic.twitter.com/qiBV4HAkxF — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 29, 2014 I wouldn’t expect to see an exercise ball being used on a football field.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Jay Cutler thinks bigger is better

There’s no doubt Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has the prototypical gun slinger mentality. He loves to fit the ball into tight places and can get a little erratic with his throws which is exactly why the Bears made it a point to give him bigger targets. “It makes it easy,” Cutler said Monday. “You kind of just hang balls up there for those guys and they make the play. They...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins Joins Jay Cutler In Driving Conversion Van This Season (Photos)

If you’re an NFL quarterback, you better be driving a conversion van this season. Chicago Bears signal-caller Jay Cutler made the bold statement first, arriving to training camp in a humongous white van and making it very clear to reporters that it is not a mini-van. #Bears Jay Cutler arrives "Dad style" to camp & says "it's not a mini van. It's a conversion...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Early impressions from training camp

Throughout the offseason, there is no question the focal point in the minds of fans and media members will be how the Chicago Bears defense will respond this year after a disastrous 2013 campaign. In their first set of practices, multiple players had a positive impact on the defensive side of the ball. Chicago Bears training camp news and notes Kyle Fuller A lot of people had questions...
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Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler ranked 15th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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Chicago Bears Sign G/C Dylan Gandy

Posted to SuperBears SuperBowlThe Chicago Bears have signed NFL veteran Dylan Gandy to a one-year deal. Mostly a career backup, Gandy has played in 9 NFL seasons, starting 19 times in 120 games played. Gandy has played the last five seasons in Detroit. In 2013, he played in 15 games. In his free time, he apparently likes playing on blood-dried pianos. The Red Stokes pic.twitter...
Via Sports Mockery
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte aiming to 'break the stereotype' of the 30 plus running back

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte said he doesn't plan to join the list of backs who decline quickly as they close in on 30. Forte was one of the most productive rushers in the NFL, leading the league with touches and ranking third with 289 carries. "This offseason I feel better than I have the past five or six offseasons. I got my rest and I know how to take care...
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Chicago Bears’ Brandon Marshall named 5th best fantasy WR, Jeffery is 7th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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The best way to draw Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is not the most popular fellow in the National Football League. Some Bears fans find his body language too negative, others don’t care for his habit of forcing throws to wide receiver Brandon Marshall no matter how many guys are covering him. Some people admire him though, and what better way is there to show your admiration for an athlete than...
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Pads come on at Bears camp

LB D.J. Williams’ stop of rookie RB Ka’Deem Carey resonated through the jam-packed stands as the Chicago Bears strapped full pads on for the first time at training camp on a warm, humid Sunday at Olivet Nazarene. Williams, who almost the entire second half of the 2013 season with a torn pectoral muscle, displayed the physical presence on this particular [...]
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Bears’ RB Matt Forte Wants to Break Stereotype

Chicago Bears’ running back Matt Forte has no plans of slowing down, as he resists the stereotype that 30-year-old running backs cannot perform at high levels.  Matt Forte wants to break old running back stereotype http://t.co/NMaVMynLCP — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) July 27, 2014 Forte had this to say to the Chicago Tribune (via NFL.com). I want to break the stereotype...
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Jared Allen setting tone for Bears defense

The Chicago Bears made a splash in free agency landing pass rushing defensive end Jared Allen and his impact is being felt almost immediately. Despite his age, Allen (32), says being a situational pass rusher isn't in his immediate plans with the team and he believes he's still a three down lineman and plans to play as many snaps as possible. Allen wants to lead by example...
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Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Chicago Bears camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns • Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Ten most overrated players in the...
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VIDEO: Brandon Marshall Throws Dwayne Wade A ‘Touchdown’ Pass

Posted to Chicago Bears News & RumorsDwayne Wade isn’t saying he could have played in the NFL, but he showed off his skills with Brandon Marshall at his youth camp in Chicago. Check out this one handed grab Wade makes from Marshall’s pass between a huge stack of pizza boxes. dwyanewade 19 hours ago @btm15 and myself having alil fun after our camp this past week.. I’m...
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“Minor dust up” punctuates Bears second training camp practice

Tempers flared between newcomer Lamarr Houston and second-year offensive tackle Jordan Mills as the Chicago Bears worked out in helmets and shorts for the second day of training camp before a throng estimated at 6,000 on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais on Saturday. Houston and Mills had to be separated by teammates and pulled off the field [...]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston: Dedicated to Pass Rushing

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayCHICAGO — With the addition of Lamarr Houston the Chicago Bears made a statement, the defense needed an overhaul and they were willing to spend the money to do just that. Houston signed a 5-year, $35 million dollar contract with $15 million guaranteed. Not chump change, especially for a player who just 16 career sacks; however, Houston just turned...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DE Jared Allen already having positive impact for Bears

Jared Allen isn’t trying to be a leader. The Bears already have linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Charles Tillman for that. So Allen prefers to sell himself as a new guy just trying to contribute, not as the Pro Bowl defensive end with the extroverted personality. Still, Allen’s impact, only one day into training camp, is palpable. Teammates and coaches already are lauding...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob’s QB Countdown: 21. Jay Cutler

Howard Smith – USA SPORTS Today Continuing on with the orange tier of my NFL QB Countdown, which is reserved for capable starters with major concerns with either durability, accuracy, or age, we meet the current starter for the Chicago Bears. He improved greatly last season under the tutelage of Marc Trestman and he figures to have another good season, if he can stay healthy. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday web roundup: Chicago Bears

Bears hope Jared Allen can put some teeth back in their ‘D’ > Wake-up call: Second day of practice > July 26th training camp open thread > Cornerback Kyle Fuller shines on Day 1 > Four downs with Ditka > Jay Taft: Pressure-packed, hype-filled camp begins for Bears 9 (warning: damn pay wall) > Want to see the Bears better? 'Suite Deal'...
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WEEKLY REWIND: Matt Forte’s hill, Jeremiah Ratliff’s health and Bears aren’t under the radar

We have finally reached training camp. The Bears have reported and have an actual practice under their belts. We will monitor the developments of camp closely but in the meantime, here’s what you might have missed from this week.   Jared Allen and Lamarr Houston headline improved pass rush. (Read) Jeremiah Ratliff’s health, performance key to the Bears season. (Read) Chicago...
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Bears signed veteran guard today; Released LB

The Bears on Friday signed veteran guard/center Dylan Gandy to a one-year contract. Gandy, 32, has appeared in 120 games with 19 starts over nine NFL seasons with the Colts (2005-07), Broncos (2008), Raiders (2008) and Lions (2009-13). The 6-3, 295-pounder was selected in the fourth round of the 2005 draft by Indianapolis out of […] The post Bears signed veteran guard today; Released...
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Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Has Awful Dorm Room At Training Camp (Photo)

The Chicago Bears begin training camp at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, Ill., on Friday and the players will live in dorms instead of commuting to their homes. Veteran cornerback Peanut Tillman, who played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was placed in what might be one of the worst dorm rooms on campus. He shared a photo of the room on his Facebook...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Sign OL Dylan Gandy, Waive DE Jamil Merrell

  The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve signed OL Dylan Gandy and waived DE Jamil Merrell Friday night. LM: #Bears have signed G/C Dylan Gandy to 1-year contract & waived DE Jamil Merrell. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) July 25, 2014 Gandy, 32, is a former fourth-round selection of the Colts. He spent three years in Indianapolis before he later signed on with the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Chiefs, Dolphins, Saints, & Seahawks

  Bears Former first-round pick Shea McClellin opened training camp as the team’s starting strong-side linebacker. (Rich Campbell) Rookie Brock Vereen opened as one of the Bears first-team safeties. (Rich Campbell) Rookie QB David Fales had some “rough throws” during practice and exhibited “below average” arm strength. (Brad Biggs) Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Chicago Bears shut out on projected All-NFL Team

The offseason is officially complete, as training camps across the league started this week. Thus, it’s a good time to assess what each team has on their roster; things are pretty much set, especially in terms of starting lineups. During a four-week period this summer, the editors at cover32 determined the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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