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Dalton leaves with sore neck, Bengals beat Bears 21-10

CINCINNATI (AP) Andy Dalton's sore neck gave AJ McCarron a chance to impress. Dalton sneaked in for a touchdown on Cincinnati's opening drive, then came out of the game as a precaution with a sore neck on Saturday night during a 21-10 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears. The Bengals (2-1) were looking for a lot more out of their starting offense after a three-turnover performance...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five things to watch for as the Bears visit the Bengals

Week three of the preseason is in full swing and Saturday night there is a matchup in particular that stands out. The battle of two quarterbacks and teams with a lot to prove this upcoming season. Of course, I’m talking about the Chicago Bears, who pay visit to southern Ohio to take on the Cincinnati Bengals. Here are five players who you should be on the lookout for tonight...
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Bears may be hurting at receiver, but they're loaded at running back

The Chicago Bears' top four wide receivers are all injured, leaving quarterback Jay Cutler with few reliable targets. Luckily for him, Cutler can still hand off to his stable of talented running backs."I wouldn’t want to be the guy that has to make that decision [on which running backs to keep]," Cutler said, per ESPN's Jeff Dickerson. "We got the rookie, Jeremy Langford. We...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CB Alan Ball pushing for starting spot in defensive backfield

Chicago Bears cornerback Alan Ball fits the prototype for the new age defensive back, tall and lengthy with a physical nature, and now that he is 100% healthy, he been making a move for a starting spot. Ball, 6'2, has the size the team needs in order to play more man coverage and his experience (22 starts and three interceptions the last two seasons with the Jaguars) is pushing...
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Tim Jennings wants to earn trust of Bears' new coaching staff

A couple years ago, Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was in his prime. He caught 13 of his 20 career interceptions from 2012-2013, returning three for touchdowns.However, after making back-to-back Pro Bowl appearances, the interception well ran dry for Jennings last season. He started all 16 games but did not pick off a single pass.With a new coaching staff in place, Jennings...
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Joshua Bellamy hopes to finally stick with Bears

The Chicago Bears are dealing with an injury crisis at the wide receiver position. The team's top four receivers -- Alshon Jeffery (calf), Kevin White (shin), Eddie Royal (hip) and Marquess Wilson (hamstring) -- are all dealing with injuries.Each time one of Chicago's top pass-catchers goes down, the spotlight shines a little further into the depth chart. Right now, it's on Joshua...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Royal joins the list of injured Bears receivers

I guess the saying: when it rains, it pours is true, especially for the Chicago Bears. Eddie Royal is the latest Bear receiver to be put on the disabled list, as coach Fox said he is day-to-day with a hip injury. Fox said he doesn’t anticipate the injury being long-term, but that doesn’t mean much considering he said Kevin White’s injury was day-to-day and he could be lost...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

So many Chicago Bears wide receivers are injured that it’s a punch line

This is not good. According to Adam Hoge of WGN, Eddie Royal is the latest Chicago Bears wide receiver to be held out of practice due to injury: Eddie Royal (hip), Alshon Jeffery (calf), Marquess Wilson (hamstring) and Ryan Mundy (hip) all did not practice today. #Bears — Adam Hoge (@AdamHoge) August 27, 2015 If there’s good news, head coach John Fox hasn’t ruled anybody...
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Questions about Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler’s leadership will never go away

One thing you have to like about Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett (and his brother) is that he says whatever comes into his head at any given moment. You don’t get lame rehearsed sports cliches (like his brother’s quarterback), you get the genuine article. Recently Bennett made some waves an in interview with Chicago Magazine, wherein he appeared to criticize Cutler’s...
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Jay Cutler feels 'comfortable' in Bears' new offense

When the Chicago Bears hired Adam Gase to be their new offensive coordinator, his main objective was to clean up Jay Cutler's quarterbacking. Last season, Cutler turned the ball over 24 times (18 interceptions, six lost fumbles) and led the Bears to a 5-11 finish.So far, Gase seems to be getting the job done. On Wednesday, Cutler touched on his comfort level with the Bears' new offensive...
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It’s Pat! Browns sign former Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin

With Johnny Manziel on the shelf and the Browns quarterback situation in perpetual disarray, Cleveland has added to their stable of shrugs Thursday morning by signing former Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin. At 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds, Devlin has the stature to play quarterback in the NFL, but has failed to make much of his gifts. Browns fans may know Devlin most as the kid who bolted...
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NFL Defensive Lineman, Former Florida Star Indicted On Rape Charge

It seems to be another day, another problem for defensive lineman Ray McDonald. The current free agent, who was cut by the Chicago Bears earlier this year following another domestic violence related arrest, has been indicted by a California grand jury on one count of rape. The former San Francisco 49ers standout will face the charge along with a former teammate Ahmad Brooks, who...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Antrel Rolle on preseason: 'I don't take any game lackadaisically'

Chicago Bears safety Antrel Rolle is in his 12th NFL season, and yet the 32-year-old veteran's not the least bit jaded by the preseason."I pretty much go in and I attack it the same way," Rolle said, per Kevin Fishbain of Chicago Football. "Whenever I’m on the field, I come to play. I don’t take any game lackadaisically. I come in and I play every opponent as if it’s the eighth...
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Alan Ball is picking up steam in Bears' cornerback competition

Cornerback Alan Ball has overcome injuries and is now pushing for playing time in the Chicago Bears' secondary. Head coach John Fox has taken note of the progress Ball has made since the start of the summer."Much like some of our defensive backs in the offseason, we got them better, they had offseason surgeries," Fox said, per ESPN's Jeff Dickerson. "He was one of them. So he didn...
Via Fox Sports
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Bears receiving corps hurting with top four wideouts injured

According to John Mullin of CSN Chicago, the Chicago Bears wide receiving corps is decimated with the team's top four wide receivers injured. Eddie Royal is the latest with a hip injury, joining Alshon Jeffery (calf), Kevin White (shin) and Marquess Wilson (hamstring) missing practice. “I've never been a part of anything like that, all four going down like that,” said quarterback...
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Eddie Royal injury leaves Bears without top four wide receivers

The Chicago Bears aren't just hurting at wide receiver -- they're in agony.On Wednesday, Bears head coach John Fox announced that Eddie Royal is dealing with a hip injury. Fox said Royal will be evaluated on a day-to-day basis, according to Zach Zaidman of the Bears Radio Network.With Royal sidelined, the Bears are now without their top four wide receivers.Alshon Jeffery, who's expected...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald indicted for rape; Ahmad Brooks charged for sexual battery

    Things just got very real for a couple of football players. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, while former 49ers DT Ray McDonald was indicted for rape by a grand jury over an incident involving the same woman, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday. The alleged incidents took place at a party at McDonald’s house...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Eddie Goldman gets an early chance to step up

When the Chicago Bears hired veteran defensive coordinator Vic Fangio this past offseason, they knew a lot of positional changes for their players were on the way. With the Bears switching from their traditional 4-3 base defense to a 3-4, the roster that was sculpted with players that mostly only had experience in a 4-3 were going to have a steep learning curve. With Jeremiah Ratliff’s...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran teammate says Bears NT Goldman 'playing beyond his years'

It didn't take long for Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman to earn the respect of his teammates along the interior offensive line. On Tuesday, veteran guard Matt Slauson spoke about the 6-foot-4, 332-pound rookie and his impressive early progress."As a veteran offensive lineman, you get a rookie across from you and you can think, 'This is going to be great,'" Slauson said, per...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears make several roster moves

Chicago Bears have made several roster moves signing guard Lucas Nix to a one-year contract and waiving injured guard Jason Weaver. Nix played in 15 games with Oakland, but has not played in one since 2013, when he made 10 starts. #Bears sign former @RAIDERS G Lucas Nix to a one-year contract, waived/injured T/G Jason Weaver. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) August 24, 2015
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Bears release updated depth chart; Adrian Amos still starting

The Chicago Bears updated their preseason depth chart on Tuesday. View it in full below, courtesy of a Tweet by Zach Zaidman of the Bears Radio Network. Although the depth chart is still unofficial, some interesting developments can be gleaned from it. For example, right tackle Jordan Mills is listed with the first team after being demoted last week. Charles Leno, who briefly relieved...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Four bold predictions for Bears 2015 season

The Chicago Bears are now just under three weeks away from kicking off their 2015 season, with expectations being lower than ever. With a brand new coaching staff, front office and newcomers through the draft and free agency, it’ll be an intriguing year in the Windy City for football. Here are four bold predictions for Bears season You may also be...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears LT Bushrod leaves practice, dealing with back problem

Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod left Tuesday's practice early due to a "back problem," according to ESPN's Jeff Dickerson.This is not a new problem for Bushrod, who turned 31 last week. ESPN notes that he missed the majority of offseason workouts while dealing with back pain."It was good to get guys in some different spots, and that's going to happen in games," Bears head...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ratliff Suspended Three Games For Substance Abuse

Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jeremiah Ratliff has been suspended three games for violating the league’s substance policy. Ratliff is suspended without pay and will miss the Bears’ appearances against the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks. Ratliff has chosen not to appeal the suspension. Ratliff can still participate in preseason practices and games...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Opportunity arises for Bears NT Goldman after Ratliff suspension

Nose tackle Jeremiah Ratliff was suspended by the league for the first three games of the 2015 NFL season, leaving a gaping hole right in the middle of the Chicago Bears' defensive line. On Monday, Raliff promised fans that he'll be ready to go upon his Week 4 return, according to the Bears' official Twitter account.Until then, however, the Bears need someone to fill the void. The...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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