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  • Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Have the Bears thought about playing Shea McClellin at linebacker? He played it in college and he isn't making an impact at end. Obviously, there is a need there and the Bears could plug someone else in who would be effective at end. Maybe he would make a...
  • Special teams: A future without Devin Hester?

     Special teams: A future without Devin Hester?
    Expiring contracts: Devin Hester, Patrick Mannelly, Blake Costanzo, Anthony Walters, Derrick Martin, Sherrick McManis Hot topic: Hester, one touchdown away from setting an NFL record for all returns, wants to break that mark and wants to do so as a...
  • Cutler, Marshall connect in Bears' 33-28 win over Chargers

    Cutler, Marshall connect in Bears' 33-28 win over Chargers
    Jay Cutler was reunited with Brandon Marshall on Thursday night and the pair connected on four passes and a touchdown in the first half of the Bears' 33-28 preseason victory over the Chargers at Soldier Field. The best-laid plans to spread the ball...
  • What to like and what to hate in Bears-Chargers

    What to like and what to hate in Bears-Chargers
    Here’s what you had to like in Bears-Chargers on Thursday night: Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall is still a thing. Here’s what you had to hate: Cutler to Marshall is still too much of a thing. Cutler looked only for Marshall to the point he...
  • Get in there! Bears need all hands on deck

    Get in there! Bears need all hands on deck
    "I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there." That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
  • TGI bye week

    TGI bye week
    At the risk of making the understatement of the year, the Bears' bye week likely could not have come at a better time. First Jay Cutler left Sunday's game in the second quarter with a groin injury. Then Lance Briggs went down with a shoulder issue. Then...
  • That stench? Oh, that's the Bears' best players

    That stench? Oh, that's the Bears' best players
    If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic: Their stars have to play like stars. I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
  • Bears will lean on Briggs this season

    Bears will lean on Briggs this season
    When Brian Urlacher first established himself as the Bears' middle linebacker, he was playing between pretty solid players in Rosevelt Colvin and Warrick Holdman. The trio had a good bond. Young and not yet savvy to the realities of the business side of...
  • Blake Costanzo, you got served!

     Blake Costanzo, you got served!
    When the Bears realized they were going to lose special teams Pro Bowler Corey Graham in the offseason, they set their sights on one man: San Francisco linebacker and special teams standout Blake Costanzo. The signing paid off, as he is a popular man in...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants
    Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. 1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    I have seen the Bears' safety problem hang around for most of the post-Mike Brown era and now with the injuries to Brandon Hardin and Chris Conte. Could we see Peanut Tillman make the move to safety and have Kelvin Hayden slide into a starting...
  • Bears expect major upgrade from Marshall

    Bears expect major upgrade from Marshall
    Not long after the Bears acquired Jay Cutler three years ago, he began lobbying the front office for a wide receiver. Text messages were sent. Cutler wanted help. Maybe even a go-up-and-get-it guy. Help arrived Tuesday when the team kicked off the start...