| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:36 AM
I don’t know every criteria by which Marc Trestman is judging his backup quarterbacks, but Jimmy Clausen won.
I think it’s over and Clausen has won the spot behind Jay Cutler. Premature? Maybe. But ultimately true. You watch. Clip & save....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:45 PM
One day later, Chicago continued to buzz about Friday's memorable debut packed with possibility and hope.
No, not that one.
With due respect to Cubs prospect Javier Baez and baseball's most exciting last-place team, the city's first exposure to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Danny McCray: McCray, 26, has run with the first-unit defense the last two practices, a move that's allowing coaches to get a more complete evaluation of his skills. In four seasons, McCray has made only 10 starts, used mostly...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Position battle: Linebacker
Shea McClellin: The Bears' 2012 first-round pick would have sacked Jimmy Clausen in 11-on-11 drills if hitting the quarterback was allowed. McClellin worked around the left edge as the play developed, evidence of how his...
| Jul 31, 2014
Position battleTight end
Matthew Mulligan: The five-year veteran continues to practice as the No. 2 tight end behind Martellus Bennett. Coaches like his ability in the running and passing games, and he showed that Wednesday. On a running play to the left...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Safety Danny McCray worked with the Bears’ first-string defense Wednesday, replacing fourth-round draft pick Brock Vereen.
Coach Marc Trestman cautioned not to read too much into the change, saying he wanted to see how McCray, a special teams...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Competition was the name of the game for Matt Bowen as a rookie safety with the Rams in 2000.
The offense was loaded with players such as Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt and Orlando Pace, which made practice better every day for a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Jordan Palmer: Palmer's grip on the No. 2 role is loose, at best. And with each interception and each unimpressive practice, the door opens wider for his competitors. So far, through two days of camp, the 30-year-old hasn't...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Position battle: Backup running back
Shaun Draughn: He's entering his fourth season but has only 63 career carries, the vast majority of those coming in 2012 with the Chiefs. He's listed as Matt Forte's backup on the depth chart for Friday's...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The Bears begin their second full week of training camp Monday with an eye on their first exhibition game Friday night at Soldier Field against the Eagles.
Thank goodness for games, because there's a limit to what can be gleaned from practices that don'...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Position battle: Wide receiver
Morgan is the most accomplished NFL pass catcher among the contenders for a reserve role, but he has been working with the third string behind Micheal Spurlock and Josh Bellamy. Morgan dropped two passes...