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  • Allen, Long to sit vs. Eagles; Bennett still suspended

    Allen, Long to sit vs. Eagles; Bennett still suspended
    Pro Bowl right guard Kyle Long and star defensive end Jared Allen are among the Bears that will sit out Friday night's exhibition opener against the Eagles at Soldier Field. Suspended tight end Martellus Bennett will not play and is not expected to be...
  • Bears defense's highlight reel a short one

     Bears defense's highlight reel a short one
    On third-and-1 in the first quarter of the Bears' 20-19 victory Thursday night over the Jaguars at Soldier Field, linebacker Jon Bostic guessed right. Bostic shot the gap, shed left tackle Luke Joeckel and secured running back Toby Gerhart for a 4-...
  • Is that a schedule or a nyah-nyah-nyah at Bulls?

    Is that a schedule or a nyah-nyah-nyah at Bulls?
    Wait, that’s not an NBA schedule, that’s just taunting the Bulls.  Did you see their first two games? It’s a painful summer rerun of all their painful summers filled with failed free agency and failed trade efforts. The Bulls open...
  • Bears' 34 points illusory as O-Line struggles

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The 34 points the Chicago Bears piled up in their preseason-opening win over the Philadelphia Eagles masked at least one offensive problem they could have for the foreseeable future. The...
  • Looks like Clausen already has taken Palmer's job

    Looks like Clausen already has taken Palmer's job
    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....
  • Jordan Mills likely out again vs. Jaguars

    Jordan Mills likely out again vs. Jaguars
    BOURBONNAIS -- Starting right tackle Jordan Mills was a bystander as the Bears practiced for the final time in training camp Tuesday. His sore left foot remained in a walking boot. Mills probably will miss his second straight exhibition game Thursday...
  • As Chicago debuts go, Zach Miller's was memorable

     As Chicago debuts go, Zach Miller's was memorable
    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...
  • Thursday's Bears training camp rundown

    Thursday's Bears training camp rundown
    Position battle Safety 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...
  • Monday's Bears camp rundown

    Monday's Bears camp rundown
    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...
  • Tuesday's Bears training camp rundown

    Tuesday's Bears training camp rundown
    Position battle: Backup QB Jimmy Clausen: Clausen's push to be Jay Cutler's backup gains momentum with each practice in which he demonstrates greater command of the offense. On consecutive plays during team drills Tuesday, he connected with receivers...
  • Bears training camp rundown: Family Fest

    Bears training camp rundown: Family Fest
    Position battle: Safety Adrian Wilson: The five-time Pro Bowler practiced with the first string again Saturday night at Soldier Field. He was near two receivers that caught touchdowns during red-zone drills. On the first, cornerback Kyle Fuller passed...
  • Bears training camp recap: Day 1

    Bears training camp recap: Day 1
    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...