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  • Big things expected from Bennett

    Big things expected from Bennett
    Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp . The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
  • Teel Time: Will 5-star Virginia Tech commit Kendall Fuller buck trend, make 1st-team All-ACC?

    Teel Time: Will 5-star Virginia Tech commit Kendall Fuller buck trend, make 1st-team All-ACC?
    Virginia Tech never has been a haven for five-star football prospects. Indeed, Frank Beamer’s renowned program is rooted in sage evaluation and effective talent development. In short, the typical Hokies recruit gets bigger, stronger, faster and...
  • The Prospector: Gators looking good for 2013

    The Prospector: Gators looking good for 2013
    As we roll into the official-visit stage of the college football recruiting season, it’s time to gauge what the state schools have accomplished building the class of 2013. Florida second-year head coach Will Muschamp and his staff have pulled off a...
  • Bears acquire Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall

    Bears acquire Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall
    Almost three years ago, the Chicago Bears traded for Jay Cutler after years of unsuccessfully trying to develop their own quarterback. Now, they’ve traded for the wide receiver he worked so well with in Denver. The Bears have packaged two third-...
  • Bears win 20-17 on Gould field goal in waning seconds

    Bears win 20-17 on Gould field goal in waning seconds
    With a little help from some fans in the south end zone, Devin Hester made a Soldier Field leap early in the fourth quarter. You can understand his excitement. It had been 30 games since his last punt return for a score, a drought that had led some to...
  • Briggs, agent formally ask Bears for trade

    Briggs, agent formally ask Bears for trade
    Agent Drew Rosenhaus has filed a formal request to seek a trade on behalf of Lance Briggs, the Bears linebacker told the Tribune. "The Bears made their decision, now I have to make mine," Briggs said. "It's just how the business works. It's not going...
  • Bears offense comes to life in 38-34 victory over Jets

    Bears offense comes to life in 38-34 victory over Jets
    Rex Ryan wasn't doubting the Bears' special teams when he called a fake punt on the opening possession of the second half at the Jets' 40-yard line. He was doing something far more understandable. Ryan was avoiding kicking to Devin Hester while showing...
  • Bears smoke Seahawks, eye Packers

    Bears smoke Seahawks, eye Packers
    When Lovie Smith was hired as Bears coach seven years ago, he sounded like a man who had come directly out of a pep talk from the McCaskeys, who were tired of having their franchise humiliated for more than a decade by Brett Favre. Now Smith has a game...
  • Bears players downplay hype of 27-20 win over Cowboys

    Bears players downplay hype of 27-20 win over Cowboys
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Brian Urlacher wasn't suffering from a bout of Lovie Smith-like amnesia, he just didn't have any interest in considering when the last time the Bears had a significant victory on the road. A half-hour earlier the Bears had walked...
  • Bears catch a break after Forte catches late TD pass

    Bears catch a break after Forte catches late TD pass
    Lovie Smith was defiant Sunday afternoon shortly after the Bears pulled a Houdini act in escaping with a 19-14 victory over the Lions. The coach refused to budge over why he passed on a chip-shot field goal with his team trailing by one after Matt...
  • Bio box: Temple tight end Evan Rodriguez

    Bio box: Temple tight end Evan Rodriguez
    On the field: The Bears have been in need of a pass-catching tight end since trading Greg Olsen last summer. Rodriguez is that, but the team hopes he also can block linebackers, seal the edge in the running game and be a vertical threat. Upside:...
  • Big mouth, little production -- WIlliams just doesn't get it

    Big mouth, little production -- WIlliams just doesn't get it
    Muhsin Muhammad said famously that Chicago was where wide receivers go to die. Tribune Bears beat monster Brad Biggs brought up that line in this piece about Roy Williams, who is the first Bears receiver to be presented as a No. 1 guy since Muhammad....