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  • 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...
  • DC Comics & Under Armour present new "Alter Ego" Collection

    DC Comics & Under Armour present new "Alter Ego" Collection
    If you ask me, the days of "nerds versus jocks" are long gone. These days it's very hard to make a distinction between the two factions, because the line that seperates them has blurred to the point of being non-existent. Consider this: two prominent...
  • Charles Tillman needs aluminum foil*

    Charles Tillman needs aluminum foil*
    Charles Tillman says he sucks at video games. Fortunately for him, excelling at virtual combat is not a prerequisite for surviving Bears training camp, which opens Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. RedEye spoke with the All-Pro...
  • Bears standing pat at cornerback

    Bears standing pat at cornerback
    Ninth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp Never mind his secret to punching the ball out. Teammates seeking advice from Charles Tillman instead should inquire about keys to maintaining a high level of play deep into a career as he'...
  • 50 is the new … 50

    50 is the new … 50
    When the Bears retired Mike Ditka's old No. 89 in May, they announced that his would be the team's final retired number. And no wonder: their 14 retired numbers is the most in the NFL. Among the great players whose jerseys will not be removed from...
  • Where Bears roam free

     Where Bears roam free
    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home. They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
  • It's Briggs' world now

    It's Briggs' world now
    For 10 seasons, Lance Briggs was the right-hand man to future Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher. Briggs was the Robin to Urlacher's Batman, the Luca Brasi to Urlacher's Don Corleone. Urlacher took the Arizona alum under his wing, taught him the ins and...
  • Chicago's athletes have a new game

    Chicago's athletes have a new game
    Playing video games online against strangers is fun, and controlling your favorite athletes through video games is fun too. But what if the stranger you played against was also your favorite athlete? Retired Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer is the co-...
  • Behold, the Bears' Black Unicorn

    Behold, the Bears' Black Unicorn
    On the first day of Bears's minicamp, I watched Jay Cutler rear back and fire a pass to a monstrous, sleek, big-handed receiver wearing the jersey No. 83. "Holy god!" I thought to myself. "Who the hell is THAT?" I scanned the player guide the team had...
  • Urlacher has fun with the media

    Urlacher has fun with the media
    I only interviewed Brian Urlacher once last season, but it was a good one. It was Nov. 9, a Friday, two days before the Texans game. The Bears were 7-1 and winners of six straight. They’d just mollywomped the Titans in Nashville 51-20, a game in...
  • Not that Phil Emery cares, but ...

    Not that Phil Emery cares, but ...
    Did Jimmy Johnson tweet anything else today? Hey, don’t laugh. There’s more information about the Bears coaching search coming off a houseboat in Miami than from the offices in Lake Forest. But until we see white smoke coming out of...
  • Bears defense unable to hold off Seahawks

    Bears defense unable to hold off Seahawks
    You can question the decision by Lovie Smith to go for it on fourth-and-1 in the second quarter and pass on a field goal, something the coach did himself. But following the collapse Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field in a 23-17 overtime loss to the...