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  • Bennett's practice habits aren't just disruptive when he erupts

     Bennett's practice habits aren't just disruptive when he erupts
    BOURBONNAIS — Before Bears coach Marc Trestman called practice short Monday afternoon after Martellus Bennett slammed first-round pick Kyle Fuller to the ground, a defensive player called the tight end out. Bennett, as he's apt to do, was...
  • Bears rookie Vereen has a lot to learn while pushing for starting safety job

    Bears rookie Vereen has a lot to learn while pushing for starting safety job
    BOURBONNAIS — It usually takes some time during an NFL training camp for rookie safeties to transition to the pro game. The speed on the field is electric, the complexity of the playbook takes a step forward and the physical demands put on the...
  • Bears sputter to 20-19 exhibition victory

     Bears sputter to 20-19 exhibition victory
    The Bears won't return to Soldier Field until Sept. 7, when the stakes are elevated and a season opener against the Bills awaits. That leaves plenty of time for needed adjustments and polish before the results matter. But if Thursday's exhibition...
  • 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...
  • Contrite Bennett rejoins Bears after suspension

    The Sports Xchange Contrite Bennett rejoins Bears after suspension BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- The week-long suspension of tight end Martellus Bennett at least let the Chicago Bears learn how much depth they have at the position. They are stronger at tight end...
  • 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...
  • NFL roundup: Manziel probable Browns starter vs. Redskins

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Manziel probable Browns starter vs. Redskins Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine has not made the announcement yet, but Johnny Manziel is expected to follow up his preseason debut as a backup by starting against the...
  • Bears reinstate TE Bennett

    The Sports Xchange Bears reinstate TE Bennett Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was back at practice Sunday, six days after he was suspended by the team for fighting with rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller. The team official suspended Bennett for...
  • Just how bad a teammate is Martellus Bennett?

    Just how bad a teammate is Martellus Bennett?
    What part of "team" doesn’t Martellus Bennett understand? Most of it, apparently. Enough of it, certainly, that the Bears consider him a bad teammate. Otherwise, they wouldn’t have taken the extraordinary step of exiling him from...
  • Bears practice observations: A. Wilson, linebackers, Fales and more

    Bears practice observations: A. Wilson, linebackers, Fales and more
    BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from the Bears’ practice on Friday morning, which ended 30 minutes earlier than usual because of forecasted inclement weather. 1. Safety Adrian Wilson turned his body to get in position...
  • Bears still investing more heavily on offense

     Bears still investing more heavily on offense
    BOURBONNAIS — When the Bears rolled into campus at Olivet Nazarene University last summer in their SUVs, trucks and sedans, the focus was on overhauling the offensive line and fixing that side of the ball. They would pick up where the Lovie...
  • After 'terrible' offseason, Wilson ready to prove himself to Bears

    After 'terrible' offseason, Wilson ready to prove himself to Bears
    BOURBONNAIS — Adrian Wilson’s fitness satisfied the Bears during the workout that preceded his signing on June 23. He showed general manager Phil Emery enough of the burst that helped the strong safety play in five Pro Bowls during 12...