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  • Bears training camp snapshot: Specialists

    Bears training camp snapshot: Specialists
    The Bears are set kicking with Robbie Gould but need a successor to record-setting returner Devin Hester and hope sixth-round punter Pat O'Donnell will be an upgrade over Adam Podlesh. Biggest offseason developments: The Bears did not offer a new...
  • Annual banquet once again a success

    Ed Block Courage Award Foundation: Martin's West once again served as the venue for the NFL's tribute to one member from each team, as selected by their teammates, who overcame injury and/or adversity as it relates to childhood abuse. Proceeds from the...
  • NFL draft preview: Specialists

    NFL draft preview: Specialists
    As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Bears status Robbie Gould signed a four-year, $15 million extension shortly before last...
  • The Bears' best and worst drafts of the past 20 years

    The Bears' best and worst drafts of the past 20 years
    The Bears have had some pretty awesome draft classes in the past 20 years. And some horrible ones. THE BOTTOM THREE 1997 I don't even know where to start with this draft class. Without a first-round selection, the Bears needed to strike gold in...
  • Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
  • Special teams: A future without Devin Hester?

     Special teams: A future without Devin Hester?
    Expiring contracts: Devin Hester, Patrick Mannelly, Blake Costanzo, Anthony Walters, Derrick Martin, Sherrick McManis Hot topic: Hester, one touchdown away from setting an NFL record for all returns, wants to break that mark and wants to do so as a...
  • Save the hate--Bears won't take the bait

    Save the hate--Bears won't take the bait
    For all the adrenaline and testosterone crammed into an NFL season, football players can be awfully sedate. If the Bears are at all anxious to face Detroit and quarterback nightmare Ndamukong Suh on Sunday, they don't show it. Good luck getting...
  • Gould's got legs--and knows how to use them

    Gould's got legs--and knows how to use them
    It's easy to forget this now, but in October 2005, Robbie Gould was an unknown solution to a known problem. Veteran kicker Doug Brien had missed three of four kicks and injured his back, and the Bears held a tryout for his replacement. Emerging from the...
  • Robbie Gould's greatest kicks

    Robbie Gould's greatest kicks
    Entering the 2013 season, the Bears' Robbie Gould is the sixth-most accurate kicker in NFL history. Here are the field goals that stand out most. Jan. 14, 2007, vs. Seattle Gould tied this playoff game late in the fourth quarter with a 41-yard field...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Dan, what do you think Jay Cutler will do when his contract is up? I think he plays out his contract and then leaves in free agency. If they use the franchise tag on him I wouldn't be surprised if he sits out a year rather than play behind this...
  • Aromashodu inactive against Packers

    Devin Aromashodu was not pleased about playing only one snap against the Cowboys. So you can imagine how the Bears receiver felt about not suiting up Monday night. Aromashodu, who drew praise from the Packers defensive backs after his eight-catch, 76-...
  • Cutler breaks thumb in Bears' victory over Chargers

    Cutler breaks thumb in Bears' victory over Chargers
    The quarterbacks didn't want to make it into their duel but that's what Sunday's meeting at Soldier Field came down to — Jay Cutler and Philip Rivers squaring off in a showdown of gunslingers. After the Bears prevailed 31-20 over Cutler's former...