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Phil Emery

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  • Bears training camp snapshot: Wide receivers

    Bears training camp snapshot: Wide receivers
    Wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery provide quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears with a powerful one-two punch, and big things are expected from second-year man Marquess Wilson. Biggest offseason developments: The Bears gave Brandon...
  • Will Conte be ready for Bears camp? He won't say

    Will Conte be ready for Bears camp? He won't say
    Bears safety Chris Conte’s availability for the first training camp¬†practice¬†Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March. “My health is doing all right,” Conte said Monday on WGWG-FM 87.7. “...
  • Clausen shows enough to get training camp nod

    Clausen shows enough to get training camp nod
    Jimmy Clausen will be heading to Bourbonnais for training camp with the Bears. The 26-year-old quarterback received a public vote of confidence from head coach Marc Trestman shortly after the team’s mini-camp ended Thursday. Clausen, who was...
  • 5 things we learned during Bears offseason

    5 things we learned during Bears offseason
    The Bears concluded their two-month offseason program Thursday, the first step on a journey they hope leads to the playoffs. Players were prohibited from wearing shoulder pads or tackling during nine voluntary and three mandatory practices, so true...
  • Mannelly retires from Bears after 16 seasons

    Mannelly retires from Bears after 16 seasons
    The flawless precision with which Pat Mannelly went about his job snapping the football for 16 years and the leadership he brought to the locker room as the longest serving player in Bears history are reasons why the club waited this deep into the...
  • Patrick Mannelly's presence will be missed

    Patrick Mannelly's presence will be missed
    For years, Patrick Mannelly occupied a locker in the corner of Halas Hall where he often sat quietly observing the scene as reporters interviewed Bears teammates who made bigger headlines and earned larger salaries. Over 16 seasons, Mannelly has seen...
  • Consistency was Patrick Mannelly's real specialty

     Consistency was Patrick Mannelly's real specialty
    The joke was old by late October 2010 but most Fridays after practice, I would walk past Pat Mannelly and ask for his thoughts on setting a record that Sunday. Mannelly passed Steve McMichael as the Bears' record holder for career games on Sept. 27,...
  • How would you grade Phil Emery's defensive drafting ability?

    How would you grade Phil Emery's defensive drafting ability?
    By my count, over three Phil Emery drafts, and projecting starters for 2014, he has drafted eight offensive players for three starters, which is probably OK, but 11 defensive players for one starter (Jon Bostic or Shea McClellin) and that is a disaster. I...
  • Packers planning to use ex-Bear Peppers in hybrid role

    Packers planning to use ex-Bear Peppers in hybrid role
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — The sight of Julius Peppers standing alongside Clay Matthews might take some getting used to, but there they were Thursday during the Packers’ organized team activities under a bright sky with the stands at Ray Nitschke Field...
  • Bears add former Notre Dame QB Clausen to mix

    Bears add former Notre Dame QB Clausen to mix
    Jimmy Clausen has a short window to prove himself. But, at least for now, he has an opportunity. The Bears added the 26-year-old quarterback to their backup competition Thursday, signing Clausen to a one-year deal and waiving linebacker Lawrence...
  • Readers Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    In your opinion, did the Bears improve their defensive line with the additions of Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston, Willie Young, Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton? Conversely, did the loss of Henry Melton, Corey Wootton and especially Julius Peppers to...
  • Bears tried to sign Packers' Neal in free agency

    Bears tried to sign Packers' Neal in free agency
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — When Phil Emery set out to rebuild the Chicago Bears defensive line in free agency, he cast a wide net at the outset. The Bears were all-in on Michael Bennett before the defensive end re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks and...