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Phil Emery

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  • 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...
  • Why is there not more coverage of a teams' scouts?

    Why is there not more coverage of a teams' scouts?
    Q: If the draft is how you build a franchise, then why is there not more coverage of a teams’ scouts? I don't mean fluff or assassination jobs, just journalism 101. How many current Bears scouts gave Jerry Angelo advice? How does the Bears’...
  • 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...
  • NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs

    The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions: AFC North This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They...
  • Bears draft LSU DT Ego Ferguson 51st overall

    Bears draft LSU DT Ego Ferguson 51st overall
    The Chicago Bears addressed their interior defensive line need by drafting LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson in the second round with the 51st-overall pick on Friday night. Ferguson, who measured 6 feet 3, 315 pounds at the scouting combine in February,...
  • Bears Q&A: Minnesota defensive backs coach on Brock Vereen

    Bears Q&A: Minnesota defensive backs coach on Brock Vereen
    The Bears had a script heading into the final day of this weekend’s NFL draft. In the fourth round, general manager Phil Emery was aiming to come away with a running back-safety combination, addressing two major needs on his roster. Only one...
  • Bears Q&A: Virginia Tech secondary coach on Kyle Fuller

    Bears Q&A: Virginia Tech secondary coach on Kyle Fuller
    Virginia Tech secondary coach Torrian Gray coached cornerback Kyle Fuller, the Bears’ first-round pick, all four years in college. He helped nurture Fuller’s versatility in coverage, a trait that attracted the Bears to him. In a recent phone...