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Phil Emery

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  • Bears' Wilson has surgery, now plays waiting game

    Bears' Wilson has surgery, now plays waiting game
    Chicago Bears receiver Marquess Wilson had surgery to repair his broken clavicle Tuesday morning but the timetable for his recovery is still to be determined. Wilson suffered the injury diving for a Jay Cutler deep ball during the middle of Monday&...
  • Speed and quickness Chris Williams' calling cards

    Speed and quickness Chris Williams' calling cards
    BOURBONNAIS — The sight of an injured Alshon Jeffery catching passes on the sidelines Monday brought to mind an uncomfortable reality for the Bears. On the depth chart underneath their two Pro Bowl wide receivers, only one of eight players, Josh...
  • Get on board with Jay; it's not too late

    Get on board with Jay; it's not too late
    We have been programmed to give up on offensive football when it comes to the Bears. After all, most of the franchise's immortals are defensive players. Initially, I was a frequent armchair quarterback critic of Jay Cutler. A friend of mine, who is...
  • Bears lose key receiver with broken collarbone

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT The first major injury of Chicago Bears training camp occurred at a position where they could least afford it -- No. 3 wide receiver. Coach Marc Trestman said last week that 2013...
  • Lessons learned after 8 Bears practices

    Lessons learned after 8 Bears practices
    The Bears begin their second full week of training camp Monday with an eye on their first exhibition game Friday night at Soldier Field against the Eagles. Thank goodness for games, because there's a limit to what can be gleaned from practices that don'...
  • 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...
  • Under-the-radar additions in Bears' defensive end mix

    Under-the-radar additions in Bears' defensive end mix
    BOURBONNAIS — Phil Emery poured more resources into the defensive end position than any other this offseason in a goal to revamp the Chicago Bears defense.   Jared Allen, Lamarr Houston and Willie Young have all impressed in the first week of...
  • Swift intervention best for Martellus Bennett and Bears

    Swift intervention best for Martellus Bennett and Bears
    The higher the expectations soar for a football team, the lower the tolerance for shenanigans becomes. Still, it came as a mild surprise Tuesday when Bears general manager Phil Emery so swiftly and decisively announced the indefinite suspension of tight...
  • Bears practice report: Observations and thoughts from Wednesday

    Bears practice report: Observations and thoughts from Wednesday
    BOURBONNAIS — The Bears on Wednesday returned to practice, their fifth of training camp. Here are some thoughts and observations from the session. 1. Michael Irvin, Hall of Fame receiver and NFL Network analyst, had a lot to say — as usual...
  • Bears working Cutler overtime to avoid depth concerns

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT When a team finishes second in scoring, fifth in passing and eighth in total offense, there's not a lot of room for improvement. The Chicago Bears' offense has focused in training camp...
  • Bears, Jay Cutler busy tempering expectations

    Bears, Jay Cutler busy tempering expectations
    BOURBONNAIS — Last year, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler arrived at Olivet Nazarene University in a sleek sport-utility vehicle, what someone drives when he wants to make an impression — the perfect metaphor for Cutler's contract season of 2013....
  • Bears' Long sidelined to open camp

    Bears' Long sidelined to open camp
    BOURBONNAIS — Bears right guard Kyle Long will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list because of a viral infection that has diminished his strength, general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday. Long, who was stricken over the...