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Phil Emery

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  • 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...
  • Trestman, Emery embracing Bears' big expectations

    Trestman, Emery embracing Bears' big expectations
    Car by car, Chicago Bears players drove onto the campus of Olivet Nazarene University on Wednesday to report to training camp. SUVs followed by pick-up trucks followed by, yes, Jay Cutler’s minivan. Wait ... correction ... “It’s...
  • Bears ready to rev up in-house competition

    Bears ready to rev up in-house competition
    BOURBONNAIS — For Bears general manager Phil Emery, the heaviest lifting for the building of his 2014 roster was done long ago. A frenetic stretch of free agency in March provided the defense with an infusion of new talent, particularly up front....
  • Defensive line will determine Bears' success

    Defensive line will determine Bears' success
    The Bears have a fluid situation at safety and linebacker and the backup quarterback battle might create storylines for the remainder of preseason after Jordan Palmer played effectively and Jimmy Clausen one-upped him. But if this team is going...
  • 4 things to watch in Bears 1st exhibition

    4 things to watch in Bears 1st exhibition
    The Bears' exhibition opener Friday night against the Eagles at Soldier Field will be their first true test to help them begin settling an uncertain depth chart. The starting units aren't expected to play long. But there are still several notable...
  • Bears practice observations: Safeties, receivers, Carey, Young and more

    Bears practice observations: Safeties, receivers, Carey, Young and more
    The Bears practiced Saturday night at Soldier Field as part of their annual Family Fest. Here are some thoughts and observations from the session: 1. The safeties continue to rotate, just as coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery said they...
  • Bears add safety Steltz to PUP list

    Bears add safety Steltz to PUP list
    BOURBONNAIS — The Chicago Bears will be down two safeties when they hit the practice field Friday morning for the first time. As expected, Chris Conte opens camp on the active/physically unable to perform list, but a day after the club’s...
  • 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...
  • 5 under-the-radar players to watch on Bears

    5 under-the-radar players to watch on Bears
    BOURBONNAIS — The Bears will have their first full practice of training camp Friday morning at Olivet Nazarene University. That means the first exhibition game is now 15 days away with the Sept. 7 season opener against the Bills kicking off just 61/...
  • McClellin relishing new role at linebacker

    McClellin relishing new role at linebacker
    You can stamp the labels on Shea McClellin. First-round pick. Failed defensive end. Potentially promising strong side linebacker. All of those fit. But whatever lens McClellin is viewed through as the 2014 season nears, there is no question this will...
  • Lance Briggs back to providing vocal leadership

    Lance Briggs back to providing vocal leadership
    BOURBONNAIS — The high-pitched voice of Lance Briggs began to rise and the players in the defensive huddle were bouncing around. The ebullient display during the Bears' second practice at Olivet Nazarene University on Saturday had to be a...
  • 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&...