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Phil Emery

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  • 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...
  • Jay Cutler may take step up in second year in Marc Trestman's offense

     Jay Cutler may take step up in second year in Marc Trestman's offense
    If familiarity breeds success for Jay Cutler, who enters a second year in the same offense for just the second time in six seasons with the Bears, things ought to click from the start. Cutler and his supporters have lamented the fact he has bounced from...
  • Bears training camp recap: Day 2

     Bears training camp recap: Day 2
    Position battle Backup QB Jordan Palmer: Palmer's grip on the No. 2 role is loose, at best. And with each interception and each unimpressive practice, the door opens wider for his competitors. So far, through two days of camp, the 30-year-old hasn't...
  • 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'...
  • Bears players arrive for training camp

    Bears players arrive for training camp
    BOURBONNAIS — Optimism abounds when training camp opens but the Chicago Bears have reason to feel good with the standings reset to 0-0. Coaches and players alike began arriving at Olivet Nazarene University Wednesday for the club’s 13th...
  • 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...
  • Post injury, safety Adrian Wilson ready to compete for Bears starting job

    Post injury, safety Adrian Wilson ready to compete for Bears starting job
    BOURBONNAIS—Brett Fischer had to conjure up anger almost every day last fall. He figured that was the only way he could match Adrian Wilson’s intensity. Wilson, you see, has an attitude. The new Bears safety is a razor on and off the...
  • 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...
  • Bears' defensive depth chart takes shape

    Bears' defensive depth chart takes shape
    BOURBONNAIS--The overhauled Bears defense made its debut at training camp Friday morning, giving fans a peek at the unit's preliminary two-deep depth chart, which took shape as follows: RDE: Jared Allen, Trevor Scott LDE: Lamarr Houston, Willie...
  • Trestman, Cutler address Bennett suspension

    Trestman, Cutler address Bennett suspension
    The Chicago Bears made waves Tuesday morning with the announcement that veteran tight end Martellus Bennett had been fined and suspended for an uncertain amount of time following Bennett’s Monday afternoon outburst at training camp. After...
  • 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’...