| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Looks like the Bears aren’t the only ones who need exhibition games to work out the kinks.
The Fox-32 broadcast of the Bears-Eagles game Friday night at Soldier Field included a long stretch during the first quarter in which viewers couldn’...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:55 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:02 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Safety Danny McCray worked with the Bears’ first-string defense Wednesday, replacing fourth-round draft pick Brock Vereen.
Coach Marc Trestman cautioned not to read too much into the change, saying he wanted to see how McCray, a special teams...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
The Bears have been determined to examine every combination possible as they search for two safeties to emerge as starters. And Friday, the spinning wheel stopped on Ryan Mundy and Danny McCray for the exhibition opener against the Eagles.
During a 34-...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Position battle: Safety
Adrian Wilson: The five-time Pro Bowler practiced with the first string again Saturday night at Soldier Field. He was near two receivers that caught touchdowns during red-zone drills. On the first, cornerback Kyle Fuller passed...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Position battle: Wide receiver
Morgan is the most accomplished NFL pass catcher among the contenders for a reserve role, but he has been working with the third string behind Micheal Spurlock and Josh Bellamy. Morgan dropped two passes...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
BOURBONNAIS — When Bears practice ended Monday, Eric Weems exhaled and shook his head, still struggling to digest the injury update on fellow receiver Marquess Wilson.
Broken collarbone, out indefinitely.
"That's a fellow member down," Weems...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...