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  • A happy Briggs wants to retire a Bear

    BOURBONNAIS — It’s easy to forget based on how his season ended, but Lance Briggs tied for the Bears’ team lead with 10 tackles for loss in 2013.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Arkush: Rice’s 2-game suspension a black eye for NFL

    As wildly successful and popular as the NFL is, many of us assume it has the Midas Touch and everything it comes in contact with turns to gold.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Bears' Brandon Marshall loving new and improved Jay Cutler

    BOURBONNAIS – Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a well-established rapport that traces back to their Denver days.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Ola off to solid start at Bears camp

    BOURBONNAIS – When the pads came on for the first time Sunday, guard Michael Ola did his best to make his first reps worth it.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

    BOURBONNAIS – Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Chicago Bears' defense.
    July 27, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Notebook: D-line feisty in last day without pads

    BOURBONNAIS – Marc Trestman and the Bears have put an emphasis on “toughness” this offseason. Mel Tucker has called the new defensive line a “salty” g ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Hub Arkush: The defense is certainly different

    BOURBONNAIS – A reported crowd of 8,000 – plus showed up Saturday for the Bears second practice of the preseason camp at Olivet Nazarene and talk of p ...
    July 26, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • Bostic ready to do whatever Bears tell him to do

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:12 am
  • Houston, Mundy already impressed

    BOURBONNAIS – If training camp is like going back to school for the veterans and the first day of school for the rookies, it’s a mix of the two for ve ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Palmer enters camp as No. 2 QB ahead of Clausen

    BOURBONNAIS – One year ago in the same room we sat in on Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University, Phil Emery put his trust in Josh McCown to be the Be ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Q&A with former Bears DL Steve McMichael, 1985 Super Bowl champ

    Former Bears defensive lineman and 1985 Super Bowl champion Steve “Mongo” McMichael came to Lake in the Hills on Monday for an event to raise awarenes ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Bears: Punt-, kick-return duties up for grabs

    This is the last in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp Friday in Bourbonnais ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans

    BOURBONNAIS – You might not think local businesses would be happy about the prospect of hulking Bears roaming town, but when those bears are the kind ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Bears hope free agency, draft helped their depth at safety

    This is the 10th in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp Friday in Bourbonnais ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:33 pm
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