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Four downs with Ditka

Four downs with Ditka

suntimes.com Updated 2 hours ago
1. What did you think of the Bears in their fourth and final preseason game? Looks like they still have the same old problem. I know they played a lot of different people, but the defense doesn’t look very good. It’s not like you can flip a switch, and …
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  • Interpretations vary about where Bears are headed in 2014

    Interpretations vary about where Bears are headed in 2014

    suntimes.com 2 hours ago
    After five weeks of practice and four preseason games, the Bears’ roster — and their strengths and weaknesses — is coming into clearer focus. With the regular-season opener around the corner on Sept. 7, the Sun-Times’ Bears reporters weigh in on what to…
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  • Bears waive local fave: Popular Jordan Lynch gets cut

    Bears waive local fave: Popular Jordan Lynch gets cut

    suntimes.com 4 hours ago
    The Jordan Lynch Experiment came to its expected conclusion Friday, when the Bears waived the former Northern Illinois star and terminated the contracts of four vested veterans. Whether Lynch’s career as a Bear continues on the practice squad is a more …
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  • Bears’ Danny McCray raises game, should start at free safety

    Bears’ Danny McCray raises game, should start at free safety

    suntimes.com 6 hours ago
    Danny McCray didn’t know how to take the news. The safety was going to be one of 40 players who would be sitting out the Bears’ final exhibition Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns. “It was my first time actually not playing in it,” said McCray,…
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  • Bears get rid of another converted college QB project

    Bears get rid of another converted college QB project

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    It wasn’t a good day to be a converted college quarterback with the Bears. In addition to the previously reported wide receiver Armanti Edwards, the Bears also parted ways with former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch. Lynch was trying to make …
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  • Ryan Mundy considering legal action against Schutt after cut to…

    Ryan Mundy considering legal action against Schutt after cut to head

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Bears safety Ryan Mundy suffered a cut to his head that required stitches during the team’s preseason game against the Seahawks and he’s considering legal action against the helmet manufacturer as a result. Mundy was wearing a Schutt helmet when he coll…
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  • Chicago Bears' projected roster

    Chicago Bears' projected roster

    ESPN.com suntimes.com 18 hours ago
    Examining the Chicago Bears' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Jay Cutler Jimmy Clausen David Fales Fales looked good in the first half of the preseason finale at Cleveland, but fell off somewhat in the second half. Still, Fales showed enough to prove he belongs…
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  • Santonio Holmes makes case to stay in Bears’ loss

    Santonio Holmes makes case to stay in Bears’ loss

    CLEVELAND — He might be back to his old self. He might not be. But Santonio Holmes hasn’t forgotten how to get to the end zone. The former Super Bowl MVP, who signed with the Bears on Aug. 16, showed the burst and explosion the Bears are looking for on …
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  • Josh Bellamy makes a good last impression with Bears

    Josh Bellamy makes a good last impression with Bears

    suntimes.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    CLEVELAND — David Fales played like a promising rookie quarterback — a little good, a little bad and a lot of hope. The sixth-round draft pick from San Jose State, playing from start to finish, was 13-for-24 for 146 yards, one touchdown and one intercep…
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  • Observation Deck: Chicago Bears

    Observation Deck: Chicago Bears

    Chicago's starters received the night off, prompting the club to point the spotlight Thursday night on a group of backups comprised mostly of players not likely to survive final cuts. Squaring off against Cleveland's starters, the Bears reserves held th…
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  • Five things learned in first half vs. Browns

    Five things learned in first half vs. Browns

    ESPN.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    CLEVELAND -- Here are five things we learned in the first half of the Chicago Bears’ preseason finale versus the Browns. 1. 53-man roster mostly set before game: The Bears offered up a fairly complete picture of the final roster when they decided to sit…
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  • Bears DE Austen Lane squarely in mix to be on ‘special’ team

    Bears DE Austen Lane squarely in mix to be on ‘special’ team

    suntimes.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    The Bears’ unofficial depth chart for their last preseason game Thursday against the Browns lists Austen Lane as the third defensive end behind ­Lamarr Houston. But Lane would have no idea. “I really don’t worry about where I am on the depth chart or th…
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  • Undrafted Senorise Perry needs a big finish

    Undrafted Senorise Perry needs a big finish

    suntimes.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    The odds say Senorise Perry shouldn’t have made it this far. Unlike fellow rookie running back Ka’Deem Carey, Perry wasn’t drafted. Unlike another, Jordan Lynch, he wasn’t signed to a free-agent deal hours after the draft. Perry joined the Bears after a…
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  • Matt Forte No. 29 in player rankings

    Matt Forte No. 29 in player rankings

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte improved his standing from a year ago in our #NFLRank project, moving from No. 48 to No. 29 in the latest edition, in which ESPN ranks the top 100 players in the league on both sides of the ball. The latest rankings…
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  • Jay Cutler not thrilled with seeing Jordan Palmer so soon

    Jay Cutler not thrilled with seeing Jordan Palmer so soon

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (3 days ago)
    When the Bears chose Jimmy Clausen over Jordan Palmer as their backup quarterback, they opened the door for Palmer to find another job. They also opened their playbook to their opening week opponent. According to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune, Bea…
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  • Video - Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns preseason highlights 02:05

    Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns preseason highlights

    Aug 29
    Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel shows exciting flashes as he helps the Cleveland Browns defeat the Chicago Bears 33-13 in Week 4 of preseason action.
  • Video - 'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions 09:02

    'CFB 24/7' season preview: Rookie predictions

    Aug 28
    Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Matt "Money" Smith and Akbar Gbajabiamila debate which defensive rookies could have better seasons than Jadeveon Clowney and rank the quarterbacks picked in the last two NFL Drafts.
  • Video - CFB 24/7 season preview: Rookie predictions 09:02

    CFB 24/7 season preview: Rookie predictions

    Aug 28
    Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Matt "Money" Smith and Akbar Gbajabiamila debate which defensive rookies could have better seasons than Jadeveon Clowney and rank the quarterbacks picked in the last two NFL drafts.
  • Video - Bears Wrap Up Preseason 01:17

    Bears Wrap Up Preseason

    Aug 28
    ESPNChicago.com's reporter Jeff Dickerson breaks down the Bears' 33-13 loss to the Browns in their preseason finale.

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