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  • Cutler doesn’t make the cut on Marshall’s list of best teammate…

    Cutler doesn’t make the cut on Marshall’s list of best teammates

    profootballtalk.com Updated 21 hours ago
    Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall spent three seasons as teammates with the Broncos and three more as teammates with the Bears, and at times they were close. But this year the Bears traded Marshall to the Jets, amid talk that he and Cutler weren’t seeing …
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  • Bears rookie Kevin White can’t get his hands on a dinner tab

    Bears rookie Kevin White can’t get his hands on a dinner tab

    profootballtalk.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    Being a first-round pick in the NFL draft means you’re rich. And Bears wide receiver Kevin White is finding out that can save him some money. The eighth overall pick said during an NFL Network interview that there were benefits he didn’t expect with his…
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  • NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered…

    NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered a top-20 defense?

    ESPN.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered a top-20 defense?
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  • Jay Cutler is a big Jim Harbaugh fan after working his camp

    Jay Cutler is a big Jim Harbaugh fan after working his camp

    Bears quarterback Jay Cutler doesn’t have any college eligibility left. But if he did, he might be a Michigan man. Cutler was asked to appear at a one-day camp for high school quarterbacks by Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh, and he came away impressed wit…
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  • Bears receive slightly above-average offseason grade for failur…

    Bears receive slightly above-average offseason grade for failure to solve QB crisis

    ESPN.com Jun 24
    Bears receive slightly above-average offseason grade for failure to solve QB crisis
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  • Cutler says wife’s comments about Chicago were misconstrued

    Cutler says wife’s comments about Chicago were misconstrued

    It was big news in the Windy City this offseason when Jay Cutler’s wife said “Chicago’s just not home” and added that the couple would rather live in Nashville. But Cutler says those comments shouldn’t be taken as an indication that he’d like to leave t…
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  • Jay Cutler, Eddie Royal working to rekindle chemistry

    Jay Cutler, Eddie Royal working to rekindle chemistry

    The Bears got rid of a frequent Jay Cutler target this offseason when they traded wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the Jets, but Cutler hasn’t been left without any ties to his days in Denver. Eddie Royal signed with the team as a free agent, which reu…
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  • Jarvis Jenkins aims to start on Bears' defensive line in 3-4

    Jarvis Jenkins aims to start on Bears' defensive line in 3-4

    ESPN.com Jun 21
    Jarvis Jenkins aims to start on Bears' defensive line in 3-4
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  • Kevin White, Eddie Goldman, Hroniss Grasu could start for Chica…

    Kevin White, Eddie Goldman, Hroniss Grasu could start for Chicago Bears

    ESPN.com Jun 19
    Kevin White, Eddie Goldman, Hroniss Grasu could start for Chicago Bears
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  • Matt Forte decries “hypocritical league,” realizes water is wet

    Matt Forte decries “hypocritical league,” realizes water is wet

    Bears running back Matt Forte would like an upgraded contract, but he’s smart enough to know what would have happened if he had used his one bit of leverage to try to get one. “If I don’t show up, everybody’s on me: ‘Oh, you’re selfish. You’re this. You…
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  • Bears defense has a renewed emphasis on pressuring the quarterb…

    Bears defense has a renewed emphasis on pressuring the quarterback

    ESPN.com Jun 19
    Bears defense has a renewed emphasis on pressuring the quarterback
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  • Bears sign Sherrod Martin and Daniel Thomas, waive Pat Devlin

    Bears sign Sherrod Martin and Daniel Thomas, waive Pat Devlin

    Apparently the Bears saw enough in the tryouts to make it worth clearing a couple of spots on the 90-man roster. The team announced today that they had signed safety Sherrod Martin and running back Daniel Thomas to one-year contracts, after working them…
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  • Ryan Mundy on a mission to protect fellow Bears safety Antrel R…

    Ryan Mundy on a mission to protect fellow Bears safety Antrel Rolle

    ESPN.com Jun 18
    Ryan Mundy on a mission to protect fellow Bears safety Antrel Rolle
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  • Bears continuing the Kyle Long experiment at left tackle, too

    Bears continuing the Kyle Long experiment at left tackle, too

    As long as the Bears are thinking about moving Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long to tackle, they might as well look at both sides. According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Long worked at left tackle in practice Wednesday, while Jermon Bushrod was ou…
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  • Jay Cutler: Alshon Jeffery taking “proper steps” to be No. 1 re…

    Jay Cutler: Alshon Jeffery taking “proper steps” to be No. 1 receiver

    Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery spent some time talking up rookie Kevin White recently, saying that what “he’s going to do on the field” is going to be great for the team. Jeffery is also the subject of some preseason hype from one of his teammates. …
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  • Bears bring in a pair of former second-rounders on tryout basis

    Bears bring in a pair of former second-rounders on tryout basis

    The Bears are taking a look at a few extra players in minicamp this week, including one who coach John Fox knows quite well. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are working out safety Sherrod Martin and running back Daniel Thomas t…
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  • Kyle Long stays at right tackle on Day 1 of Bears' minicamp

    Kyle Long stays at right tackle on Day 1 of Bears' minicamp

    ESPN.com Jun 16
    Kyle Long stays at right tackle on Day 1 of Bears' minicamp
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  • Martellus Bennett says he plans to report to training camp on t…

    Martellus Bennett says he plans to report to training camp on time

    The man who dubbed himself The Black Unicorn said Tuesday he was “like a dark-skinned chameleon.” But other than that, there were few specifics from Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, who finally reported to Bears minicamp (because it’s mandatory). Via …
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  • Chris Clemons joins Jaguars for minicamp

    Chris Clemons joins Jaguars for minicamp

    The voluntary portion of the offseason practice schedule has come to an end for the teams holding veteran minicamps this week and that means that a lot of absences from workouts are coming to an end as well. Chargers safety Eric Weddle and Bears tight e…
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  • Adam Gase: Jimmy Clausen feels “perfect for what we want to do …

    Adam Gase: Jimmy Clausen feels “perfect for what we want to do offensively”

    The Bears weren’t able to trade Jay Cutler and opted not to put a large amount of dead money on the cap by releasing him, so he’ll be back for another season as the starting quarterback in Chicago. Given how well that’s gone in some of his past seasons,…
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  • Bucs beat the land rush, as 10 teams tried to claim Tim Wright

    Bucs beat the land rush, as 10 teams tried to claim Tim Wright

    When the Patriots released tight end Tim Wright, the Bucs were quick to put in a claim, to bring back a former player they traded a year ago. But they were far from the only ones. According to Field Yates of ESPN, 10 teams put in claims on Wright: The B…
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  • Devin Hester unsure about his role in Falcons’ offense

    Devin Hester unsure about his role in Falcons’ offense

    In his first year in Atlanta last season, Devin Hester found a role in the Falcons’ offense, and Atlanta made use of his unique skills in a way that the Bears, for whom he played in his first eight NFL seasons, struggled to do. But after catching 38 pas…
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  • Rookie receiver Kevin White feels comfortable in Bears' offense

    Rookie receiver Kevin White feels comfortable in Bears' offense

    ESPN.com Jun 14
    Rookie receiver Kevin White feels comfortable in Bears' offense
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  • Alshon Jeffery talks up Kevin White

    Alshon Jeffery talks up Kevin White

    The Bears traded away Brandon Marshall this offseason, but to hear Alshon Jeffery tell it, they may actually have a better pair of starting receivers this year. Jeffery, who led the Bears with 1,133 yards and 10 touchdowns last season, is indisputably t…
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  • Bears and Colts will hold joint practices on Aug. 19 and 20

    Bears and Colts will hold joint practices on Aug. 19 and 20

    Bears and Colts will hold joint practices on Aug. 19 and 20
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  • Bears take a look at Kyle Long at right tackle during OTAs

    Bears take a look at Kyle Long at right tackle during OTAs

    The Bears are taking a look at Kyle Long at tackle this week, but they’re not saying whether it’s just short-term cover for some absent teammates or part of a longer-term plan. According to John Mullin of CSNChicago.com, the Bears moved their Pro Bowl g…
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  • Video - Eddie Goldman, Pernell McPhee should help Bears' transition to 3-... 01:26

    Eddie Goldman, Pernell McPhee should help Bears' transition to 3-...

    Jun 30
    ESPN reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the Bears' transition to a 3-4 defense.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Bears receiver Eddie Royal 00:29

    Inside The Huddle: Bears receiver Eddie Royal

    Jun 25
    Bears QB Jay Cutler will be happy with Eddie Royal in the slot.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle with John Clayton 03:04

    Inside The Huddle with John Clayton

    Jun 25
    Buccaneers see big things ahead for receiver Mike Evans, Bears QB Jay Cutler will be happy with Eddie Royal in the slot, the running back class of 2014 is already making a big impact, and the Rams are the best in the NFL at accumulating first-round p
  • Video - Bears' offseason moves help, but grade hinges on Jay Cutler 01:31

    Bears' offseason moves help, but grade hinges on Jay Cutler

    Jun 19
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson discusses why Jay Cutler and the quarterback position dictate the postseason grade.

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    Jun 29
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