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  • Chicago Bears Free Agency Preview: Part II

    Chicago Bears Free Agency Preview: Part II

    bearsgab.com Updated 16 hours ago
    By Bryan Dietzler In the first posting, we reviewed 11 of 23 free agents that the Bears had coming out of a contract this offseason. In part two of our look at the Bears free agents, we will take a look at the remaining 12 free agents that the Bears hav…
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  • Chicago Bears Free Agency Preview: Part I

    Chicago Bears Free Agency Preview: Part I

    bearsgab.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)
    By Bryan Dietzler The Bears are going into the offseason with 23 free agents on their roster and they have a lot of work to do. They have decisions to make as to whether or not to re-sign the player or let him walk in free agency and depending on how th…
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  • Ron Rivera doesn’t care for his team being called cocky

    Ron Rivera doesn’t care for his team being called cocky

    The Panthers are obviously having fun, perhaps more than any Super Bowl team since the 1985 Bears. But having been on that team and coached this one, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is beginning to take exception to the characterization of his team as cocky. …
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  • Chicago Bears Draft Preview: Reggie Ragland Profile

    Chicago Bears Draft Preview: Reggie Ragland Profile

    bearsgab.com Feb 3
    By Bryan Dietzler The greatest need for the Bears going into this offseason is at the inside linebacker position. The Bears struggled with that position during the 2015 season as injuries and ineffective play hampered the unit. Now, with starter Shea Mc…
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  • Panthers' Jared Allen '100 percent ready to go' for Super Bowl

    Panthers' Jared Allen '100 percent ready to go' for Super Bowl

    yahoo.com Feb 2
    Peyton Manning has one more Carolina Panthers defender to worry about in Super Bowl 50. Veteran pass-rusher Jared Allen, traded by the Chicago Bears to Carolina early in the first month of the regular season, said at Monday's Opening Night event that he…
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  • John Elway on replacing John Fox: “This is why we made the deci…

    John Elway on replacing John Fox: “This is why we made the decision”

    Bears coach John Fox is the one guy who coached both the Panthers and the Broncos to Super Bowls. But he didn’t win with either, and his last boss said that was why he was replaced by Gary Kubiak this offseason. “This is why we made the decision,” Bronc…
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  • Panthers' Ron Rivera aiming to make a bit of history at Super B…

    Panthers' Ron Rivera aiming to make a bit of history at Super Bowl

    yahoo.com Feb 1
    Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is a proud member of the '85 Chicago Bears, considered by many to be the greatest team the NFL has ever seen. Rivera, drafted in 1984, played nine season in the league, all with the Bears, and had Mike Ditka as his coa…
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  • Are the 1999 Rams the greatest champ ever? One simulator says s…

    Are the 1999 Rams the greatest champ ever? One simulator says so

    yahoo.com Jan 30
    It is the dream of every NFL fan to see the greatest teams of all time pitted against each other to see who is the greatest team of all time. It is "Field of Dreams" type of stuff, played out on the gridiron. Are the 1985 Chicago Bears the gre…
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  • Bears fan obituary notes 78-year old's hatred for Jay Cutler

    Bears fan obituary notes 78-year old's hatred for Jay Cutler

    yahoo.com Jan 29
    Confession of a former obituary writer: It's very difficult to sum up a person's life in a few hundred words. But you try — and once in a while, their family makes it easy on you. Elizabeth Bowman lived a long life, dying at the age of 78, and the North…
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  • Chicago Bears Insider: First Round Mock Draft

    Chicago Bears Insider: First Round Mock Draft

    bearsgab.com Jan 29
    By Bryan Dietzler The Bears are gearing up for the offseason and they have some work to do to get this team in shape to win more games and make it to the playoffs next season. Chicago has several areas of need on the team that need to be addressed and t…
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  • Buddy Ryan emerges as the star in ’85 Bears documentary

    Buddy Ryan emerges as the star in ’85 Bears documentary

    In The ’85 Bears, the new 30 for 30 documentary about the team that won Super Bowl XX, one man above all others emerges as the heart and soul of that great team. And it’s not Walter Payton, Mike Ditka, Jim McMahon or Refrigerator Perry. The real star of…
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  • Urlacher prefers Peyton’s professionalism to Newton’s celebrati…

    Urlacher prefers Peyton’s professionalism to Newton’s celebrations

    Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher thinks there’s a right way and a wrong way to celebrate a touchdown, and Urlacher is decidedly in the “Act like you’ve been there before” camp. Urlacher told USA Today he prefers the way Broncos quarterback Peyton …
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  • So why did the Bears ever get rid of Greg Olsen?

    So why did the Bears ever get rid of Greg Olsen?

    As Panthers tight end Greg Olsen prepares to play in his first career Super Bowl, Bears fans commemorating the 30th anniversary of the franchise’s only Super Bowl win surely are lamenting the fact that Olsen was shipped out of town. They also may be con…
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  • Thirty years later, '85 Bears as popular as ever

    Thirty years later, '85 Bears as popular as ever

    ESPN.com Jan 28
    Thirty years later, '85 Bears as popular as ever
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  • Ditka saw Rivera’s coaching potential early

    Ditka saw Rivera’s coaching potential early

    When Ron Rivera arrived in Chicago as the Bears’ second-round draft pick out of Cal in 1984, coach Mike Ditka quickly recognized Rivera’s potential, not just on the field but on the sideline. Ditka told PFT at the Chicago premiere of ESPN’s upcoming ’85…
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  • Steve McMichael: '85 Bears would've won multiple titl…

    Steve McMichael: '85 Bears would've won multiple titles with Cam Newton

    ESPN.com Jan 28
    Steve McMichael: '85 Bears would've won multiple titles with Cam Newton
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  • Falcons adding Ruston Webster to personnel department, too

    Falcons adding Ruston Webster to personnel department, too

    The Falcons are adding more experience to their personnel department with the addition of former Titans general manager Ruston Webster, a source told PFT. Earlier Tuesday the team added Phil Emery to its personnel department. Emery was the general manag…
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  • Chicago Bears Insider: Top Three Biggest Draft Needs

    Chicago Bears Insider: Top Three Biggest Draft Needs

    bearsgab.com Jan 26
    By Bryan Dietzler The Chicago Bears season ended with the Bears not making the playoffs, which really wasn’t expected anyway in their first season under new head coach John Fox. It was expected to be a rebuilding year and that is exactly what it was. Th…
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  • Chargers hire Chris Harris, no not that one, to coach secondary

    Chargers hire Chris Harris, no not that one, to coach secondary

    There’s a Chris Harris playing in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, but the Chargers just hired another one who was a pretty good defensive back in his own right. The Chargers announced they hired former Bears and Panthers safety Chris Harris to serve a…
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  • Bears hire Dave Ragone as quarterbacks coach

    Bears hire Dave Ragone as quarterbacks coach

    After Adam Gase left the Bears to become the new head coach of the Dolphins, they promoted quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains to offensive coordinator in his place. That left the team in need of a new position coach and the Bears filled that vacancy on …
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  • Grading the Bears: The Defense and Special Teams

    Grading the Bears: The Defense and Special Teams

    bearsgab.com Jan 22
    By Bryan Dietzler The Bears made an interesting move on defense once John Fox was hired. They switched from their traditional 4-3 defense to a 3-4 defense and brought in former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. The Bears, because the…
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  • Adam Gase: Last season was a “hiccup” for Ryan Tannehill

    Adam Gase: Last season was a “hiccup” for Ryan Tannehill

    When Adam Gase became the offensive coordinator for the Bears before the 2015 season, most of the focus was on what he’d be able to do with quarterback Jay Cutler a year after Cutler found himself benched in favor of Jimmy Clausen. Cutler’s play was muc…
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  • Mel Kiper regrades Bears' 2015 draft class with similar re…

    Mel Kiper regrades Bears' 2015 draft class with similar result

    ESPN.com Jan 20
    Mel Kiper regrades Bears' 2015 draft class with similar result
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  • Video - Looking back at Sudeikis' SportsCenter spoofs 01:46

    Looking back at Sudeikis' SportsCenter spoofs

    Feb 11
    Neil Everett and Jason Sudeikis look back at Sudeikis' SportsCenter spoof on SNL, and remember the actor's favorite football team, the 1985 Chicago Bears.
  • Video - Bears have decisions to make at linebacker 02:07

    Bears have decisions to make at linebacker

    Feb 10
    ESPN NFL Insider Phil Savage discusses if Shea McClellin can provide the production the Bears need at the linebacker position.
  • Video - Le Batard: '30 for 30' turns bad nostalgia into entertainment 02:35

    Le Batard: '30 for 30' turns bad nostalgia into entertainment

    Feb 5
    Dan Le Batard criticizes the "30 for 30" films for making unfavorable moments in sports' history turned into something viewed as sweet nostalgia.
  • Video - 30 for 30: The '85 Bears -Defense Today 00:43

    30 for 30: The '85 Bears -Defense Today

    Feb 4
    Singletary recreates the 46 defense.