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Reggie Bush is targeting Thanksgiving for return

Reggie Bush is targeting Thanksgiving for return

profootballtalk.com Updated 3 hours ago
A lingering ankle injury caused Lions running back Reggie Bush to miss last Sunday’s loss in Arizona. He’s currently expected to miss Sunday’s game at New England. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bush intends to return on Thanksgiving, whe…
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  • Jay Cutler wants to keep on rolling (out)

    Jay Cutler wants to keep on rolling (out)

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    When the Bears self-scouted over the bye week, they realized that quarterback Jay Cutler was a bit of a sitting duck. So last week against the Vikings, they rolled him out more and used more shotgun formations, and being able to throw on the move helped…
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  • Buccaneers vs. Bears preview

    Buccaneers vs. Bears preview

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Soldier Field, Chicago TV: Fox The records scrub away some of the shine for Sunday's matchup at Soldier Field between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears, but the storylines involved remain interesting for what shou…
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  • Clay Matthews says injury won't slow him

    Clay Matthews says injury won't slow him

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The last time Clay Matthews was coming off a groin injury, the Green Bay Packers linebacker returned an interception 40 yards against the Chicago Bears before veering out of bounds. That was in Week 4, one game after he dropped out of…
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  • LB Lance Briggs Says Lovie Smith is One of Chicago’s Greats

    LB Lance Briggs Says Lovie Smith is One of Chicago’s Greats

    As the Bears get ready to host the Buccaneers and former coach Lovie Smith, linebacker Lance Briggs heaps high praise on his former coach, Jon Greenberg of ESPN Chicago reports. “Lovie should be remembered as one of the great coaches in Chicago,” Briggs…
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  • Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery return to practice

    Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery return to practice

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery returned to the practice field inside the Walter Payton Center on Thursday, a day after the club held them out because of ankle and hamstring ailments. Marshall and Jeffery…
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  • Jay Cutler: Josh McCown will 'make you better'

    Jay Cutler: Josh McCown will 'make you better'

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- According to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown “isn’t much of a bettor.” So don’t expect the quarterbacks to place any friendly wagers on Sunday’s matchup between the Bears and Buccaneers at Soldier Field. “I wis…
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  • Soldier Field: Problem with clocks has been rectified

    Soldier Field: Problem with clocks has been rectified

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    During last Sunday’s Bears-Vikings game, the game clocks at Soldier Field malfunctioned during the Vikings’ final drive and officials kept the official time on the field. After his team lost, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was upset about the problem and the…
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  • Bob Avellini sentenced to prison for repeat drunk driving offen…

    Bob Avellini sentenced to prison for repeat drunk driving offenses

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Former Bears quarterback Bob Avellini was sentenced to 18 months in an Illinois prison after he was convicted of aggravated DUI. Avellini, who has been arrested for drunk driving six times since 2002, was just nine days into a sentence of probation for …
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  • Players-only meeting helped Bears' D against Vikings

    Players-only meeting helped Bears' D against Vikings

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Coaches and players downplayed the players-only film session held by Chicago's defense last week prior to the team's 21-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings, but nobody's denying the positive impact. After surrendering 27 points or mor…
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  • Josh Robinson trying to learn from Bears game before facing Aar…

    Josh Robinson trying to learn from Bears game before facing Aaron Rodgers

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Josh Robinson's first meaningful lesson in the perils of defending Aaron Rodgers came in the Metrodome last October, when the Green Bay Packers were trying to finish a 90-yard drive in the first quarter and tie their game with the…
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  • McCown surprised to hear Trestman's leadership questioned

    McCown surprised to hear Trestman's leadership questioned

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown spent 2013 as the backup in Chicago, and admitted Wednesday “it is a little surprising” to hear the leadership of Bears coach Marc Trestman is being questioned. “I’m just thinking about it as you sa…
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  • Bears sign WR Marc Mariani

    Bears sign WR Marc Mariani

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    The Bears have added some potential help for their struggling special teams. The club announced Tuesday it had signed ex-Titans wide receiver/returner Marc Mariani. To make room for Mariani, the Bears waived safety Ahmad Dixon. The 27-year-old Mariani m…
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  • Kyle Long: Bears needed 'to change our attitude'

    Kyle Long: Bears needed 'to change our attitude'

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long understood the heat his team was taking last week from fans and the media in the wake of it losing its third consecutive game. So while the club’s victory over the Minnesota Vikings provided a brief respite, Long knows the …
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  • Charles Tillman helps Bucs to win, without even playing for the…

    Charles Tillman helps Bucs to win, without even playing for them

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    Veteran cornerback Charles Tillman isn’t able to help the Bears win games this year, since they put him on injured reserve in September. But that doesn’t mean he can’t help others. Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith showed his players highlights of Tillman’s …
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  • Jay Cutler explains 15-yard penalty

    Jay Cutler explains 15-yard penalty

    ESPN.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler incorrectly recalled the events leading to a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty in the first quarter of Sunday's 21-13 win against the Minnesota Vikings, but he's probably correct in that he didn't deserve to be flagged. About m…
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  • Mike Zimmer: Clock not to blame for loss, but 'disconcerting' f…

    Mike Zimmer: Clock not to blame for loss, but 'disconcerting' for Teddy Bridgewater

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wasn't about to blame the malfunctioning game clocks at Soldier Field for the team's 21-13 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. But Zimmer said on Monday he did talk to the league about the issu…
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  • Packers show they know how to protect their house

    Packers show they know how to protect their house

    profootballtalk.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)
    It was impressive enough for the Packers to drop 50 on the Bears last week. But they still felt like they had something to prove against a good team. That pressure to prove a point was evident, after they smashed the previously 7-2 Eagles 53-20 Sunday. …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Buccaneers vs. Bears 01:57

    'Playbook': Buccaneers vs. Bears

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 12 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - The Bear Facts: Week 12 03:19

    The Bear Facts: Week 12

    Nov 21
    Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle discuss the keys to the Bears' matchup against the Buccaneers, who present matchup problems at wide receiver and on the defensive line.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Buccaneers-Bears 00:55

    Inside Edge: Buccaneers-Bears

    Nov 20
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Tampa Bay at Chicago.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Buccaneers-Bears 01:05

    NFL Live Prediction: Buccaneers-Bears

    Nov 19
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Tampa Bay at Chicago.

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