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George McCaskey: Fans have every right to be upset with Bears

George McCaskey: Fans have every right to be upset with Bears

profootballtalk.com Updated 15 hours ago
The Bears have a bye this week, so they won’t have to face the possibility of incurring more wrath from their fans for losing a fifth game in their last six tries. The last time the Bears played at home, they heard plenty of boos from their fans while l…
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  • Marc Trestman expects Bears to 'find themselves'

    Marc Trestman expects Bears to 'find themselves'

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Eight games provide a large enough sample size for even optimists to paint somewhat of a bleak picture of the Chicago Bears going into the bye week. Still, Bears coach Marc Trestman draws on experience in expressing a belief the 3-5 Bears will “find the…
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  • Chicago considering reshuffling offensive line

    Chicago considering reshuffling offensive line

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    The Chicago Bears discussed potential replacements Monday at left guard for Matt Slauson, who suffered a season-ending torn right pectoral muscle in the team’s loss to Green Bay, which means the club’s starting offensive line could be reshuffled when it…
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  • Soldier Field grass might be costing Bears wins

    Soldier Field grass might be costing Bears wins

    suntimes.com 17 hours ago
    MARK POTASH: Bears coach Marc Trestman missed his cue. The slipshod condition of Soldier Field’s grass surface during the Bears’ loss Oct. 19 to the Miami Dolphins — with players on both teams slipping and falling — led to the inevitable question for Tr…
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  • Mike Ditka says Bears have 'worst defense I’ve seen in a long t…

    Mike Ditka says Bears have 'worst defense I’ve seen in a long time’

    It used to be that you would have to ask Mike Ditka his opinion on something, and he'd say something pretty fierce. Now he just writes it. "I think everybody deserves a little bit of the blame," Ditka wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times. "But…
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  • 4 Downs with Mike Ditka on Bears: ‘It’s the worst defense I’ve …

    4 Downs with Mike Ditka on Bears: ‘It’s the worst defense I’ve seen in a long time’

    suntimes.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)
    Coming into the season, the expectations were very high for the Bears. They’re 3-5 and in total disarray heading into the bye week. Who’s to blame for this mess?
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  • When beating up on the Bears, don’t forget Patriots were great

    When beating up on the Bears, don’t forget Patriots were great

    suntimes.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Monday nights and Tuesdays are my favorite part of the week during the NFL season because that’s when I get to sit down, block out all the ‘‘noise’’ and just study the Bears’ most recent game. Please understand my grades aren’t necessarily going to matc…
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  • Bears fans deserve better than this clueless crew

    Bears fans deserve better than this clueless crew

    suntimes.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    RICK MORRISSEY: What did Chicago do to deserve these people? Was it something we said? Did we take George Halas’ name in vain? Or are we simply the butt of some cosmic joke?
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  • First-and-10: Bears passed on Bruce Arians for Marc Trestman

    First-and-10: Bears passed on Bruce Arians for Marc Trestman

    suntimes.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    MARK POTASH: It’s not just that Marc Trestman and the Bears are 3-5. It’s that Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals are 6-1.
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Bears

    The Film Don't Lie: Bears

    A weekly look at what the Chicago Bears must fix: Bears coach Marc Trestman discussed the need to find some balance offensively. In its loss to New England, Chicago called runs on five consecutive plays to start the game, but finished the contest with 2…
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  • Phil Emery still prefers Bears’ chances over trade offers

    Phil Emery still prefers Bears’ chances over trade offers

    suntimes.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    The NFL trade deadline looms Tuesday, but Bears general manager Phil Emery isn’t ready to punt. Despite having a veteran-laden roster and a well-documented desire for draft picks, Emery said Monday he would only make a move that could help the Bears in …
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  • Apologetic Lamarr Houston out for the season with knee injury

    Apologetic Lamarr Houston out for the season with knee injury

    Lamarr Houston limped from ­office to office at Halas Hall to apologize Monday. What was a leaguewide embarrassment Sunday — the Bears defensive end injuring himself while celebrating a sack of Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo with his team d…
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  • Martellus Bennett: Defensive ends are flopping for holding flag…

    Martellus Bennett: Defensive ends are flopping for holding flags

    profootballtalk.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    Bears tight end Martellus Bennett says NFL defensive ends are acting like NBA players and flopping to draw holding penalties. After Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, Bennett said a flag he drew for holding wasn’t actually holding at all. It was flopping. “…
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  • Johnny Knox, ex-Bears WR, sued for breach of contract

    Johnny Knox, ex-Bears WR, sued for breach of contract

    suntimes.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox is being sued for breach of contract for allegedly not paying his representative who helped secure his retirement and disability benefits. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court by VDP En…
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  • Rodgers' hamstring not likely to be an issue

    Rodgers' hamstring not likely to be an issue

    ESPN.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    Coach Mike McCarthy said Monday that he does not expect Aaron Rodgers to have any lingering issues by the time the Packers return to action on Nov. 9 against the Chicago Bears.
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  • Matt Slauson out for season with torn pectoral muscle

    Matt Slauson out for season with torn pectoral muscle

    profootballtalk.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    Bears left guard Matt Slauson will miss the rest of the 2014 season after suffering a torn right pectoral muscle in Sunday’s loss to New England, G.M. Phil Emery said Monday afternoon. The injury will not require surgery, and Slauson should be healed in…
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  • Rob Gronkowski: I like scoring touchdowns

    Rob Gronkowski: I like scoring touchdowns

    profootballtalk.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    If there was one play that told you everything you needed to know about Sunday’s 51-23 Patriots blowout of the Bears, it was New England tight end Rob Gronkowski’s third touchdown of the day. Gronkowski caught a pass, flung Bears safety Ryan Mundy aside…
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  • Bears stressing togetherness after latest loss

    Bears stressing togetherness after latest loss

    profootballtalk.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    When the Bears lost to the Dolphins in Week Seven, there was a tumultuous response. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall responded with a long rant about how such results were unacceptable and called out his teammates for making the same kinds of mistakes ove…
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  • Video - Sport Science: Most Dangerous Celebrations 02:50

    Sport Science: Most Dangerous Celebrations

    Oct 29
    "Sport Science" examines the NFL's most famous sack dances and touchdown celebrations to find the most dangerous of them all.
  • Video - Face To Face: Alshon Jeffery 05:40

    Face To Face: Alshon Jeffery

    Oct 28
    Bears WR Alshon Jeffery shows off his high school basketball skills and sits courtside at a Chicago Bulls game with Hannah Storm.
  • Video - Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte looking to rebound after tough loss 03:14

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte looking to rebound after tough loss

    Oct 28
    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte joined NFL Media's Dan Hellie to chat about the progress he has made this season, how the Bears will bounce back from a couple of tough losses and the unfortunate injury that happened to his teammate.
  • Video - Bears Not Viewing Bye Week As Vacation 01:12

    Bears Not Viewing Bye Week As Vacation

    Oct 28
    ESPN Bears reporter Michael C. Wright discusses the effects of losing four of their last five games.

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