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TELANDER: Jay Cutler is nothing special

TELANDER: Jay Cutler is nothing special

suntimes.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 13, 2013
Say what you will, watch what you want, but this Bears season is about Jay Cutler. And for reasons I’ll explain that make me — and, I’m guessing, you — very nervous. There are the stories about the Bears’ O-line, the aging defense, the demise of ‘‘recei…
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  • J’Marcus Webb fighting to keep a place on Bears’ O-line

    J’Marcus Webb fighting to keep a place on Bears’ O-line

    BOURBONNAIS — With the Bears’ first training camp under Marc Trestman coming to a close, no player is in a more precarious position than offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb. His coaches consistently ask for more from him. He has been switched from the right …
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  • Bears’ Marquess Wilson must make an impact (or many) on special…

    Bears’ Marquess Wilson must make an impact (or many) on special teams

    suntimes.com Aug 13, 2013
    BOURBONNAIS — Special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis wants to see rookie receiver Marquess Wilson hit and tackle somebody. How well the slimly built Wilson does that will affect his chances to make the 53-man roster. Wilson showed what he can do as a …
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  • What would Bears camp be without a litle bit of rookie hazing?

    What would Bears camp be without a litle bit of rookie hazing?

    suntimes.com Aug 13, 2013
    If Bears training camp came with a rookie manual, the intro might read something like this: Don’t even think about riding the elevator. Get your wallet ready for spontaneous snack runs. Embrace your embarrassing nickname. Watch out for exotic insects in…
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  • For Devin Hester, returning is better than receiving

    For Devin Hester, returning is better than receiving

    suntimes.com Aug 13, 2013
    BOURBONNAIS — Devin Hester isn’t as busy as he used to be in training camp, but he’s definitely not bored. The former wide receiver is active in kick-return and kick-coverage drills. He’s fresher, healthier and more fully engaged with his teammates and …
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  • Gawker Impressionist Sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' As 19 D…

    Gawker Impressionist Sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' As 19 Different Divas | Deadspin Why Your Te

    deadspin.com Aug 13, 2013
    Gawker Impressionist Sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' As 19 Different Divas | Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2013: Chicago Bears | Gizmodo You've Been Lied to About Carrots Your Whole Life Because of Nazis | io9 A new scientific explanation for near-dea…
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  • NFL Training Camp Snapshot 2013: Chicago Bears

    NFL Training Camp Snapshot 2013: Chicago Bears

    CNNSI.com Aug 13, 2013
    The Bears will look very different under new head coach Marc Trestman. Will different prove better?
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2013: Chicago Bears

    Why Your Team Sucks 2013: Chicago Bears

    deadspin.com Aug 13, 2013
    Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the 2013 NFL previews so far right here.Read more...
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  • Will Bears ever have another great offensive line?

    Will Bears ever have another great offensive line?

    suntimes.com ESPN.com Aug 13, 2013
    RICK MORRISSEY: Just once more before I die, I’d like the Bears to have a lockdown offensive line. That’s all I’m asking. Not that there would be peace on earth, a cure for the common cold or a winning Mega Millions ticket in my immediate future. Just t…
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  • Corey Wootton, Shea McClellin need to bolster Bears’ pass rush

    Corey Wootton, Shea McClellin need to bolster Bears’ pass rush

    suntimes.com Aug 13, 2013
    BOURBONNAIS — Though his big smile said otherwise, Bears defensive end Corey Wootton insisted he gained no particular satisfaction from taking a rookie to school Monday. He even praised the victim, fifth-round pick Jordan Mills. ‘‘It kind of reminds me …
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  • Video - Hot Button: Should J'Marcus Webb start at RT? 01:49

    Hot Button: Should J'Marcus Webb start at RT?

    Aug 13
    ESPN Chicago's Tom Waddle and Marc Silverman discuss whether J'Marcus Webb should be the starting right tackle for the Chicago Bears.

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  • Chadiha: Time for Schaub to take it up a notch

    Aug 13
    Matt Schaub has been very good for the Texans, but they need him to take his game to another level, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Addressing the Kosar Controversy

    Aug 13
    GREEN BAY — Before I field your questions about football and The MMQB, a few words about a controversy that came up over the weekend that fired up Twitter and put Bernie Kosar in the headlines again. Last Thursday, as an analyst for the Browns’ TV crew …