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TELANDER: Jay Cutler and Co. suffering from first-series blues

TELANDER: Jay Cutler and Co. suffering from first-series blues

suntimes.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 15, 2013
RICK TELANDER: What is it about opening series with the Bears and Jay Cutler? Last week, Cutler threw an interception on the first play from scrimmage against the Panthers. Thursday night, Cutler opened like this: handoff to Matt Forte for a two-yard lo…
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  • Arkush: A nice night, but still a Long way to go

    Arkush: A nice night, but still a Long way to go

    suntimes.com ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    The trick to evaluating preseason football is to set very clear goals, grade players on their complete body of work, never overreact and make sure you check the film before you start handing out grades. So, obviously, all you get here are some strong fi…
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  • Forte pitches in for Bears’ 33-28 win over Chargers

    Forte pitches in for Bears’ 33-28 win over Chargers

    suntimes.com Aug 15, 2013
    There’s a new coach in town, and a new, more modern offense is being installed, but the Bears got off their clichéd bus running on Thursday. Coach Marc Trestman wanted to give the San Diego Chargers a full dose of running back Matt Forte.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Bears 33, Chargers 28

    Rapid Reaction: Bears 33, Chargers 28

    CHICAGO -- Chicago's starters dominated San Diego's No. 1's in the first quarter, scoring 14 points while limiting the Chargers to none as the Bears walked away with a 33-28 victory. Here are a few quick thoughts on the game: What it means: Progress tha…
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  • Bears’ Corey Wootton, Shea McClellin get end results vs. Charge…

    Bears’ Corey Wootton, Shea McClellin get end results vs. Chargers

    suntimes.com Aug 15, 2013
    The Bears’ defense showed more signs of a seamless transition from Lovie Smith to Mel Tucker on Thursday night — most prominently on impact plays from Corey Wootton and Shea McClellin. The two young defensive ends are being counted on to play at a highe…
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  • Julius Peppers sits again with sore hamstring

    Julius Peppers sits again with sore hamstring

    suntimes.com Aug 15, 2013
    Julius Peppers’ sore hamstring bears watching after Peppers sat out a second consecutive preseason game Thursday night. Peppers tweaked his hamstring early in training camp but has been practicing on a limited basis. After Peppers participated in a no-p…
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  • A William Perry did die this week in South Carolina, but it was…

    A William Perry did die this week in South Carolina, but it wasn’t the former Bears star

    yahoo.com Aug 15, 2013
    William Perry did, in fact, die this week. This William Perry didn't play for the Chicago Bears, he didn't score a touchdown in the Super Bowl, he didn't star in any McDonald's commercials or appear on Sports Illustrated. He did enjoy working on golf ca…
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  • New love story develops for Manti Te’o in San Diego

    New love story develops for Manti Te’o in San Diego

    suntimes.com Aug 15, 2013
    KEVIN ACEE: San Diegans have dissected a surplus of Manti Te’o topics the last 3½ months. They’ve discussed his perceived leadership skills, his relative lack of physicality, his instincts on the field, his smile, his Pacific Island heritage, his mass-m…
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  • Video - Pre Week 2: San Diego Chargers vs. Chicago Bears highlights 02:11

    Pre Week 2: San Diego Chargers vs. Chicago Bears highlights

    Aug 15
    Highlights from the San Diego Chargers and Chicago Bears' Week 2 preseason matchup.
  • Video - Chicago Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas blocks punt 00:49

    Chicago Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas blocks punt

    Aug 15
    Chicago Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas makes a great hustle play as he blocks a San Diego Chargers punt attempt in the fourth quarter.
  • Video - Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush 3-yard TD run 00:34

    Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush 3-yard TD run

    Aug 15
    Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush pounds his way for a 3-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
  • Video - Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic's spectacular tackle forces incompletion 00:41

    Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic's spectacular tackle forces incompletion

    Aug 15
    Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic delivers a spectacular tackle to force an incompletion in the preseason against the San Diego Chargers.

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