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Play on special teams bolsters odds of J.T. Thomas
suntimes.com Updated Aug 17, 2013
J.T. Thomas still thinks like a linebacker, but with rookies Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene around, he knows his best shot at making the Bears roster is on special teams. Thomas, a sixth-round draft pick from West Virginia in 2011, is feeling pretty good…Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie Michael Ford is making the most of his opportunityMichael Ford watched Devin Hester’s 45-yard kickoff return to open the Bears’ preseason game against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field and challenged himself to match it. Or top it. “Just watching him, watching a great returner like that, I just c…Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears released veteran defensive end Jamaal Anderson on Saturday.Upvote Share TweetThe last question Bears coach Marc Trestman got in Bourbonnais before breaking his first training camp wasn’t about quarterback Jay Cutler, the offensive line, the defense or an undrafted rookie making an impression. It was about him. It was about his p…Upvote Share Tweet
DITKA: On Jay Cutler, Gale Sayers and Jon Bostic1. After three weeks of training camp and two preseason games, Jay Cutler has not shown much progress in the new offense. When do you begin to panic? I don’t think you do. He’s your quarterback; he’ll be OK. You know, it’s a new system. The ball has to …Upvote Share Tweet