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MORRISSEY: Urlacher, Smith likely to return; it’s the Bears’ way Updated Dec 5, 2012
Whether or not Brian Urlacher returns from a hamstring injury this year, he’ll be a Bear next season. That comes from highly placed sources inside my head. There continues to be talk that this might be The End for Urlacher in Chicago, but the chatter fa
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  • Jay Cutler effusive in praise of third-string QB Josh McCown Dec 5, 2012
    With the face of the franchise shelved, perhaps the Bears should commence the inevitable makeover. The absence of middle linebacker Brian Urlacher for at least three games is a blow to the Bears. But quarterback Jay Cutler has reinforced over the last m…
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  • Greenway should get super duper fined for asking fans to get “super duper drunk” Dec 5, 2012
    As the Vikings prepare to host the Bears in a game that will go a long way toward determined whether they’ll have a domed stadium’s chance in a blizzard of making the playoffs, linebacker Chad Greenway has a request for the teams fans. “Hopefully, t
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  • NFC North Wednesday practice report Dec 5, 2012
    Let's wrap up a newsy day in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring) was officially ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Four players sat out of practice because of injuries: receiver Earl Bennett (concus…
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  • Jared Allen doesn’t expect retaliation from the Bears Dec 5, 2012
    When the Vikings and Bears played a couple of weeks ago, the Bears lost guard Lance Louis for the rest of the season after he was on the receiving end of a huge block from Vikings defensive end Jared Allen. The Bears weren’t happy that Allen left his fe
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  • PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Coaching Hot Seat Dec 5, 2012
    The Bears gave up a pair of late touchdowns to the Seahawks last Sunday, costing them a win they needed to hold onto their position as the NFC North leaders. John Mullin of CSN Chicago will join Mike Florio on Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live to talk abo
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  • Bears could be without Earl Bennett this week Dec 5, 2012
    The Bears have struggled all year finding someone other than Brandon Marshall to catch passes. Now one of the few contributors other than Marshall might not make it this week, with wide receiver Earl Bennett’s status in doubt because of a concussion. Ac
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-MIN 00:56

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-MIN

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Vikings
  • Video - The NFL Season: Big Bear 03:32

    The NFL Season: Big Bear

    Dec 5
    Bears cornerback Tim Jennings defines the term 'playing big' - measured not only by his productivity on the field, but also by the toughness that has gotten him there.
  • Video - Double Coverage: Can Chicago Bears make playoffs without Brian Urlacher? 03:49

    Double Coverage: Can Chicago Bears make playoffs without Brian Urlacher?

    Dec 5
    Steve Wyche and Mark Kriegel discuss Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher's injury will affect the Bears' playoff chances. Also, which quarterbacks will be on different teams in 2013?