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Bears notebook: Shea McClellin staying at defensive end despite Urlacher injury
suntimes.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
The Bears have used rookie defensive end Shea McClellin in a variety of ways, but don’t expect to see him at linebacker this week against the Vikings in Minneapolis. If the Bears have something in the works, they aren’t discussing it. “They want meShare Tweet
Mike Tice’s conservative style suiting Bears’ offenseIt was a case of the Bears’ offense being in rhythm or close to it. Max protection was used, Jay Cutler’s dropbacks were short and his passes were quick. Matt Forte and Michael Bush plowed away on numerous carries. It was a game plan by offensive coorShare TweetWith linebacker Brian Urlacher out because of a hamstring injury, the Bears’ Plan B is set in stone.Share TweetLet's take a quick spin through the Thursday practice report in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Receiver Earl Bennett (concussion) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Running back Michael Bush (ribs) and cornerback Tim Jennings (…Share TweetFor Nick Roach, replacing Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker meant one additional duty Thursday at Halas Hall. The veteran had to stand at the podium in the media room and answer questions.Share TweetThe Minnesota Vikings' season will be on the line Sunday against the Chicago Bears. As such, linebacker Chad Greenway has asked fans to get "super-duper drunk" in order to boost the Vikings' home-field advantage at the Metrodome.Share Tweet
Peter King: NFL Week 14 PicksCNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012If the Pats get the AFC's No. 2 seed, they'll have earned it, thanks to a brutal two-game stretch that starts now. Can they slow the Texans' playmakers? Peter King picks Week 14.Share TweetChicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was fined $21,000 for his second horse-collar tackle in as many weeks, a source familiar with the situation confirmed.Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: Well then. Wednesday evening got interesting pretty quickly. We weren't expecting Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin to be ready for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, but no one thought he was headed for injure…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012With wide receiver Earl Bennett possibly out for the Chicago Bears match up with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the return of Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester to practice on Wednesday was a tremendous positive for the battered Bears. Jeffery has missed…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Cowboys Keeping Playoff Hopes AliveDec 6Episode 232: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys chances to make the playoffs. John Clayton breaks down the impact of Brian Urlacher's injury on the Bears defense. The NFL32 discuss the return of Ben Roethlisberger.
M & M: Does Brian Urlacher's injury derail Bears season?Dec 6Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk go head-to-head on whether Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher's injury will only lead the Bears to a downward spiral, and if Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez should be the starter.
Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota VikingsDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-VikingsDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Minnesota