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TELANDER: Bears coach Lovie Smith doesn’t know ‘O’

TELANDER: Bears coach Lovie Smith doesn’t know ‘O’

suntimes.com Updated Dec 18, 2012
But what, besides the losses, is it that is soiling Smith’s legacy in this town? Besides the losses, what is it about him that infuriates us the most (and this one time we won’t count the drained-of-all-plasma sideline stare)? It is this: Smith doesnâ
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  • RB Michael Bush Placed on IR with Rib Injury

    RB Michael Bush Placed on IR with Rib Injury

    The Bears put Michael Bush in uniform for Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers when he didn’t play and now they are putting him on injured reserve, the Chicago Tribune reports. Bush’s season ends with a rib injury and his roster spot has been take
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  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 15

    Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 15

    CNNSI.com Dec 18, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • Chicago’s Matt Forte plays football much better than he sings (…

    Chicago’s Matt Forte plays football much better than he sings (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 18, 2012
    On Sunday, Matt Forte and his Chicago Bears lost for the sixth straight time to the Green Bay Packers. Can you blame him for wanting to spend the next day surrounded with holiday cheer? Forte joined football players from Tilden High School (who he has a…
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  • BBAO: Lance Briggs still bringing it

    BBAO: Lance Briggs still bringing it

    ESPN.com Dec 18, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: At least one player did everything in his power Sunday to preserve the Chicago Bears' ultimately dashed hopes for winning the NFC North title. Even to the naked eye, linebacker Lance Briggs was all over the field. Dan Pomp…
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Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show Manning, Broncos poised for Super Bowl run

    Dec 18
    Call this holiday tale "How the Broncos Stole the Super Bowl."
  • Peter King: Jets can't ignore Sanchez's struggles as they look to 2013; ma…

    Dec 18
    In the wake of the long football weekend's news:
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 15

    Dec 18
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
  • Evan Moore of Seattle Seahawks released -- source

    Dec 18
    The Seattle Seahawks have released tight end Evan Moore, according to a source.