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With season on the line, Bears’ players regaining health
Heading into a must-win game in Arizona, the Bears appear to be getting dramatically healthier. Receiver Earl Bennett, linebacker Geno Hayes, cornerback Tim Jennings, defensive end Shea McClellin and defensive tackle Henry Melton - all of whom missed laUpvote Share Tweet
The Cardinals are 5-9 and have no playoff hopes, but that doesn’t mean the Bears will stroll into the desert and come away with their ninth victory this Sunday. Not with the Bears unable to establish a running game. Not with the way Jay Cutler has beenUpvote Share TweetThe ‘‘face of the franchise’’ is an ironic distinction at Halas Hall. Brian Urlacher doesn’t care what Bears fans think about Lovie Smith and chided them for booing a team that has lost five of its last six. Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman arUpvote Share Tweet
Shutdown Corner interview: Matt Forte talks about the Bears’ troubles, the Packers and holiday traditionsyahoo.com Updated Dec 19, 2012Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte spent the day after his team's loss to the Green Bay Packers handing out gifts to people in downtown Chicago and visiting Lurie Children's Hospital and a Chicago firehouse. After singing some carols, he also sat dow…Upvote Share TweetADAM L. JAHNS: A few days after an emotional press conference where he demanded more accountability from the Bears’ offense, wide receiver Brandon Marshall was all smiles when he met the media Wednesday at Halas Hall.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 19, 2012Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has created something of a controversy in Chicago by saying he doesn’t care what the fans think about the team’s current losing streak. But teammate Lance Briggs says he stands with Urlacher. Briggs said on CSN ChicagoUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 19, 2012Two Sundays ago, before the Vikings beat the Bears to climb back over .500, FOX’s Jimmy Johnson called Christian Ponder the worst quarterback in the league. “Maybe his wife can team him to throw,” Johnson said. At the time, Johnson was technically iUpvote Share Tweet