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Despite great start, Bears defensive coordinator isn’t satisfie…

Despite great start, Bears defensive coordinator isn’t satisfied

suntimes.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
Bears players were enjoying a glorious performance that epitomized what Lovie Smith’s defense is all about - not only five INTs, including two returned for TDs that fueled a 34-18 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on ‘‘Monday Night Football.’’ B
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  • Jay Cutler, Mike Tice praise TE Matt Spaeth

    Jay Cutler, Mike Tice praise TE Matt Spaeth

    suntimes.com Oct 4, 2012
    At first glance, tight end Matt Spaeth’s contributions to the Bears’ offense appear miniscule. All he has is a four-yard reception, but his true value doesn’t show up on stat sheets. Just ask quarterback Jay Cutler. “He’s a wild card in our offe
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  • Bears can take much from victory against Cowboys in 2010

    Bears can take much from victory against Cowboys in 2010

    suntimes.com Oct 4, 2012
    ARLINGTON, Texas -  Just by not being Mike Martz, Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice has had the wind at his back since being promoted after last season. On Monday, though, he’ll have to measure up to arguably Martz’s greatest triumph in his two
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  • Tim Jennings has shut opponents down

    Tim Jennings has shut opponents down

    A few players got the shaft in this week's First Quarter Stock Watch post. One was Minnesota Vikings all-purpose man Percy Harvin, the NFC's special teams player of the month for September, and we circled back on him Wednesday. Another was Chicago Bears…
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  • Jags remove some tarps for Sunday

    Jags remove some tarps for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Jags owner Shahid Khan eventually wants to remove all tarps from EverBank Field.  He’ll start by removing some. Specifically, the tarps will be lifted from Section 403 for Sunday’s game against the Bears. “We’re pleased with demand for tickets fo
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  • Cowboys lacking home-field advantage

    Cowboys lacking home-field advantage

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Cowboys have a showplace of a stadium. They just don’t have a home-field advantage. The Cowboys are a meager 14-12 in Cowboys Stadium since it opened in 2009, and the Bears felt particularly at home Monday. “Big ups to all the Chicago fans in Dall
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-Jaguars 00:23

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-Jaguars

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Jacksonville
  • Video - Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 02:27

    Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Sports Columnists

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    Oct 4
    After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' flaws, specifically on offense, were exposed.
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    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...