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Bears’ Earl Bennett thinks healing hand will let him play Sunda…

Bears’ Earl Bennett thinks healing hand will let him play Sunday

suntimes.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Wide receiver Earl Bennett, who missed Monday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys with a hand injury, said his gut feeling is he’ll play Sunday at Jacksonville after practicing Friday. He’s listed as questionable. ‘‘It’s feeling a lot bett
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  • Bears’ Matt Forte, Jaguars’ Maurice Jones-Drew have much to che…

    Bears’ Matt Forte, Jaguars’ Maurice Jones-Drew have much to chew on

    suntimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    Matt Forte wants you to know something about his good friend Maurice Jones-Drew. ‘‘He’s a cheap guy,’’ Forte said. ‘‘A lot of people don’t know that about Maurice, but he’s a cheapo, a cheapskate.’’ In December 2008, the last time th
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  • Bears WR Knox unsure if he'll play this season

    Bears WR Knox unsure if he'll play this season

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox is unsure if he'll play this season.
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  • NFC North Friday injury report

    NFC North Friday injury report

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    Getting inside an uneventful Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Tight end Evan Rodriguez (knee) has been ruled out for the second consecutive week. Receiver Earl Bennett (hand) is questionable, but all other players will be available for Sunday's game…
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  • NFC North Week 5 programming note

    NFC North Week 5 programming note

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    We've got three NFC North teams in action Sunday while the Detroit Lions take their bye. The Chicago Bears will visit Jacksonville, where a flotilla of ESPNChicago.com reporters will provide full coverage. The Green Bay Packers, a team we've seen three …
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  • With Laurent Robinson out, Jags add a receiver

    With Laurent Robinson out, Jags add a receiver

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Jaguars haven’t officially announced wide receiver Laurent Robinson’s status for Sunday’s game against the Bears, but they sent a pretty good signal that he won’t be on the field after suffering his second concussion in as many weeks. The team
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  • BBAO: Colts worried about 'Cheeseheads'

    BBAO: Colts worried about 'Cheeseheads'

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Many of you probably noticed Chicago Bears fans taking over Cowboys Stadium last Monday night, at one point chanting "Let's go Bears" so loud that linebacker Brian Urlacher could be seen saying, "Wow." …
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Jaguars Jaguars 04:18

    'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Jaguars Jaguars

    Oct 5
    The "Playbook" crew explains whether the Jacksonville Jaguars will be able to move the football against a tough Chicago Bears defense in Week 5.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.