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Bears’ Long: I won’t be consumed by Suh

Bears’ Long: I won’t be consumed by Suh

According to Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, all of the turmoil that follows Ndamukong Suh wherever he goes is just media hype, a figment of all our imaginations. ‘‘We don’t get caught up in that — that’s all in the media,’’ Johnson said. ‘‘When …
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  • Lance Briggs looking forward to seeing defensive friend

    Lance Briggs looking forward to seeing defensive friend

    suntimes.com Sep 26, 2013
    Linebacker Lance Briggs hopes friend and former Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije finds success with the Lions. Just a limited amount on Sunday. “I hope he plays well, but not well enough to beat us,” Briggs said. The first matchup with Idonije, wh…
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  • Marc Trestman won’t let Bears get complacent, wants to see impr…

    Marc Trestman won’t let Bears get complacent, wants to see improvement

    suntimes.com Sep 26, 2013
    Don’t mention the 2006 season when the Bears reached the Super Bowl. Or even 2010 when they won the division and went to the NFC Championship Game. Or any other time the Bears went 3-0 to open a season. They mean very little to coach Marc Trestman. “We’…
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  • Jay Cutler typically lights out against Lions

    Jay Cutler typically lights out against Lions

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler calls it merely “circumstance” that he seems to light up the Detroit Lions every time the teams meet, but a look at the numbers suggest otherwise. Having come out victorious in five of his past s…
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  • Charles Tillman held out of practice again

    Charles Tillman held out of practice again

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman missed practice for the second-consecutive day Thursday as he works through a strained groin and a sore right knee. In addition, cornerback Sherrick McManis was held out for the second-straig…
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  • How the Bears plan to replace Henry Melton

    How the Bears plan to replace Henry Melton

    suntimes.com Sep 26, 2013
    When Henry Melton fell to the ground clutching his left knee Sunday, you could almost hear the Bears repeat one of the most used — and overused — NFL phrases: “Next man up.”
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  • Double Coverage: Bears at Lions

    Double Coverage: Bears at Lions

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    Sunday’s game between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears has some major implications for both teams a month into the season. A Chicago win would give the Bears a two-game lead over the rest of the division. If Detroit wins, it would share the early lea…
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  • Jay Cutler just can’t seem to win

    Jay Cutler just can’t seem to win

    suntimes.com Sep 26, 2013
    RICK MORRISSEY: After hearing the criticism of the way Bears quarterback Jay Cutler risked injury by lowering his shoulder and plowing over a Pittsburgh defender who meant him harm, I’m sure he feels awful that he didn’t choose to slide like a polite qu…
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  • NFL Week 4 picks: The Pats have jumped to 3-0 amid an easy sche…

    NFL Week 4 picks: The Pats have jumped to 3-0 amid an easy schedule…

    CNNSI.com Sep 26, 2013
    The Pats have jumped to 3-0 amid an easy schedule. That ends in Atlanta. Plus, more Week 4 picks.
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:25

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Sep 26
    Antonio Pierce gives his take on some of the biggest surprises in the NFL so far this season.
  • Video - Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions 02:14

    Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

    Sep 26
    NFL Films previews the Week 4 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 02:24

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Sep 26
    After week 3, Inside the Huddle examines why the franchise tag may be a curse, how injuries are causing formation changes throughout the NFL, why Flacco needs a new red zone scheme and how the Broncos short passing game is both good and bad.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Bears at Lions 00:56

    Inside Edge: Bears at Lions

    Sep 26
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for Chicago at Detroit.

Sports Columnists

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    Sep 26
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  • Biggest NFL games of Week 4 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Sep 26
    John Clayton's First and 10: Top-spending teams in free agency are seeing early results.
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 4 picks

    Sep 26
    Remember those hazy, lazy days of summer, in the NFL's preseason? They're so gone. It's amazing how quickly things can get tense and the pressure starts to build in the NFL's regular season. Jaws and assorted muscles are tightening all across the league…
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Sep 26
    RAMS (+3.5) over 49ers The Niners have been outscored 56-10 in the past two weeks. They stuck their best defensive player (Aldon Smith) in rehab aft...