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Stephen Paea ready to pick up the slack on defensive line

Stephen Paea ready to pick up the slack on defensive line

suntimes.com Updated Sep 27, 2013
Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea would have been upset to see any teammate suffer a season-ending injury. But since it was Henry Melton, his partner in the trenches, there’s an added sting. Since training camp, the two have talked about how their con…
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  • You will want to check out this hilarious Marc Trestman/Willy W…

    You will want to check out this hilarious Marc Trestman/Willy Wonka parody song

    yahoo.com Sep 27, 2013
    When Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett compared his coach Marc Trestman to Willy Wonka, we should have known that wasn't the end of it.Internet, you've made us proud.The video above was tweeted to us by @magic_uno on Twitter. It's a Bears-themed…
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  • Bears CB Tillman questionable for Detroit game

    Bears CB Tillman questionable for Detroit game

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago cornerback Charles Tillman is questionable for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions because of knee and groin problems.
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  • Bush probable, Ansah questionable for Sunday

    Bush probable, Ansah questionable for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    As the 2-1 Lions prepare to host the 3-0 Bears on Sunday, the injury news for the home team is mixed. The good news? Running back Reggie Bush is back, after missing Week Three with a knee injury. He’s officially listed as probable, which means he’s virt…
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  • WR Patrick Edwards doubtful vs. Bears

    WR Patrick Edwards doubtful vs. Bears

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    The Detroit Lions could be without wide receiver Patrick Edwards when they face the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Edwards was the only Detroit player listed as doubtful on the team's final injury report of the week Friday. He missed last week's game at Washi…
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  • Bears sign Cohen, place Melton on IR

    Bears sign Cohen, place Melton on IR

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears signed defensive tackle Landon Cohen on Friday, and officially placed franchise defensive tackle Henry Melton on injured reserve. Melton tore the ACL in his left knee with 12:58 left to play in Chicago’s 40-23 vict…
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  • Bears hot pick nationally, not locally

    Bears hot pick nationally, not locally

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    Apparently, the Chicago Bears received a little more love nationally than locally when it comes to predictions for Sunday’s NFC North showdown against the Detroit Lions. In this Countdown Daily clip, all three panelists take the Bears and explain their …
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  • The Playbook: Previewing Lions-Bears, Saints-Dolphins, more Wee…

    The Playbook: Previewing Lions-Bears, Saints-Dolphins, more Week 4 games

    CNNSI.com Sep 27, 2013
    Several teams can take early control of their divisions Sunday. Chris Burke and Doug Farrar break down all the matchups.
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  • Calvin Johnson: It’s easy to dislike Bears

    Calvin Johnson: It’s easy to dislike Bears

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    There weren’t many teams that figured out a good strategy to dealing with Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson last year, but the Bears were able to do it twice. Johnson had eight catches for 106 yards and no touchdowns against Chicago in a pair of Lions …
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  • Steelers putting their tackles on the spot

    Steelers putting their tackles on the spot

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    The Steelers weren’t getting what they hoped from a pair of second-round picks, so they sent a strong message last week. And for starting tackles Mike Adams and Marcus Gilbert, being rotated for backup Kelvin Beachum against the Bears last week was a cl…
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  • Week 4 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 4 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Sep 27, 2013
    Arizona has a veteran quarterback, Carson Palmer, to get the ball to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Tampa Bay has a revamped secondary that should hamper the Cardinals’ passing attack.
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  • Video - 'Tools for Victory': Chicago Bears' young offensive lineman 01:38

    'Tools for Victory': Chicago Bears' young offensive lineman

    Sep 27
    Matt Millen breaks down why the Chicago Bears' rookie offensive linemen, Kyle Long and Jordan Mills, are keys to the team's continued success this season.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions 01:06

    'Playbook': Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

    Sep 27
    NFL Media's Brian Baldinger explains what the key factor is in the Week 4 game between the evenly-matched Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears.
  • Video - Is the Cutler, Trestman relationship the real deal? 01:09

    Is the Cutler, Trestman relationship the real deal?

    Sep 27
    Is the relationship between Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman and quarterback Jay Cutler to thank for the team's recent success? The "NFL Total Access" team reads and reacts.
  • Video - The Bear Facts: Week 4 02:36

    The Bear Facts: Week 4

    Sep 27
    ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson, Michael C. Wright and Tom Waddle discuss the Bears' Week 4 matchup against the Lions.

Sports Columnists

  • Music City Makeover, or Music City Mirage?

    Sep 27
    A year after posting a 74.0 QB rating, Jake Locker is passing at a 89.8 clip so far this season. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Feeling pretty good about Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker’s development? You should. Among the quarterbacks drafted to pilot fr…
  • Chadiha: Have 49ers found themselves?

    Sep 27
    Against the Rams, the 49ers remembered what made them a contender in the first place, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Bill Simmons offers praise for Rush and makes Week 4 picks

    Sep 27
    The Sports Guy reflects on the lost power of sports movies with Ron Howard's latest, then makes Week 4 picks.