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Report: Charles Tillman to play Sunday

Report: Charles Tillman to play Sunday

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 28, 2013
The Bears reportedly will have cornerback Charles Tillman for Sunday’s key NFC North matchup at Detroit. According to Stacey Dales of NFL Network, Tillman, who’s listed as questionable on the injury report with knee and groin ailments, will play against…
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  • Four keys for Detroit against Chicago

    Four keys for Detroit against Chicago

    ESPN.com Sep 28, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The season of streaks continues Sunday. The Chicago Bears have won nine of their past 10 games against the Detroit Lions, and 13 of their past 16. In other words, there is another long streak going on. Not as long as the 0-for-forev…
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  • Bears’ unusual punt formation gives opponents something to stud…

    Bears’ unusual punt formation gives opponents something to study

    suntimes.com Sep 28, 2013
    The formation is goofy, and the snap is short. The Bears’ punt formation looks unlike any other. Here’s how and why: The formation The Bears run an offset punt, meaning the line has three blockers to one side of the snapper and one to the other. Special…
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  • Bears staff, players have kept distractions to minimum

    Bears staff, players have kept distractions to minimum

    suntimes.com Sep 28, 2013
    Asked if he had warned rookie guard Kyle Long about Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh this week, Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer was almost defiant. ‘‘We don’t go by reputation; we go by tape,’’ Kromer said. So does the tape show the reputat…
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  • Sunday playbook: With better protection, Jay Cutler has display…

    Sunday playbook: With better protection, Jay Cutler has displayed better mechanics

    suntimes.com Sep 28, 2013
    Jay Cutler’s hands are whacked in every practice. He drops back — whack. A few more times — whack, whack, whack. On and on it goes until quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh puts down his padded bat and moves on to the next drill. ‘‘The most important thin…
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  • Four downs with Ditka

    Four downs with Ditka

    suntimes.com Sep 28, 2013
    1. Marc Trestman seemingly has been able to get out of Jay Cutler in a few months what several coaches before him have not over several seasons. What’s the difference here? Well, Marc is a great teacher. What he’s done is teach Jay the things that will …
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  • Video - Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears, oh my 02:55

    Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears, oh my

    Sep 28
    For NFC North supremacy after Week 4, who wins the battle in the trenches between the Detroit Lions' defensive line and the Chicago Bears' offensive line?
  • Video - Brandon Marshall Conversation 02:38

    Brandon Marshall Conversation

    Sep 28
    Bears WR Brandon Marshall sits down with Hall of Famer Mike Ditka to talk about becoming a legend in Chicago, respecting the game of football and the change in culture Marc Trestman has brought to the organization.

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