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  • Coming apart: Defining moments of Bears' 3-5 breakdown

    Coming apart: Defining moments of Bears' 3-5 breakdown
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: a snapshot analysis of the biggest moments from the season’s first eight weeks. **...
  • Bears put former Illini RB Mikel Leshoure through workout

    Bears put former Illini RB Mikel Leshoure through workout
    The Chicago Bears took a look at former Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure in a workout as the former second-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions continues to seek work. An NFL source told the Tribune the Bears put Leshoure and two other free...
  • Week 10: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Last week in parentheses. 1. Patriots 7-2 (2): Manhandling of Broncos could have implications in January and help gain home-field advantage in playoffs. 2. Cardinals 7-1 (3): They own the best record in the NFC in November for the first time since...
  • Early takeways keep encouraging streak going

    Early takeways keep encouraging streak going
    — The takeways keep coming for the Philadelphia Eagles, who keep putting them to good use. Monday night, they extended their takeway streak to 22 games, converting two Carolina Panthers turnovers in the first quarter into 10 points and two more in...
  • Eagles' Sanchez: 'It was great to get back on the field'

    Eagles' Sanchez: 'It was great to get back on the field'
    PHILADELPHIA — Eight days ago, Mark Sanchez guided the Eagles to a road victory over the Texans in relief of the injured Nick Foles. On Monday Night Football, Sanchez made his first start at quarterback since Dec. 30, 2012, when he was a New...
  • Week 10 Kickoff: Bears seek season-saving win

    Week 10 Kickoff: Bears seek season-saving win
    The Chicago Bears (3-5) return from their week off needing a win Sunday night to save their season. They will have to get it at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers (5-3), who outlasted them early and whipped them late in a 38-17 victory at Soldier...
  • Receiver Marquess Wilson returns to Bears practice

    Receiver Marquess Wilson returns to Bears practice
    Chicago Bears receiver Marquess Wilson practiced Wednesday for the first time since fracturing his right collarbone on Aug. 4. His return began a 21-day window in which the Bears could move him from the short-term injured reserve list to their active...
  • 5 storylines to watch as Bears play out string

    5 storylines to watch as Bears play out string
    It has been three years since the Bears played a regular-season game without any chance of making the playoffs. That's the bleak probability they face, though, after Thursday's 34-17 loss to the Lions dropped them three games out of a wild-card spot...
  • Even if Lions game was pass-fail, the Bears would merit collective F

    Even if Lions game was pass-fail, the Bears would merit collective F
    The Bears didn't fail as much in the running game in Thursday's 31-17 road loss to the Lions as they abandoned it. Choosing not to run into what they clearly figured was a brick wall, coach Marc Trestman tried to direct the offense around the talented...
  • Best Bears running backs: Payton, then the rest

    Best Bears running backs: Payton, then the rest
    There is no shortage of renowned running backs in Bears history, starting with Red Grange, who brought credibility to pro football with a 1925 national barnstorming tour. Grange's pro rushing career never matched his University of Illinois output...
  • Seahawks Shut Down 49ers

    Seahawks Shut Down 49ers
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 236 yards and a touchdown, running back Marshawn Lynch rushed for 104 yards on 20 carries, and the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers 19-3 Thursday night in a showdown between NFC...