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  • Gould's got legs--and knows how to use them

    Gould's got legs--and knows how to use them
    It's easy to forget this now, but in October 2005, Robbie Gould was an unknown solution to a known problem. Veteran kicker Doug Brien had missed three of four kicks and injured his back, and the Bears held a tryout for his replacement. Emerging from the...
  • Browns beat Bears 18-16 in last pre-season game

    Browns beat Bears 18-16 in last pre-season game
    Bears coach Marc Trestman said earlier this week he wasn't ready to make any announcements about the rookies on the right side of his offensive line. His decision Thursday night for the exhibition finale against the Browns at Soldier Field said it all....
  • Bears need a do-over

    Bears need a do-over
    There's a ton of optimism attached to the NFL Draft, regardless of the situation your favorite team is in. Whether that translates into success on the field is another story. For example, the Bears—under both Mark Hatley and Jerry Angelo at...
  • Get in there! Bears need all hands on deck

    Get in there! Bears need all hands on deck
    "I don't look around and see [backups]," Lance Briggs told reporters after last week's win over the N.Y. Giants. "I look around and see Chicago Bears out there." That's the spirit, Lance! While that might be the greatest teamwork-related quote ever, it'...
  • Does Emery know how to draft a defense?

    Does Emery know how to draft a defense?
    Remember how you feared former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo drafting offense?  Watch out, because now it looks like Phil Emery is having the same effect on the once-proud unit known as the Bears defense. I guess that Halas Hall seat comes with...
  • Cutler in command in victory over Redskins

    Cutler in command in victory over Redskins
    Jay Cutler sat out the Bears' first exhibition game but did not look the least bit rusty in his debut Saturday night at Soldier Field. The quarterback was comfortable and in command of the new offense against the Redskins, setting the tone early in a 33-...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' exhibition opener

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' exhibition opener
    Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener: 1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...
  • Watch this: Cutler to Marshall

    Watch this: Cutler to Marshall
    I know that the first exhibition game doesn’t mean much to the starters because, as Tribune football columnist Matt Bowen writes, that first game is about basics. Yes. Well. Fine. But not for me. I don’t care about footwork. I want fireworks....
  • So much good stuff, and then there are the Bears safeties

    So much good stuff, and then there are the Bears safeties
    The Bears’ passing game? Just like big-boy offenses. The Bears’ running game? Looks like third-and-1 is no longer their version of clown college. The Bears’ pass rush? Look at you, Israel Idonije, finally racking up sacks the way...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' win over Giants
    Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. 1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
  • Readers Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Readers Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    If Brandon Marshall is cleared of charges in New York, can Roger Goodell still suspend him? Ray Gliwa I think you can stop worrying about Marshall not being available for the season opener because of a suspension. I have been told it is unlikely Marshall...